Johnson County Newswire

Johnson County Newswire

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

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  1. ICE plans facility for transgender immigrants in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Washington Examiner

    ... Review reported that the project will cost an estimated $42 million and generate more than 100 new jobs in Johnson County. Johnson County Commissioner Jerry Stringer said the facility will be a pass-through center for illegal immigrants but not for ...

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  2. Missing man found dead in marijuana field near AlvaradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... the body of 45-year-old Antonio Galvan was found Monday morning in a wooded area behind a house in Alvarado. Johnson County Sheriff Bob Alford says deputies found Galvan fully clothed with an apparent gunshot wound and dirt thrown over part of his ...

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  3. Missing Texas man found dead in marijuana field south of Fort Worth beside shallow graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... the body of 45-year-old Antonio Galvan was found Monday morning in a wooded area behind a house in Alvarado. Johnson County Sheriff Bob Alford says deputies found Galvan fully clothed with an apparent gunshot wound and dirt thrown over part of his ...

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  4. Man's body found next to hand-dug grave near marijuana grow house in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Dallas Morning News

    A man's body was found Monday morning on the property of a marijuana grow house, according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were sent about 7:30 p.m. Sunday to the 5000 block of Country Road 410, near Alvarado and Cleburne, regarding a missing person.

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  5. Missing Arlington man found dead in marijuana field near AlvaradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    The body of a missing Arlington man was found next to a hand-dug grave at a marijuana grow site near Alvarado on Monday morning, Johnson County Sheriff Bob Alford said. Antonio Galvan, 45, was found about 9:10 a.m. in a wooded area about 160 yards behind a house in the 5000 block of County Road 410 south of Alvarado.

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  6. Body, Marijuana Grow Found on Johnson County PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | KCEN

    Police say they found one person dead next to a hand-dug grave on a Johnson County property where they also found a marijuana grow operation, Johnson County Sheriff Bob Alford said. At about 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, deputies were sent to the 5000 block of County Road 410 in a rural part of Johnson County regarding a missing person.

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  7. Crime 35 mins ago 3:21 p.m.Body, marijuana grow found on Johnson Co. propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Police say they found one person dead next to a hand-dug grave on a Johnson County property where they also found a marijuana grow operation, Johnson County Sheriff Bob Alford said. At about 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, deputies were sent to the 5000 block of County Road 410 in a rural part of Johnson County regarding a missing person.

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  8. Chesapeake Energy settles royalty lawsuits for $52.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Weldon Wadsworth, left, and Lem Miller stand next to a sign on Wadsworth property in Joshua. Landowners in Johnson County welcome the help of Dan McDonald law firm in suing Chesapeake Energy over royalty checks. Chesapeake Energy, in an effort to ...

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  9. Chesapeake, Total to pay $52.5 million to settle Barnett Shale royalty disputesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Dallas Morning News

    ... in cash when the deal is finalized. The lawsuits, filed in 2014 and 2015 in Fort Worth, by residents in Johnson County, Tarrant County and Dallas County accuse Chesapeake and Total of failing to pay royalties the companies agreed to in their ...

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  10. Lawsuit fears force small Texas towns to drop sex offender lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | KCEN

    ... a sex offender," she said. News 8 has been following the story for months, ever since the town of Alvarado in Johnson County hinted last year it may face a legal challenge over part of its ordinance. Attorney Richard Gladden, who filed on behalf of ...

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  11. Crime 21 mins ago 10:30 p.m.Lawsuit fears force small Texas towns to drop sex offender lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... a sex offender," she said. News 8 has been following the story for months, ever since the town of Alvarado in Johnson County hinted last year it may face a legal challenge over part of its ordinance. Attorney Richard Gladden, who filed on behalf of ...

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  12. Hewitt train depot to get metal roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Before joining the city, Miles spent six years as an assistant city manager in his hometown of Cleburne, a Johnson County city of nearly 30,000. Warren Park, 450 S. Old Temple Road, will also see additional improvements after the council approved a ...

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  13. Have you seen this missing cow? Read Story WFAA StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Authorities in Johnson County have sent out a plea to the public in their search for a cow who was last seen Saturday in a Grandview pasture. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office has asked the public to keep their eye out for the brown and white "shorthorn" cow.

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  14. Johnson County: Severe weather warning system ready to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | KMBC-TV

    In the last round of severe weather last month, a false tornado warning was sent to about 18,000 members of the county's emergency notification system. The county said a software system error led to the alert after a tornado warning was in Johnson County, Texas.

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  15. North Texas is State's 'Stormiest' AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | NBC Dallas

    New statistics from Allstate back that perception up, ranking the Top 25 Texas counties in terms of frequency of hail and wind damage claims from 2011 to 2015. 3. Dallas County 5. Johnson County 6. Ellis County 7: Denton County 8. Parker County 9. Kaufman County 10. Collin County 11. Tarrant County "Severe weather can happen anytime, not just in the spring," Allstate's Kristen Freis said.

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  16. Heavy Rain Causes Cancellations and ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | NBC Dallas

    ... The heavy rain led to high waters and flooded roadways on Sunday. Numerous roads across Johnson County were closed because of swift moving water covering the streets. Old Foamy Road is the only street in Johnson County that is still closed early ...

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  17. Chesapeake Energy avoids pending trials with settlementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... County. The second trial, scheduled for May 23, was about royalty payments to Bettye Haynie for her leases in Johnson County. "The Wright and Haynie cases have been resolved to the satisfaction of all parties," McDonald said about his negotiations ...

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  18. Nature-friendly activities in DFW starting April 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... groups, will have booths. Tarrant County master gardeners will sell plants for butterfly gardens. The Johnson County Master Gardeners spring plant sale will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 9 at the Sheriff's Posse Grounds, 1315 S. Main St., Cleburne. Herbs, ...

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  19. TTU signs deal for partnership with Hill CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    University presidents from both Texas Tech University and Hill College recently participated in a special signing ceremony to begin a partnership that will give students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree from Texas Tech at Hill's Johnson County campus in Cleburne. "Partnering with Hill College further expands Texas Tech's reach across the state of Texas and provides the opportunity to earn a four-year degree for prospective students in this area," Texas Tech Interim President John Opperman said.

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  20. Man Arrested for Kidnapping Estranged GirlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | NBC Dallas

    Johnson County Sheriff said that at about noon on Friday, deputies received a call about a kidnapping in the Eagle Ridge Mobile Home Park in the 8300 block of CR 409 in Grandview. Officials said that the mother of the woman who was kidnapped called police and told them that her daughter had been kidnapped out of the shower by Ricardo Martinez, the daughter's estranged boyfriend.

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