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Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for March 22 – 24

Below is a copy of the Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for the dates of March 22 through March 24. Click image to enlarge.


New face on Texas most-wanted list: MS-13 member with MS-13 tattooed on his face

You don't have to be an expert in gang tattoos to spot the latest addition to Texas' 10 most wanted fugitives list. Authorities in "The Lone Star State" are hoping the listing's newest add won't be tough to find: A gang member whose face is literally branded with "MS-13."


Moo-La Fest to welcome decorated hot air balloon pilot

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles the E-T will be publishing about the Moo-La Fest coming to Stephenville this summer. The excitement is building for the first-ever Moo-La Fest coming to Stephenville City Park May 30-June 1.


Gun in pocket kills Texas country singer Justin Carter while filming music video

A rising Texas country musician died earlier this month when a gun in his pocket went off while he was filming a music video. Fox News reported Justin Carter’s death last week after his mother, Cindy McClennan, confirmed the news to Fox.


Could Texas' property tax solution be in California?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Of all the places Gov. Greg Abbott might go for policy ideas, it's hard to imagine a less likely place than California. But the uber-expensive, highly-taxed, bluest-of-blue states may actually hold the answer to an issue Abbott called an "emergency" during his State of the State addr


Texans drop Saturday doubleheader to Cameron

STEPHENVILLE – Tarleton suffered a doubleheader loss against Cameron Saturday afternoon to drop the first Lone Star Conference series of the season. A six-run fourth inning doomed Tarleton in the third game of the series as the Texans fell 11-4 in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader at the Cec


Texas SUV crash kills 4, sends 6 to hospitals

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Four people died and six more were injured, all foreign nationals, after the sport utility vehicle in which they were traveling crashed while speeding away from deputies.


Local native stays busy as NFL cheerleader, business owner, model

Stephenville native Kayla Bramlett has a background as a dancer, and that’s coming in handy because her feet never seem to rest. A 2013 Stephenville High School graduate, Bramlett was a rookie member of the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders in 2018. She will soon be trying out for a spot on the 2019 seaso


Charges Dropped Against “Empire” Actor Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO (CBS) – Less than two weeks after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty to 16 counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly lying to police about a hate crime, prosecutors have dropped charges in the case.


Texas gun rights activist announces lawsuit against nation's bump stock ban

AUSTIN, Texas — Central Texas gun rights activist Michael Cargill on Monday announced a lawsuit against the Trump administration's ban on bump stocks. In a press release, Cargill said only Congress can convert lawful activity into unlawful activity, like owning a bump stock. He believes the ATF's ba


Fiery Bedford crash leaves 1 dead, eastbound Highway 183 closed

An SUV driver died Tuesday morning on State Highway 183 northeast of Fort Worth after attempting an almost 90 degree turn to exit, police said. Bedford police said the crash occurred about 2:15 a.m., when a semi truck traveling eastbound struck the SUV.


Deep Ellum Assault Victim Says She’s Living In Fear Of Attacker: ‘He Has Pictures Of My Car, Maybe My License Plate’

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The woman assaulted on video in Deep Ellum last week plans to file a lawsuit against the former bartender arrested for it and the bar he worked for. The victim, L’Daijohnique Lee, also spoke about the pain she experienced and the fear she says she still has after being assaulte


Beloved Texas State employee Miss Susie passes away

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — She would share smiles and encouragement and she will be dearly missed by Texas State students and staff. Beloved dining hall worker Susie Mullen — better known as Miss Susie — died Sunday morning.


Denton County baby died from the flu, health officials say

DENTON, Texas - An 8-month-old was the first child to die this season in Denton County from the flu. The little girl died last week, according to the county’s health department. No other details about her were released.


Plano Transitioning To ‘Wail-Only’ Outdoor Warning Sirens

PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – Confusion caused by voice messaging warnings has led the city of Plano to make a change with how its outdoor warning system works. Sunday night as a thunderstorm approached Plano, spotters, police officers and residents all reported a funnel cloud, the city said in a news releas


Denton County reports flu-related death of child

Denton County Public Health reported Monday the first pediatric influenza-associated death in Denton County for the 2018-2019 flu season. While adult flu deaths are not required to be reported to the local health department, influenza-associated deaths of children ages 0 – 18 are a mandatory reporta


No. 13 Tarleton wins fifth straight with sweep of Western New Mexico

STEPHENVILLE – Tarleton swept its second straight Lone Star Conference rival Saturday morning with a 7-0 win over Western New Mexico. With the win, No. 13 Tarleton improved to 8-3 on the season and 2-0 in LSC action.


Jackets 3rd, Bees 4th at Brock Golf Tournament

Allee Mainord fired an 81 to capture first place at the Brock High School tournament held at Canyon West Golf Course Monday. Mainord’s performance helped Stephenville’s Honeybees to notch a 4th place overall as a team.


Lady Pirates to face Arlington Heights in bi-district

The Granbury Lady Pirate girls soccer team will play Arlington Heights in the bi-district round of the UIL Class 5A playoffs. Granbury placed third in District 5-5A, while Arlington Heights was the runner-up in District 6-5A.


30th annual Chicken E Classic tips-off Saturday

A star-studded affair three decades in the making, the 30th annual Chicken Express All-Star Classic basketball game tips-off this Saturday, March 30th at Mineral Wells High School.