Hale County Newswire

Hale County Newswire

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

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  1. Severe Thunderstorm warning issued for Lamb and Hale countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KXXV-TV Waco

    Live video from KCBD News is available on your computer, tablet and smartphone during all local newscasts. When KCBD News is not airing a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent newscasts.

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  2. Man handed 15-year prison sentence for sexually abusing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... to a police report. A Lubbock County grand jury indicted Ureste in June 2014, but he was arrested in May in Hale County, according to court records. "I think a lot of times, as adults, we forget how difficult it is for a child - or really for anyone ...

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  3. Plainview to host 2nd annual Cops and KidsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 4 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... time for the community and the police force to not only get to know one another but just to have some fun." The Hale County sheriff's department is also participating in the events. Law enforcement will have the SWAT vehicle with equipment ...

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  4. Texas regulators approve 1st of 2 segments of Xcel Energy 345-kV lineRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | SNL Financial

    ... occupied range plus 10 miles. (Docket No. 44726) The overall project will run from SPS' Tuco substation in Hale County, Texas, to the Yoakum substation, 100 miles to 111 miles, depending on the final route. Then, it will run from the Yoakum ...

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  5. Dryland corn: Surprising yields last year, but mainly from luckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Hale County reported about 3,000-4,000 acres of dryland corn in 2015 and Swisher County had roughly twice that many, said Blayne Reed, integrated pest management agent for those counties. "You're not going to get irrigated yields, and there's a tremendous amount of risk," he said.

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  6. Dryland corn: Surprising yields last year, but mainly from luckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Hale County reported about 3,000-4,000 acres of dryland corn in 2015 and Swisher County had roughly twice that many, said Blayne Reed, integrated pest management agent for those counties. "You're not going to get irrigated yields, and there's a tremendous amount of risk," he said.

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  7. City of Plainview and Hale County receive $1M EDA grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The City of Plainview and Hale County have jointly been granted $1,000,000 from the Economic Development Administration through the U.S. Department of Commerce to support the construction of a new Business Park to be located north of Highway 194 and west of Interstate 27. After the closure of the Cargill beef packing plant in Plainview in February 2013, community leaders met to prioritize what steps would be necessary to recover from the loss of this major employer. The plant closure was the result of a drought that caused cattle shortages in the region.

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  8. 2016 High Plains Irrigation ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | MyHighPlains.com

    The program, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Agricultural Irrigation Association, will address a wide variety of topics of interest to the general public, as well as to agricultural producers, landowners, crop consultants and irrigation professionals, said Dr. Dana Porter, program coordinator and AgriLife Extension agricultural engineering specialist-irrigation and water management, Lubbock. A concurrent trade show will also provide opportunities for attendees to see new products and technologies, and to visit with experts from industry, non-profit organizations and agencies.

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  9. OSHA investigating Abernathy worker's fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... worked for an electric company fell 60 to 70 feet. The man's name has not been released and officials with the Hale County Sheriff's Department have not released additional information. Trucks carrying the North Houston Pole Line logo gathered by ...

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  10. Emergency crews respond to man falling from tower on FM 54 in Hale CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Emergency crews are responding to a report of a man who fell from a tower on FM 54 just east of I-27 in Hale County.

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  11. Plainview man arrested for cattle theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... er County. Beene is charged with three counts of third degree felony theft of livestock and is being held in the Hale County Jail.

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  12. Plainview man being held on felony charge of livestock theftRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... , was arrested and charged with three counts of third-degree felony theft of livestock and was being held in the Hale County Jail, according to the release.

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  13. Three contested races develop in Hale County for March PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Two candidates are running for sheriff in Hale County. Incumbent David Mull will face Louis Flores in the March Primary.

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  14. Ranchers search for strays from stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... up in the Abernathy area," Ebeling noted. Livestock from Swisher, Castro and Lamb counties have been found in Hale County following the storm, he added. With snowfall in excess of a foot in some areas, cattle were able to escape pastures after ...

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  15. Not so bad: some South Plains residents say 1983 blizzard packed more punch than GoliathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... working extra hard to keep his cattle in line and their drinking water from freezing. Now chief deputy for the Hale County Sheriff's Office and in his mid-50s, he was then barely out school. He used his youthful energy on numerous rescues of ...

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  16. Grass fire outside Hale Center extinguishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    An official with the Hale County Sheriff's Office said the fire was put out by 6:15 p.m. No one was injured.

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  17. Slideshow: Photographer Captures Texas' Democratic DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    ... in a cotton field shortly after sunrise, surrounded by the primary crop of his district near his hometown in Hale County. "They grew cotton. That was his district, that's him," Newton said. "He was quite a leader. He manned the Alamo for the ...

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  18. Troy Student Among 2 Killed in Hale County CrashRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    According to : Two people were killed and another was injured in a head-on collision in Hale County early Sunday morning. A Troy University spokesperson confirmed one of the victims, 21-year-old Kenneth Dwayne Collins Jr., was a junior design technology major at the university.

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  19. Reagor-Dykes to open new Plainview dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... think we're up around 100. I would imagine by the end of next year we'll be pushing 200." Michael Fox, Plainview/Hale County Economic Development Corp. executive director, said after Plainview's economy was shaken up after its largest employer, ...

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  20. Plainview police raid suspected drug houses in 'Operation Clean Sweep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    During Operation Clean Sweep, an investigation launched in August, undercover officers purchased drugs from 11 people, then obtained warrants for their arrests. As part of that operation looking into allegations of drugs being sold in a Plainview neighborhood, the Plainview Police Department, along with the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office and the Hale County District Attorney's Office, executed search warrants around 2 p.m. Friday on four residences in the 100 block of West Brazier Street, said Capt.

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