Services for Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:00

OBITUARIES AND SERVICES

Ex-girlfriend: Spielbauer said things would be better if ex-wife had ‘bullet in her head’

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:40

Several days before Jeremy “J.D.” Spielbauer’s ex-wife was found dead, Spielbauer said things would be better if she “just had a bullet in her head,” according to testimony given Wednesday at his capital murder trial.

Childress Regional Medical Center among shrinking number of rural facilities still delivering babies

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:41

Childress Regional Medical Center’s labor and delivery unit delivers roughly 200 babies per year — and says it loses an estimated $200,000 annually to provide the service.

Man arrested after leading DPS on pursuit near Plainview

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:02

LUBBOCK — A Lubbock man was arrested Wednesday after leading Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on a pursuit near Plainview.

Lawyer seeks to overturn Joshua Stocker’s 2005 murder conviction

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:41

A local attorney has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus in an effort to overturn the murder conviction of Joshua David Stocker, who was convicted of capital murder in Randall County.

Alibates stop is a crossroads for man trying to visit all 411 National Park Service sites in world-record time

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:41

Mikah Meyer had mixed emotions after leaving Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument late Wednesday morning.

Pantex holds emergency response exercise day after ‘suspicious package’ prompts evacuations

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:02

An emergency exercise Wednesday morning at Pantex Plant was not related to the real emergency response to a “suspicious package” investigated there on Tuesday, officials said.

Services for Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:59

OBITUARIES AND SERVICES

Jury seated, ‘not guilty’ plea entered by Spielbauer in Helium Road murder trial

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:23

A Randall County jury was seated Tuesday for the 2014 Helium Road capital murder trial in which Jeremy “J.D.” Spielbauer is accused of killing his ex-wife, Robin Spielbauer.

Palo Duro Canyon featured on cover of state travel guide

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:13

After Gary Jennings proposed to his girlfriend Sally on Feb. 15, 2014, by the lighthouse at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, the famous rock formation became their special place, marking their new beginning with each other.