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A new company, Chamisa Energy, has announced a compressed-air energy storage (CAES) unit to pair with wind power in Swisher County, Texas. The project will compress air into salt caverns that will be carved 2,000 feet below the surface. Chamisa has ...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension's TALL program recognized a Swisher County farmer Tuesday night for his dedication to Texas agriculture and innovative conservation practices.

Swisher County's payment rose 14.78 percent while Hale Center was up 11.25 percent and Castro County rose 11.04 percent.
Swisher County's payment rose 14.78 percent while Hale Center was up 11.25 percent and Castro County rose 11.04 percent.
Randall County deputies deployed spikes again at Happy and again a few minutes later when entering Swisher County. All three of stop spikes succeeded in deflating the tires.
KRESS - The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Swisher County Ag Committee will host the Swisher County Cotton Field Day on Sept. 29 at Kress. John Villalba, AgriLife Extension agent in Swisher County, said registration will begin at 8 a.m ...

The sharpest decline was recorded by Edmonson, which saw its payment plummet 82.51 percent, followed by Swisher County, down 37.92 percent, and Floydada, down 26.14 percent.
A loan offered to Swisher County is now back in the hands of the Tulia City Council. Today the Swisher County Commissioners made a counter offer to the $100,000 loan offered last week from the city.
MyHighPlains.com reported Wednesday that the City of Tulia offered a loan to Swisher County to keep the county jail open. The city manager said the $100,000 loan was awaiting county commissioner's approval.
The city of Tulia has offered a loan to Swisher County to keep the county jail open. The Tulia city manager told us the hundred-thousand-dollar loan was offered and is awaiting county commission approval.
Courtesy Photo The Swisher County Courthouse in Tulia was built in 1908-09 and remodeled in 1962-63 following a fire. Thanks to a $2,994,000 loan through USDA Rural Development, the courthouse will undergo extensive renovations over the next year.
At least two other formal presentations of USDA Rural Development grants and loans are planned for Tuesday, at Swisher County Courthouse in Tulia for the renovation and remodeling of the courthouse; and at City Hall in Kress for the installation of a ...
The southwestern third of Briscoe County and southern two-thirds of Swisher County are abnormally dry, with all of Lamb, Hale, Castro of most of Floyd County.
Courtesy Photo The Swisher County Courthouse in Tulia was built in 1908-09 and remodeled in 1962-63 following a fire. Thanks to a $2,994,000 loan through USDA Rural Development, the courthouse will undergo extensive renovations over the next year.
State Senator Kel Seliger is continuing his annual tour of Senate District 31, conducting town hall meetings across the Panhandle, South Plains and Permian Basin to discuss the activities leading up to the 85th Legislature.
25, 1956: Sharon Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Thompson of Cotton Center, represented Hale County, and Kinan Burk of Tulia was Swisher County representative at the Texas 4-H Council Workshop at Stephenville recently. Burk is state 4-H ...
--Approved a contract to house Swisher County inmates as needed for $52 per day. --Authorized Precinct 3 Commissioner Kenny Kernell to purchase a 12M3 Caterpillar motor grader for $245,000.

