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The Brownfield Water and Wastewater Department

The Brownfield Water and Wastewater Department work on making a new manhole on North Cub Drive. The new manhole is being made due to the new Brownfield High School building. There is no timetable on how long the project will take.

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Terry voters choose incumbents for another term

When the voters in Brownfield District 5 and Meadow went to the polls on Saturday, May 1, they had a choice of keeping the status quo or change. When the clock struck 7 p.m., the two polling places closed, and after the votes were counted by the new voting machine bought by the county, the voters chose to stick with all four incumbents for the foreseeable future.

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Michael “Glen” Wooley

Michael “Glen” Wooley passed from this life to the next on April 30, 2021 at the age of 62. Glen was born to JC and Dora Mae Wooley of Brownfield on February 10, 1959. He was the youngest of four children in a farming family. He accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at a young age. He attended Brownfield High School and began farming in 1976. He farmed from 1976 to 1985. He then had work experience as a mechanic in Austin, moved back to Brownfield and worked in the oil field. Glen purchased Moonlight Window Tinting in 1989. He cultivated his business over many years where many of his customers became like family to him. In his later years, Glen took pride in managing the Wooley farm which originated in 1921 by the late WD Carter. Glen loved to feel the wind in his hair. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and seeker of fun. Riding motorcycles with his children was a favorite pastime of his. You would often find him riding his Harley to Ruidoso or hopping in his Camaro and driving up and down the Texas highways. He was known for his quick wit and sense of humor often calling himself the selfappointed Mayor of Gomez. He is preceded in death by his parents JC and Dora Mae Wooley. He is survived by his children: Tiffany Beeles and husband Shannon of Lubbock, Justin Wooley of McKinney, Adam Wooley of Lubbock, and Katie Billingsley and husband Roger of Lubbock; five grandchildren: Ashton and Tate Beeles, Addison Wooley, and Logan and Sadie Kauffman. He is also survived by his brother, Jim Wooley of Sundown;sisters, Linda Albert and husband Alvin of Wolfforth; and Freda Wooley of Austin, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 5, from 4-6 p.m. at Brownfield Funeral Home. A family burial will be conducted at a later date.

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Behind the Veil

Satan knows how we see ourselves is a key element to our relationship with God. His goal is to get us to re-think EVERYTHING about God, about life, about everything. He wants to hinder us from walking in the fullness of God’s plan as we’ve already learned from 2 Corinthians 2:11, “Lest Satan should take advantage of us, we shouldn’t be ignorant of his devices.”

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Brownfield Cubs BASEBALL

The Brownfield baseball team faced a visiting Littlefield team that was looking to secure the District 3-3A championship with a win. The Cubs, win or lose, knew what their future held with a playoff home and home series against Tornillo this week. For the Cubs’ Saturday, May 1 district home finale it was a chance for them to gain some momentum and confidence before they faced the District 4-3A champions.

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PECOS – The Brownfield softball team made a long trip on Friday, April 30 to face the Tornillo Lady Coyotes in the Bi-District round of the Class 3A playoffs. The game was supposed to be a battle between district runner-up and district third place teams, but the Lady Cubs needed only five innings to advance to the Area round. Brownfield defeated Tornillo 10-0 in five innings.

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Gas prices drop but could see summer increase

GasBuddy released its price reports for Texas gas prices on May 3, and it showed that prices had dropped 0.5 cents from the previous week. According to GasBuddy, the average price for gas is $2.60 a gallon, which is lower than last month but higher than last year.

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