Schleicher County

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    FLDS Son Cuts Deal With Prosecutors

    A teenage son of Warren Jeffs, the leader of the FLDS church, has reached an agreement with authorities to avoid any punishment relating to his arrest during the April raid of the church's YZF Ranch. Levi Jeffs, 19, was arrested after state troopers stopped the car he was driving through the churc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2008

    Mp3: Jon Cartwright's "Plural Girl Blues"

    I recorded this ditty from Schleicher County crooner Jon Cartwright while I was reporting on the polygamist compound in West Texas a couple years ago. The song might not make mention of all the recent developments, but with its "what's your name again?" and "I got 13 pages of honey-do's," it defin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    Authorities Raid Polygamist Compound in West Texas

    Keith Plocek "This is the United States," Schleicher County Justice of the Peace James Doyle told me two years ago when I was reporting on polygamy in West Texas. "And I don't kick in your door and you don't kick in mine and we don't kick in theirs. They're citizens of the United States and we've ... More >>

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Big Love, Texas-Style

    Polygamists live in a compound on our state's dry western plains