Terry County Newswire

Terry County Newswire

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

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  1. Peanuts surviving disease risks, minimal irrigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Terry County peanut plants catch some sun. Rain and humidity have given peanuts an increased disease risk, but so far have significantly boosted the crop.

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  2. Herring, Victor R.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... of Science from Texas Tech University. In his early life Vic farmed cotton and soybeans with his father in Terry County, Texas. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Army Reserves with 27 years of service. Vic was employed by ...

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  3. Terry County proclaimed Grape Capital of TexasRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Wine Business Online

    "We're really proud to have a part in having that finally proclaimed," said Lorena Valencia, executive director of the Brownfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

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  4. Terry County proclaimed Grape Capital of TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Area Chamber of Commerce. The grape resolution - formally known as Senate Concurrent Resolution 41 - describes Terry County's vast vineyard acreage and the impact of the grape industry on the local economy. Officials estimate about 3,000 acres of ...

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  5. Terry County proclaimed grape capital of TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Area Chamber of Commerce. The grape resolution - formally known as Senate Concurrent Resolution 41 - describes Terry County's vast vineyard acreage and the impact of the grape industry on the local economy. Officials estimate about 3,000 acres of ...

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  6. Honeybees buzz through Terry County watermelon cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    By Friday morning, a host of honeybees had buzzed in from the Houston area, ready to produce some sweet red fruit. Simpson owns T&S Produce, a few miles south of Brownfield on the road to Lamesa.

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  7. Paducah school board fires coach charged with child sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Amarillo.com

    ... They determined his location, then arrested him about 6 p.m. at a house in Brownfield. He was taken to the Terry County Jail and booked. He was released about noon Saturday on a $200,000 total bond for all five charges. Cantrell is currently on paid ...

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  8. Overspending, water violations trouble RopesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... cotton farming and six-man Eagle football are main components of the local culture. Just across the Hockley-Terry county line, Meadow is a main rival in high school sports. The city's water supply contained a higher-than-legal level of coliform ...

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  9. South Plains courthouses: History on the squareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... located on opposite sides of the building, and others can be found at more than a dozen other spots in town. Terry County - The Terry County Courthouse was renovated about two or three years ago. Commissioners approved a plan with various historical ...

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  10. Trial reset for former Brownfield nursing home employee charged in patient's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... by omission, a state jail felony. The trial date was originally set for Monday. The case will be heard in Terry County's 121st District Court with the Texas Attorney General's Office acting as a special prosecutor. Kirksey was initially indicted on ...

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  11. Trial reset for former Brownfield nursing home employee charged in patient's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... by omission, a state jail felony. The trial date was originally set for Monday. The case will be heard in Terry County's 121st District Court with the Texas Attorney General's Office acting as a special prosecutor. Kirksey was initially indicted on ...

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  12. Flooded cars reported, 6-7 inches near Terry County, National Weather Service extends flood warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The new warning is until 4:30 p.m., as flooding and rain lingers, according to the National Weather Service. Near Borwnfield along U.S. 82, Terry county has reports of between 6-7 inches of rain at the Tokio gin, according to the NWS.

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  13. Flood warning active as thunderstorms, rain continue move through South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Southwestern Terry and Yoakum counties were under the warning through 2:30 p.m. with radar indicating heavy rain falling over an area north of Plains southwest to near Wellman. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen in some areas.

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  14. Brownfield hosting quilt showRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Terry County Senior Community Center, 1201 Tahoka Rd.

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  15. Highway 62 fatal crash victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    One person is dead after a crash involving a dark green 1998 Ford Mustang and a semi tractor trailer on Highway 62 just two miles north of Brownfield. DPS troopers and Terry County sheriff's deputies responded to the scene around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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  16. 1 dead in semi, car crash on Highway 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    One person is dead after a crash involving a dark green Ford Mustang and a semi on Highway 62 just two miles north of Brownfield. DPS troopers and Terry County sheriff's deputies responded to the scene Wednesday morning.

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  17. Rep. Burrows hosting five town hall meetings on SaturdayRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    a- Terry County, 10:15-11:45 a.m. in Brownfield at Terry County Courthouse Annex, 507 West Main St. Burrows aims to discuss legislation that is important to House District 83 and legislation he has authored and followed through the 84th Legislative ...

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  18. Alex Brown texting-while-driving bill gets early nod from Texas HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Alex Brown Memorial Act, the proposed legislation that would prohibit texting while driving in Texas, received a major vote of confidence on Wednesday. After more than three hours of spirited debate, the Texas House voted 102-40 for House Bill 80, the measure named after Alex Brown, the Terry County high school student who died in a crash five years ago because she was texting while driving to school.

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  19. Brownfield convicted child molester appeals life sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Chance Douglas Bolen recently filed notice of appeal with the Amarillo-based Seventh Court of Appeals. More paperwork in the case is due to be filed by April 13. Bolen was convicted Feb. 11 in Terry County's 121st District Court.

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  20. Texas now 5th largest wine producer in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Drinks Business

    ... farmers due to an ongoing drought in the region. Over half of the grapes currently grown in Texas hail from Terry County, which benefits from high elevation that allows for the even ripening, though frosts in the region are proving troublesome to ...

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