Johnson County Newswire (Page 4)

Johnson County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Johnson County, TX. (Page 4)

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  1. Organization invites Texas Tradition Chorus to sing holiday musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Shorthorn

    After delivering a holiday-themed performance in December 2012, Friends of the UTA Libraries invited the Texas Tradition Chorus, an a cappella quartet of women from Burleson, to return from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday on the 6th floor of the Central Library. Friends of the UTA Libraries is a membership organization which supports campus libraries to enhance the resources offered to students, faculty and the Arlington community, said Evelyn Barker, grants and special projects director.


  2. Texas is No. 48 in charity gifts? Depends whoa s counting, and howRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 |

    ... giving and not just participation, Texas did even worse: 49th out of 50 , and thank goodness for Arizona. Johnson County is actually the most generous county in the region, giving a median donation of about $92 a week , slightly ahead of Dallas. ...


  3. Grand jurors to consider weekend shooting death in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 |

    Authorities are expected to take a shooting incident that left a Joshua father dead to a Johnson County grand jury for consideration. Thomas J. Livingston, 33, of Joshua, died early Sunday when he was shot in the chest as he fought with another man, authorities said.


  4. Domestic squabble leaves man shot to death in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 |

    A Joshua man was shot to death early Sunday during a fight with a man who tried to help a couple during a domestic dispute, authorities said. Officials with the Johnson County Sheriff's office identified the victim as Thomas J. Livingston, 33, who died at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth shortly after the shooting.


  5. They escaped radioactive fallout and rising ocean levels, now...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... migrants who live in the U.S. There is no official data on the number of Marshallese people living in Johnson County, where Keene is, but Marshallese community members say there are about 800. Rosemina and Cornelius, both 41, are two of them. He ...


  6. Rescue owner facing animal cruelty charges in starvation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 |

    The owner of an animal rescue operation faces multiple animal cruelty charges after dozens of starving horses were seized this week near the Johnson County town of Grandview, according to the Humane Society of North Texas. Sandy Shelby, executive director of the Fort Worth-based animal rights organization, described a roughly 15-acre patch of pastures and a stable as a "concentration camp," strewn with the carcasses of 20 horses, some partially buried, among 47 emaciated survivors.


  7. Regulator sees possible oil and gas tie to quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 |

    ... we need to begin to look more closely at oil and gas injection activities in specific areas. One such area is Johnson County. I have seen credible data and science from operators that lead me to believe that area has elevated risks of seismicity ...


  8. Johnson County at a elevateda risk for earthquakes, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 |

    Johnson County has "elevated risks" for earthquakes due to the disposal of fluids from deep injection wells, according to a statement released Tuesday by Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton. Sitton, though, said the situation with the wells in Johnson County is different than recent concerns about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.


  9. If You're Poor, You Need to Move to CleburneRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | D Magazine

    ... helping poor children up the income ladder." Growing up in Dallas decreases a child's adult salary by $1,340. Johnson County, on the other hand, is one of the best places in the country to grow up. Kids that live there see an average increase in ...


  10. Do You Live In A Contraceptive Desert?Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Refinery 29

    ... a contraceptive desert, but here are the five counties where women have the least access to contraception: 1. Johnson County, Texas (0 clinics for 9,290 women in need) 2. Davidson County, North Carolina (0 clinics for a population of 8,810 women in ...


  11. Watch: Massive blaze burns 3 acres, threatens cattle in Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    The large black cloud was visible from miles away and authorities said it left about three acres burned in the 2200 block of FM 2331, near Godley, about 3 p.m., KXAS-TV reports . The structures on the lot, as well as vehicles and tires, went up in flames that were dangerously close to a herd of cattle.


  12. Cruz's Trump flip-flop may hurt his popularity back in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    ... 25, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a rally at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Franklin, Ind. Cruz won 11 states and finished a surprising second in a Republican presidential primary, but ...


  13. Johnson County man gets 6 months for pointing laser at DPS chopperRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 |

    A Johnson County man who admitted to pointing a green laser at a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter in 2015 has been sentenced to six months in federal prison. Siferd was arrested after numerous aircraft, including commercial and FedEx flights, reported laser strikes overnight on July 22, 2015, in the Johnson County area..


  14. Police seek Alvarado convenience store robber Read Story WFAA StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is attempting to identify an armed man who robbed a convenience store on Thursday. According to police, the suspect pictured above robbed the Food Mart located at 3533 Luisa Lane in Alvarado.


  15. Watch as Hurricane Matthew's eye wall nears Daytona Beach, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 |

    Heavy flooding caused major flodding for Cleburne and other areas of southern Johnson County on Thursday afternoon. On her drive home from work, Jennifer Dye captured the sight of a tornado while on Highway 289 Southbound near Dorchester, Texas in Grayson County on Thursday, April 29, 2016.


  16. Fitch Affirms Cleburne, TX's Ltd Tax Bonds & Downgrades Sales Tax Bonds on Criteria ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... Cleburne is located 30 miles south of Fort Worth within the Barnett Shale natural gas play. It is the seat of Johnson County ('AA+'/Outlook Stable). The city's population growth has lagged the larger Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex, holding steady ...


  17. Kansas City residents dealing with oak leaf itch miteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 |

    ... vastly different visions of tax policy. It was a true Mars and Venus moment. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Johnson County horticulturist says the number of people dealing with bites from the oak leaf itch mite has picked up this year. Dennis Patton, a ...


  18. Officials say Texas man shoots, kills his fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    A 48-year-old man is in custody after authorities say he fatally shot his father at a home south of Fort Worth. Johnson County sheriff's Lt.


  19. Sheriff Dept: Son Kills Father; Fires at OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | NBC Dallas

    The Johnson County Sheriff's Department says a Cleburne man shot and killed his father, then got into a shoot out with an officer. The department reported 48-year-old Omar Rodriguez is recovering from a shoulder wound at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.


  20. Cleburne man fires at officers after fatally shooting his father, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 |

    Johnson County deputies were met with gunfire after responding to a disturbance call of a man who shot his father Friday night, a Sheriff's Department news release said. Police received the call around 9:20 p.m. from a female that said her brother Omar Rodriguez, 48, had shot and her father, Manuel Rodriguez, 72, and was still armed in the home at 141 Harriette Circle.