Hale County Newswire

Hale County Newswire

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  1. King to host town hall meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Amarillo.com

    As he did two years ago, state Rep. Ken King will host a series of town hall meetings in his 17-county House District 88. His first stop in a tour of six counties begins Wednesday in Swisher and Hale counties. "Before beginning another legislative session, the input and ideas from the constituents of District 88 will help me effectively represent and advocate for our community," King, R-Canadian, said in a statement.

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  2. Rep. King to host town hall meetings in South Plains communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    As he did two years ago, state Rep. Ken King is about to start hosting a series of town hall meetings in his 17-county House District 88 and his first stop in a tour of six counties begins Wednesday in Swisher and Hale counties. "Before beginning another legislative session, the input and ideas from the constituents of District 88 will help me effectively represent and advocate for our community," King, R-Canadian, said in a statement.

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  3. Hale County authorities seeking help in search for missing teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    If you have any information about Nathaniel, you are asked to contact the Petersburg Police Department at 806-667-3811 or the Hale County Sheriff's Office at 806-296-2724.

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  4. McGavock Autogroup opens location in Hale CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The new location will be at 410 W. Fifth St., and a ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1, along with a grand-opening event scheduled from 4-6 p.m. To register to win the car, applicants can complete a registration form at the new location.

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  5. Hale County defendant won't get new trial for felony marijuana possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A Hale County defendant will not receive a new trial for a conviction of felony marijuana possession, an appeals court ruled last week. The Amarillo-based Seventh Court of Appeals affirmed an original judgment from Hale County's 64th District Court and a motion from his attorney to withdraw from the case.

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  6. Hale County man dies Wednesday afternoon after I-27 rollover earlier this weekRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A Hale County man died late Wednesday afternoon while two of his sons remained hospitalized following a rollover earlier this week on I-27 between New Deal and Abernathy remained hospitalized Wednesday. His 12-year old son Ian Garza also remained in critical condition, UMC spokesman Eric Finley said earlier in the day.

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  7. County leaders to request lower speed limit on I-27 in Hale CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Hale County commissioners are asking TxDOT to lower the speed limit on Interstate-27 in Hale Center. Commissioners approved sending a letter to TxDOT's regional engineer at their Monday meeting.

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  8. Hale County names new agriculture agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Jason Miller was named the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for agriculture and natural resources in Hale County, according to Hale County Judge Bill Coleman and Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension district administrator based in Lubbock. "Jason is a great fit for Hale County," Michael Clawson, AgriLife district administrator based in Lubbock, said in a news release.

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  9. Storms developing throught the day Thursday, more rain on the way this morningRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Another cell has popped up around Muleshoe and Morton, he said, and is currently moving its way east towards Lubbock and Plainview. Heavy rain and lightning are likely hazards with these storms, and roads may be something to look out for if the sky starts dumping a lot of rain, Jordan said.

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  10. Lubbock County will offer same-sex marriage licenses after applications updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Herald, Lynn Cloude and Tracy Weingartner became the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in Hale County on Monday. The couple is from Littlefield, the article states, but went to Hale County since Lamb County was not issuing the ...

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  11. Hale County to issue same-sex marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Hale County will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. That is the latest from County Clerk Latrice Kemp.

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  12. Woman killed in Hale County rolloverRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    A woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover Friday afternoon near Interstate 27 in Hale County, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers said. Lola Elizabeth Thompson, 42, of Anton, was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck by Hale County Justice of the Peace Karen Davis, according to a recent DPS news release.

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  13. Appeals court denies request for new trial in Abernathy shotgun murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... 21, is nearly two years into a 60-year prison sentence. He pleaded guilty and on Aug. 8, 2013, allowed a Hale County jury to determine his punishment. Nick Olguin, his attorney, claimed a juror told him he initially wished to sentence Cisneros to a ...

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  14. Officials release name of woman who died in Hale County rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A 42-year-old woman died after a single-vehicle rollover Friday in Hale County, according to the Department of Public Safety. "At approximately 12:20 p.m., Lola Elizabeth Thompson, 42, of Anton, was driving westbound on FM 54 about four miles west of IH-27 when the Dodge Pickup she was driving left the roadway," according to a statement by DPS.

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  15. Storm sweeps region, breaks 50 power polesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    ... said. "Since Friday, we had 454 events where we had different outage locations (including) momentary blinks." In Hale County, 22 power structures were damaged by straight-line winds with gusts of up to 80 mph, Reeves said. "We had a transmission ...

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  16. DPS says high winds cause 2 semis to overturn on I-27 at Hale CenterRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A trampoline lies on the side of the Interstate 27 access road in Hale County. The National Weather Service reported winds between 60 and 70 miles per hour near Plainview.

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  17. Nearly 1,000 without power after storms with strong winds move through South PlainsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Power outages affected nearly 1,000 power customers across the South Plains as a line of severe thunderstorms with strong winds moved through the region. An outage in Hale County left nearly 500 people without power, with an additional 400-plus without power in Plainview according to Xcel Energy.

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  18. Hale County names new agentRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Peek transferred from the family and consumer sciences post in Lipscomb County. She holds a bachelor's degree in agricultural development and a master's degree in agricultural education from Texas A&M University.

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  19. More water, cotton trouble means more corn being planted across South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... varieties, it's easier to make a really good crop off of corn." McMillan farms multiple commodities in Hale County. He considers grain crops a great alternative to cotton, whose heavy growing expenses combined with low prices don't leave much room ...

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  20. More water, cotton trouble means more cornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... varieties, it's easier to make a really good crop off of corn." McMillan farms multiple commodities in Hale County. He considers grain crops a great alternative to cotton, whose heavy growing expenses combined with low prices don't leave much room ...

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