Hockley County Newswire (Page 3)

Hockley County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hockley County, TX. (Page 3)

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  1. Two arrested, cash and drugs seized in Levelland motel roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... ey can speak with members of the narcotics unit on a secured line. Johnson and Gonzelas are being held at the Hockley County Jail, where they each face a total bond of $35,000.

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  2. Three arrested, cash and drugs seized in LevellandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... said James Darrell Bridges, Amber Evans, 22, and Daniel Mendez II, 33, were arrested and booked into the Hockley County Jail on multiple charges Tuesday night. Evans is being held on a total bond of $31,000, and Mendez is being held on a total bond ...

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  3. Congressional candidates to speak in South Plains College forumRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Congressional candidates for the U.S. District 19 Republican primary will speak in a forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Tom T. Hall Production Studio at South Plains College. The Hockley County News-Press reports the program will be broadcast live on Fox News Now and that moderators are Jeff Klotzman, news director of KJTV; Grant Dewbre, treasurer of the college's Student-Government Association, and Jana Holt-Day, speech professor.

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  4. Hockley County prosecutor, sheriff candidates talk jail crowding, case backlogRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Combatting jail overcrowding, drugs and other crime-related issues affecting Hockley County takes communication among agencies and innovative new ideas, candidates for sheriff and district attorney said Monday night. Chris Dennis is seeking re-election as district attorney against challenger Richard Husen.

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  5. Foster kids recount bad experiences at Children's Hope facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... to talk to A-J Media under the condition of anonymity as they move forward with their lives. On Tuesday, Hockley County District Attorney Chris Dennis confirmed his office is working on an investigation related to Children's Hope, but no specifics ...

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  6. A look at the congressional candidates' voting historyRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... voting records date back to 2008, and since then he's voted in two of the three primaries. Records in Hockley County show DeRenda Warren's first primary vote in Hockley County in 2004, and since then she's voted in three of the four Republican ...

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  7. Alleged violent acts, threats led to fatal shooting of West GarzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    As Orestes "West" Garza laid bleeding outside of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church after being shot on Sunday evening, long-time girlfriend Judy Garcia cried for help. That same evening, Pete Garcia, Jr., was taken to the Hockley County Jail after he was arrested and charged with murder.

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  8. Alleged violent acts, threats led to fatal shooting of West GarzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... She said help and protection was all they ever wanted. That same evening, Pete Garcia, Jr., was taken to the Hockley County Jail after he was arrested and charged with murder. He is being held on a million dollar bond for the death of 51-year-old ...

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  9. Witness says ex-husband threatened couple in weeks before shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | KSWO

    ... officers searched the area. Pete Garcia turned himself in to Levelland police Sunday night and is now in the Hockley County Jail, charged with the murder, being held on a $1 million bond. In a statement to police, Judy said Pete had been threatening ...

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  10. Lubbock musician killed in shooting outside St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... when someone walked-up and shot Garza. 55-year-old Pete Garcia was arrested Sunday night and is now in the Hockley County Jail, charged with the murder Dozens of church-goers were inside the building at the time as Mass had just ended. They were ...

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  11. Levelland City Council to discuss police lawsuitRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Jose Antonio Espinoza Ruiz, 55, died in an investigation related to a disturbance call about 7 a.m. Jan. 23, 2015, according to A-J Media's archives. The council meeting is set for 7 p.m. Other agenda items include contracts with the local probation department for a community service program and Hockley County for fire protection.

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  12. DFPS still investigating Children's Hope, state audit shows recommendationsRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... last week that no more children could be placed at the two locations pending the current investigation." Hockley County District Attorney Christopher Dennis said he had received several complaints of abuse against children housed at the nonprofit. ...

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  13. Opdyke West gets $200K for water filtration systemRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Opdyke West will get financial assistance from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund in order to complete water system improvements, according to a news release from Texas Water Development Board. The Hockley County town supplies water to its 270 residents using two wells, said City Secretary Kelly Dunn.

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  14. Several contested races for Primary Election in Hockley Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | KAUZ

    Hockley County Sheriff R.C. Cheek of Smyer is running for his second term. He will face Ray Scifres, a former Hockley County Sheriff's Deputy from Sundown.

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  15. Regional blog: Former Levelland city attorney drops hat in prosecutor's raceRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    District Attorney Chris Dennis is seeking reelection against challenger Richard Husen, the Hockley County News-Press reports. Husen retired last year as Levelland's city attorney.

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  16. Hockley County declares disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "The purpose of the declaration is to provide a means for Hockley County to formally request assistance from the State of Texas for additional resources to continue to ensure the safety of all Hockley County citizens," Sprowls said in a news release. The declaration takes effect immediately.

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  17. Grape to glass: Vineyard farmers bringing winery to downtown LevellandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... agreed, "We will often find a customer who won't go into a bar will go into a winery." The Levelland and Hockley County News-Press reported the city's planning and zoning commission agreed on Dec. 1 to amend zoning ordinances to allow businesses ...

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  18. Levelland man faces kidnapping charge after taking 6-week-old babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A 29-year-old man was charged with kidnapping early Sunday morning after police say he forced his way into a Levelland home, assaulted three people and then took a 6-week-old child from its mother. In addition to the kidnapping charge, Cornelio Delgado, 29, was also charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Hockley County Sheriff's Office.

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  19. Officials search for suspect, 6-week-old child taken from mother in LevellandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... his and one of the female's he previously assaulted inside the home. Levelland PD, with the assistance of the Hockley County deputies and other agencies, is looking for Delgado and the child. "Due to the age of the child and circumstances of the ...

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  20. Postal worker struck in head by metal object thrown at vehicle in RopesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... scene, it appears the metal object was thrown in the path of the driver. We are asking all the residence of Hockley County and Ropesville for their assistance in locating these subject(s) for questioning. If you have any information in regards to ...

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