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Thursday Aug 21 | KVII-TV Amarillo

Tulia K-9 assists in arresting three for drugs

Public Information Officer Shanae Thompson said that Officer Longoria initiated a vehicle traffic stop on a silver passenger car, travelling west on Northwest 6th Street, in the City of Tulia.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Tulia, TX, Temple, TX

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Amarillo.com

Former Swisher sheriff pleads guilty to misconduct charges

A former Swisher County sheriff pleaded guilty Monday to charges of official oppression stemming from allegations he sexually harassed a former Swisher County employee during an official business trip through Randall County.

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Related Topix: Randall County, TX, Tulia, TX

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Ex-Sheriff may agree to plea deal on Monday

Ex-Swisher County Sheriff Emilio Benavidez will have the option to plead guilty on Monday for his official oppression charge.

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Related Topix: Randall County, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock-area farmers not giving up on unkillable weeds

The Swisher County research project revealed there are plenty of alternatives to glyphosate, a formerly effective herbicide to which weeds have grown resistant in recent years.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Agriculture, Science, Idalou, TX

Mon Aug 11, 2014

SFGate

Aquifer feeding Texas High Plains rapidly shrinks

The chief underground water source for irrigating the agriculture-rich Texas High Plains is depleting at a pace that some fear will exhaust it far more quickly than anticipated.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Texas

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Plainview farmer killed in accident

Paul Raymond, 57, was attempting to remove some weeds when he got stuck under a shredder, Swisher County Sheriff Burnie Wells said.

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