Hansford County, TX

March 22's Winds Cause Multiple Power Pole Damage In Hansford and Surrounding Counties

North Plains Electric Co-op reported multiple poles and lines down in multiple areas through-out their system. Approximately 20-25 distribution poles were down and 6 transmission poles. The issues were in Hansford, Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Hemphill counties and widespread. Also reported was a breaker offline west of Gruver affecting several members.
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One killed, 3 injured in crash near Spearman

Texas Department of Public Safety officers are investigating a crash that occurred Monday night in Hansford County that left the driver dead and three passengers injured. According to a DPS news release, officers were called to the scene of the crash at 8:50 p.m. on State Highway 15, about five miles southwest of Spearman.
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The Roads Of Hansford County--Part I

The roads and bridges of our county infrastructure are vitally important to our way of life here. There are many roads crisscrossing the patchwork of farm and ranch land in Hansford County. Some of them are state-owned roads. State maintained highways and roads are marked by signs that indicate the...
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Alert: The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM CDT Tuesday. * Affected Area...In Texas...Hansford...Moore...Hutchinson... Oldham...Potter...Deaf Smith...Randall and Palo Duro Canyon. * 20 Foot Winds...Southwest 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent. * Red Flag Threat Index...3 to 5. * Timing...1 to 7 pm.

Margaret Loretta Womble Ruttman

Margaret Loretta Womble Ruttman, 81, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021. Graveside services will be held 10 am on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in Lieb Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. In lieu of flowers her memory may be honored with a gift to the Hansford County Library, 122 Main Street, Spearman, Texas, 79081.

Claudine Clark

Claudine Clark, 85, peacefully passed away on Saturday, August 7th, 2021. She was born to Claude and Bessie Jackson on August 24, 1935 and was one of nine children. She met Albert Clark at West Texas State University and they married on November 28th, 1956. Claudine was a joy filled wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who spent most of her life in Spearman, Texas. She always considered Hansford County her home. She influenced hundreds of lives throughout her teaching career and was often mentioned as a favorite among her students. She also owned a monogram business, catered special events with her sister June, and worked as a nail technician at Sandy’s. The common thread in all these roles, was the way she loved people. Claudine was a genuine soul who deeply cared for everyone she met. If you were blessed to receive a batch of cinnamon rolls or homemade candy you enjoyed some of the absolute best. She truly loved cooking for her loved ones and friends. In recent years, she became a passionate fan of the San Antonio Spurs. Above all, Claudine loved Jesus. Her faith was strong and her witness powerfully influenced those she encountered.

Hansford County Election News 2022

There will be a runoff on May 24, 2022, between Wylee R. Maupin and Todd Williams for the Precinct 4 commissioner race. Tim Glass wins Hansford County Judge. Upcoming City Council Election for City of Spearman--May 7. Mayor, Tobe Shields is unopposed. There are five candidates on the ballot to...

HGC Tuesday Night Scrambles To Begin April 12

The Hansford Golf Club Tuesday night scrambles will be starting April 12th at 6:00. The scramble is open to all men, women, and the seniors will be able to use the senior tees. Golf carts are on first come first serve basis at $6.00 per cart. Ball will be played...

Hansford County Historical Commission Sworn In January 8

In the first meeting of 2019, the Hansford County Historical Commission, members were sworn in by Hansford County Judge Benny Wilson. Chairman Dorothy Cator called the meeting to order. Present and taking the Oath of Office were:. Dorothy Cator, Kim Vera, Paige Bergin, J.D. Wilbanks, Don Maize, Gina Gillispie, Joanne...

Hansford County and District Clerk’s Office Seeks Deputy Clerk

Hansford County and District Clerk’s Office Seeks Deputy Clerk. The Hansford County and Districts Clerk’s office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Clerk. Applications are available at the Clerk’s office located at the Hansford County Courthouse, #1 N/W Court, Spearman, TX 79081. For questions,...

Soil fertility, plant nutrient management series set in Spearman

Producers in the Hansford County area will have a unique opportunity to attend a limited-seating Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrient Management Hands-On Lab Series hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Feb. 16, March 2 and March 4. The meetings will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Feb. 16 and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on March 2 and March 4 at the AgriLife Extension office in Hansford County…