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Secret Santa surprises Cisco 9-year-old who wants stove for Christmas
CISCO, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A Secret Santa surprised a Cisco 9-year-old who wanted her family to get a new stove for Christmas. When 9-year-old Autumn arrived home from school Friday, she found a stove wrapped in a big red bow sitting on her porch!
Lady Loboes basketball team balanced in success
CISCO, Texas — The Cisco girls basketball team has a reputation of getting off to a great start, and this year is no different. With a record of 17-2 and now ranked 12th in the state for Class 3A by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, the team's discipline and consistency is paying off.
Document: Breckenridge man beat parents to death with baseball bat
BRECKENRIDGE, Texas — A Breckenridge man beat his parents to death with a baseball bat, according to court documents obtained by KTXS. Mitchel and Terry Sullivan’s bodies were found Friday afternoon in their home after a welfare check by Mark Dempsey, Terry’s brother-in-law.
Son Charged with Capital Murder After Mother, Father Found Dead
BRECKENRIDGE, TX-- Police have identified the couple found dead in their home on Friday. On Friday, Breckenridge Police arrived to a local home for a possible dead body, but when they arrived they found two. The victims are 58-year-old Mitchel Sullivan and 58-year-old Terry Sullivan.
Alleged Parent Killer Says Demons Made Him Do It
BRECKENRIDGE, TX-- The son of Mitchel and Terry Sullivan says the murder of his parents was beyond his control. Mitchel and Terry Sullivan’s bodies were found Friday afternoon in their home. Terry's brother in-law, Mark Dempsey, came to check on Mitchel after he would not answer his phone, and was n
Jackets post easy win over Eastland, 64-29
The Stephenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball squad has shown improvement on defense, coinciding with their recent winning trend as they get ready to head into the Christmas break.
Suspect charged with murder for fatal shooting of Moran man
MORAN, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A suspect has been charged with murder for the death of a Moran man who was shot and killed in June. Royce Donaldson was taken into custody for 1st Degree Murder Friday after a Grand Jury indicted him in connection to the death of George Henry Mark, 51.
Five killed in fire near Texas State University ruled homicide
SAN MARCOS, Texas — The deaths of five people killed in a large apartment fire near Texas State University have been ruled homicides. The fire broke out on July 20 at an apartment complex in San Marcos. The fire has been ruled an arson, though no arrests have been made and few details have been rele
Breckenridge couple found dead in their home identified
BRECKENRIDGE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - The couple found dead on Friday, in their Breckenridge home, has been identified. The victims are 58-year-old Mitchel Sullivan and 58-year-old Terry Sullivan.
KRBC AM Forecast: Friday, December 14th, 2018
Rain and light snow is quickly falling apart and moving out of the eastern Big Country. A Winter Weather Advisory is still in effect for Stephens and Eastland County until 9:00 a.m. Temperatures are in the 30s with northwesterly winds around 15 to 35 mph and gusts as high as 40 mph. Wind chills are
Rezoning of Elliott and Wheeler called off due to opposition
The project that calls for townhouses to be developed on a rezoned Elliott and Wheeler Street has been called off after almost two months of meetings and opposition. Virgil Moore, executive director of the Breckenridge Economic Development Corporation, said developer David Stowe spoke with him on Tu
College identifying employees in response to state investigative report wasn’t done with malice or to cast blame
Coastal Bend College officials say that the identifying of employees in their response to a state investigation was not done to place blame upon them. “Beginning in May 2018, Coastal Bend College has cooperated with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s investigation into the Nursing Short
Eastland jurist McCloud, 89, respected and sought for advice
Austin McCloud may have been a serious jurist who presided as the chief justice of the 11th District Court of Civil Appeals for nearly a quarter-century, but the judge who holds that job now remembered McCloud for his lightheartedness.
Sheriffs office to begin new program for special needs individuals
Often times law enforcement and first responders run into situations they may not be wholly trained for. Many times calls come in about an individual acting odd, or just walking about with no real direction. When these calls come in, departments must respond to find out if the individual is alright.
UT-Austin Student's Killer Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity
AUSTIN, TEXAS — The man charged in the fatal stabbing attack that led to the death of a University of Texas at Austin freshman last year was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Tuesday, according to reports.
Report Wild Hogs To Texas A&M
Spanish-Language Film 'Roma' May Be The Best Of 2018. Herald-Banner movie critic Alice Reese says "Roma," a black-and-white drama about life in a Mexico City neighborhood in the 1970s, is being mentioned as a possible 2018 Academy Awards "Best Picture" contender. It would be the first foreign langua
Ranger College recognizes veteran who doubted he would ever graduate
Ranger College administrators awarded Brownwood veteran Jeffery Allen Phillips, who graduated with honors Friday night, with a special recognition for inspiring fellow students and staff members.
From student to KSYM 90.1 FM program director
James “Hot Mustard” Velten teaches students radio excellence. “The Sauce with Hot Mustard” has been a KSYM 90.1 FM morning staple since May 11, 2009. James “Hot Mustard” Velten, a student in the RTVB program at the time, brought the idea of a morning show up as a big picture project for his RTVB 115
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder May Offer Protection From Obesity
“OCD is a condition that affects more than 8 million people in the U.S. alone,” Abramovitch said. “The study found a positive aspect related to OCD, where individuals with OCD…” — SAN MARCOS – A new study led by Amitai Abramovitch, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Texas State U
Traffic Stop Leads to Seizure of $200,000 Worth of Heroin
CISCO, TX-- A traffic stop on I-20 led to Cisco Police to a seizure of $200,000 worth of heroin on Tuesday. Sgt. Leslie Trammell conducted the stop around 9 p.m. on Tuesday on I-20 westbound.