Freestone County Newswire

Freestone County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Freestone County, TX.

Results 1 - 20 of 74 in Freestone County, TX

  1. The View from Writers RoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Gilmer Mirror

    ... examined ALL facets of life in little "country" communities such as the place of our origin, Luna in Freestone County in East Central Texas. Little is left of the small crossroads community that would identify it with its thriving agricultural ...

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  2. Bill Blamed For Road ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... in Madison County at Trinity River. - FM 3478 in Walker County at Trinity River. FM 3059, east of SH 75, in Freestone County is closed due to flood damage. We have an emergency contract working on this area and hopeful to have it open soon.

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  3. Bill Blamed For Road ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... in Madison County at Trinity River. - FM 3478 in Walker County at Trinity River. FM 3059, east of SH 75, in Freestone County is closed due to flood damage. We have an emergency contract working on this area and hopeful to have it open soon. Comments ...

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  4. Buffalo Man on State's Most Wanted List CapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    Sandoval was wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements, and had been taken into custody in Freestone County on May 24, but later escaped. In 2012, Sandoval began serving a two-year sentence for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

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  5. 3 on Texas 10 Most Wanted Lists ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | NBC Dallas

    ... girl in Dallas County. After his release from prison, authorities said Sandoval was arrested for forgery in Freestone County May 24. He was added to the 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list after he escaped sheriff's deputies' custody. The Leon County ...

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  6. $3,000 Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender From Leon CountyRead the original story

    May 24, 2015 | The Family Badge

    has ties to the city of Dallas and the Leon County and Freestone County areas, including Buffalo and Fairfield. His criminal history includes sexual assault of a child, forgery and drug possession. Sandoval is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs ...

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  7. While searching for fugitive, authorities find stolen guns, drugs; 3 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... Sandoval, of Buffalo, might be there. Sandoval is wanted for forgery and escape from confinement out of Freestone County, as well as for failure register as a sex offender. DPS recently added Sandoval to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, ...

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  8. $3,000 Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender From Leon CountyRead the original story

    May 24, 2015 | The Family Badge

    has ties to the city of Dallas and the Leon County and Freestone County areas, including Buffalo and Fairfield. His criminal history includes sexual assault of a child, forgery and drug possession. Sandoval is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs ...

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  9. $3,000 reward offered for Texas most wanted sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... escape and bond forfeiture. All tips can be offered anonymously. On May 24, 2015, Sandoval was arrested in Freestone County for criminal trespass but subsequently escaped from custody. He has ties to the city of Dallas and the Leon County and ...

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  10. Severe Storms Rip Across Central TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | KCEN

    The storms moved in just after noon on Monday and tornadoes were reported in Lampasas, Coryell, Milam and Freestone County. According to ONCOR, thousands of power outages were reported just in the Waco area.

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  11. A.D. BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... more than 14 years and was well known for playing Santa Claus in numerous events for many years in Teague, Freestone County and beyond. Black was preceded in death by one son, Ricky Allen, and one brother, Larry Black. He is survived by his wife, ...

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  12. 3-Year-Old Found Dead in Freestone County PondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | KCEN

    After about a three and a half hour search, game wardens found the boy in a pond on Calloway Street, not far from where his parents where.

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  13. Game Wardens Recover Body Of 3-Year-Old Drowning VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... recovered the body of a 3-year-old boy who apparently fell into a stock pond and drowned near Donie in Freestone County. At about 3:30 p.m. Sunday first responders were sent to the Donie Reservoir after a caller reported a missing child. Game ...

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  14. 3-year-old drowns over the weekend in Freestone CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A 3-year-old boy has drowned after wandering off from family members who were fishing Sunday afternoon in Freestone County. Freestone County Deputies, along with Department of Public Safety Troopers, were called about 3 p.m. Sunday to a location near the Donie reservoir in the small community of Donie, near Highway 164 in Freestone County.

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  15. Area Game Wardens Recover Body Of 3-Year-Old Drowning VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | KWTX

    State game wardens Sunday evening recovered the body of a 3-year-old boy who apparently fell into a stock pond and drowned near Donie in Freestone County. At about 3:30 p.m. Sunday first responders were sent to the Donie Reservoir after a caller reported a missing child.

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  16. One Person Killed, One Hurt in Freestone County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    One person was killed Thursday in a vehicle accident in Freestone County just west of Buffalo, according to the Leon County Sheriff's Office.

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  17. Joe Earl DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... 1, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pearly Gates Funeral Home Joe Earl Durham was born June 13, 1943 in Butler, Freestone County. He was the second child born to Carlton Durham Sr. and Bertha Allen Durham. He attended elementary school at Frozy-Echols and ...

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  18. Pauline Katherine KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Saturday, May 2, in the Cotton Gin Cemetery with Jerry Keys officiating. Pauline was born Jan. 4, 1918 in Freestone County, 4 miles north of Cotton Gin, to Henry Clay and Magdalene Berthelsen McKinney. She grew up during the depression in the 1930s. ...

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  19. Three indicted on capital murder charge for March home invasion in TeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    UPDATE: A Freestone County grand jury has returned capital murder indictments against three teens in connection with a home invasion near Teague that left a suspected robber dead and the resident later died at the hospital. Lawson Abram, Amber Halford, and O'Jarion McClenon were indicted on capital murder charges for the home invasion and shooting that left suspected robber, Joshua Mulkey, and the resident of the home, Doug Hurst, dead.

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  20. Teenagers Indicted On Freestone County Capital Murder ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | KWTX

    Three teenagers were named in indictments Wednesday charging each of them with capital murder in connection with the February murder of a Freestone County man. Amber Halford, 19, O'Jarion McLenon and Lawson Abram, both 18, were named in the indictments handed down in connection with the shooting death on February 9 of Douglas Carr Hurst, 45, who was Halford's uncle, Freestone County District Attorney Chris Martin said.

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