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The Brownfield Cubs win State!

A look back at history

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Stay physically active during COVID-19 pandemic

AgriLife Extension online activity programs can be used in, near home

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Allison recipient of the prestigious F.W. Mattox Scholar Award

Annabeth Allison has been chosen as a recipient of the prestigious F.W. Mattox Scholar Award from Lubbock Christian University's Honor College.

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With all the sheltering in place and self quarantining going on there was bound to be something positive to happen.

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Statement by Representative Dustin Burrows regarding

Texas Attorney General’s Opinion Affirming Firearm and Ammunition Sales, Gun Range Operations are Essential Services

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Agapito Fuentes Sr. May 13, 1969- March 23, 2020

Graveside services for Agapito Fuentes Sr. will be held privately with a memorial service following at a later date that is to be determined. Viewing was held on Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 11am to 8pm and on Sunday, March 29, 2020 from 12pm to 8pm. Agapito passed away on March 23, 2020 in Midland. He was born on May 13, 1969, in Mountain Home, Idaho to Juan Fuentes and Paulita Aguirre. Agapito was a hardworking man with a very kind and beautiful soul. He wouldn’t hesitate to help anyone. He always told his son to help the people that needed help, give them funds or whatever they needed, because one day you might be in their shoes. When asked “what if they don’t want help” he would just say, “well, pray for them.” He was always full of Joy. Agapito is preceded in death by his father, Juan Fuentes, step-father, Manuel Aguirre, sister, Federicka Fuentes, nephew, Christopher Garcia, and uncle, Francisco Medellin. Agapito is survived by his mother, Paulita Aguirre; wife, Juanita Duran of Midland; children, Joshua Fuentes of Brownfield, Agapito Fuentes, Jr. and wife Stephanie Gonzales of Midland, Monica Fuentes of Midland, Faith Duran of Midland, Christie Ann Barber and husband, Joshua of Dallas; stepchildren, Kris Cortinas of Corpus Christi, Ashley Garcia of Midland, Modesto Jr. Ellis of Midland, Chelsey Ellis of Midland, and Jessiah Duran of Midland; siblings, Janie Garcia of Brownfield, Antonio Fuentes and wife, Margarita of Brownfield, Gregory Fuentes and wife Tina of Washington, Francis Fuentes and husband, Jesus Perez of Brownfield; Jamie Fuentes of Brownfield, and Joe Aguirre and wife, Rose Jimenez Aguirre of Midland; and 17 grandchildren.

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Millie Jo Smith August 14, 1930 - March 23, 2020

Millie Jo Smith, known to everyone as “Jo”, peacefully passed away on March 23, 2020 at the incredible age of 89. Jo passed away peacefully of natural causes in her home of over 40 years in Brownfield, Texas. Jo was born on August 14, 1930 in Stratford, Oklahoma to William and Flora Hannan. Jo was the second of 4 children including Dolly, Fred and Johniece. Jo was married to Tommy Smith for almost 30 years before his passing in 1991 and has resided in Brownfield for more than 40 years on both Buckley and E. Lake Street. Jo and Tommy’s main love was for each other and for their three children John, Lavidia, and Laquita. The love between children and parents was always evident thanks to Tommy and Jo maintaining a close relationship as a family. It was always known amongst the kids to come home to Brownfield, regardless of where in the world they were, to spend Christmas or Thanksgiving as a whole family. “Mimi” was especially adept at doting over her four grandchildren Stephenie, Brandy, Paul Jr., and Michael, who loved her, laughed with her, and learned from her. Her amazing life also blessed her with 12 great grandchildren who will have memories of Mimi as well. Through her love and empathy for all, Jo was very service oriented. She joyfully gave her love, time, and charity to friends, people in need, and members of the community, including people of the VFW post, the local nursing home, and countless others. Jo’s love for our savior, Jesus Christ, has earned her many jewels in her crown from our heavenly father as she now gets to sit by his side. This world was always a better place with her in it and will leave a void as she leaves to reap her rewards in heaven, She will be dearly and deeply missed by her family, friends, those she took care of, and those who took care of her. Jo’s legacy continues as she is survived by her sister Johniece, both her daughters, her grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Viewing services were held Friday, March 27th at Brownfield Funeral Home. All family and friends are warmly invited to come and pay their respects and say goodbye to Jo.

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