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Stephenville PD confirms ID in weekend fatality crash

STEPHENVILLE (January 22, 2019) – Families across two counties are mourning their losses this morning as a local man sits behind bars and a Hood County woman is dead after a crash at the ‘Y’ in front of Dollar General.


Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for January 18 – January 21

Below is a copy of the Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for the dates of January 18 through January 21. Click image to enlarge.


Reward increased to $15,000 for Mexican gang member; one of Texas' most wanted criminals

AUSTIN (KETK) - The Texas Department of Public Safety has incresed its reward for the capture of Anthony Gonzales, 45, to $15,000. Gonzales is wanted for murder, aggravated asssault, and engaging in organzied crime.


Colorado Sheriff warns Texas on marijuana legalization

EL PASO COUNTY, Colorado - According to one Colorado sheriff, Texas needs to learn from the mistakes made in Colorado before the legislature decides whether to expand what is on the books.


Findings of small-town drug bust have implications throughout Texas

PLEASANTON, Texas — Two people were arrested Sunday night after police busted them for having drugs, a gun, and a stolen SUV. Pleasanton police said officers also discovered hundreds of pieces of stolen mail.


AARP volunteers again providing free tax filing help

Volunteers with the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program are gearing up to help area residents with their 2018 income tax returns. The volunteers are trained and tested in current tax law using IRS material to assist in filing basic income tax returns such as a form 1040 with schedules A, B, D, EIC, M


Nearly 300 pounds of marijuana and marijuana edibles seized during North Texas traffic stop

KILGORE, Texas — Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana and more than 80 pounds of marijuana edibles during a traffic stop on Sunday.


Bees, Jackets flying in Knights of Columbus tournament

La Vega 3-0, 2-0 Stephenville, 10-0, 10-0 TheFlashToday.com photos by David Swearingen and Russell Huffman.


Texas crash leaves young boy dead, several others injured

VAN ALSTYNE, Texas (KXII) A young boy has died and several other people were hurt Sunday afternoon in Van Alstyne after an SUV and truck collided. It happened on FM 121 and Edwards Road.


Drug dealer headed to prison for 15 years

After two days of testimony, a jury of five women and seven men found Edward Darrall Anderson guilty of delivery of methamphetamine on Tuesday and sentenced him to 15 years in the penitentiary.


Breaking: North Lamar graduate killed in fatal crash in Tyler, Texas

A North Lamar ISD graduate is dead after a fatal crash in Tyler, Texas, early this morning. The Tyler Police Department reported the crash happened near the intersection of Jeff Davis Road and Cambridge Drive where the driver of a vehicle crashed into a brick wall. According to Tyler Police Public I


Girl Scout cookies are back with a brand-new cookie

It’s that time of year that everyone looks forward to: Girl Scout cookie sales. All of your favorites are back including Thin Mints, Caramel deLites/Samoas, Peanut Butter Patties/Tagalongs, Peanut Butter Sandwiches/Do-si-dos, Lemonades, S’mores and Thanks-A-Lot. But there is also a brand-new cookie


Texas Woman Allegedly Poses As Autistic Twin Sister And Tries to Sexually Assault Caregiver: Cops

A 29-year-old Texas woman is accused of pretending to be her nonexistent autistic twin sister in order to trick a caregiver into having sex with her, police alleged on Thursday.


’Time to move ahead’: Candidates waste no time declaring for city council

Stephenville residents Ricky Thurman, Dr. Moumin Quazi and Nick Robinson wasted no time announcing their bid to run for city council. The men filed paperwork at City Hall Wednesday morning, the first day to officially file for a spot on the May 4 ballot.


Flashback: The Breakaway Roping Run That Changed The Game In 2 Seconds

When the cotton string on the end of Jackie Crawford’s breakaway rope snapped off her saddle horse in Chicago on January 11, 2019, the Stephenville, Texas cowgirl made history.


Tiny Strawn is known for huge chicken-fried steaks. An even bigger draw may be coming

For 30 years, chicken fried steak lovers have been making the drive to dine at Mary’s Cafe in Strawn. The restaurant was acclaimed for having the state’s best chicken fried steak. Besides six-man football, the cafe has been the primary reason to visit the town 75 miles west of Fort Worth.


Tarleton features Step Afrika! performance to kick off Black History Month

STEPHENVILLE (January 15, 2019) — Renowned dance company Step Afrika! will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the theater of the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center in Stephenville to kick off Tarleton State University’s celebration of Black History Month.


No. 6 Stephenville tallies final 10 points to shock Lady Lions, 50-48

Seeking their second victory over a Top 10 District 7-4A basketball opponent in as many outings, the Brownwood Lady Lions instead went scoreless over the final 2:35 as the No. 6 Stephenville Honeybees roared back for a 50-48 victory Tuesday night at Warren Gym.


Glen Rose local auditions for 'America's Got Talent'

Gabriel Ramirez, an 18-year-old from Glen Rose, auditioned for “America’s Got Talent” in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 11. Ramirez is a freshman in college at the University of North Texas. He is currently majoring in theater but he is about to change his major to music, which seems fitting considerin


Habitat for Humanity receives generous donation

The Stephenville Association of Realtors recently made a $5,000 donation to Erath County Habitat for Humanity. The funds were a grant from the Texas Association of Realtors Housing Opportunity Foundation, which promotes workforce housing opportunities across Texas. Mary Winslow, president of the Ste