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NWS: Sunday's hail storm was record-breaking

AUSTIN (KXAN) - The National Weather Service says photos confirming hailstones 4-5 inches or more in diameter indicate Sunday's hail storm in eastern Bastrop County was historic. Meteorologist Paul Yura says some hailstones in the Smithville area were measured at 5 inches, breaking the record of 4.5

KXAN - 2018-03-21 04:09:25

View from Atop the Ferris Wheel

The La Grange Optimist Club and Fayette County Fair Association Co-Sponsored a Spring Break Carnival last week at the fairgrounds. This is a view from atop the Ferris Wheel at sunset Friday. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. http://etypeservices.com/Fayette%20County%20R


Man arrested in Death of Yoakum Woman

On March 13th around 9pm the DeWitt County Sheriffs Office Found the body of Saleemah Paulton shot to death on Hulse road. After following different leads in the investigation, the DeWitt County Sheriffs arrested a suspect March 19th around 11:30pm. "We arrested Saleemah Paulton's common law husband

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2018-03-21 03:34:00

DeWitt County investigators identify people of interest in homicide

Authorities have identified people of interest in a DeWitt County homicide case. Saleemah Paulton, 38, of Yoakum, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds about 9 p.m. Tuesday near the McCoy Creek bridge on Hulse Road by U.S. 183 a few miles south of Hochheim. DeWitt County investigators think they

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2018-03-20 02:00:00

Officials search for Clear Fork fugitive

The Lockhart Police Department is searching for a man wanted on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge in connection with an incident that was reported to police on March 8 at Clear Fork Elementary. Police said the charge against Noah Herrera carries a $150,000 bond. Herrera is describe

POST-REGISTER.COM - 2018-03-21 21:38:19

Yoakum man charged in death of Saleemah Paulton Brazil

DeWitt County Sheriff's deputies arrested Daniel Dwayne Brazil, 53, of Yoakum around 11:30 p.m. Monday, March 19, charging him with the murder of Saleemah Paulton Brazil. On Tuesday, March 13 the DeWitt County Sheriff's Office received a call of a body off of Hulse Road at the McCoy Creek Bridge ne

CUERO RECORD - 2018-03-20 16:33:09

What's a story? Submit yours

I'd like to do a food review on all the food trucks. I'd like to ask a Union-Pacific Railroad employee how many traffic intersections exists between Giddings and Elgin. It's not exactly a story, but it would be cool if a duplicate bridge player wrote a weekly column. We'd also like a garden column,

ELGIN COURIER - 2018-03-20 20:21:00

Officials identify Yoakum residents run over by vehicle, driver

The names of two people injured early Sunday after being run over by a truck in DeWitt County and the driver were released Monday by the county sheriff's office. Trey Janca, 21, and Rosaisela Ramirez, 21, both of Yoakum, were lying behind a white 1999 Dodge Ram pickup about 1:30 a.m. at 1068 Farm-to

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2018-03-20 01:30:00

DISCORD IN OAKLAND, PART ONE: Old school building, possession of plaza cause rift

It isn't. It is a bullet-point version of a controversy raging in Oakland, a small, unincorporated community in far western Colorado County. The fate of the old Oakland Normal School building and questions over who exactly owns the Oakland Plaza, dedicated for public use in the 1850s, are the cataly

COLORADO COUNTY CITIZEN - 2018-03-21 15:08:00

Wanjura hired as Special Ed Director for CISD

COLUMBUS-The Columbus ISD Board of Trustees voted without dissent to hire Sarah Wanjura as the district's special education director following an executive (closed) session Monday night. Wanjura had been holding the post on an interim basis since the previous special education director retired in De

COLORADO COUNTY CITIZEN - 2018-03-21 15:29:00

Report: Drugs or alcohol factor into half of Texas child abuse and neglect deaths

The number of Texas children dying from abuse and neglect decreased by 22.5 percent in fiscal year 2017, according to a state report, but drug and alcohol use among caregivers is still leading to deaths from trauma, accidental smothering while sleeping and auto accidents, among other causes. By iSto

THE TEXAS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 05:01:00

Deputies continue DeWitt County homicide investigation

The DeWitt County Sheriff's Office is continuing to chase leads and interview people who knew the Yoakum woman who was found dead Tuesday night. Saleemah Paulton, 38, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds about 9 p.m. near the McCoy Creek bridge on Hulse Road by U.S. 183 a few miles south of Hoc


Single rollover in Yoakum leaves teen in serious condition

A Yoakum man was charged with intoxication assault after a single-truck rollover wreck left a teenager in serious condition in a San Antonio hospital. The wreck happened at about 4 a.m. Friday as the driver and three passengers were traveling from Cuero to Yoakum, said Sgt. Ruben San Miguel, a spoke


La Grange Sweeps Past Smithville

Cameron Chorens has pitched some (mostly as a reliever) on varsity for La Grange since he was a sophomore. Now as a senior, he's finally getting the ball in the biggest of moments for the Leps - and he's making the most of it. La Grange has played two district ballgames so far and Chorens has pitche


New Police Officer Has An Interesting First Day

Shortly after he was sworn in as a new police officer in Flatonia on Feb. 23, Officer Nick Saldarriaga was dispatched to 709 North La Grange St. (the Timewise Convenience Store) in reference to a Possession of Marijuana report from Chief Perry Kram. Fayette County Dispatch broadcast a vivid descript


Somebody's in Hot Water

The water from this La Grange fire hydrant in front of the HEB grocery store on Travis Street was shooting up 20 feet or more for about 20 minutes Tuesday after a Penske Rental truck took a turn too sharply and knocked off the top of the hydrant. The driver drove off after the incident, but a witnes


Yoakum woman found dead of multiple gunshot wounds

HOCHHEIM - A Yoakum mother of two who was celebrated in life for her fun-loving personality was found dead Tuesday night on a gravel road deep in rural DeWitt County. "I don't understand how this happened to her," said the woman's cousin, Dematrus Enoch, of Yoakum. "She was left out here like an ani


Two Life-Flighted After Head-On Collision Just Outside La Grange

A Weimar man suffered critical injuries in a head-on collision on FM 155 Thursday, March 8. The accident happened around noon in front of Post Oak Inn, located about 200 yards west of Ronnie Road. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Greg Trojacek investigated the accident. Trojacek said 80-yea


Bald Eagle Mother And Babies Living Here

An alert Record reader (who did not want to be named) took these pictures of a mother Bald Eagle (above) and her two babies, who have yet to grow white feathers on their heads (right). This nest was high in a tree in the Ammannsville area of southern Fayette County. The nest was at least six feet wi


Wunderlich won't arm teachers

WEIMAR-Campus security and techniques used to diffuse situations that could result in violence-as well as discussion about arming educators-headlined the Weimar Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting last Thursday in the wake of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Hi