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Hemphill County Newswire

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  1. Hemphill County beef conference April 24-25 to address market turning pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Southwest Farm Press

    We really try hard to address important, critical issues and select the top speakers on these subject matters from throughout the nation," The 2018 Hemphill County-Texas A&M AgriLife Beef Cattle Conference and Ag Tour set for April 24-25 will include experts who will help participants understand how and what they do on their ranches makes a difference in the market. Ranchers in the Texas Panhandle and throughout the beef-producing regions of the U.S. play a role every day in establishing the market; their actions create turning points for the industry, said Andy Holloway, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Hemphill County.

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  2. Mother: AG's office to review case of missing Canadian teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Amarillo.com

    Officials in the Texas Attorney General's office will review the case of missing Canadian teenager Thomas Brown, according to Brown's mother, Penny Meek. Nathan Lewis, the Hemphill County sheriff, sent a letter to the Deputy Attorney General-Criminal Justice Department on Jan. 26 requesting assistance in Brown's disappearance.

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  3. Hemphill County Sheriff asks Texas Attorney General's office to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | Amarillo.com

    This letter was sent by Hemphill County Sheriff Nathan Lewis to the Office of the Attorney General asking the AG's office to take the lead in the investigation in the missing Canadian teen Thomas Brown. Hemphill County Sheriff Nathan Lewis had faxed a letter to the Texas Attorney General - specifically, to the Deputy Attorney General-Criminal Justice - requesting an important change Meek was seeking through a petition drive she launched last week on change.org.

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  4. Hemphill County Sheriff asks Texas Attorney General to take Thomas Brown caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Hemphill County Sheriff has reportedly sent a letter to the Texas Attorney General's Office requesting that it take over the investigation into the disappearance of Canadian teen Thomas Brown. According to the Canadian Record, the sheriff's request was emailed to the AG office's Criminal Justice Division on Friday.

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  5. Mother of missing Canadian teen Thomas Brown wants state to take over investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | Amarillo.com

    ... to get gas for his car. The last confirmed sighting of Brown as at 11:40 p.m. "We respectfully request Hemphill County Attorney Kyle Miller and/or Hemphill County Sheriff Nathan Lewis to turn the investigation and subsequent prosecution if warranted ...

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  6. Hemphill County sues Texas AG Paxton over records related to investigation into disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Amarillo.com

    Hemphill County filed a lawsuit Thursday against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to keep confidential a number of investigation documents related to the disappearance of Thomas Brown of Canadian. Paxton ruled in December that Hemphill County Sheriff's Office must comply with an open records request filed in October by an attorney for Penny Meek, Brown's mother.

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  7. Wildfire recovery progressing in High Plains, but drought creates concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Hemphill County, Texas, enters the new year suffering from more than 70 days without appreciable moisture. A few isolated wildfires have already parched a few acres of rangeland, and a long-range forecast for continued drought makes folks a bit uneasy.

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  8. Canadian struggles to recover as mystery remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... Nobody likes unsolved mysteries in their midst." The 800-pound gorilla in the town is the investigation - by Hemphill County Sheriff Nathan Lewis, with help from the Texas Rangers, and by private investigator Philip Klein from Nederland, 90 miles ...

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  9. For investigators, case is - head-scratcher,' - frustrating'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Nathan Lewis, a native of Canadian, has been sheriff of Hemphill County for just 14 months. Philip Klein, a private investigator, has more than 25 years of experience examining evidence, chasing clues and interviewing witnesses.

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  10. His mother works to keep the story, case aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... ongoing investigation, but they can go down and tell others about the investigation. I've talked to the DA (Hemphill County District Attorney Kyle Miller) and haven't found that very helpful. "I understand he and the sheriff can't share certain ...

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  11. Gas explosion near Canadian leaves one critically injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... wellhead to open a valve to release the pressure. In the process, an explosion occurred. According to the Hemphill County Sheriff's Office, a fracking crew with Cudd Energy Services witnessed the gas explosion from a nearby hill and rushed to the ...

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  12. Canadian Man in Critical Condition Following Gas ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    According to Hemphill County Sheriff Nathan Lewis, at around 8 a.m., the man was working at a Lenorman Operating Location 15 miles south of Canadian. We are told that the man was working near a wellhead that had a high-pressure buildup and it exploded.

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  13. Man Pleads Guilty to Bull TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... n. "I would like to thank everyone who assisted with the investigation, especially the Wheeler, Lipscomb and Hemphill County Sheriff's Offices, as well as Colorado Brand Inspection Director Cris Whitney and Inspectors Dan Buhr and Deb Vernon."

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  14. Editorial: Use logic when erasing historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    The post identifies 1,503 "Confederate place names and other symbols in public spaces" across the country, including in the Texas Panhandle. Most of the Confederate references from this area which the SPLC includes are counties named for Confederate figures, such as Ochiltree County Other counties included are Hemphill County, Roberts County , Gray County, Donley County, Randall County and Oldham County.

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  15. Panhandle Community Refuses to Forget Thomas BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... to be enough motivation, considering there has not been any new information in this case, in months. The Hemphill County Sheriff's Office was leading the investigation, which has now been turned over to the Texas Rangers and Texas DPS. We will be ...

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  16. Texas rangeland ravaged by wildfire slowly recoveringRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... windy summer. "It's not real bad, but it's not real good, either. We would be better off with a good rain." Hemphill County, Texas, up near the top of the Panhandle, continues to recover from the devastating wildfires that blazed across the region ...

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  17. Beilue: Moms4Tom seek to keep hope strong in search for Canadian teen Thomas BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... the investigation and how it's been handled," Meek said. "There's just a lot of misinformation out there." Hemphill County Sheriff Nathan Lewis, who was unavailable for comment, is in charge of the investigation locally and has solicited help from ...

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  18. Plea from Thomas Brown's family: "Please do not forget my son"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Thursday, pleading them to keep searching. After some discrepancies about the status of Thomas's case, Hemphill County Sheriff Nathan Lewis confirmed this is still an active case - not a cold one. "When there's no more evidence to look at, no more ...

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  19. "The Ties That Bind" : New Sculpture Unveiled in CanadianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... Pioneer Museum. "Those two posts were delivered up here from San Saba County," said George Briant, the Hemphill County Judge. "There was a lady down there that wanted to send something to help and she only had enough money to buy two t-posts. She ...

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  20. Here's a stunning photo of a double rainbow and a lightning strike. You're welcome.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... sky in front of a double rainbow on July 3, 2017. The photo has been edited for color. (Sheriff Nathan Newis/Hemphill County, Tex.) This is proof you don't need to be a full-time storm chaser and photographer to get a gallery-worthy weather shot. ...

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