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Leon County issues amber alert for 9-month-old boy

LEON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - The Leon County Sheriff's Office has issued an amber alert for a missing 9-month-old boy. Rheydyn Maneely was taken from his mother's home in Centerville at around 10:41 Sunday night.


Beloved Texas School Librarian Is Discovered Dead by Her Daughter, and Cop Husband Is Suspect

Belinda Hernandez led an enriching life but never lost sight of the dream she carried in her heart. “I was very happily married; I loved my children,” she reflected in a 2014 interview with the Houston Chronicle. “But I always had my one regret. I wished I had gone to college and become a teacher.”


Texas Officer Accused Of Giving Homeless Man Dog Poop “Sandwich” Wins Appeal

SAN ANTONIO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A San Antonio police officer fired in 2016 amid allegations he tried to give a homeless man a sandwich filled with dog feces won his appeal but hasn’t been reinstated.


Texas Mom Is Mauled to Death by Her 2 Pit Bulls, Who Are Then Shot by Police

A 33-year-old woman was mauled to death Saturday by her two pit bulls, who’d been quarantined earlier this month after a biting incident in Irving, Texas, according to a police statement.


Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick teases multiple special sessions unless Texas enacts 'substantial' tax relief

AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says state lawmakers must enact "substantial" tax relief even if it means working overtime. On Sunday, Patrick sent his supporters an email urging the Texas Legislature to convene a special session if it does not pass one of several property tax relief bills before it's


Missing Central Texas infant found safe

CENTERVILLE, Texas (KBTX) The Leon County Sheriff's Office says a missing 9-month-old boy has been found safe. Rheydyn Maneely was taken from his mother's home in Centerville at around 10:40 p.m. Sunday.


One of Texas' most-wanted sex offenders arrested in Pleasant Grove

One of Texas' most-wanted sex offenders was arrested in Dallas last week after more than seven months on the lam. Zachary Michael Boyett, 24, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at a Pleasant Grove home.


Felon wanted for stealing cattle, Freestone Co. Sheriff's Office says

FREESTONE COUNTY, Texas — The Freestone County Sheriff's Office asked for the public's help Friday as the department looks for Eric Michael Jimenez, who has an active felony warrant for theft of cattle.


Super Centex Boys Basketball Team: Bosqueville's Webb living out his own 'Hoosiers' fairy tale

Right before he hit the biggest shot of his season, Tyler Webb was doing everything he could to keep from busting up laughing. Here’s the situation: Webb’s Bosqueville Bulldogs trailed Lampasas by three points in a game in the Hamilton Basketball Tournament, just days after Bosqueville’s football se


Gilligan’s Island: The Musical Comes to The Teague Theatre

Palestine Community Theatre’s Spring production of Gilligan’s Island: The Musical, directed by Michael Cook, will take the show on the road and perform as a part of Trinity Star Arts Council’s season. Two performances at the Teague High Theatre are scheduled for April 13th at 7:30 p.m. and April 14t


Confusion Abounds At Fairfield Council Meeting

Confusion was the name of the game at the most recent Fairfield City Council Meeting held Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Controversy over whether or not there was ever a contract signed between the City of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce for Hotel/Motel Funds continues.


Engagement Announced by Mannen and Platt families

Carman and Brian Mannen of Fairfield proudly announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Maecy Quinn Mannen of Dallas to Clynton Cade Platt of Glen Rose. Clynton is the son of Tammy and Tommy Platt of Tehuacana.


Thirty-Five Years for Aggravated Robbery

“I am very pleased with the guilty verdict and the 35 years handed down by the Court,” says District/County Attorney Brian Evans regarding the conviction of Crystal Thompson during her trial on March 4th – 6th, 2019.


By The Numbers: Funding Cut To Visitor Center With Over $500,000 Unspent In Hotel/Motel Monies

Last week, Councilmember #2, Councilmember #3, and Councilmember #5 voted to cut funding, sever ties, not support, detach, disconnect, separate, divide, and part ways with the City of Fairfield’s Visitor’s Center located at the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. The Visitor’s Center was very important t


Dear Editor – Saddened By Discord

I left the last two Fairfield City Council meetings saddened — not just because of the votes — but because of the discord at the council table. There is no reason for elected officials to be rude and crude to staff and citizens. You can disagree without being disagreeable. I realize that not everyon


Community Donates For Cancer Support

RECEIVING A $500 DONATION from Citizens’ State Bank (above) Loan Assistant – Mallorie Swinburn is Freestone Cancer Support Group (FCSG) member Diana Lewis. With them are (l-r) FCSG members Janet Bulger and Jeanette Cornett, Loan Officer – Mark Chilcoat, and Tellers – Andi Flannery & Terri Greagrey.


Children & Youth Day at Jones Chapel This Sunday

Jones Chapel United Methodist Church of Fairfield is hosting a Children and Youth Day Program on Sunday, March 24, 2019 beginning at 3:00 p.m. Guest Pastor will be Pastor D. Moffitt, Jr. of South Union Baptist Church in Palestine.


Local Talent Sought For Annual Show

Fairfield Rotary Club will host its 45th Annual Talent Show on Friday, April 5, 2019, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Entries are accepted through 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 1st. Please bring your entry form to Heritage Title & Abstract, NAPA Auto Parts, Community National Bank & Trust, Farmers State Bank, o


Citizen’s Group to Promote Hometown of Fairfield To Meet March 25

Next meeting for Our Town Committee will be Monday, March 25 beginning 12:00 noon at the meeting room at Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. Bring a sack lunch. Water will be provided.


Spring Style Show Set For April 9th To Benefit Cancer Support

Freestone Cancer Support Group presents their annual Spring Style Show and Dinner on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 with special guest Miss Texas – Madison Fuller!. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. at the Depot X Event Center in Fairfield, with the meal being served at 6:30 p.m.