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Caldwell man charged in stepbrother's 2016 death among 43 indicted

A Caldwell man accused of killing his stepbrother last December is among 43 people indicted Thursday by a Brazos County grand jury. A grand jury indictment is not an indication of guilt. It means enough evidence exists for the case to move forward in the criminal justice process. Rod Sterling Clanto


Caldwell man indicted for fatal shooting of stepbrother following money dispute

Brazos County, Tex. (KBTX)- A Brazos County Grand Jury has indicted a local man on a murder charge following the deadly shooting of his stepbrother. Investigators say Rod Sterling Clanton, 51, of Caldwell, confessed to shooting Steven Craig Bishop, on Monday, December 26, 2016. The fatal confront


China Spring 48, Taylor 0

KILLEEN - Looks like the China Spring Cougars are playoff-ready. Tyrick James and Erik Hart scored two touchdowns apiece and Cayden Johnson fired three scoring passes as the Cougars clipped the wings of the Ducks, 48-0, in a Class 4A Division I bi-district playoff clash on Friday night at Leo Buckle

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-11-18 04:30:00

Gobble, Gobble, Gobble

Margaret Salvaggio| Robertson County News As the families go through the line to select what they would like to eat the volunteers help out. This past Sunday at the Hearne Elementary Cafeteria the Love Out Loud Ministry again for the third time was a hug success with the doors opening up at 5:00 p.


Turkey's trotting all over the place

The Great 2017 Turkey Trot is off and running to a great start as turkey boxes are filling up all over Robertson County. On page 3 you will find 20 Turkey coupons and to play the Great Turkey Trot is simple and you could be the winner. First, take a minute and put your name and phone number on eac


Hutto hosting recycling day for documents, electronics

(Jackie Vega/KXAN) HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) - The Keep Hutto Beautiful Foundation is joining thousands of local organizers across the country to host a free document shredding and electronic recycling event. Members of the community are encouraged to drop off their unwanted electronics and their docume

KXAN - 2017-11-18 16:27:15

Motorcyclist killed in crash with pole on SH 79 near Hutto

Motorcyclist killed in crash on US 79 between Hutto and Taylor. (Courtesy: Rosalinda Marroquin) HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a pole on the side of State Highway 29 between Hutto and Taylor, Thursday afternoon. The Texas Department of Public Safety was not able to


Snook ISD reacts to proposed bond getting turned down by voters

SNOOK, Tex. (KBTX) - Taxpayers in the Snook Independent School District this month voted against the the proposed bond package that would've improved the schools. The final vote was 192-157. The bond would have raised the tax rate by up to 15 cents per $100 property valuation. In total, the cost to

KBTX.COM - 2017-11-17 20:02:00

Ladycats give coach homecoming win

Having family ties to Brock, Nikki Hyles knows the significance of coming away from Eagles Gymnasium with a victory. Which is what her Aledo Ladycats did Saturday, winning 46-44 to capture third place in the Brock Varsity Showcase. "A lot of my family comes Brock," Hyles said. "I know how hard it is

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-19 16:28:00

Driver indicted in fatal wreck

A driver involved in a deadly crash near Cottondale in July has been indicted by a Wise County grand jury. According to records that were unsealed this week, Christoval Reynal Villarreal, 32, of Decatur was indicted for criminal negligent homicide stemming from a wreck July 12 at the intersection of

WCMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-18 23:59:59

Model for making our community better

Growing up, my family owned and operated a small printing business. Part of running a family-owned business were long hours and few days off between all the demands from payroll, accounts receivable to managing employees. Just finding time to sleep was difficult enough. Which is why over the past fe

WCMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-18 18:54:42

Animal shelter gets $430K estate gift

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WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-18 01:15:00

City approves purchase of new splash pad

It's been a wait for the north side of Weatherford but Marshall Park is about to get more interesting. The Weatherford City Council Tuesday night approved the purchase of a splash pad to be located at the small park. "We are excited to bring this forward tonight," Director of Parks and Recreation Sh


Medical City Weatherford gets recognition

Medical City Weatherford, formerly Weatherford Regional Medical Center, announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcome, reflecting top quartile


Life sentence confirmed for man convicted of murder as teen

Joshua Phillips was a teenager when he was a convicted and sentenced to life in prison for beating and stabbing to death an 8-year-old girl who lived in his Florida neighborhood. Nearly 20 years later, after new sentencing hearings, a Florida judge has concluded that he should remain behind bars for

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-18 21:45:00

No charges against Corpus Christi officer in fatal shooting

A South Texas police officer will not face criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a 55-year-old driver during a struggle following a traffic stop. A Nueces (nyoo-AY'-sis) County grand jury Thursday declined to indict Corpus Christi police Officer Jose Hasette. Investigators say Hasette on Oct. 19

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 21:04:00

Middletown police arrest man charged with device access fraud

hafer.JPG Daniel Hafer of Middletown was arrested for charged filed in March, alleging he stole a credit card from a woman's purse and used it to withdraw money from an ATM. Police have confirmed the allegation, and a preliminary hearing was held November 13. Hafer's charges include two counts of

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 14:13:01

Christmas tree arrives in downtown Middletown; it's bigger than last year's

Twenty-one feet at its widest point, Middletown's 2017 Christmas tree would have qualified as a wide load as it was making its way down Union Street being led by a borough police escort with lights a-flashing on Friday, Nov. 16. But as Mayor James H. Curry III put it, "nobody does Christmas like Mid

PRESSANDJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-17 21:13:43

Update: Officer's name released in fatal shooting

A two-vehicle collision closed the 6800 block of Moulstown Road in Heidelberg Township Saturday morning. According to police, a Honda CRV tried to follow a right hand curve in the road when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Honda Civic. Three adults were hospitalized, and a th

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 14:35:23

Police seek hit-and-run driver in Heidelberg Township

Police are seeking the driver a vehicle, believed to be a white Subaru, that crashed into a utility pole in Heidelberg Township before driving away on Friday morning. The accident occurred at 7:23 a.m. Friday on Michters Road, south of Donahue Lane. For unknown reasons, the driver left the roadway a

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 17:44:14