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The Plainview Herald is a daily newspaper in Plainview, Texas. The Herald is distributed to readers in a six-county circulation area: Briscoe, Castro, Floyd, Hale, Lamb and Swisher. The Plainview Herald was acquired by Hearst Corporation in 1979. The newspaper is published in the nation's largest cotton growing region and on the edge of the nation's heaviest concentration of cattle feeding and beef packing operations. Hale County is home to an ethanol plant and the area has realized recent growth in milk and wind energy production. The Herald is a multiple winner of both the Sweepstakes Award of the West Texas Press Association and the Panhandle Press Association's General Excellence Award, and has been recognized by the Texas Press Association. Its Web site, myplainview.com, also has won numerous awards.