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Texas Tech Chapter of NFF Holds Scholar Athlete Banquet


Brannon Rodgers of Crosbyton was named the coach of the year, Jinks White of Lubbock High was named the Assistant coach of the year, and Former Texas Tech Wide Receiver, Bradley Marquez was named Texas Tech's Scholar Athlete. There were plenty of Red ...

Former Texas Tech trainer receives National Football Foundation's top honor


The Texas Tech scholar-athlete honoree was wide receiver Bradley Marquez, a senior wide receiver on the 2014 team. Marquez, who never redshirted, graduated with a 3.4 grade-point average. Kelly Comer received the honor of outstanding official. Crosbyton ...

West Texas Resources : Williams' memories inspire 'Maid Marion in a Stolen Car'


Growing up in Olton, then moving with his family to Crosbyton at age 16, he recognized at a young ...
That, at the least, meant he'd better be pretty funny if he hoped to survive those West Texas classroom halls as he grew older. He was.

Three Crosbyton athletes sign to play in college


“Jerome Lang, he ended up playing for Texas Tech and (he was from) Crosbyton,” Nathan Childers said. “That was motivation for me. My hometown can grow. It’s a small town, but you can be something out there if you put yourself to it.” Nathan ...

Solunar Information for Crosbyton, TX


After a cold and wet winter that’s plagued most of the country for far too long, it seems many of us just can’t wait to get outside and enjoy a few workouts in the sun. The days are now longer and the weather is slowly getting warmer, but there will ...

Crosbyton students honored at Texas Capitol


Four Crosbyton High School seniors honored at the Texas Capitol. State Senator Perry introduced a resolution recognizing the team that won the high plains underground water conservation district's "H2YOU" conservation campaign contest. The student's ...

Orr-Kirk


Hartlee Christina Orr of Denton and Jordan Robert Kirk of Crosbyton, Texas were united in marriage on July 13, 2013 at the chapel of Denton Bible Church in Denton, Texas. The ceremony was officiated by Bill Davis of First Baptist Church of Lubbock ...

Crosbyton's Smith House offers bed, breakfast, and ghosts?


"It was for the cotton buyers and cattle buyers to come to town. You can say that they were coming from all over the United States to Crosbyton, Texas," Hurt said. Hurt is the Smith House owner, cook and housekeeper - you name it, he does it. He's worked ...

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old girl missing from Crosbyton, Texas


An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old girl from Crosbyton, Texas. Leah Marie Aguirre has been missing since about 11 a.m. and is believed to be with a Hispanic man named Miguel in a red Ford Focus. The Crosbyton Police Department are searching ...

2-Year-Old Missing Out Of Crosbyton, Texas Found Dead


Crosbyton Police Chief Greg Parrot confirmed to KCBD at 3:38 p.m. that FBI has found the dead body of missing 2-year-old Leah Marie Aguirre behind a home at 502 S. Ayrshire in Crosbyton. The homeowner is Matilda Almaraz who was Leah's caregiver at the time ...


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MHS Tennis @ Levelland (3-12-2015)


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Large Crowd Attends Roscoe Spring Super Sunday


What a day it was on Sunday!  Large crowds were seen in all the Roscoe businesses, and visitors from all over west Texas gathered to get a chance to see country-music legend Merle Haggard and the S…




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What do you know about abuse of women in CROSBYTON TEXAS ?

Click the red escape button above to immediately leave this site if your abuser may see you reading it.

Signs of abuse

It can be hard to know if you´re being abused. You may think that your husband is allowed to make you have sex. That´s not true. Forced sex is rape, no matter who does it. You may think that cruel or threatening words are not abuse. They are. And sometimes emotional abuse is a sign that a person will become physically violent.

