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Crime Reports - June 15-16

A crash resulting in vehicle damage was reported Tuesday at the 2500 block of highway 194. A crash was reported at the intersection of Interstate 27 and Olton Road on Tuesday. Vehicle damage was reported. A crash was reported at the intersection of W. 10th and Canyon Street on Tuesday....
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Plainview's Juneteenth celebration to provide COVID vaccine clinics

In an attempt to increase COVID inoculations, the City of Plainview will host vaccination clinics at this year’s Juneteenth celebration that is set to take place Saturday at Givens Park. According to Hale County’s weekly COVID-19 update, 9,917 (36.13%) people received their first dose, and 8,600 (31.33%) have been fully...
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Reports of thefts, break-ins among latest crime records

Criminal mischief was reported at the 100 block of SE 8th Street on Monday. A homeowner reported waking up to the sound of glass breaking. The victim walked into his living room to find that someone threw a rock through the front door window. He also observed the front and back windshields and the back passenger side window of his Chevrolet pickup to be shattered.
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Hale County COVID-19 case counts increase by 1

Just one case of COVID-19 was reported in Hale County last week and as of Monday afternoon, there were two active cases within the county. There is one active case in Hale Center and one in Plainview. Vaccination counts have changed very little. Of the 27,448 Hale County residents eligible...
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Plainview man admits to stealing 15 head of cattle

PLAINVIEW, Texas (KJTV) - A 25-year-old Plainview man has been indicted by a Hale County grand jury on a charge of cattle theft. Rick Dillon Criswell was fired from his employer and on the next day he called his former boss to confess he’d stolen 15 head of the man’s cattle during his time on the job. He said the yearlings weighed 300-500 pounds and were taken three at a time.
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Severe Weather Statement in Hale County, Texas

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. — A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 AM CDT FOR FLOYD...EAST CENTRAL HALE AND SOUTHEASTERN BRISCOE COUNTIES... At 1235 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Brice to 9 miles southeast of South Plains, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Floydada, Caprock Canyon State Park, Lockney, Quitaque, Valley Schools, South Plains, Dougherty and Aiken. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH.
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This And That - June 9

Plainview AHEAD is planning the annual Juneteenth celebration at Givens Park. The event will include a softball tournament and Bingo. Businesses are invited to take part in the theme, “Celebrating Freedom, Generation 2 Generation.” This will be a free outdoor celebration set for noon-5 p.m. on June 19. Businesses interested in having a booth at the event can reach out to Pastor David Gardner at (806)224-7804 by June 12. Givens Park is at 16th and Walter Griffin Street in Plainview.
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Plainview man indicted in cattle theft case

Hale County, Texas — Just one day after Rick Dillon Criswell was terminated by his employer, he came clean. The 25-year-old called his former boss to confess he’d stolen and sold 15 head of the man’s cattle during his time on the job. The Angus yearlings weighed 300 to 500 pounds and were taken three at a time.
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Plainview man admits to stealing 15 head of cattle

PLAINVIEW, Texas (KCBD) - A 25-year-old Plainview man has been indicted by a Hale County grand jury on a charge of cattle theft. Rick Dillon Criswell was fired from his employer and on the next day he called his former boss to confess he’d stolen 15 head of the man’s cattle during his time on the job. He said the yearlings weighed 300-500 pounds and were taken three at a time.
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Back In Time - June 5

June 5, 1951: Mid McKnight, farmer southwest of Hale Center, received spinal injuries in a forced landing of a small plane he was piloting near Effingham, Ill. He had gone to Illinois to pick up a P-40 to use in hail prevention. --Teachers hired to work at Halfway for the...
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Crime Reports - May 27

Plainview police responded to the 700 block of Fresno on Thursday in reference to an assault. The incident was reported at 2:40 a.m. Police were called to the 700 block of Fresno St. on Thursday in reference to an assault. An individual cut the wrist of her live-in boyfriend with her fingernail causing pain and visible blood. The call was reported just after 2 p.m.
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Red, White & Moo Fest, Chamber Fireworks show set for July 2

Organizers are gearing up for the annual Red, White & Moo Milk Fest set for early July. The event, which is set for July 2 from 6-8 p.m. at Running Water Draw Regional Park at 3400 4th Street, traditionally includes food trucks, music, bouncy houses, a mobile dairy classroom, a petting zoo and free dairy products like ice cream, milk and cheese. The event will also include a free hot dog dinner for military, teachers, first responders and nurses.
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Fallen vets honored at Memorial Day event

Wet conditions didn’t stop dozens from gathering at the Plainview Cemetery on Monday morning. The American Legion Unit 260 of Plainview and the City of Plainview held a Memorial Day ceremony to honor fallen veterans and their families. Mayor Charles Starnes served as the master of ceremonies for the 30-minute...
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This And That - June 2

The Plainview Chamber of Commerce is now accepting donations for its 39th annual fireworks show, which is set for July 2 at Kidsville. Donations can be sent to Plainview Chamber of Commerce, 1906 W. 5th Street, Plainview, Texas 79072. Hale Center will host a city wide clean up on June...
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Hale County farmers recovering from tornado touchdown

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Wednesday night’s tornado between Cotton Center and Hale Center touched down within miles from where thousands of people live. While the severe weather wasn’t deadly, it affected many ranchers and farmers in the area. Kerry and Jill Winders live about 10 miles north of Cotton Center....