Winkler County

Winkler County, Texas

100 E Winkler ST
Kermit, TX 79745
Phone: (432) 586-3401
www.co.wichita.tx.us

In western TX, west of Odessa; organized Feb 26, 1887 from Tom Green County. Name Origin: For Lt. Col. Clinton McKamy Winkler (1827-82), TX legislator (1848), officer in the Confederate army, and civil appeals court judge (1876-82)

Area (sq mi):: 841.24 (land 841.05; water 0.19) Population per square mile: 8.00
Population 2005: 6,690 State rank: 190 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.70%; 1990-2000 -16.80% Population 2000: 7,173 (White 53.30%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 44.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 23.10%). Foreign born: 14.30%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,725; median household $30,591; Population below poverty level: 18.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,703-$20,814
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In Winkler County, Texas, Abraxas recently entered into an agreement to acquire over 900 net acres on trend with the Company's Caprito assets for $14.
Oil and gas company Lilis Energy (Other OTC:LLEX) disclosed on Thursday the completion of the acquisition of certain oil and gas properties located in Winkler County, Texas for a purchase price of USD3m under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
As a result of the transaction, Lilis is acquiring approximately 3,500 core net acres in the prolific Permian Southern Delaware Basin in the Crittendon Field of Winkler County, Texas, with over 500 potential drilling locations.
Sweetwater Windpower Project, Nolan County, 283 MW (of 585 MW total), Ocotillo Windpower Project, Howard County, 59 MW, Notrees Windpower Project, Ector & Winkler Counties, 153 MW, Blue Wing Solar Power Project, San Antonio,14 MW, Notrees Battery Storage Project, Winkler County, 36 MW, Los Vientos I Windpower Project, Willacy County, 200 MW, Los Vientos II Windpower Project, Willacy County, 202 MW, Los Vientos III Windpower Project, Starr County, 200 MW under construction, Los Vientos IV Windpower Project, Starr County, 200 MW under construction, Los Vientos V Windpower Project, Starr County, 110 MW under construction.
Loving County had a school, but it has been boarded up for years, and students are bused to neighboring Winkler County.
Earlier this year, the Winkler County sheriff, county attorney and hospital administrator received jail sentences for their roles in trying to silence two nurses who complained to the Texas Medical Board about Arafiles.
ANA members Anne Mitchell and Vicki Galle showed moral courage and adhered to the Code of Ethics for Nurses when they reported a physician at their Winkler County Memorial Hospital to the Texas Medical Board in 2009 for what they deemed unsafe practices.
West Texas nurses Anne Mitchell and Vicki Galle showed moral courage and adhered to the Code of Ethics for Nurses when they reported a physician at their Winkler County Memorial Hospital to the Texas Medical Board in 2009 for what they deemed unsafe practices.
R and Regency Energy Partners LP, will construct a 530-mile NGL pipeline from Winkler County in West Texas to the Jackson County processing plant in Jackson County, TX.
Energy Transfer Partners and Regency Energy Partners will spend $700 million in a joint venture to build a 530-mile pipeline to carry natural gas liquids from Winkler County in West Texas to a processing plant in Jackson County, east of Victoria.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Texas Nurses Association (TNA) hailed the guilty verdict in the criminal case against Winkler County Sheriff Robert Roberts who retaliated against two registered nurses for reporting patient care concerns about a physician's practice to the Texas Medical Board.
Recently, two nurses in Winkler County, Texas had concerns that a physician appeared to be engaging in unsafe practices with patients.