Below is a list of possible signs of abuse. Some of these are illegal. All of them are wrong. You may be abused if your partner:

  • Monitors what you´re doing all the time
  • Unfairly accuses you of being unfaithful all the time
  • Prevents or discourages you from seeing friends or family
  • Prevents or discourages you from going to work or school
  • Gets very angry during and after drinking alcohol or using drugs
  • Controls how you spend your money
  • Controls your use of needed medicines
  • Decides things for you that you should be allowed to decide (like what to wear or eat)
  • Humiliates you in front of others
  • Destroys your property or things that you care about
  • Threatens to hurt you, the children, or pets
  • Hurts you (by hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, punching, slapping, kicking, or biting)
  • Uses (or threatens to use) a weapon against you
  • Forces you to have sex against your will
  • Controls your birth control or insists that you get pregnant
  • Blames you for his or her violent outbursts
  • Threatens to harm himself or herself when upset with you
  • Says things like, "If I can´t have you then no one can."

If you think someone is abusing you, get help. Abuse can have serious physical and emotional effects. No one has the right to hurt you.

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Healthy vs. unhealthy relationships

Sometimes a relationship might not be abusive, but it might have some serious problems that make it unhealthy. If you think you might be in an unhealthy relationship, you should be able to talk to your partner about your concerns. If you feel like you can´t talk to your partner, try talking to a trusted friend, family member, or counselor. Consider calling a confidential hotline to get the support you need and to explore next steps. If you´re afraid to end the relationship, call a hotline for help.

Signs of an unhealthy relationship include:

  • Focusing all your energy on your partner
  • Dropping friends and family or activities you enjoy
  • Feeling pressured or controlled a lot
  • Having more bad times in the relationship than good
  • Feeling sad or scared when with your partner

Signs of a healthy relationship include:

  • Having more good times in the relationship than bad
  • Having a life outside the relationship, with your own friends and activities
  • Making decisions together, with each partner compromising at times
  • Dealing with conflicts by talking honestly
  • Feeling comfortable and able to be yourself
  • Feeling able to take care of yourself
  • Feeling like your partner supports you

If you feel confused about your relationship, a mental health professional can help. Remember, you deserve to be treated with respect.

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Responding To and Protecting Students from Sexual Assault in CROSBYTON TEXAS

January 26, 2015

Courtesy of Eve Hill and Mark Kappelhoff, Deputy Assistant Attorneys General for the Civil Rights pision

Note: The sample MOU can be found at here.

President Obama established the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault one year ago. On this anniversary, the task force has released a sample memorandum of understanding (MOU) to assist campuses and law enforcement agencies to work together in their efforts to protect students, address the needs of sexual assault survivors, and ensure a prompt, thorough, and fair response to allegations of sexual misconduct. This is yet another important step in the task force’s effort to help colleges and universities, as well as their partners in the community, address the problem of campus sexual violence.

While colleges and universities can do much on their own, communication and collaboration between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement is critically important to address the problem of sexual assault on campus.

The sample MOU reflects input from task force members and agencies, outside experts on sexual assault, police associations, state attorneys general, and campus administrators and counsels.

Many colleges and universities already have MOUs in place with local law enforcement authorities covering a variety of areas. Our conversations with campus administrators, campus police, and law enforcement have underscored the need for additional tools and strategies that are specifically tailored to the dynamics of sexual assault on campus, as well as the needs of sexual assault survivors. The task force is providing this sample MOU with that in mind.

We recognize that every campus and community is unique and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The sample MOU is, therefore, intended to be a starting point for a conversation between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement on how to improve collaborations between critical first responders. We fully expect that, in partnering to address the issue of sexual violence on campus, campus administrators and law enforcement will adapt the provisions of the sample MOU to meet their particular needs and circumstances. For example, some campus and law enforcement authorities may wish to incorporate some or all of the provisions into an existing general campus safety MOU, while others may prefer a standalone agreement specifically addressing campus sexual violence. Still others may decide that some different method of collaboration better meets their needs. We hope that this sample MOU will be an important resource in collaborative efforts between campus administrators, campus police and law enforcement to eradicate sexual assault from college communities nationwide.

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Office on Violence Against Women

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Domestic violence in CROSBYTON TEXAS

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.

http://www.thehotline.org/

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