Freestone County Newswire

Freestone County Newswire

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  1. Patrick Demon Stewart, Appellant v. The State of Texas, AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | FindLaw

    Patrick Demon Stewart was convicted by a Freestone County jury of burglary of a building and was sentenced to two years' imprisonment. a In his sole point of error on appeal, Stewart argues that the evidence is legally insufficient to support the jury's verdict.

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  2. The View From Writers RoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    In the rural climes for Freestone County in the late 1940s and 1950s, my first and only church experience for years was The Luna Missionary Baptist Church. Luna was a little crossroads community about eight miles south of Teague.

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  3. Educators unleash on House candidate after suicide-related attack ad was leakedRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | Chron

    ... Educators. In the script that was inadvertently sent to media including Quorum Report, a father from Freestone County claims Chairman Cook ignored his pleas for help in passing a suicide prevention bill. The script directs the father to say that ...

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  4. Another high-speed rail meeting to be held in MexiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Another informational meeting on the proposed high-speed Texas Central Railway, which would pass through Limestone and Freestone counties, is set for Tuesday in Mexia. The meeting takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Dec. 8 at the Mexia Civic Center, 101 S. McKinney.

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  5. New Lanes Coming to Major Leon County HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    The Texas Transportation Commission approved nine projects Thursday, including a pair that will improve Highway 79 throughout Leon County and in a small portion of Freestone County leading up to Palestine. The total length of the highway being improved is 16.3 miles, according to TxDOT.

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  6. Police arrest man after high speed pursuit, says he was having a bad dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... taken into custody without further incident. He was handed over to Wortham Police and transported to the Freestone County jail. Limestone County Sheriff Dennis Wilson said it was not clear why he ran from officers initially, saying he told deputies ...

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  7. Arzo S. BurnimRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... were born: Mickey, Mellonee, Avis (deceased), and Wonda. Coach Burnim taught in the public schools of Freestone County for 40 years. From 1947 through 1956, he taught vocational agriculture and coached basketball at Furney Richardson High School. ...

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  8. Game wardens share strange talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... a swig from a bottle of wine. When stopped and queried about the ... more No. 2: A call to wardens from a Freestone County landowner reporting a motorist shining a spotlight into his pasture, possibly to illegally hunt deer from a roadway, led to a ...

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  9. Texas game wardens share wacky tales from the fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... a swig from a bottle of wine. When stopped and queried about the ... more No. 2: A call to wardens from a Freestone County landowner reporting a motorist shining a spotlight into his pasture, possibly to illegally hunt deer from a roadway, led to a ...

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  10. When wine and whoops mix with game wardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Chron

    ... a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $500 on conviction. No. 2: A call to wardens from a Freestone County landowner reporting a motorist shining a spotlight into his pasture, possibly to illegally hunt deer from a roadway, led to a ...

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  11. Washout Swallows Truck Near FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | NBC Dallas

    A Freestone County teenager is counting himself lucky after a rural road washed out from below his truck and he walked away uninjured. On Saturday morning, 16 year-old Aaron Fletcher was driving down Amerada Ranch Road just north of Fairfield when his normal route to work fell out from below him.

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  12. Beth Gibson IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 in 1987 and became the first black female elected Justice of the Peace in Freestone County and the third black female Justice of the Peace elected in the state of Texas. Her passion was serving God by serving the ...

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  13. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | KWTX

    ... in the mid-60s. On October 9, 1871-144 years ago today-Texas Gov. Edmund J. Davis imposed martial law on Freestone County. The order stemmed from reports of coercion and fraudulent voting in the county seat, Fairfield, during the election of Oct. ...

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  14. Patsy Bounds SchultzRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... time out at the ranch with her cowboy boots and pistol. At the age of 17, Patsy was nominated as "Miss Freestone County" and later won the "Miss Mexia" pageant. Patsy attended Navarro Junior College, later transferring to Southern Methodist ...

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  15. Lorine D. PateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Pate was oldest of 11 children born to Luke Scott and Alice Mosley and also to Bib Durham, and was born in Freestone County. She grew up in Freestone County and attended the public schools there. She was baptized in the New Spring Seat Baptist ...

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  16. Court Won't Lower Bond Of Local Woman Charged In Uncle's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | KWTX

    The Waco-based 10th Court of Appeals has refused to order a district court to lower the bond of a Fairfield woman accused of planning a break-in that led to the deaths of her uncle and her boyfriend. Amber Hope Halford, 20, remains in the Freestone County Jail charged with capital murder in connection with her uncle's death.

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  17. Wortham girls take third at tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... three kills, three blocks and four digs in the match. Wortham made it to the semifinal round to face fellow Freestone County neighbor Fairfield, falling to the Lady Eagles in two very close sets, 23-25, 23-25.

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  18. Richard Moore - Dick' LawrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... owned and operated the business until he sold it in 1983. Following this, he was the Justice of the Peace, Freestone County Precinct II, for 19 years. Lawrence was very active in church, school and community activities. He served as a TISD trustee ...

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  19. Judge rejects most claims in federal NSR lawsuit against LuminantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Utility Products

    ... 4 and 9, which remain before the court. Luminant is the present operator of the Big Brown Power Plant in Freestone County, Texas. Some of the work at issue in this case was conducted by Luminant's predecessor, TXU Generation Co. LP. Big Brown is ...

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  20. Nehring surrenders to authorities for livestock theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | The Wilson County News

    ... on experience. Call 830-463-1297 to set interview. Sharon Nehring, also known as Sharon Jacoby, 57, of Freestone County, Texas, surrendered to authorities Aug. 11, and was charged with felony theft of livestock. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers ...

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