Lipscomb County Newswire

Lipscomb County Newswire

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  1. Livestock supply points closing down in wildfire areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... Pavilion, 301 Bull Barn Drive in Pampa; Canadian AH&N Ranch Supply, 100 Hackberry Trail in Canadian; and Lipscomb County Show Facility, 202 W. Main St. in Lipscomb. "Supplies are still available for people affected by the fires if they need them as ...

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  2. Feds, state give ranchers disaster reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    Trent Cadra inspects fences that burned on the 600 acres of land where he runs cattle in Wheeler County. Chris Schwerzenbach's Lipscomb County ranch burned from corner to corner, and all that remained standing was his house and one barn.

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  3. Feds give wildfire aid (or) Feds give disaster aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... government assistance. "There's people that need it more than we do," he said. He said he went to nearby Lipscomb County to help collect animals killed in the fire and was shocked by the devastation there. "It was a desolate wasteland. Everything ...

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  4. Ranches recovering: they still have one anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... / Amarillo Globe-News) "I've decided the ranch life is not for the weak," said Corie Ash, one week after the Lipscomb County wildfire scorched a large portion of her family's property, Ash Ranch. Corie and her husband, Brian, a fifth-generation ...

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  5. Texas wildfire victim Cade Koch laid to rest, remembered for love he showed othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Cade Koch, the sole victim of last week's Lipscomb County wildfire, was laid to rest Monday in a small cemetery where his family name has long been memorialized. Dozens of community members drove through blackened fields to get there, passing a wooden cross in the charred ground where Cade's pastor says the young man's truck stalled in the smoke.

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  6. GoFundMe created for soon-to-be father who died in Lipscomb County wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Information is limited at this time; however, his wife, Sierra Koch, claims he "got caught up in the smoke and did not make it home," adding that just last week he "found out her was going to be a Daddy."

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  7. Naples Smoke continues East and Perryton Fire produces smokes plumes over lower Plain StatesRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | U.S. Air Quality

    HMS, displays smoke plumes over northern Texas and southern Florida and with low level winds in the gulf, the remnant smoke from the Naples Fire spreads northward towards Alabama and Georgia. The Perryton Fire originated in Lipscomb and Ochiltree counties in northern Texas, but the along the Texas/New Mexico border, but this was due to unknown cause of moderate levels of ozone in the region.

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  8. More than 5,000 cattle displaced as fires die downRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    As wildfires around the Texas Panhandle were extinguished or determined to be under control, the toll from the fires began to take shape as ranchers and authorities started to tally up the thousands of acres and heads of livestock lost to the blazes. As many as 478,935 acres burned as of Wednesday evening, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service, while the Lipscomb County fire is estimated to be 60 percent contained and the Lefors East fire in Gray County is down to occasional hot spots, giving local officials optimism about the situation.

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  9. Man dies in wildfire week after learning wife is pregnantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WPXI

    ... of four people killed in the wildfires that blazed through the Texas Panhandle Monday night. Koch died in Lipscomb County and the other three victims, Cody Crockett, Sydney Wallace and Sloan Everett, were killed in Gray County. Cade Koch's body was ...

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  10. Man dies in wildfire week after learning wife is pregnant The family...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WFTV Orlando

    ... of four people killed in the wildfires that blazed through the Texas Panhandle Monday night. Koch died in Lipscomb County and the other three victims, Cody Crockett, Sydney Wallace and Sloan Everett, were killed in Gray County. Cade Koch's body was ...

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  11. Race on to save animals caught in Texas Panhandle wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Horsetalk

    Many cattle perished in the Texas Panhandle wildfires, but others that survived will need to be examined by a veterinarian as soon as possible. A Texas A&M AgriLife / Andy Holloway Wind-whipped wildfires raced across the Texas Panhandle earlier this week, leaving behind tragic human losses, as well as about 480,000 acres of charred land in eight counties, hundreds of miles of burned fences and uncounted number of dead or injured animals with the flames still moving.

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  12. Wildfires burn thousands of acres in Texas PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... be located at 202 W. Main St., Lipscomb. The point of contact is J.R. Sprague, AgriLife Extension agent in Lipscomb County, who can be contacted at 806-862-4601, office, or 806-202-5288, cell. A second supply point serving ranchers in Gray, Wheeler ...

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  13. Wildfires take lives, burn nearly 500,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... One died from smoke inhalation and two from burns. Cade Koch, 25, has been confirmed as a fire victim in Lipscomb County, his wife, Sierra, told the Amarillo Globe-News. The two deadly fires kicked up in Gray and Lipscomb counties about 4 p.m. ...

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  14. Wildfires show need for prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... the reality is sometimes tragic. Four people were reported dead as of Tuesday afternoon in Gray County and Lipscomb County following what is all-too-common in the Panhandle - a wildfire with the power to destroy anything in its path. According to ...

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  15. Several dead as wildfires destroy more than 1M acres in 4 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | UPI

    At least six people have died as the result of multiple wildfires that are burning across the Midwest and Texas, authorities said Tuesday. Fires in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado continued to burn late Tuesday , covering about 1.2 million acres of land.

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  16. Wildfires exacting a toll on Texas Panhandle producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | North Texas e-News

    ... be located at 202 W. Main St., Lipscomb. The point of contact is J.R. Sprague, AgriLife Extension agent in Lipscomb County, who can be contacted at 806-862-4601, office, or 806-202-5288, cell. A second supply point serving ranchers in Gray, Wheeler ...

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  17. How to Help Area Firefighters and EvacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    The Potter County Sheriff, Brian Thomas, says they are not in need of any food or water at this time. Drop off your donations at the fire station in Higgins on Highway 60, or at the Lipscomb county Sheriff's Office or Courthouse.

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  18. Pension plan fix, Wikileaks, Baylor lawsuit: Your Tuesday evening news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    But the legislation is far from finished. Pension officials weren't thrilled with the proposals.

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  19. Fort Worth sending help to fight deadly Panhandle wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... deployed by Gov. Greg Abbott. Four people died overnight Monday from large fires in Grayson County and Lipscomb County, west and northwest of Amarillo, according to the Amarillo Globe-News . Sloan Everett, another rancher, also died in Gray County. ...

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  20. TX Wildland Fires Have Claimed Four LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Fires in the Texas Panhandle have killed four people, including three ranch hands who were trying to save cattle from advancing wildland fires. According to the Dallas News , the largest fire was in Lipscomb and Ochiltree in the northeast corner of the Panhandle and was only 5 percent contained after burning 300,000 acres.

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