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- also reported that TDI began an investigation which led to felony charges in Swisher, Wilbarger, and Howard counties; Gaines was sentenced in Swisher County. Related stories: Insurance adjuster accused of trying to hire hitman to kill prosecutor · Maserati-buying agent gets jail ...
A former Lubbock, Texas, insurance agent has been sentenced to life in prison and ordered to pay back $810,000 to his victims, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) reported. Officers with the Texas Department of Insurance Fraud Unit found that Joseph Allen Gaines persuaded senior citizens in West ...

A Swisher County jury gave a life prison sentence to a 66-year-old former Lubbock insurance agent this week after he admitted to defrauding money from elderly clients. Joseph Allen Gaines was also ordered to pay back $810,000 to the people he swindled as part of an annuity scam that the Texas ...
LUBBOCK, TX - A former Lubbock insurance agent was sentenced Thursday to life in prison, according to a written statement from the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI). TDI also said Joseph Allen Gaines was ordered to pay $810,000 of restitution to his victims. “Gaines persuaded senior citizens in ...
“That's my response.” Ella Wegscheid is the chair of the Republican Party in Swisher County. She said the county has shifted to be more Republican in just the seven years she's been in control of the local party. But even taking that into account, Wegscheid rejects the claim that King and Seliger are “liberal.

TULIA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service's Swisher County Ag Committee will host its annual Swisher County Ag Day beginning at 8 a.m. Dec. 7 in Tulia. John Villalba, AgriLife Extension agent in Swisher County, said the event will be in the basement of the Swisher Memorial Building, 127 SW ...
Liberal Woman Dead After Crash in Swisher County ... The Texas Department of Public Safety was called to a one-vehicle crash Thursday on US-87 in Swisher County resulting in the death of one person. ... Hanna was pronounced dead at the scene by Swisher County Justice of the Peace, Sharla Miller.

The Swisher County Sheriff's Office says the deputy involved in the fatal shooting is identified as Deputy James Boyd. Boyd was reportedly off duty at the time of the shooting when officials says he shot 33-year-old Garrell Byrd at a residence. Officials say Byrd of Kress died from his injuries while being ...
... I-27 was built in the 1980s, it went south from Amarillo, bypassing Canyon, Happy ("The Town Without a Frown") and Tulia, then going on through Plainview and in to Lubbock. Now you can't just pass through Tulia, the county seat of Swisher County and the southernmost border of the Texas Panhandle.
The Swisher County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the deputy involved in the fatal shooting in Kress last week. Officials say Deputy James Boyd, 31, was off duty when he was involved in the shooting of 33-year-old Garrell Byrd on August 3. Byrd died from his injuries while being ...
Swisher County officials and the Texas A&M Forest Service responded to fires Tuesday that threatened about 1,143 structures in Swisher County near Tulia. Evacuations were ordered for residents inside the Mackenzie Hills neighborhood and Interstate 27 and Highway 86 were closed for much of the day.
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