Taylor County Newswire

Taylor County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Taylor County, TX.

Results 1 - 14 of 14 in Taylor County, TX

  1. US Air Force grounds its ENTIRE fleet of B-1 bombers over safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Daily Mail

    ... the incident and recommend corrective actions.' In May, a B-1B Lancer originating from Dyess Air Force Base in Taylor County, Texas, was forced to make an emergency landing, about 150 miles away, at the Midland International Air & Space Port due to ...


  2. Hobbs duo charged after $50,000 stolen trailer foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Hobbs News-Sun

    ... the investigation, the complaint reveals that several cats and a .45 caliber firearm reported stolen through Taylor County, Texas, were located inside the trailer. The firearm was valued at $523. Authorities also found personal items and ...


  3. Texas man acquitted of capital murder in baby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    A Taylor County jury deliberated about an hour before finding Damian Cate not guilty in the January 2016 stabbing death of Ashley Cate. He also was acquitted of evidence tampering by disposing of the child's body in a bathroom garbage can.


  4. He's been arrested 41 times in one Texas county. His latest ended in a SWAT standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Star-Telegram.com

    Tyler Ray Bridgewater's history with authorities in Taylor County, Texas, dates back to 2001, when he was 13 years old, according to court records. His latest arrest came early Saturday morning in Abilene, following a three-hour standoff with a local SWAT team, according to a statement from Abilene Police Sgt.


  5. Jackson is 5th at state meetRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2018 | Sweetwater Reporter

    Though he came up short of winning a top-three medal at the Texas High School Power-lifting Association State Championships, Sweetwater's Chris Jackson still had a solid finish to his high school career Saturday by placing fifth in in his Division II weight class Saturday. Competing in the 123-pound class, Jackson - in his first state appearance - lifted 980 pounds at the Taylor County Coliseum.


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    Mar 25, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville schools recorded four top-five finishes at Saturday's Texas High School Powerlifting Association state meet at Abilene's Taylor County Expo Center. Leading the way for Brownsville in the Division I competition was Rivera's Justin Garza, who took second place in the 275-pound weight division with a combined lift total of 1,750 pounds in the dead lift, bench press and squat lift.


  7. Pilot unhurt in crash landing in West Texas field in AbileneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Jan. 22, 2018, in a West Texas field shortly after takeoff from Abilene Regional Airport in Abilene, Texas. Taylor County Sheriff's Sgt. Cliff Griffin says the pilot wasn't hurt in the crash The area is about a mile west of Dyess Air Force Base. ...


  8. Single-engine plane makes crash landing in West Texas fieldRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    ... single-engine private plane has made a crash landing in a West Texas field shortly after takeoff from Abilene. Taylor County Sheriff's Sgt. Cliff Griffin says the pilot wasn't hurt in the crash shortly before 9 a.m. Monday. The area is about a mile ...


  9. Police believe more than one person was involved in Mikayla Mitchell's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | The Herald Democrat

    ... than it was "homicidal violence" but said she had likely been dead from 12 to 15 hours before she was found. A Taylor County Sheriff's Office report shows that on July 10, 2017 at 1:49 a.m. Mitchell was the subject of a call to the Taylor County ...


  10. Drug dealer kidnapped teen a week before she turned up dead in Dallas creek, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    ... in early July and kidnapped a woman, the Sherman Herald Democrat reported . Just before 2 a.m. July 10, the Taylor County sheriff's office says, deputies were called to a gas station in Merkel, about 15 miles west of Abilene, after Mikayla Maree ...


  11. Rising energy costs eyed amid brutal cold snap gripping USRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2017 | Valley Morning Star

    Anchored in the ice, leaves poke out of frozen puddles at the Taylor County Expo Center, Wednesday Dec. 27, 2017, in Abilene, Texas.


  12. Extended pursuit and stand-off in Sweetwater, one in custodyRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2017 | Sweetwater Reporter

    ... units and continued in what turned out to be an extensive pursuit that extended into and around Trent in Taylor County, back into Nolan County, and at time reached speeds of up to 104 miles per hour. The suspect went all the way west on I-20 to ...


  13. Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: Sept. 15-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Texas Highways

    ... all ages. Abilene: Sept. 7-16 Catch the thrills and spills of the rodeo and pack in 10 full days of fun at the Taylor County Expo Center. This old fashioned county fair features children's activities, entertainment, livestock and horse shows, ...


  14. Three Sweetwater men arrested after search reveals counterfeit cash stashRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | Sweetwater Reporter

    Three men who had been passing around counterfeit cash in the Sweetwater area were arrested when the cash was found in their vehicle during a suspicious vehicle check in Taylor County. Benny Caballero, 44, Christopher Guajardo, 32, and Marcus Caballero, 43, were all taken into custody.