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Trio admits role in armored car heist - My Plainview
AMARILLO — Three men who were charged with various felony offenses stemming from an alleged heist of money from an armored car on Dec. 22, 2014, in Amarillo, appeared in federal court Tuesday, before U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson, and pleaded ...
Grand jury returns 16 felony indictments - My Plainview
The Hale County grand jury on May 21, following its May session, returned 16 felony indictments against 14 individuals. One of those indicted is James Joseph Flynn of Killeen who was involved in a fatal one-vehicle crash about two miles south of Hale ...
Long-delayed planting hits fevered pitch - My Plainview
After being held out of the fields for several weeks by drought-busting rain, area farmers are working around the clock to get their crops planted before the final planting date stipulated by crop insurance provisions. “Everyone is running hard ...
Pounds off Plainview to start summer season - My Plainview
The start of the summer season can be the start of a new, fitter you, as the popular weightless competition, Pounds off Plainview, is back with a new and improved format. Starting June 4, the YMCA's Choose To Lose summer challenge will put a new spin on ...
Johnson and Morales named top grads at Floydada - My Plainview
FLOYDADA -- Two Whirlwinds have spun their way to the top of their class as Floydada ISD announced Floydada High School's valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2015. With a grade point average of 4.82, McKenna Johnson earned the honor as ...
Late-night TV vet Bill Maher forges ahead with hit formula - My Plainview
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2012 file photo, Bill Maher performs at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casinos' Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla. His first 10 years as a standup comic were so brutal, Maher says, “so now that it's fun and great and easy, now's ...
David Duchovny takes a dangerous '60s trip in 'Aquarius' - My Plainview
This photo provided by NBC shows David Duchovny as Sam Hodiak in a scene from the episode, "Home is Where You're Happy," from the new NBC television series, "Aquarius." Duchovny plays a Los Angeles police detective working a case involving Charles Manson ...
This and That - My Plainview
The Plainview High Class of 1965 will hold its 50-year anniversary Sept. 25-26. For more information visit www.plainview65.com, call Bitsy Stone at 1-970-389-0198 or email [email protected]
Wayland’s School of Languages and Literature will offer # ...
Back In Time - My Plainview
May 28, 1945: Leon L. Lowry of Plainview, commander of a XXI Bomber Command Superfortress squadron, has been promoted to lieutenant colonel at the B-29 base in the Marianas. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. John T. Lowrey, live in Plainview and his wife, Mayme ...
Planting sorghum, corn in ‘yellowed’ pre-plant treated fields - My Plainview
It is no secret that we have had a devil of a time with weed control these past few seasons. In response, we have been getting better and more aggressive in our use of pre-plant herbicides in our primary row crop, cotton. This is making for an interesting ...
CBS' Bob Schieffer is ready for retirement - My Plainview
FILE - In this May 3, 2014, file photo, CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer attends the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington. Schieffer's last Sunday as host of CBS' "Face the Nation" will be on May 31, 2015.
County server running out of space - My Plainview
It’s taken eight years, but a vital computer server used by Hale County’s auditor’s and treasurer’s offices is dangerously low on available data storage space. “This is pretty serious since it affects payroll and accounts payable,” explained ...
Meals on Wheels receives grant from Walmart - My Plainview
The Walmart Foundations is making sure local heroes are getting hot meals, as the group recently provided a $25,000 grant to the Hale County Meals on Wheels program. The grant was given by Walmart through the foundation's State Giving Program in order to ...
Railway to Dimmitt sells - My Plainview
Like a West Texas game of Monopoly, railroads are being sold and bought on the South Plains, including a nearly 50-mile stretch of rails which runs through Plainview. Recently, transportation company Watco announced the purchase of two railroads from Iowa ...
The extinction of manners - My Plainview
As I interact with random people on a day-to-day basis, I cannot help but think good manners are becoming a thing of the past. It makes me wonder if people are teaching their kids the good manners we were taught growing up. Actually, I cannot blame the ...