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Officer injured after chasing suspect with outstanding warrant
The officer attempted to stop a car driving on N. Ellis Street, but the car would not stop, so officers initiated a pursuit. Eventually, the car left the road and hit a fence and tree.
Gas/Sewer line break causes temporary evacuations
A broken gas line and broken sewer line on the 400 block of South Ellis on Wednesday, June 13 led to a temporary closing of nearby businesses but was resolved within hours due to joint efforts by the Groesbeck Police Department, Fire Department, and Atmos Energy.
Local nursing homes host fan drives to help senior citizens beat the heat
Local nursing homes Groesbeck LTC and Windsor Healthcare Residence have both been working this month to gather and distribute new fans to area seniors, helping them to combat the brutal Texas heat cost effectively. Though each nursing home is working independently, this is not a joint fundraiser or
Sodd steps down from CISD board
“We understand and accept Jason’s resignation from the Board, “said Leah Blackard, President of the CISD Board of Trustees.”
Two charged with Bell County metal thefts
Two people are charged in connection with separate metal thefts in Temple.Paul Bernard Bell, 43, of Temple, was charged with theft of material aluminum/bronze/copperas/brass less than $30,000, a state jail felony. He was in Bell County Jail on bonds that totaled $44,000.Mary Kaye Bond, 37, of Bellme
Waco PD: Wanted woman found with heroin
The officer was dispatched to the Astro Motel, located in the 3400 block of the S Jack Kultgen Expressway. While there, the officer came across a vehicle which was previously driven by a wanted person.
Police: Man threatens wife, child
Officers were dispatched to 756 Randy Drive on a possible suicide threat last Saturday. Before they arrived, dispatch stated the husband of Petra Ramos, later identified as Marshall Ramos, Jr., threatened her with a gun.
Mart creates city administrator position, appoints new council member
Prior city leaders eliminated the city administrator role in the early 2000s, Mayor Pro Tem Henry Witt III said. Recently started projects require more oversight than currently available on staff, Witt said. City leaders interviewed several people for a part-time city administrator position shortly
Local man set to appear in federal court on witness tampering charge
WACO, Texas (KWTX)A Waco man is set to appear Monday in U.S. Magistrate’s court for arraignment on charges he conspired with another to tamper with a federal court witness and obstructed justice in doing so.Desmond Wilkerson, of Waco, who's already in federal custody, will appear Monday before U.S.
Churches, immigration groups prepare for Waco Stands for Children rally
Organizers say they will gather at Heritage Square, where they will share speeches, pray and peacefully protest.
'Not on my watch' | Wacoans protest 'zero tolerance' policy
Waco mom Christina Laredo said when she saw the images of children being split up from the families on the Mexican border she was horrified.“I don’t want my children to think this is the way it’s supposed to be in America,” Laredo said. “As a child I was not raised like this. My heart hurts for the
Rains bring fertilizer frenzy for area farmers and ranchers
ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) -Area farmers and ranchers are scrambling to put fertilizer out with rain hitting this week. It's a race against not only against Mother Nature, but other farmers as well.A steady stream of farmers and ranchers are moving in and out of the Producers Cooperative in Bryan
Jonathon Fite: Investors eye rising rates
“It is so hard for me to believe that you can drop money from a helicopter and not have inflation.”— Warren Buffett inFortune, 2015Last week the Federal Reserve announced another much-expected rate hike, moving short-term interest rates into the range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent. One of the support
Feds Sue G2 Corporation, Alleging Sex Harassment at Texas Facility
G2 Corporation, doing business as Screen Tight, violated federal law by subjecting a female worker in the Patio Screen Door Fabrication warehouse in Corsicana, Texas, to unwelcome physical and verbal sexual harassment at the hands of her production manager and another high-level corporate officer, t
Deputies arrest man for threatening wife with gun while 3-year-old daughter was present
The victim told deputies that she and her husband were in the process of getting a divorce, and she hadn't lived in the house for about a month. She said that she arrived at the home with movers, so she could remove some furniture.
IMPACT Navarro College schedules Opioid Meeting
IMPACT Navarro College is scheduling a free town hall meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 21 on the subject of Opioids. It is open to all citizens and will be held at the Nancy Roberts Room at the Corsicana Public Library.Opioids are the leading drug epidemic in America today. They are responsible for
Twelve-Year Sentence for Teague Man
Fifty-one-year-old Joseph Meachum of Teague has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for possession of a controlled substance, one gram to four grams, following his trial held June 4-5, 2018.
Huffman passes at 72 — Friends, colleagues remember community servant
Lloyd Huffman, 72, was in a fatal auto accident Thursday while traveling in Scott County, Indiana.
Teen saves neighbor from East Waco house fire
A shed in the home's backyard caught fire, and flames spread to other buildings, including the man's home in the 500 block of Lottie Street.
Owner's daughter disputes portrayal of Elm Mott bar as biker hangout
Ginger Gregory, daughter of the owner of MacDaddy's Pub in Elm Mott, said the 45-year-old man, who was found injured off the bar's property, was drinking at the bar and had left on foot. Law enforcement officials have said the man was wearing a Bandidos support group T-shirt and that a rivalry betwe