Hill County Newswire

Hill County Newswire

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  1. Model T, Building Donated To MuseumRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hillsboro Reporter

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon, February 7, at the Hill County Cell Block Museum in Hillsboro as construction begins on a display building for a Model T Ford that was recently donated. Longtime Abbott residents Billy and Margaret McKown have owned the mint-condition 1915 Model T Ford for many years, and they always had the idea of donating it for public display to benefit the community.

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  2. Hill County Day In Austin WednesdayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Texas Legislature got its 85th session underway last month and now local residents have the opportunity to be a part of the Austin scene during Hill County Day at the state capitol. Chartered buses will leave Historic City Hall at 127 East Franklin Street in Hillsboro at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 22, for the day trip.

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  3. Jury Hands Down 75 Year Prison SentenceRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A Hill County jury found 23-year-old John Termaine Jones of Hubbard guilty of aggravated robbery and evading arrest Wednesday, February 8, after about three hours of deliberation. The trial began Monday, February 6, and was prosecuted before a jury in the 66th District Court, Lee Harris presiding, by the office of District Attorney Mark Pratt.

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  4. HCSO Deputies Make Felony ArrestRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A felony arrest was made by the Hill County Sheriff's Office at 1:28 a.m. Monday, February 13. Reports indicated that a 49-year-old Woodbury woman was detained by authorities on Farm Road 309 north of Hillsboro. The suspect was detained for possession of a controlled sub-stance and taken to the Hill County Law Enforcement Center.

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  5. Felony Arrest Made By Hill County S.O.Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Sheriff's Office made a felony traffic stop arrest at 11:42 p.m. Friday, February 10. According to reports, a 52-year-old Hillsboro man was contacted by authorities on Farm Road 933 south of Whitney. While questioning the driver, deputies determined that the suspect was intoxicated.

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  6. DPS seeks information in Hill County missing person caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Texarkana Gazette

    The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Hill County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in locating John Terry, who disappeared in 2014 in Hillsboro, Texas. Terry, 30, was last seen leaving the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Hillsboro at approximately 6:34 p.m. on Oct. 17, 2014.

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  7. Murder Suspect Dies From Self-Inflicted GunshotRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The suspect in a homicide investigated by the Hill County Sheriff's Office last week died Friday, February 3, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Hill County Sheriff's Office began the investigation after a body was discovered Wednesday afternoon, February 1. The body of 58-year-old Debra Murdoch Ballard of Ferris was found in a field to the east of HCR 3102 between Hillsboro and Abbott.

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  8. Hill County Democrats To Host SpeakersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Democrats will welcome special guest speakers when they hold their monthly meeting Monday, February 13. The meeting will be held in the back meeting room of El Conquistador, located at 1516 Old Brandon Road in Hillsboro, at 6 p.m. Guest speakers will include Barbara Aydlett, Mary G. Mann and Mary Duty. They will discuss the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature and legislation issues affecting seniors, legislation for 2017, federal and state education and other issues.

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  9. Grand Jury Returns IndictmentsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A Hill County Grand Jury that convened Friday, February 3, returned the following indict-ments: Isaiah David Allen, 23, of Duncanville, aggravated sexual assault of a child Pablo Olalde Barcenas, 25, of Houston, fraudulent use/possession of identifying information between five and 10 items, forgery financial instrument Jamie Lynn Battaile, 25, of Hubbard, injury to a child Roy Brown Jr., 29, of Hurst, possession of marijuana between four ounces and five pounds Tamica Michelle Carr, 41, of Waco, manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance between four grams and 400 grams Victoria Hope Clark, 23, of Whitney, possession of a con-trolled substance under one gram Sonya Marie White Cortez, 47, of West, theft under $2,500 with two or more previous convictions Nelson Alfredo Deleon, 28, of Mesquite, possession of a controlled substance between four and 400 grams Devin LaMarcus Diggs, 20, ... (more)

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  10. Authorities seek information on missing Hill County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Star-Telegram.com

    Authorities are asking for help to find a 30-year-old Hill County man who has been missing since 2014 and foul play is suspected in his disappearance. The Hill County Sheriff's Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety appealed for help to locate John Terry, 30, who was last seen leaving a Walmart in Hillsboro on Oct. 17, 2014.

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  11. Reward Offered In Search For Missing ManRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Sheriff's Office and friends and family members of John Terry, who disappeared from Hill County in 2014, announced Friday, February 3, that a reward is being offered for information about his whereabouts. Terry's friend and co-worker, Haley Carmona, announced at a press conference that $10,000 has been raised for specific information leading to the location of Terry.

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  12. Body Found Near Abbott By HCSORead the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A body was discovered Wednesday afternoon, February 1, at approximately 4:23 p.m. in the area of HCR 3102. According to a press release given by Hill County Sheriff's Office officials, the body of 58-year-old Debra Murdoch Ballard of Ferris was found in a field to the east of HCR 3102 between Hillsboro and Abbott.

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  13. Missing for 3 years, family offers reward for Texas manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Chron

    ... Terry disappeared after going to Wal-Mart in October 2014. Deputies found his truck with the keys inside, but Hill County, Texas sheriff's investigators say they are taking a fresh look at the disappearance of 30-year-old John Terry, who was last ...

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  14. Family, friends offer $10,000 reward for info about missing Hill County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The family and friends of a Hill County man missing since 2014 are offering a $10,000 reward for anyone who has information about his whereabouts. Hillsboro resident John Terry was reported missing on Oct. 17, 2014, the same night Abbott High School had its homecoming.

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  15. HCSO renews search for missing man Read Story Andrew MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | KCEN

    The Hill County Sheriff's Office is renewing their search for John Terry, who went missing on October 17th, 2014. One Day later, his 2014 Jeep Compass was found abandoned on County Road 2346 in Abbott, 25 Miles from his house.

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  16. Family, friends offer $10,000 reward on information on man who went missing in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Hill County Sheriff's Office announced there is a $10,000 reward for information about John Terry's disappearance on Friday. The money was raised by family and friends using a YouCaring account.

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  17. Continue reading Missing Ferris woman found slain in field between Dallas and WacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Dallas Morning News

    Authorities launched a homicide investigation Wednesday afternoon after finding a missing woman dead in a field between Dallas and Waco. Hill County sheriff's deputies responded shortly after 4:20 p.m. to a call about a body near County Road 3102, just east of Interstate 35, about 10 miles south of Hillsboro.

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  18. Fire Destroys Home, Damages Two OthersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... and Covington. One firefighter sustained minor injuries, according to reports. Hillsboro Police Department and Hill County Sheriff's Office personnel also responded. Hillsboro Fire/Rescue returned to the site several times to ensure that nothing had ...

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  19. Boots & Suits Gala Tickets Now On SaleRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Hill College will host the 12th annual Boots & Suits Gala Friday, March 24, at 6 p.m., at the Cleburne Conference Center in Cleburne. The funds raised will benefit the entire Hill College district with scholarships, facility up-grades for the Bob Bullock Sports Center and the Fire Protection Technology Program.

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  20. Coolidge crush Penelope Wolverines 104-38Read the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | Mexia Daily News

    Just by looking at the play on the court Friday night, the game between Coolidge and Penelope was certainly physical, but the refs let the kids play ball as the Yellowjackets crushed the Wolverines 104-38, marking the second time this season the black and gold has scored 100 points or more against their Hill County rival. Coolidge maintained control throughout the first period, mostly due to the play of senior forward Manuel Santa Cruz.

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