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  1. Hockley County church to host Thanksgiving festivalRead the original story

    Saturday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    St. Philip Neri Catholic Church of Pep will host its 69th annual Thanksgiving festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church hall. Plates are $10 and $5 for children under 6. Food served includes turkey, German sausage, dressing and other side dishes.

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  2. Seminole going wet, Brownfield denies $44 million hospital bond projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... 72.3 percent of the vote. Carter, a Republican, received 1,673 votes. Gonzales, a Democrat, received 632. Hockley County's only contested local race is for justice of the peace, Precinct 4. Republican incumbent Steve Moore led Democratic challenger ...

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  3. Gaines County alcohol election ahead in early votes, Brownfield hospital bond behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... legally sold off-premise in Seminole. Three hundred seven, or 44.1 percent, voted against the initative. Hockley County's only contested local race is for justice of the peace, Precinct 4. Republican incumbent Steve Moore leads Democratic challenger ...

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  4. Small-county felony cases await trial, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Hockley County District Attorney Christopher Dennis is planning to retry the case of Nathan Tijerina, 26, which resulted in a hung jury last week. The Levelland man is accused of seriously abusing his infant daughter, causing permanent brain damage.

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  5. Jury remains in limbo in Levelland child abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Tijerina, 26, faced a second-degree felony charge of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury. A Hockley County jury of eight men and four women finished hearing evidence in the case about 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, then deliberated well into the ...

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  6. From the A-J's Pages: 5 acres devoted to machinery at the fairgrounds ...Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The widow and children of policeman J. D. Tippit, killed by the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, have officially received a nation's gift of nearly $650,000. Levelland - With the third day of "good attendance," the annual Hockley County fair was concluded tonight with a driving exhibition of "Ace Lillard and his Dare Devils," and fireworks, according to D. W. Sherill, Hockley County agricultural agent and general superintendent of the fair.

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  7. Levelland cop: Man accused of abusing infant daughter gave false informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A Hockley County jury was formed Monday to determine whether to acquit Nathan Tijerina of abusing his infant daughter or send him to prison for up to 20 years. Testimony began that afternoon in the trial of 26-year-old Tijerina, who stands accused of seriously injuring 3-month-old Tallulah Tijerina in July 2012.

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  8. Levelland man suspected of abusing infant daughter to face trial MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    If a Hockley County jury convicts Nathan Daniel Tijerina, the 26-year-old could face up to 20 years in prison for each of two charges he faces of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury. According to his arrest report, Tijerina was charged after an investigation suggested he was responsible for injuries to 3-month-old Tallulah Tijerina in July 2012.

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  9. Electrical worker killed after accident at Sundown ISDRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Officials are still gathering information after an electrical worker was killed during an accident at a Sundwon Independent School District campus. "Unfortunately it just seemed like an accident," said an official with the Hockley County Sheriff's Office.

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  10. Three injured in Hockley County rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    They say there were two men and one woman inside. One man was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. All three people were taken to UMC.

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  11. Anton man arrested on murder chargeRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Cristoval Resendez, 25, of Anton was arrested by Texas Rangers and charged with the murder of 27-year-old Kevin Alcerro-Funez, 27, also of Anton. Resendez is in the Hockley County Jail and is being held on a $250,000 bond.

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  12. Anton man charged in brother-in-law's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Texas Department of Public Safety Texas Rangers were contacted by the Hockley County Sheriff's Office early Saturday morning, to assist with the investigation of a death in Anton. The Texas Rangers responded to a residence in Anton and began the investigation.

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  13. Suspect arrested in brother-in-law's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Cristobal Resendez, 25 of Anton is now charged in the death of his brother-in-law, Kevin Alcerro-Funez. Authorities booked Resendez into the Hockley County Jail on Monday.

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  14. Mary Siders - promoting Levelland's business climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: The people of Levelland and Hockley County! When this community's volunteer leadership sees a need, they work diligently to fill that need, leaving it a bit better than they found it. The best advice I ever received: Two particular things come to mind when asked this question.

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  15. Mary Siders - promoting Levelland's business climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: The people of Levelland and Hockley County! When this community's volunteer leadership sees a need, they work diligently to fill that need, leaving it a bit better than they found it. The best advice I ever received: Two particular things come to mind when asked this question.

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  16. Heavy downpour on South Plains creates 'fairly unique' floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    Portions of the Marsha Sharp Freeway and other South Plains roads were under water as Lubbock and Hockley counties were under flood warnings Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. "The areas that have been flooded, I've personally never seen flooded," said Capt.

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  17. Marsha Sharp Freeway under water; flood warning for Lubbock, Hockley counties until 9 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Portions of the Marsha Sharp Freeway and other South Plains roads are under water as Lubbock and Hockley counties are under flood warnings until 9 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service n Lubbock. "The areas that have been flooded, I've personally never seen flooded," said Capt.

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  18. Chase through Hockley County tops 100 mphRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A Brownfield man was arrested following a nine-minute car chase, with speeds reaching more than 100 miles per hour. A member of the Hockley County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck for a defective front license plate at about 3:30 p.m. Monday, before being led on a car chase, according to a release from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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  19. Covenant Foundation Levelland to host annual galaRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... gala will be used to purchase medical equipment for Covenant Hospital Levelland and nursing scholarships for Hockley County nursing students attending South Plains College School of Nursing.

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  20. Conference: Time to return to old-school herbicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Kerry Siders, center, recommends using residual herbicides. Siders is shown with fellow agriculture experts Mark Brown, left, and Wayne Keeling.

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