Taylor County Newswire

Taylor County Newswire

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  1. Dallas County inmate a suspect in death of Abilene prison guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Office of the Inspector General will present the case to the Taylor County district attorney once their investigation is complete. Corrections officer Mari Johnson was found unresponsive about 3 a.m. ...


  2. County jail in Abilene runs out of room for female inmatesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Big Spring Herald

    The Taylor County Jail in Abilene has run out of room for more women inmates, forcing county commissioners to contract with nearby Erath County to house the overflow female prisoners. Sheriff Ricky Bishop says his jail has 675 inmates, including 123 women.


  3. Cattle Improvement series to answer questions in changing industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conclude their new Big Country Beef Cattle Improvement Series June 17 with Session 3, Marketing and Economics. Registration will be at 8:30 a.m., and the program will follow from 9 a.m. through the noon meal, said Robert Pritz, AgriLife Extension agent in Taylor County.


  4. Big wins in Lubbock, Abilene pushed Arrington to victoryRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Arrington finished the night with 3,445 more votes than Robertson. He received 3,157 more votes in Lubbock and Taylor County alone. Arrington, who spoke with A-J Media the day after the runoff, credited the turnaround to two factors: one is that he ...


  5. Ranching event slated for AbileneRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | The Bandera County Courier

    Members of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will host a ranch gathering Friday, May 13 at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene. Registration will begin at 5 pm, followed by a complimentary beef dinner.


  6. Texas-sized tale of strawberry rat smoothie isn't true, DQ saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    A Facebook post by a Taylor County woman is causing a stir online, as she alleges that a rat was in her daughter's Dairy Queen strawberry smoothie. The post by Shelli Davis at 2:35 p.m. on Sunday stated her daughter "drank a little over half of her strawberry smoothie before she realized A RAT was at the bottom of it."


  7. Former Dist. 19 candidate backing Robertson; Arrington touts support from mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... in the March 1 Republican primary. He finished fourth with about 9,500 votes, and he especially did well in Taylor County where he finished just behind Arrington with 2,500 votes, and in Howard County where he got the second most votes with 542. ...


  8. High school notebook: Axtell brings strong 4-person squad to powerlifting meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... contingent to the Texas High School Powerlifting Association State Boys Championships on Saturday at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene. Seniors Bobby Hanson, Devyn Hebbe and Jason Marroquin and junior Eric Marton are among the 21 Central ...


  9. McGuillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Countywide

    ... of my work. This is the end or not," he said. But he qualified and will be at the state meet in Abilene at the Taylor County Exposition Center on April 2. "Winning state is probably hard for me at this point. It's pretty competitive, but it is not ...


  10. District 19 candidates aim to lure new voters in runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... earned almost 18,000 votes for a combined 17 percent. Much of Starr's support came from his home base of Taylor County, where he received about half of the 20,700 total votes. This was where Arrington traveled shortly after election night and where ...


  11. Rivera earns 2nd at Regional meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Mexia Daily News

    ... No. 3 in Class 4A's Reg. II, Div. II, will be heading to the state powerlifting meet that will be held at the Taylor County Expo Center on Saturday, April 2, in Abilene. Rahi Patel ended his senior season with a third medal in the 220 Class at the ...


  12. Robertson and Arrington make runoff election in Congressional raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... need to be decided in a runoff. The runoff is scheduled for May 24. Starr got early help with results from Taylor County, where he served as commander of Dyess Air Force Base near Abilene. The results in Taylor County were reported much earlier than ...


  13. Taylor County results put Starr on top early; Lubbock results still outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Early results from Taylor County - Michael Bob Starr's home county in the Texas' U.S. Congressional District 19 race - have launched him to the lead. The tallies so far show Starr with 35 percent of the votes, Robertson with 25 and Arrington with 17 percent with about 10 percent of the votes counted so far across the district.


  14. 2 killed in Abilene plane crash, fiery accident on takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Taylor County Sheriff Ricky Bishop says there were no survivors in Tuesday morning's fiery accident at Elmdale Airpark in Abilene.


  15. Voting breakdown: Seniors, Republicans drove turnout in early votingRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... the eighth day of early voting. It covered only the votes cast for Republicans, not Democrats, in Lubbock and Taylor County. There were 13,471 total votes cast in Lubbock County by Tuesday, and the data shows 10,095 - or about 75 percent - had voted ...


  16. Amicus CuriaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Foreword

    ... "Mickey" Grant. Recently divorced, Grant is an ambitious trial lawyer who works for a prestigious law firm in Taylor County, Texas. Her life and career are turned upside down when her teenage daughter goes missing during a string of abductions. As ...


  17. The Legendary Clint Black to perform in Abilene on April 16Read the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Sweetwater Reporter

    VIP Sports Getaway announces the legendary Clint Black, a five time Academy of Country Music award winner and 1990 Country Music Awards male vocalist of the year will perform in Abilene on April 16, at the Taylor County Expo Center. Mr. Black has enjoyed 22 number one hits on the Billboard charts.


  18. Stolen Drill Bits Recovered, Five Facing Possible ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... well drilling bits were stolen over the weekend from USA Rock Bit in Archer City. On Wednesday, the Archer and Taylor County Sheriff's Offices detained five people in Tye, Texas, just west of Abilene, after they found the equipment inside a garage ...


  19. Waco judges consider fines for jury summons scofflawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... to show up to court. In McLennan County, where Waco is located, the average no-show rate is 70 percent. In Taylor County, where Abilene is located, the no-show rate is 75 percent. State District Judge Matt Johnson of Waco says fining no-shows "is a ...


  20. Judges drawing the line on jury duty no-showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... don't bother to respond to the notices. The no-show rate is similar in Lubbock and Bell counties but worse in Taylor County, where an average of 25 percent of people called for jury duty actually bother to come to court. Troubled by the low turnout, ...