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  1. Luther Jr., MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, March 9, 2018 at the funeral home.Martin was born September 13, 1941, in Axtell, Texas, to Martin Sr. and Eva (Lynch) Luther. He graduated from Axtell High School and worked for the MKT and UP railroads until ...


  2. Officials say man shot in standoff with deputies got gun from family member's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    A 43-year-old man shot by a sheriff's deputy during a brief standoff Tuesday got access to a gun in a family member's house, where two people had fled from him before law enforcement arrived, officials said. Robert Jesse Smith, of Axtell, was shot in the side by a McLennan County Sheriff's Office sniper outside the family member's home near Leroy.


  3. Wilson, Chisolm-Miller to face off for Precinct 2 county commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... 2," Wilson said. "I think that's the most votes the Republicans have ever had. It's awesome." He faced Gina Ford, of Axtell, and Vernon Davis, of Waco, in the Republican primary. Ford received 207 votes, or 11.94 percent of the total ballot cast. ...


  4. Ladycats improve record via tourneyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 6 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Rose and picked up an 11-1 victory over Maypearl on Saturday morning. The Ladycats fell to their Highway 84 neighbor, Axtell, 17-0 in an afternoon game, but closed out the tourney with a huge 16-9 run-fest win over Jarrell in the finale. In the ...


  5. Campaign finance reports show incumbent outspending challenger in DA raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... and spent $18,935 from Aug. 23 through Feb. 24, according to his campaign finance reports. Republican Gina Ford , of Axtell, received $3,050 and spent $6,319 from June 1 through Feb. 26, according to her reports. Democrat Patricia "Pat" ...


  6. 25 years later, Waco aims past notoriety that followed Branch Davidian sagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 27 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... was 11 miles from the Waco Convention Center. It is around the unincorporated community of Elk and about 5 miles from Axtell. Fairly or not, Waco has become tied to bizarre news largely out of residents' control: the 1953 tornado that killed 114 ...


  7. Gibson's attendance record clouds talk on Precinct 2 issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 26 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... only candidate who would be ready on her first day in office to represent Precinct 2, which includes east Waco, Mart, Axtell and Riesel, among other areas. Precinct 2 has 19 employees, a $916,000 personnel budget, an operations budget of about $1.9 ...


  8. Cook, Clifford WaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... proper verification of the death. Clifford Walton CookAug. 25, 1936 - Feb. 11, 2018Clifford Walton Cook, 81, of Axtell, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, February 16 at Lake Shore Funeral ...


  9. One person sent to the hospital after accident, ice contributing factorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Bellmead Fire Department said that one person was sent to the hospital after an accident in Axtell on Highway 84 Sunday afternoon.


  10. Lady 'Dogs clinch playoff spot; Bulldogs on bubbleRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2018 | Mexia Daily News

    By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor With a playoff spot on the line Friday night, Feb. 2, the Wortham Lady Bulldogs chimed in with a 43-27 win over the Riesel Lady Indians on the road, putting them in a tie for second place with the Axtell Lady Longhorns in District 18-2A with one more game remaining. Mart, which defeated Axtell 34-27 on Friday night, has finished its district schedule with a record of 7-5.


  11. Cold case unit set to tackle more unsolved murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Last week, cold case investigators announced their conclusions in the 1982 murder of Beth Bramlett, a 17-year-old Axtell girl who was murdered after a party near Tradinghouse Lake. Investigators determined the sole suspect, Talmadge Wayne Wood, then ...


  12. Texas authorities solve 1982 murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Authorities in east-central Texas say they've solved the case of an area high school student's murder after more than 35 years. McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara said Wednesday that Axtell-area native Talmadge Wayne Wood was the man who beat and shot 17-year-old Beth Bramlett to death in 1982.


  13. Murder of teenager in 1982 solved, suspect died in 2014Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2018 | KAUZ

    ... killed after a party at Trading House Lake on Aug. 8, 1982. Her body was found on railroad tracks between her home in Axtell and the suspected killer's home. She had been shot twice in the head and once in the chest. The sheriff's office said that ...


  14. Investigators pin teen's 1982 slaying on suspect in initial investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... have identified Talmadge Wayne Wood as the sole suspect in the 1982 killing of 17-year-old Beth Bramlett outside Axtell. Wood died in 2014. McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara identifies Talmadge Wayne Wood, then 42, as the sole suspect in the ...


  15. McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara: "This guy is about as low life rat trash as you can get."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | KCEN

    The 35-year-old murder investigation into the death of 17-year-old Axtell teen, Beth Bramlett, has been solved, the McLennan County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff Parnell McNamara said on August 8, 1982 Bramlett was shot three times by Talmadge Wayne Wood and left to die by some railroad tracks.


  16. Roar of the Crowd: Just don't call it 'Waco'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... smackurate. Give me a break. It's three miles from the city limits in an unincorporated area. It ain't Elk, it ain't Axtell, it ain't Hallsburg. 76705 is a Waco zip and that's the zip for the Davidian property. Whitney 'Files' Barnett: For those ...


  17. Offering fresh perspectives: Q&A with McLennan County Precinct 2 commissioner candidate Gina FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    G ina Ford, 44, of Axtell, project manager for Waco's Animal Birth Control Clinic and former businesswoman, is a Republican candidate for McLennan County Precinct 2 commissioner. Early voting for the Republican primary election begins on Feb. 20 with Election Day on March 6. A I have, in one form or fashion, been serving the citizens of Waco and McLennan County for most of my life.


  18. Axtell dealing with Moore Water System outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Moore, owner of Moore Water System, hands Jody Jenson donated bottled water near the system's damaged water well in Axtell. Customers have been without water since New Year's Day. Taylor Tucker (right) and Mike Alexander, with Oldcastle Materials ...


  19. Wortham Lady Bulldogs trailed Mart for loss, pick up win over Axtell in OTRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    The Wortham Lady Bulldogs were on the road Friday night, playing their second district game against the Mart Lady Panthers. Mart found the bottom of the net for 14 points in the first period of play, taking a 14-7 lead over the Lady Bulldogs, then added more in the second to move out front even more, 27-11.


  20. Multiple contested county races as filing period endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... within the party by running against someone he's known since he was 15 years old. Republicans Gina Ford, 44, of Axtell; Donis "D.L." Wilson, 52, of Mart; and Vernon Davis, 58, of Waco, filed to run. Democrat Norman Manning, 67, of Waco, a truck ...


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