Crosby County Newswire

Crosby County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Crosby County, TX.

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  1. From the A-J's Pages: Polio vaccine comes to 250,000 South Plains residentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Oppressive humidity and temperatures above the century mark combined Monday to make it feel like 115 degrees across much of the South Plains, prompting the National Weather Service to warn residents of the dangers of the scorching conditions. Plans for a nine-county polio immunization campaign to supply Sabin oral vaccine to 250,000 South Plains residents were laid Friday night during an initial meeting of the steering committee of the sponsoring Lubbock-Crosby County Medical Society.

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  2. From the A-J's Pages: Buses have begun line between Lamesa, SeminoleRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Red was the predominate color featured among fashions modeled Wednesday afternoon at the second annual Lubbock City Panhellenic Style Show in the Texas Tech Student Union building. From the reports coming to us there will be feed in Crosby County this year to spare, and then some.

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  3. Dispelling jelly-readiness fears and promoting fruityliciousness, that's what I doRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | NewsOK.com

    ... of canning and preserving had more to do with my mother's fear of botulism. She grew up on a cotton farm in Crosby County, Texas, where raising five children through the Great Depression and World War II forced her mother to become an expert in the ...

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  4. From the A-J's Pages: 'Presleython' showing at Sunset drive-in for $1 per carRead the original story

    Friday Jul 29 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... ig colonization movement which the Crosbyton-Southplains railroad has instituted, looking to the settlement of Crosby County.

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  5. Cory Robert JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    According to a Lubbock Police report, an off-duty deputy with the Crosby County Sheriff's Office saw a man approach a vehicle "in a suspicious manner" and take a purse from the vehicle parked at a daycare in the 2500 block of 22nd Place. As the man was walking away, the victim walked out of the daycare and saw the man with her purse.

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  6. Volunteer Fire Departments headed to fire north of White River LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... political party into the general election. According to a Lubbock Police report, an off-duty deputy with the Crosby County Sheriff's Office saw a man approach a vehicle "in a suspicious manner" and take a purse from the vehicle parked at a daycare ...

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  7. Weeds less widespread than last year, still glyphosate-resistantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... has a lot to do with it." A few miles from Reed's trial found Frank Gutierrez in some cotton country by the Crosby County line. The Crosbyton laborer strolled through a fairly neat field, finding only an occasional weed earlier herbicide ...

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  8. Caprock Chronicles: Significant Mackenzie Trail is major military roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    There is more than one "Mackenzie Trail." But as described by the late Texas Tech historian Ernest Wallace, the significant Mackenzie Trail extended from near Fort Griffin north of Albany in Shackelford County westward to the mouth of Blanco Canyon in Crosby and Floyd counties.

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  9. Crosby County school was a lesson in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Their home community - named Big Four - began with four houses that all drew water from the same windmill. But by the late 1940s and early 1950s, nearly 40 students were enrolled in a two-room school system for all the grades short of high school.

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  10. New Legacy Home for Women: Faith-based residential program to help troubled LubbockitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Dream Center is preparing the New Legacy Home for Women, a faith-based residential program to help troubled female Lubbockites. Dirt samples from the property where the New Legacy Home for Women are available to supporters to use for prayer.

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  11. LaRue: Try this unusual take on traditional fried okraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... important to me, and they play a very important role in our community. My grandparents were pumpkin farmers in Crosby County. Grandpa delivered pumpkins across town to local supermarkets. Other members of my family have also been in the fresh ...

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  12. Crosby County man sentenced to 12+ years on extortion, firearms convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Shannon Dale Smith of Crosbyton, Texas, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings to serve a total of 147 months in federal prison on extortion and firearms convictions, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas. Smith, 46, was convicted at trial in March 2016 on one count of possessing firearms in furtherance of a crime of violence, and in January 2015, he pleaded guilty to one count of interstate communications with the intent to extort more than $500,000 from a Crosby County man.

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  13. Crosby County 4-H earns pair of state awardsRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    If you've seen the popular reality cooking program "Chopped," you might have an idea what a group of young Crosby County chefs endure. Crosby County 4-H's Food Challenge team won a category competition at the Texas 4-H Roundup June 6 through 10, then advanced to, but lost, a final round.

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  14. Crosby County Sheriff's Office raids home, arrests oneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Authorities tell us they found 17.5 grams of methamphetamine, $4,100 in cash, baggies, scales, and numerous firearms in his home.

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  15. Patriotic organization celebrating 90th birthdayRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... a plaque with this information: "This marks one route of the Mackenzie Scout Trail extending from Camp Supply, Crosby County to Fort Sumner, New Mexico, and used by the army, 1872-1875; by buffalo hunters, 1876-1878; and by cattlemen, 1878 until the ...

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  16. Noon Notebook: Strikes My Fancy Style Show benefits Animal Rescue of Crosby CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... tea party as well as the style show. Organizers say 100 percent of the $5 ticket cost goes to Animal Rescue of Crosby County. If you've never been Blanco Canyon it's a beautiful setting. Casa del Sol is located at 2041 FM 193 in Crosbyton (10 miles ...

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  17. Farm Credit recognizes PCG's Verett as top agricultural and rural leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... In addition to his role at PCG, Verett owns and operates a 3,500 acre family farm with his son and brother in Crosby County, Texas. "I truly am honored and humbled to receive this award," Verett said. "It is a privilege to work with tremendously ...

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  18. Road maintenance across region to begin MondayRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Affected roadways include FM 40 in Lubbock County, FM 928 in Swisher County, U.S. 70 in Lamb County, FM 193 in Crosby County, SH 83 in Yoakum County and U.S. 62 in Gaines County.

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  19. Crosbyton man convicted of federal firearms offenseRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Shannon Dale Smith, 46, attempted to extort more than $500,000 from another Crosby County man by threatening to kidnap and injure him and his family, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas in a news release. Smith was convicted by a federal jury in Senior U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings' courtroom.

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  20. Federal jury convicts Crosby County man on firearms offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Following a day and a half trial before Senior U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings, a federal jury has convicted Shannon Dale Smith, of Crosbyton, Texas, on a federal firearm offense related to his attempt to extort more than $500,000 from a Crosby County man, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas. Smith, 46, pleaded guilty in January 2015 to one count of interstate communications with the intent to extort.

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