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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
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.