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  1. U.S. wildfires ravage ranches in three statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | Reuters

    ... U.S., March 12, 2017. A rancher uses a tractor to load cattle killed by wildfires into a trailer for disposal near Higgins, Texas, U.S., March 12, 2017. Dogs owned by rancher Nancy Schwerzenbach play in pasture burned by wildfires near Lipscomb, ...

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  2. Veterinary Supplies for Wildfire VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... to money. Now, ranchers have access to free veterinary supplies to help treat injured cattle. He set up outside the Higgins/Lipscomb fire department Thursday handing out medicine to ranchers in need of treating injured cattle. "He's battling cancer ...

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  3. How to Help Area Firefighters and EvacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    The Potter County Sheriff, Brian Thomas, says they are not in need of any food or water at this time. Drop off your donations at the fire station in Higgins on Highway 60, or at the Lipscomb county Sheriff's Office or Courthouse.

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  4. Wildfires in the Texas Panhandle have prompted evacuations.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... in the Texas Panhandle, and is five percent contained. The forest service says evacuations had been ordered in Higgins, with a population of around 400, but the fire had passed the city and no homes were reported lost. A candidate seen talking to ...

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  5. Forest Service: 'Dumas Complex' fire moving rapidly, 50 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... are still unsure what department the other two crew members were with. Authorities have ordered residents of Higgins and Lipscomb County to evacuate east on U.S. 60 and head to Shattuck, Oklahoma. 5:29 p.m.: The "Dumas Complex" fire has burned about ...

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  6. Wildfires in Texas Panhandle prompt some evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... d in Ochiltree and Lipscomb Counties in the Texas Panhandle. The forest service says evacuations had been ordered in Higgins, with a population of around 400, but the fire had passed the city and no homes were reported lost.

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  7. Lipscomb County in line for electric upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Xcel Energy is investing $1.8 million in substation and line improvements in Lipscomb County, Texas, that will provide more options for restoring power during outages caused by damage on the county's main electric feeder line. Xcel Energy serves more than 1,000 customers in Darrouzett, Follett, Lipscomb and Higgins by way of a 73-mile long distribution line that takes its power from a substation at Booker, 12 miles west of Darrouzett on State Highway 15. In recent years, the line has experienced reliability issues that mostly stem from weather impacts or vehicle accidents occurring between Booker and Darrouzett.

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  8. Writers to share creative expression during Downtown Arts ... 57...Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Victoria Advocate

    The next University of Houston-Victoria Downtown Arts Series will feature two poets who draw inspiration from the world around them and everyday perceptions of reality. Linda Russo, a poet and essayist, and Jeffrey Higgins, a writer and a UHV English adjunct lecturer, are the next speakers in the University of Houston-Victoria Downtown Arts Series.

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  9. Xcel says 200 still without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Nearly a week after ice and snow storms knocked out power to communities around the Texas Panhandle, Xcel Energy says repairs are in the final stages for those who may still be without electricity. The 73-mile line that serves Darrouzett, Follett, Higgins and Lipscomb has been rebuilt, according to Xcel's Wes Reeves, and power is now flowing to Darrouzett, Follett and Lipscomb, with hopes of getting power to Higgins by Friday night.

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  10. Outage Update: 850 High Plains Customers Still Without PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Xcel says they are making progress on putting a 73-mile line back in service that serves Darrouzett, Follett, Higgins, and Lipscomb. The line brought power back to Darrouzett Thursday night, but officials say that line may require a short outage on Friday as tests are performed.

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  11. Thursday school closings, power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Higgins ISD will be closed again on Thursday due to continued power outage; the entire community continues to be without electricity. The total amount of Xcel Energy customers affected by Winter Storm Jupiter in the Texas Panhandle has been revised upward to 58,000 since Sunday.

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  12. Texas Panhandle counties still without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    As of Jan. 17, there are still more than 8,000 Xcel Energy customers without power but that number is expected to continue to fall throughout the week. The main power line that travels through that community to Higgins is now in the process of being rebuilt, but power may not be restored to those communities in that surrounding area until late this week.

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  13. Outage Update: Thousands of Panhandle Residents Still Without PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... into Booker, but some customers there are still waiting on service connections. The line to Darrouzett, Follett, Higgins and Lipscomb is being rebuilt and they still anticipate service to those communities will be available late this week. Since ...

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  14. Xcel power restoration to Panhandle steady, Red Cross also providing helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... 870 workers, Reeves said, including Xcel employees, contractors and support staff. The most severe damage remains in Higgins, Follett, Lipscomb and Darrouzett, where power lines are encased in ice the diameter of a coffee can in some areas. This ...

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  15. Xcel continues efforts to restore power. How long might it take?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... in many of these areas, making the effort, initially, a slow one, Reeves said The most severe damage remains in Higgins, Follett, Lipscomb and Darrouzett, where power lines are encased in ice the diameter of a coffee can in some areas. This area may ...

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  16. Veterans Service Office movingRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2016 | Sentinel

    ... the second floor of the Courthouse and we need to move again?" Belgard also asked about the status of the study, and Higgins noted that while some preliminary information has been gathered, the study itself is not finalized. "I think we should move ...

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  17. Why two artists surveyed the U.S.-Mexico border ... the one from 1821Read the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    ... where they were placing the markers surreptitiously. Monument #32, marking the 1821 U.S.-Mexico border, outside of Higgins, Texas - as a storm approaches. (Marcos Ramirez "ERRE" and David Taylor) http://lawpro ...

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