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City and school elections in May are mostly uncontested

Voters in Burnet and Llano counties will have few decisions to make for municipal and school district races on the May 4 general election ballot. There are no contested races for any of the counties’ three public school districts. Of the eight total spots up for election in the three districts, all


Texas man charged in stabbing death of 2-year-old daughter

ORANGE, Texas (AP) 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


Llano County holds benefit for flood survivors

LLANO, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - It's been four months since October's historic flooding along the Llano River. For many, cleanup efforts are still ongoing in Llano County and rebuilding is underway.


Selfie-seeking Texas teenager survives fall off bridge, hopes near-death experience serves as warning

A teenager in Texas who was nearly killed while trying to snap the perfect selfie atop a bridge in Dallas has a simple message: No photo is worth it. Triston Bailey was reportedly with a group of friends headed home from a Dallas Stars game on Nov. 12 when the group decided to pull over for a selfie


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


Musicians Raise Money for Llano County Flood Victims

AUSTIN, Texas — Flood survivors in Llano County are still trying to rebuild after the Llano River overflowed and destroyed 60 homes and damaged hundreds of others in October 2018.


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.


The Rail Lines That Changed Llano History

After the passenger train depot was bought and removed, the freight train depot (as pictured above) remained until it burned in a fire in 1961. Today Llano's Railroad Museum sits in the once busy rail yard.


2 Texas men sentenced for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 'millions'

SHREVEPORT, La. — Two Texas men were sentenced to 63 months in prison Tuesday for trafficking more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl through Louisiana, enough to kill “millions” of people, according to authorities.


Police: North Texas man abused girlfriend's 8-week-old baby out of 'frustration'

Police in North Texas say a newborn baby suffered a traumatic brain injury at the hands of his mother's boyfriend. CBS DFW reports that the Parker County Sheriff's Office has charged 20-year-old Kaleb Eisenmann with injury to a child.


Body of missing Texas boyfriend found, but girlfriend's whereabouts a mystery

Weltzin Garcia and Alfonso Hernandez had a problematic relationship, but remained linked to each other through their two young children. A few weeks ago, police issued a warrant for Hernandez’s arrest for domestic violence, according to Texas media outlets. But days after the warrant was issued both


Hornet golfers take third at Llano event in Kingsland

Gatesville High, competing in a large field of challengers, finished third in the Llano Invitational Thursday. The Hornets shot a teamtotal 321 to earn their bronze medals. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Gatesville%20MessengerID440/


Johnson City man charged in theft of Burnet County rams

An investigation by a Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s special ranger led to the Feb. 12 arrest of Cody Rahe White, 36, of Johnson City in the theft of four rams from a Burnet County ranch last fall.


Tivy rolls over Dripping Springs, 68-26, to return to the regional tournament

LLANO — One thought flashed through Julia Becker’s mind halfway through the second quarter: She had no choice, but to redeem herself. The Tivy junior guard had just turned the ball over to Dripping Springs’ Kennedy Donovan at half court, granting Donovan an open path to the basket. Becker, though, w


More than $12M worth of meth seized in Texas, CBP says

A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was uncovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday. The agency’s Office of Field Operations (OFO), stationed at the Pharr International Bridge, carried out the drug seizure on Saturday,


Lady Antlers move one step closer to state tourney

The Lady Antlers played with all the determination and focus necessary for a state championship contender Tuesday night at Yellow Jacket Gym in Llano, they dominating both ends of the court to record a whopping 68-26 win over Dripping Springs in the Class 5A Region IV quarterfinals.


Piles of debris being fished out of Lake LBJ in Kingsland

KINGSLAND, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Piles of debris are being removed from Lake LBJ in Kingsland. The community is focusing on cleaning the lake following the devastating October floods.


Popularity of CBD oil growing in Central Texas

CENTRAL TEXAS (KWTX) After operating for three months the CenTex CBD store is going strong. CBD or Cannabidiol oil is a non-intoxicating substance which is extracted from the cannabis plant.


New Texas State police chief: "We want to be more transparent"

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — It’s been a tough week for Texas State University. Earlier in the week, there was a report of an armed robbery on campus at the university. No one was hurt, however, and police are still looking for the suspect.


North Texas Law Enforcement Face Challenges In Catching Credit Card Skimmers

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – With new technology comes new challenges. Monday night the CBS 11 I-Team showed how gas pumps skimmers are on the rise as the technology becomes more advanced.