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High school notebook: Midway, others figure to flex arm muscles in 2019 baseball campaign

If high school baseball is an arms race, the top teams in Central Texas own well-stocked gun cabinets. The UIL baseball season officially opened Monday, and several area teams should tower from the mound again in 2019. Last year, Clifton and Abbott reached the state tournament from the area, and bot


Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu


Trio of Centex girls teams still dribbling in playoffs

For three Central Texas girls basketball teams, the dream of a state championship still remains intact. The wood chipper of the postseason has thinned the field for the vast majority of Centex squads, but Fairfield and Marlin remain alive in the UIL playoffs while Reicher is still in the mix for a T


Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter

A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been killed. Police Capt


Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.


Dear Editor – Thank You To Fairfield Chamber & Visitor’s Center

The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center does a very good job of promoting local business. The Visitors Center is the town of Fairfield’s delegated authority to advertise and promote tourism and hotels and motels in Fairfield.


Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission

LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.


Items Collected Friday by Fairfield History Club for Benefit Sale

The Fairfield History Club has a long history of supporting the Military and Veterans; from holding scrap drives and collecting waste fat and tin cans to support the war effort during WWII, to supporting organizations which offer assistance to those in the Military and their families such as the Fis


Texas Teen Warns of the Dangers of Trying to Get the Perfect Selfie After He Fell Off a Bridge

A Texas teen is speaking out after a selfie almost ended his life. On November 12, Triston Bailey was driving home from a Dallas Stars ice hockey game with his friends when the group decided to quickly pull over and snap a selfie off of the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas, according to Fox 4 New


Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth

Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs


North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery

PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.


Sweet string music: Fairfield's fourth-quarter surge fells Connally in regional quarterfinals, 66-57

CORSICANA – After an impromptu singing of the national anthem, playing a little basketball wasn’t stressful at all for Fairfield’s Braden Bossier. The Lady Eagles’ junior forward scored eight fourth-quarter points to ignite a fiery finish for her team. Bossier and the Lady Eagles put together a huge


Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas

(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.


State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.


Train derails near Main Street in Teague

TEAGUE, Texas - According to the Teague Police Department, BNSF Railroad has blocked the Main Street intersection with a railcar after a train derailment. Travelers will need to find a different route away from the intersection.


Amid sex scandal, Southern Baptist leader puts 3 North Texas churches on notice

The leader of the Southern Baptist Convention singled out three North Texas churches for increased scrutiny this week in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal plaguing the denomination.


Migrant families still being separated at the border, report from Texas group says

Migrant families are still being separated by the Trump administration, sometimes over "uncorroborated allegations" of crimes, according to a report published Thursday by a Texas civil rights group.


Texas State University responds to string of on-campus violent crimes

After a string of violent crimes against students... Texas State University is increasing security. KXAN education reporter Tom Miller is in San Marcos with the effort to keep students safe.


2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison

Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.


The case of the stolen Frosty continues

A misdemeanor case of theft was heard by the Grand Jury Wednesday, Jan. 23 and the case was true billed against Charles Gregory for the theft of the 20-ft. Frosty the Snowman inflatable Christmas decoration.