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Car crashes into detached garage

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (KWTX) A man and woman were sent to Scott and White on Saturday after the car they were in crashed into a garage in Harker Heights. Police responded just after 4 p.m. to the 200 block of Millers Crossing and found the white Infiniti resting up against the detached garage. Offic

KWTX - 2018-03-18 00:32:00

Fire at exploded Texas chemical plant being allowed to burn

CRESSON, Texas (AP) - A fire at a Texas chemical plant following an explosion last week is being allowed to burn itself out before authorities search for a missing worker who's presumed dead. Cresson Mayor and Assistant Fire Chief Bob Cornett said Sunday that conditions at the 15,000-square-foot (1,

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-18 16:40:30

Apartment declared total loss after early-morning fire

COPPERAS COVE - An abandoned apartment building has been declared a "total loss" by the Copperas Cove Fire Department after an early-morning fire demolished the building Sunday. The building located at 405 Sunset Lane in Copperas Cove caught fire around 2 a.m. according to the Fire Department and fi

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-18 16:09:00

Brown County Boys & Girls Club Announce Barn Dance Headliner

Brownwood News - The Boys & Girls Club of Brown County recently announced the headliner for the 2018 Barn Dance: Sammy Kershaw. The Barn Dance will be held on June 9th on the Copeland Ranch near Bangs. Sponsorship and ticket sales info is expected to be announced soon. For more updates, visit their

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 18:06:40

Six Arrested for Drug Offenses After Officers Respond to Stolen Property Call

Brownwood News - According to police reports, a Walmart employee accidentally left her cell phone on a bench after she took a break while working late Tuesday night. When she returned to look for her phone, it was gone. After work, she picked up her 17-year-old daughter, who was able to track the ph


Police: Nurse stole morphine from 2 Abilene facilities for personal use

Deirdre Lanford, 57, is accused of stealing morphine from two places where she worked as a nurse. A registered nurse is accused of stealing morphine from two Abilene medical facilities for her personal use. Deirdre Roxanne Lanford, 57, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of morphine, a s

KTXS.COM - 2018-03-19 12:15:18

Suspect sentenced to 10 years probation, 1 year jail for DWI death of ACU student

An Abilene man accused of hitting and killing an Abilene Christian University student who was riding her bicycle has been sentenced to serve 10 years probation and 1 year in jail. ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene man accused of hitting and killing an Abilene Christian University student who

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-19 15:28:57

Man sentenced for driving car that fatally struck ACU student in 2016

The 20-year-old man who was arrested for manslaughter after fatally striking a bicyclist in 2016 was sentenced Monday. Charles Schaefer will spend six months in jail and 10 years probation for manslaughter and another six months for driving while intoxicated. The sentences will be served back to ba

KTXS.COM - 2018-03-19 10:57:41

Brownwood Community Garden to Offer Troubleshooting Class

Brownwood News - With spring just around the corner, gardeners are anticipating the last freeze of winter, before planting or transplanting their warm season vegetables. Gardeners who use the same plot, patch, or raised beds, year after year, may encounter persistent pest or disease problems. Early


Brownwood experiences several gun accidents in a matter of days

BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB) - Less than one week after a woman was accidentally shot in Brownwood, another stray bullet caused problems when it went through a wall in an apartment, into the apartment next door. No one was hurt, but it does mark the latest in a string of accidental discharges in Brownwoo


Abilene police arrest Coleman man in connection with stolen mail, forged checks

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Abilene Police Department has arrested a Coleman man in connection with stolen mail and forged checks in several area towns. Gary Berry, 44, was arrested March 28, and charged with His bonds total $50,000. According to a news release from the APD, Berry was fo


Police: Abilene man accused in 2 overnight robberies used potato chips to fight clerk

Bobby Webster, 46, arrested for Robbery. ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Police say an Abilene man accused in two overnight robberies used potato chips to defend himself in a fight with a clerk. Bobby Webster, 46, was arrested Thursday following the robberies at two Abilene convenience stores. Court


2 Abilene toddlers test positive for multiple drugs, mother arrested

Kaylyn Smith, 21, was charged with Endangering a Child ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene mother has been arrested after her two young children tested positive for multiple drugs. Kaylyn Smith, 21, was charged with Endangering a Child Thursday in connection to an investigation that began in J


It's no big secret - one of my sons is gay

One of my sons is gay. That's the first time I've said so in this space, because it didn't seem like my story to tell about a vulnerable kid. But Sam's just a few months shy of 21 now and says to write away. This was no secret when he was at Abilene High, where I think he was an asset. He befriended


BRMC Volunteer Group Names Alma Burgos As February Volunteer of the Month

Brownwood News - The Brownwood Regional Medical Center Volunteers are pleased to announce the selection of their February 2018 Volunteer of the Month. During the March 2018 Meeting of the BRMC Volunteer's Executive Board, BRMC Volunteer, Alma Burgos, was honored as the February 2018 Volunteer of the


Abilene Loses Shot at Third Walmart Supercenter

ABILENE, TX -- Plans for a third Walmart supercenter in Abilene have been dropped according to KTXS today. "After much deliberation and consideration of several business factors, we have decided not to pursue development of an additional store in Abilene. Since our original proposal, our customers'


Brown County fire crews continue battling grass fire at Camp Bowie

A white plume of smoke could be seen billowing in the skies above Brownwood as several Brown County fire agencies responded to a grass fire at the Camp Bowie Army Base. As of 8 p.m. Wednesday, crews were still trying to put out the flames and the Texas A&M Forest Service is assisting in the effort t


Abilene mother, children test positive for drugs after 7-year-old killed in rollover wreck

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene mother and her two young children tested positive for drugs after a fatal crash. April Cortez, 30, was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with Endangering a Child for the incident that happened in July of 2017. She was released from jail after posting a $


Motorcyclist seriously injured in Winters Freeway crash in south Abilene

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash on Winters Freeway in south Abilene. ABILENE, Texas -- A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash on Winters Freeway in south Abilene. Police told KTXS a group of motorcyclists was headed from Fort Worth to Del Rio. Around noon on Thursday, a wind


Coleman DJ inspiring others to overcome

COLEMAN, Texas (KRBC) - When it comes to struggles, people react to them in various ways but one Big Country man is turning his hard times into motivation and spreading it beyond the Big Country! "Challenges are made to be undertaken and victories come when you try," Joseph Haynes said. We are each