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Man dragged along rural Central Texas road dies

HICO, Texas (KWTX) A Dublin man died Tuesday near Hico after trying to force his way into a pickup, Department of Public Safety Sgt. Dave Roberts confirmed Friday. Clifford Allen Mericle, 47, of Dublin was standing alongside Farm-to-Market Road 1744 at about 5:35 a.m. Tuesday when the driver of the

KWTX - 2018-01-19 19:30:00

Hood County News- A twice-weekly newspaper serving Granbury and Hood County, Texas

Rubino On Thursday Hood County Sheriff's Office Deputies arrested Justin Michael Rubino, 30, from Benbrook, for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a third-degree felony, said Public Information Officer Lt. Johnny Rose. The charge stems from an incident where Rubino was allegedly shooting a

HOOD COUNTY NEWS - 2018-01-19 16:24:59


Following are some of the calls received by the Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office for the period Jan. 12-18: FRIDAY, JAN. 12 CIVIL MATTER - 200 block of Buzzbee Road, Palo Pinto, 10:21 a.m. GRASS FIRE - Mitchell Hill Road, Gordon, 11:11 a.m. Burn ban violation. WELFARE CONCERN - 800 block of Urb

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-01-19 19:40:00

Youngsters can bust that boredom at Discovery Place

Martaevious Jackson and Kerwin Hooper take part in Tinker Fest last May at Discovery Place. The Texarkana Museums System has a Boredom Buster program for children on the second, third and fourth Saturdays of each month, and Tinkerfest will return in May. (Gazette file photo) If your children need s

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 22:46:47

Man arrested for intoxicated assault after 2-vehicle collision

Courtesy photo About 4:45 p.m., on Fall Creek Highway near the entrance to DeCordova, a 2009 Toyota Yaris driven by Kevin Futch, 24, of Granbury, crossed into the oncoming southbound lane and struck another vehicle, said Texas Highway Patrol Staff Sergeant Dub Gillum. Sherry Carrington, 59, also fro


POLICE CALLS: Jan. 10-17

Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period Jan. 10-17. Not all calls for service result in a filed report: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10 ARREST - 501 block of S.E 3rd Street, 9:15 a.m. Shawn M. Owen, 33, of Mineral Wells, was arrested on an outstanding county

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-01-18 21:15:00

Meridian girls wrap up first round

After finishing the first round of District 10-2A competition winless, the youthful Meridian Lady Jacket girls basketball team hopes to put it behind them, learn from their experience and start fresh. Thanks to the freezing temperatures, the Lady Jackets got an extra day to think about it as Meridia


Jury's 80-year sentence for long pursuit upheld by court

In a ruling last week, an appeals court upheld the 80-year prison sentence a Parker County jury assessed to a Stephenville man for fleeing from Weatherford police for over 20 miles in 2015. Timothy Shawn Williams, 46, pled guilty to evading arrest or detention with a vehicle last May and elected to


Marshall man taken into custody on drug charges

During a patrol in Marshall on Oct. 19, 2017, a Marshall police officer spotted a suspect who had two active warrants for his arrest. According to a probable cause statement, the police officer questioned Joey Contreras and searched his person. Reportedly, Contreras handed the officer a knife from h

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Sedalia police arrest man after finding drugs, gun in SUV

SEDALIA, Mo. - Sedalia police arrested Zachary Smasal on Tuesday after officers performed a traffic stop on a SUV because it did not have a rear license plate. According to the probable cause statement, when officers approached the car they could smell marijuana. Smasal admitted to smoking some ear

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 18:36:49

Sedalia woman charged after being accused of supplying heroin

SEDALIA, Mo. - A Sedalia woman has been charged with multiple drug charges after she was accused of being a heroin distributor. According to the probable cause statement, officers were able to obtain a cellphone showing text conversations about Kenneth McGee and Tuesday Sparks distributing heroin i

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 18:19:24

Job searching has changed over the years

With all the "help wanted" signs I see around Sedalia, I had to wonder what two young men were talking about the other day when I heard them say they could not find a job in "This Town." In the '40s and early '50s when I was a boy, kids would have loved to have the many opportunities to work in the

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-20 02:06:00

Salt causing cars to rust and paint to chip

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Tiger Express Wash was swamped with cars Friday, and on Thursday the company said it broke a record by washing more than 4,000 cars. Auto experts credit a sunny day and the salt from the winter roads. "Salt is really bad for your vehicles. What it does is it causes corrosion undernea

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 01:54:25

Driver involved in high-speed chase has been charged

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The driver involved in a high-speed chase on I-70 on Jan. 6 has been charged. ABC17 previously reported that troopers tried to pull over Neal Chase for speeding going eastbound on I-70 near the Stadium Boulevard exit, but he failed to yield. According to the probable cause statemen

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 22:11:28

Man arrested in Cole County on suspicion of 6th DWI

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one in three traffic deaths in the United States involves drunken drivers and that more than 3,000 alcohol-related deaths occurred in Missouri from 2003 to 2012. Monday evening, Eric Bader was charged in Cole County with DWI, regist

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 00:54:50

Missourian seeks release of documents in Kenneth Suttner inquest

The Columbia Missourian is challenging a protective order related to documents from a Howard County coroner's inquest. Sandy Davidson, the Missourian's attorney and an MU communications law professor, filed a motion to modify the protective order on behalf of the Missourian's publisher, the Missouri

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-01-19 23:30:00

2 teens critically injured after train, vehicle collide in Fort Bend County

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas - A vehicle and train were involved in a collision in Fort Bend County on Friday, according to the Sheriff's Office. The collision happened near the intersection of FM 762 and FM 2759, near Greatwood. Two teens were taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-20 01:42:48

Galveston County carjacker captured after chase

At about 5:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, deputies from the Galveston County Sheriff's Office were notified of an aggravated robbery and car jacking in Texas City. A white Kia Soul was taken during the commission of this offense, and deputies immediately set up to watch for the vehicle. Soon thereafter, a

THEEXAMINER.COM - 2018-01-19 21:26:00

Blaze claims 90-year-old man's home

LAKE JACKSON - A 90-year-old man escaped his burning house without injury Wednesday evening, and investigators said a malfunctioning furnace likely started the fire. Lake Jackson Fire Marshal Randy Crim said James Lander, the sole resident of his home in the 800 block of Azalea Street, attempted to

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

2 arrested after following bank customer, stealing property, police say

HOUSTON - Two men were arrested Friday after targeting a customer at a east Houston bank and stealing her property, according to Houston police. At about 11:30 a.m., Diego Torres and Danthony Roquemore followed a woman from the bank to another location, where Roquemore broke the woman's car window

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-20 04:02:33