May 14, 2014
Planting time arrives in driest spring since 2011
Seeds are now in the ground in an increasing number of South Plains irrigated acres, but A-J Media has not yet learned of a farmer willing to risk wasted efforts by planting in dryland.
Hale Center welcomes new football coach
For the first time in 19 years, Hale Center has a new Head Football Coach/Athletic Director as Adam Cummings takes over the Owls' top spot.
48 Texas cities facing water shortages
The Lockney City Council held a special meeting after a water pump at Mackenzie Municipal Water Authority went down with electrical issues April 4. Lake Mackenzie supplies about a quarter of the water Lockney residents use, according to March data provided by the authority.
Lake Mackenzie is on its last days
So, the city of Lockney is in crisis. Earlier this week on the city's Faceb0ok page officials urged residents to "keep usage to a bare minimum" after a water pump at MacKenzie Municipal Water Authority went down.
City of Lockney urging citizens to conserve water
The city is asking citizens to conserve water by keeping usage to a bare minimum due to the Mackenzie Municipal Water Pump being temporarily out of service.