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Brownfield’s library getting ready for popular Summer Reading Program

Once those school doors fling open for summer, life in Brownfield for many kiddos centers around two places: the city pool and the Kendrick Memorial Library.

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Memorial Day Flag Ceremony

A Memorial Day ceremony to destroy tattered and torn American flags was held at the American Legion on Monday morning after a Memorial Day breakfast for veterans and first responders at El Palacio Restaurant.

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County Commisioners discuss work with TXDOT and more

The commissioners of Terry County met Monday morning at Terry County Courthouse for their regularly scheduled meeting to discuss multiple matters. Commissioners Mike Swain, Richard Cavasos, Martin Lefevere and Ernesto Elizardo were all a part of the quorum along with Judge Tony Serbantez and county clerk Kim Carter. The meeting began with an invocation from Kim Carter and was followed up by the discussion to pay the county’s bills. Richard Cavasos made the motion to approve the payment of bills which was seconded by Martin Lefevere. The commissioners followed this by discussing the matter of extending their contract with Lonestar bank, which was motioned for approval by Mike Swain and seconded by Cavasos.

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Memorial Day; it’s their day

Memorial Day. For many, it is the official start of the summer season, students having recently finished classes for another school year. Local swimming pools open, while cookouts at neighbors’ houses, pickup baseball and basketball games at the nearest park are all now part of the daily schedule. Not all of the students are finished with school, however, as the UIL softball and baseball players are still underway. The softball teams will converge on Austin from May 30 to June 2 to crown six titlists.

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Kendrick Memorial Library New Releases

- Stacey Abrams “Rogue Justice” - Carl Anthony “Camera Girl: The Coming of Age of Jackie Bouvier Kennedy” - Kelley Armstrong “The Poisoner’s Ring” - John Banville “The Lock-Up” - Dave Barry “Swamp Story” - Don Bentley “Tom Clancy Flash Point” - Jack Carr “In the Blood” - James B. Comey, Jr. “Central Park West” *available May 30, 2023 - Liv Constantine “The Senator’s Wife” - Justin Cronin “The Ferryman” - Candice Fox “Fire with Fire” - Jaclyn Goldis “The Chateau” - Donna Hill “I am Ayah: The Way Home” - T.D. Jakes “Disruptive Thinking: A Daring Strategy to Change How We Live, Lead, and Love” - Paul Kix “You Have to Be Prepared to Die Before You Can Begin to Live: Ten Weeks in Birmingham That Changed America” - Eric Lustbader “The Quantum Solution” - Andrew McCarthy “Walking with Sam: A Father, a Son, and Five Hundred Miles Across Spain” - Joyce Meyer “Overcoming Every Problem: 40 Promises from God’s Word to Strengthen You Through Life’s Greatest Challenges” - Fern Michaels “Liar!” - Meg Mitchell Moore “Summer Stage” - Nora Murphy “The New Mother” - Jo Nesbo “Killing Moon” *available May 30, 2023 - Katherine Hall Page “The Body in the Web” *available May 30, 2023 - James Patterson “The 23rd Midnight” - Ivy Pochoda “Sing Her Down” - Nora Roberts “Identity” - Joel C. Rosenberg “The Libyan Diversion” - David Sengeh “Radical Inclusion: Seven Steps to Help You Create a more Just Workplace, Home, and World” - Danielle Steel “The Wedding Planner” - Jeffrey Toobin “Homegrown: Timothy McVeigh and the Rise of Right Wing Extremism” - Karen White “The House on Prytania” - Linwood Barclay “The Lie Maker” - Jennifer Cervantes “The Enchanted Hacienda” - Arnaldur Indridason “The Girl by the Bridge” - Minka Kelly “Tell Me Everything” - Kevin Powers “A Line in the Sand” - Deborah Roberts “Lessons Learned and Cherished: The Teacher Who Changed My Life” - Nancy Thayer “All the Days of Summer” - Hector Tobar “Our Migrant Souls: A Meditation on Race and the Meanings and Myths of ‘Latino’” - Ibi Aanu Zoboi “Nigeria Jones”

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USDA Announces Grassland Conservation Reserve Program Signup for 2023

USDA announced that agricultural producers and private landowners can begin signing up for the Grassland Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) starting today and running through May 26, 2023. Among CRP enrollment opportunities, Grassland CRP is a unique working lands program, allowing producers and landowners to continue grazing and haying practices while conserving grasslands and promoting plant and animal biodiversity as well as healthier soil.

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Myth-Busting FSA’s New Revenue-Based Disaster and Pandemic Assistance Programs

A Message from FSAAdministrator Zach Ducheneaux In January, we announced two new programs designed to assist producers who experienced revenue losses from 2020 and 2021 natural disasters or the COVID-19 pandemic. These programs are revenuebased and feel a little different from our regular programs, but the goal is to better support farmers.

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