The Swisher County Feed Grains Tour is slated for Thursday at Happy. It is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Swisher County Ag Committee. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Happy Community Center, a mile southeast of ...
Consider a proposed contract to hold inmates for the Swisher County Sheriff's Office. --Take action on a request to use the courthouse grounds for the Plainview Fall Festival on Oct. 1. --Purchase cameras with funds from the District Attorney's Asset ...
Passing rains in Swisher County helped the struggling crops where irrigation wells were pumping hard the last few weeks. Sorghum was progressing well with limited pest pressure.
"The tour stops were suggested by Swisher County producer groups," said John Villalba, AgriLife Extension agent in Swisher County. "Those issues include sorghum varieties and the role that sugarcane aphids play in decision-making processes, as well as ...
John Villalba received the 2016 Achievement Award from the National Association of County agriculture Agents during the group's annual meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas.
--Swisher County voters on Saturday rejected a measure legalizing the sale of beer on a vote of 422-1,487, according to County Judge James T. Hale.
State Senator Kel Seliger is continuing his annual tour of Senate District 31, conducting town hall meetings across the Panhandle, South Plains and Permian Basin to discuss the activities leading up to the 85th Legislature.
market-fresh spinach was among several vegetable crops that performed well for Texas producers this year. Texas A&M AgriLife Economists said a combination of good soil moisture and light pest pressure provided good overall crop conditions among large ...
The Swisher County farmer cheerfully reported receiving between an inch and 2 inches. "It's wonderful," he said. "A rain's always welcome in our area.
State Senator Kel Seliger is kicking off his annual tour of Senate District 31, conducting town hall meetings across the Panhandle, South Plains and Permian Basin to discuss the activities leading up to the 85th Legislature.
His own farm in Swisher County has received less than an inch of moisture since Jan. 1, although about three miles away rainfall is much closer to normal.
Glowicki listed 431 clients from Hale County, 49 from Lubbock County, 11 from Floyd County and three from Swisher County. Also contacting her office for assistance were veterans from Randall and McLennan counties as well as from Tennessee and ...
And, in 1964, they built the home they call home, located four miles east of Hart just north of TX194. Deryl Duane was born in December 1929 in Swisher County to Jeff and Oma Reeves Clevenger. He lived in the Tulia area until he moved to Hart. He ...
The members of First Baptist Church Tulia are among those marking the 126th anniversary of Swisher County during the annual Swisher Picnic Celebration.
Glowicki listed 431 clients from Hale County, 49 from Lubbock County, 11 from Floyd County and three from Swisher County. Also contacting her office for assistance were veterans from Randall and McLennan counties as well as from Tennessee and ...
Deryl Duane was born in December 1929 in Swisher County to Jeff and Oma Reeves Clevenger. He lived in the Tulia area until he moved to Hart.
The members of First Baptist Church Tulia are among those marking the 126th anniversary of Swisher County during the annual Swisher Picnic Celebration.
Lincoln Clean Energy has one 201-megawatt solar power plant planned for Swisher County, the first commercial-grade plant in the Texas panhandle.
--Operations for widening Highway 87 from Hale Center north to the Swisher County line is scheduled to start in about a week.
They thought corn was safer," said John Villalba, agriculture and natural resources agent for Swisher County, one of the South Plains' heavier corn producers.
Ross was born on May 18, 1928 to A. H. (Lonnie) and Nellie Wilson Weaks in Swisher County, Texas. He grew up in the Glen Rose area where he later farmed his own land and did custom work for other farmers.
--Swisher County voters on Saturday passed a $100,000 bond issue to finance construction which is expected to more than double the capacity of the Swisher County hospital. The measure passed 247-82. --Coy A. Myers has been appointed manager of ...
An anniversary celebration next weekend coincides with Swisher County's 126th anniversary. The church will have a float in the county parade the morning of July 16, then an open house until 3 p.m.
Jason Miller is county Extension agent for agriculture/natural resources in Hale County, with John Villalba serving in the same capacity for Swisher County. Also participating is Blayne Reed, Extension agent for Integrated Pest Management for Hale ...
Law Enforcement from Briscoe County, Swisher County, Tulia, Silverton, the Department of Public Safety, from the park, and others worked together for the rescue.
In Swisher County, agriculture and natural resources agent John Villalba has another worry: Sparks and a recent lack of rain are not a safe combination.
Amarillo.com. A family member of a Swisher County resident recently received a red-light camera ticket - that technological eye in the sky that photographs motorists running a red light, which promptly leads to a ticket.
Swisher County also declined in each of the past three months, from 4.3 in March to 4.1 percent in April and 3.8 percent in May.
Wheat harvest in Swisher County intensified, with most farmers putting sorghum planting aside to finish wheat. A windstorm interrupted harvest and caused lodging in some wheat.
Wheat harvest in Swisher County intensified, with most farmers putting sorghum planting aside to finish wheat. A windstorm interrupted harvest and caused lodging in some wheat.
Wheat harvest in Swisher County intensified, with most farmers putting sorghum planting aside to finish wheat. A windstorm interrupted harvest and caused lodging in some wheat.
Wheat harvest in Swisher County intensified, with most farmers putting sorghum planting aside to finish wheat. A windstorm interrupted harvest and caused lodging in some wheat.
Wheat harvest began last week in Swisher County with about 5 percent of farms done. Sorghum planting increased. Corn was at V4 stage and looked healthy.


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