Grand Jury Returns Indictments
The June term of the Hill County Grand Jury recently met and returned the following indictments: Antonio Trejo Abreo, 51, of Hillsboro, driving while intoxicated, third or more; Eishmel Lee Ashford Jr., 29, of Itasca, possession of a controlled substance; Bartolo Ayala, 68, of Whitney, driving while intoxicated, third or more.
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Sun Jul 06, 2014
Work On County's Part Of Road Begins
What to do with a road leading to the new Whitney Middle School has been a topic of discussion since the spring among officials with the school district, City of Whitney and Hill County.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Lake Whitney Bluff Crack Plans Uncertain
Plans for what to do next about that big crack in the bluff along Lake Whitney are up in the air so to speak.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Indictments Returned By Grand Jury
Several sexual assault of a child cases were heard by the May term of the Hill County Grand Jury.
Texas man dies in east Arkansas interstate wreck
Authorities say a Texas man was killed when his car crashed into a tractor-trailer that had stopped for traffic in a construction zone on Interstate 40 in eastern Arkansas.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Washed-out bridge is latest problem for Lake Whitney community
Losing the bridge is an inconvenience for the hundreds of people who live here. As a detour, White Bluff Resort opened two gates that spill out onto little-used Ranch Road 1145, which was a muddy mess all morning.
Large Rock Falling Off Cliff Where Lake Whitney Home Was Burned
Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working with Hill County officials and homeowners in the White Bluff Estates on Lake Whitney.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Spring Crops Look Good Across County
It may have been nearly 20 years since spring crops across the county have looked as good as they do as we head to the end of June.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Whitney Woman Detained By HCSO
A felony arrest was made by the Hill County Sheriff's Office at 11:18 a.m. Saturday, June 14. Authorities were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Grand Prairie Street near Whitney regarding an assault.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Officials discuss blowing up eroding Lake Whitney cliff
Take a walk on what was once luxury lakefront land on Lake Whitney, and you'll now see it's a danger zone.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Cliff where home dangled before set on fire may face demolition
We all know now what happened to that castle on the cliff. It was the million-dollar dream home that had to be set on fire last week to keep it from plummeting into Lake Whitney in Hill County.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Demolition Crews Cleaning Up Remains Of Texas Cliff House
A demolition crew continues to clean up charred debris at Lake Whitney. There isn't much left of the 4,000 square foot luxury home that once dangled over the lake.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Officials Burn Home At White Bluff
A $700,000 home that had been perched on one of the more spectacular bluffs at White Bluff Resort north of Whitney was no more by Friday afternoon, June 13, as officials burned the structure to keep it from falling into Lake Whitney.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Fiery cliffhanger draws crowd to lake
Horrified by what they were about to see but unable to turn away and miss the moment, Robert and Cheryl Johnson of Granbury dusted off their old fishing boat at dawn Friday and towed it to Lake Whitney.
Fire crews burn luxury house teetering on crumbling cliff over Central Texas lake
Debris falls as a gated community White Bluff home is burned to save Lake Whitney from falling debris Friday, June 13, 2014 in Lake Whitney, Texas.
Did Climate Change destroy this millionaire's home?
A big story on the Internet is a home in Central texas getting burned to the ground to keep it from falling into a lake.
The roof, the roof is on fire in Today in Pictures
Boaters watch as a $700,000 vacation home perched on a crumbling cliff overlooking Lake Whitney is engulfed by fire as demolition crews deliberately burned the structure to the ground rather than wait for it to crumble into the water as the land faltered around it Friday near Whitney, Texas.
House Teetering On Cliff To Be Burned Down
The luxury home that has been teetering on the edge of a cliff over Lake Whitney is going to be set on fire Friday morning.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Cliffhanger: Authorities Set Fire To House Teetering On The Brink
A house is deliberately set on fire Friday, days after part of the ground it was resting on collapsed into Lake Whitney, Texas.
Crews set fire to luxury home teetering on cliff
WHITNEY, Texas - The owners of a luxury home falling apart atop a 75-foot Central Texas cliff say they were assured that the property was stable when they bought it.