Thursday Aug 21
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.