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DPS: Hereford man, 33, dies after train hits vehicle stopped on railroad tracks

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) recently released information about a vehicle vs. train crash in Deaf Smith County that left one Hereford man dead.  According to a news release, at 3:12 a.m. Sunday, a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Gerzain Alonso Valenzuela-Lerma, 33, of Hereford, was traveling northbound on FM 2943 just south of its intersection with US 60, about one mile northeast of Hereford. ...
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Deaf Smith County Historical Society to Host Tractor Celebration

Classic Case DC and a yellow Minneapolis Moline // Photo courtesy of the Deaf Smith County Historical Society. The Deaf Smith County Historical Society will be hosting their second Jubilee of Tractors and Festival in the Park Saturday, August 20th. The event will be from 10 am until 2 pm...
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New Deaf Smith County sheriff's office, jail has setback delaying opening

DEAF SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KVII) — Texas is home to the highest number of jails and prisons and the number is increasing by the decade but it’s taking longer to build and open them. So what’s behind a delay in opening a new detention center/sheriff’s office in Deaf...
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Corn Pest Protection Research

David Lovejoy discusses the corn industry with Rick Ackerman, Deaf Smith County Extension Agent, this morning. They talk about the new research from Texas AgriLife about corn pests including moths and worms.
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The Truth About Deaf Smith County: A Forgotten Pronunciation

It's no secret that the Texas panhandle is home to all manner of wild tales and frontier legends. Deaf Smith county is home to its fair share, and I've covered a few. Today, while doing some digging I realized I might owe Deaf Smith an apology. Apparently there is a...
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Warm & windy Memorial day with critical fire conditions

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) - Memorial Day will feature one more day of above normal temperatures and breezy to gusty winds. This will create critical fire conditions for another afternoon. The Midpoint fire in Oldham and Deaf Smith county as of Monday morning is up to 77% containment and just over...
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Police Searching For Suspect in Hereford Shooting

Authorities in Deaf Smith County are looking for a man after a shooting in Hereford, TX. Deaf Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Hereford Police Department responded to a shooting at 8 pm Monday night. One person was transported to the Hereford Hospital and later taken to Amarillo for...
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Deaf Smith County producers assessing damage from Sunday's hailstorm

DEAF SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KVII) — Famously known as the “White Combine” hail storms are a potential threat for ag producers and farmers to lose what they’ve invested in. Producers in Deaf Smith County are still assessing damage from Sunday night’s weather phenomenon hoping the next round of storms will not bring more hail.

47-year-old Araceli Gonzalez-DeSaldivar dead, Ysmael Dominguez-Vazquez injured in a crash (Deaf Smith County, TX)

47-year-old Araceli Gonzalez-DeSaldivar dead, Ysmael Dominguez-Vazquez injured in a crash (Deaf Smith County, TX)Nationwide Report. Authorities identified 47-year-old Araceli Gonzalez-DeSaldivar, of Clovis, as the woman who lost her life and 44-year-old Ysmael Dominguez-Vazquez, of Clovis, N.M., who suffered injuries following a traffic collision on Sunday in Deaf Smith County. As per the initial information, the fatal single-vehicle crash took place at about 2:50 a.m. on US 60. The preliminary investigation indicated that a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 being driven by Araceli Gonzalez-DeSaldivar, was traveling westbound on US 60 in the inside lane [...]
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DPS: Clovis woman dies in Deaf Smith Co. crash Sunday

DEAF SMITH COUNTY, Texas — On Monday, the Texas Department of Public Safety released information concerning a fatal one-vehicle crash near Hereford early Sunday morning. The crash was reported around 2:50 a.m. on US Highway 60 approximately 4.5 miles northeast of Hereford. DPS said a pickup truck was westbound...