Forewarning at Historic Hockley County Jail

Sitting on the southeast corner of the Hockley County Courthouse Square is a rather nondescript two-story white building built in 1938 as a jail. The lower northeast section was reserved for living quarters for the county sheriff. The second floor housed an odd number of 13 jail cells. Cooking for the prisoners fell upon the…

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Don’t Open Your Mouth if You Don’t Know the Facts

  Note: Ginny Phillips and I worked on saving the historic Mallet Ranch Headquarters in southwest Hockley County for over two years. As a scholar and researcher I covered all my bases with my research and we went above and beyond in showing why this historic site was important to preserve in situ. We published…

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