Hill County Newswire

Hill County Newswire

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

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  1. Plans In The Works For 31st Fourth ParadeRead the original story

    Thursday | Hillsboro Reporter

    Red, white and blue will be the attire of choice Saturday, July 4, as the Late Bloomers of Corsicana Street host the 31 st annual Fourth of July Parade in Hillsboro. An important meeting was recently held as the group selected Hill County native Peggy McFerrin as Miss Late Bloomer 2015.

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  2. Biographies of Willie Nelson & Eric ClaptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | InsideHalton.com

    ... Bible. This isn't the biography of a world leader or a great philosopher. It's just the story of a picker from Hill County, Texas, who got more good breaks than bad and managed to keep from going crazy by staying close to the music of his heart." ...

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  3. Major crash has traffic backed up on both sides of I-35 in Hill CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A Department of Public Safety official has confirmed a major crash that has traffic backed up in both directions on I-35 near the east-west split late Thursday morning. The wreck involved an 18-wheeler and multiple other vehicles near mile marker 370, north of Hillsboro, near the I-35 east-west split.

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  4. Area Man Crushed After Vehicle Slips Off JackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KWTX

    ... will remain a possibility for us. The ground is saturated, so any extra rain could cause flooding issues. A Hill County man died Tuesday evening when the vehicle he was working on fell off a jack and crushed him underneath. Hill County Sheriff Wes ...

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  5. Biographies of Willie Nelson & Eric ClaptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... Bible. This isn't the biography of a world leader or a great philosopher. It's just the story of a picker from Hill County, Texas, who got more good breaks than bad and managed to keep from going crazy by staying close to the music of his heart." ...

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  6. Hill County Grand Jury Returns IndictmentsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A Whitney resident was indicted by a Hill County Grand Jury on charges of evading arrest with a vehicle following a pursuit that occurred in April. Deputies with the Hill County Sheriff's Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a car traveling on Farm Road 2604 Tuesday morning, April 21. The suspect reportedly failed to pull over and led authorities in a pursuit reaching over 100 miles per hour.

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  7. Longtime, Well-Known Waco Lawyer Killed In Hill County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | KWTX

    A head-on collision in Hill County near Lake Whitney on Thursday claimed the life of a well-known, longtime Waco attorney who was respected by his peers and his opponents in the courtroom. Charles Milton McDonald, 86, was killed on impact at about 2:25 p.m. Thursday when the 2007 Mini Cooper he was driving first sideswiped a 1995 GMC pick-up truck, then crashed head-on into a 2010 Toyota Tundra pick-up truck, Department of Public Safety Trooper D.L. Wilson said.

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  8. Two Drug Busts Made In WhitneyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Special Response Team and Hill County Sheriff's' Office recently made drug busts at two residences in Whitney. According to reports, the HCSRT served a narcotics search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of Oak Run early Thursday morning, June 4. Authorities entered through the front door and secured all parties that were inside while they searched the premises, finding a scale, glass pipe and a pouch containing syringes and baggies with methamphetamine residue.

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  9. Grand Opening Weekend For Bond's Alley, Farmers MarketRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... soap products. At 10 a.m., a ceremony will be held commemorating the anniversary of D-Day. Guest speaker will be Hill County Judge Justin Lewis. Also, Jim Dickson of Aquilla will be recognized and honored as the oldest active enlisted soldier in the ...

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  10. New Precipitation Record Set For Month Of MayRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... that has fallen on their crops this season. According to Marty Jungman, AgriLife Extension agent for Hill County, very few farmers have been able to harvest wheat thus far. He added that the fields in the area have been too saturated to utilize ...

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  11. Contents Of Former Hospital To Be AuctionedRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Contents of the former Lake Whitney Medical Center will be auctioned in a sheriff's sale at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, to recover back personal property taxes. Hill County Commissioners' Court took action Tuesday, May 26, to approve a contract be-tween the Hill County Sheriff's Office and Clark Auction Company of Crawford, which will conduct the auction.

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  12. Court Considers Second Tax Abatement AgreementRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | Hillsboro Reporter

    During a meeting held Tuesday, May 26, Hill County commissioners approved the format of another possible tax abatement agreement that would benefit a company considering building a power plant in the Abbott area. Earlier this month, the court approved a similar agreement with Brazos Electric Power Cooperative for the construction of a power plant in the Itasca area.

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  13. Flooding A Concern After Recent RainstormsRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Typically, Hill County gets just enough rain to keep the grass semi-green throughout the spring and early parts of the summer before triple-digit heat arrives in June to evaporate what precious little moisture is left. This year, however; is an abnormality, as thunderstorms after thunderstorms delivered possible record setting amounts of precipitation this month in Hill County and the greater Central Texas area.

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  14. ESD 2 Board Questions City Of Whitney PolicyRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Emergency Services District 2 met in regular session Wednesday morning, May 20. During the board comment section of the meeting, a discussion about air call policy was initiated. Specifically, the board questioned why the City of Whitney was breaking Heart of Texas Regional Advisory Council protocols as it pertains to calling the closest helicopter in a medical emergency.

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  15. Willie Nelson's Life Story Makes a Fascinating (If Familiar) ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... splitting time between his two homes: one in Hawaii and one on four wheels. In this, the "story of a picker from Hill County, Texas who got more good breaks than bad and managed to keep from going crazy by staying close to the music of his heart," ...

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  16. Memorial Day Weekend Event In HubbardRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... direction of Wade Funeral Home and chamber. F. B. (Bob) McGregor Jr. This year's parade marshal will be retired Hill County District Judge F. B. (Bob) McGregor Jr. of Hillsboro, who will also be the guest speaker for the memorial service at Fairview ...

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  17. Blum Resident Found Deceased Outside HomeRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The death of a Blum man was investigated by the Hill County Sheriff's Office Thursday, May 14. Reports indicated that dispatchers received a call around 3 p.m. from a residence on Farm Road 934 near Blum. The caller stated that he heard gunshots inside his home while he was outside of the residence.

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  18. Hillsboro, TexasRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | The Family Badge

    ... been indicted on charges stemming from allegations of officer-licensing irregularities. A judge has suspended Hill County Sheriff Michael Cox in light of the charges. Cox, former chief deputy Mark Wilson and former sheriff's Capt. Leroy Rodriguez ...

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  19. FFA Merchant Awards PresentedRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... by Sawyer Farms. The final merchant award, the Star Chapter Degree, went to Napolean Mancha. It was sponsored by Hill County Insurance. Honorary FFA memberships were presented to Jack Lee and Jack Neal. Outstanding Community Sup-porter plaques were ...

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  20. Twisters Spotted As Storms Move Through CountyRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Many residents of Hill County took shelter Sunday evening, May 10, as tornadoes wrapped in rain allegedly touched down in several areas from Whitney to Brandon. Thunderstorms containing wall clouds moved through the Stephenville area early Sunday afternoon and continued eastbound.

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