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  1. Man Flees, Located With Drone After Traffic Stop On InterstateRead the original story

    Monday Dec 3 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Local authorities apprehended a 44-year-old Fort Worth man Thursday night, November 29, after he fled following a traffic stop. According to reports, Department of Public Safety troopers initiated a traffic stop on a truck tractor pulling a trailer at 10:42 p.m. on southbound Interstate 35 near mile marker 358 in the Abbott area.


  2. Hillsboro Homecoming Parade, Activities PlannedRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Hillsboro High School will celebrate homecoming Friday, September 14, and Saturday, September 15. Activities will get underway with a parade/spirit walk at 2 p.m. Friday beginning at Hillsboro Junior High School. Line-up will begin at 1:30 p.m. The parade will head northbound on Church Street to Elm Street; west on Elm to Covington Street; north on Covington to Franklin Street; and east on Franklin Street ending on the parking lot across from Historic City Hall, where a pep rally will be held at 2:30 p.m. Local businesses are being invit-ed to show their school spirit by participating in the homecoming decorating contest.


  3. HHS Ex-Students Plan Weekend Activities, Announce HonoreesRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hillsboro High School Ex-Students Association is planning weekend homecoming activities for Saturday, September 15, and individual classes are also making plans for homecoming weekend. Saturday activities will get underway at the Hillsboro High School cafeteria, located at 1600 Abbott Avenue.


  4. Annual Westfest Events Set For This WeekendRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The annual Westfest Labor Day weekend celebration is set to kick off Friday, August 31, and run through Sunday, September 2. The Central Texas community of West will experience its annual population boom as visitors come to celebrate the food, entertainment, dance and culture of the area's Czech heritage. Westfest, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1976 as a means for the West community to raise funds for a variety of projects, including athletic facilities for youth groups, senior-citizen activities, community center, library and other civic and cultural programs.


  5. Meet The Eagles Set For HHS TuesdayRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Meet The Eagles will be held Tuesday, August 21, at Hillsboro High School. The event will start with the Lady Eagles hosting Dublin in non-district volleyball.


  6. County Schools Increase Campus SecurityRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    In the wake of recent shootings in public places across the United States and in Texas, local schools are increasing campus security in response. While saying too much can be a security risk itself, all local dis-tricts said that they are continuously training employees to handle crises.


  7. Abbott Faces Lawsuit Over Former TeacherRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Abbott Independent School District is facing a federal lawsuit after a former student accused the school of providing a teacher who was convicted of having an improper relationship with him access to school facilities and organizations.


  8. Entries Being Accepted For Westfest EventsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The community of West will hold its annual Labor Day weekend Westfest celebration Friday, August 31, through Sunday, September 2. Entries are currently being ac-cepted for a variety of events planned for this year's celebration. The Miss Westfest contest will take place this year downtown on the corner of Reagan and Oak streets, near the gazebo, Saturday, September 1, at 9:30 a.m. before the parade.


  9. Grass Fires Continue As Drought PersistsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Hill County firefighters continue to see an elevated number of fire calls as the hot and dry conditions persist. Hill County Emergency Management Coordinator Tom Hemrick reported to the Hill County Commissioners' Court Tuesday, July 24, that three to four fires per day has now become the average in the county, with most of them caused by accidental sparks and not illegal burning.


  10. Fireworks Spark Grass Fire Near HillsboroRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A grass fire burned around 10 acres and approached homes near the State Highway 22/Highway 171 split east of Hillsboro Tuesday night, July 3. The blaze was reportedly started by fireworks and fed by gusty winds that blew through the area Tuesday evening. Firefighters were able to stop the spread of the fire before it reached a nearby fireworks stand or nearby homes.


  11. Abbott High Honors Top GraduatesRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Abbott High School honored its valedictorian and salutatorian when the Class of 2018 graduated last month. At the top of this year's class is Mallory Ballew, daughter of Randall and Annette Ballew of Abbott.


  12. Hill College Regents Take Oaths Of OfficeRead the original story

    May 20, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill College Board of Regents regular meeting was held Tuesday, May 15, in the Hill College board room of the Hill County campus in Hillsboro. Regents beginning new terms were sworn in by The Honorable F.B. McGregor Jr. Judge McGregor administered the Oath of Office to regents Karen Brackin, Rick Sullins and William Auvenshine.


  13. Comptroller Releases Sales Tax AllocationsRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $861.8 million in local sales tax allocations for May, 9.4 percent more than in May 2017. Locally, Hillsboro's May allocation came to $340,635.04, up 11 percent from last May. Year-to-date, the city has received $1,425,781.73, up three percent from the same period in 2017.


  14. Entities Approve HCAD Expansion ProposalRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Appraisal District has received the necessary number of votes to pursue its expansion and renovation project after presenting the proposal to the taxing entities it serves. HCAD Chief Appraiser Mike McKibben announced to taxing jurisdictions at the end of April that the district had received 26 votes of approval out of 32 total entities.


  15. Annual ACS Relay For Life This Weekend In AbbottRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    This year's American Cancer Society Relay For Life for Hill County will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, April 27, with the opening ceremony and conclude at 2 a.m. Saturday, April 28, with the final lap. All activities will be held at Abbott High School football field, located at 219 South First Street.


  16. Appraisal Notices Mailed To Property OwnersRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Notices of Appraised Value from the Hill County Appraisal District were mailed last week, and each property owner within Hill County should receive a notice on any property they own. Recent sales indicate values are gradually climbing upward in Hill County.


  17. Hill College Board Approves HCAD PlanRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill College Board of Regents' met in a regular session Tuesday, March 20, in the Bob Bullock Room of the cafeteria of the Hill County campus in Hillsboro. The meeting was called to order by Regent President David Teel.


  18. Court Decides Against Burn Ban, Considers HCAD ProjectRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Commissioners' Court met in a regular session Tuesday, February 13, and decided against implementing a burn ban in the county. The court approved a bid from Lone Star Truck Group for a 2018 Freightliner Columbia haul truck for use in Precinct 2. The court heard from Hill County Appraisal District Chief Appraiser Mike McKibben, who requested the county approve an addition to the appraisal district's office building, located at 1407 Abbott Avenue in Hillsboro.


  19. Hill County Fair Wraps Up With Livestock, CAD AuctionsRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The 2018 Hill County Fair ended Saturday, January 27, with the livestock division premium sale. The grand champion steer, shown by Cameron Choate of Hubbard FFA was purchased for $8,000 by Hubbard Livestock Auction Barn.


  20. Area VFDs Fight Pasture FiresRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2018 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Two pasture fires were reported Tuesday afternoon, January 30, as officials warned of dry, windy conditions. According to the Hill County Sheriff's Office, the first 9-1-1 call came in at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoon regarding a small fire in a pasture in the 1700 block of Farm Road 308 near Penelope.


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