Limestone County Newswire (Page 3)

Limestone County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Limestone County, TX. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 207 in Limestone County, TX

  1. Authorities search for suspect who escaped from custody at courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Central Texas law enforcement agencies are looking for a man who authorities say escaped from custody at the Limestone County Courthouse on Thursday morning. The Limestone County Sheriff's Office said 29-year-old Randy Hill, of Wortham, who faces three felony charges, ran from a courtroom after becoming upset about the requirements of a plea bargain before 11 a.m. Hill who was not in the custody of the Limestone County Sheriff's Office at the time of the escape had been free on bond up to the point he ran from the courtroom.

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  2. Search Underway For Escaped PrisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    A search was underway Friday morning for a prisoner who bolted from a courtroom at the Limestone County Courthouse in Groesbeck. Randy Hill, 29, is 5-foot-10, weighs about 170 pounds and has a shaved head with a small patch of Mohawk-style hair.

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  3. Officials arrest 5 in Mexia gambling raidRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Five people were arrested during a raid on an alleged illegal gambling operation in Limestone County on Wednesday, concluding a six-month probe by the Texas Department of Public Safety's criminal investigation unit. Officials executed a search warrant at the Button Club, 975 Farm to Market Road 1365, in Mexia, said Department of Public Safety Senior Trooper D.L. Wilson.

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  4. Five Arrested In Local Gambling Raid, More Arrests LikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | KWTX

    ... couple of weeks. A six-month Department of Public Safety investigation of an illegal gambling operation in Limestone County led to five arrests and more arrests are expected, DPS Trooper D.L. Wilson said Thursday. DPS troopers served two warrants at ...

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  5. DPS Concludes Investigation into Illegal Gambling OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | KCEN

    Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division concluded a 6-month investigation into an illegal gambling operation in Limestone County. DPS CID executed 2 state search warrants on Wednesday, November 4, in conjunction with this investigation.

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  6. Nathan Jackson JutsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Nov. 11, at New Hope Cemetery. Jutson was born Jan. 5, 1928, and died Feb. 17, 2015. Jack was born in Limestone County and lived there until he was 16 years old, when he joined the Merchant Marines for two years, then served in the Air Force for 20 ...

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  7. High-speed railway threatens family ranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... pass through the ranch. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Sixth-generation Limestone County rancher Charles Little, whose family ranching operations would be cut in two by the proposed high-speed rail route between ...

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  8. State, Local Authorities Raid Local Game RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | KWTX

    Limestone County deputies and Department of Public Safety troopers served two warrants at around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at a business and a nearby residence in the area of FM 1365 and County Road 488.

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  9. Dozer leased because county's is brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... ). By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners approved a plan to lease a dozer to complete some tasks that have been on hold for months; and also approved several other contracts concerning quality of life issues. During the ...

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  10. Early voting winding down for fall electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    Early voting for the Nov. 3 Constitutional Amendment Election ends Friday, Oct. 30. During early voting, Limestone County's registered voters may cast their ballots at either the courthouse in Groesbeck or the courthouse annex in Mexia, regardless of their voting precinct. After Friday, the only time left to vote is Election Day, when voters may vote only in their precinct.

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  11. Commissioners deal with heat-related mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners dealt with the effects of dry weather at their Oct. 12 meeting. They left the burn ban in place, a move they continued when they met Monday, after the weekend rains.

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  12. Joyce Marie Burns ShepherdRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Friday, Oct. 30, at Pearly Gates Funeral Home, 827 Hwy. 171 in Mexia. Shepherd was born Mary 13, 1943 in Limestone County, the daughter of Cal and Teallie Burns. Joyce grew up in this community and attended public schools in Ben Hur and Mart. She ...

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  13. Insurance Licensing Services of America and Team Ilsa Raise Over...Read the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Digital Game Developer

    ... For a price, anyone can win the right to deliver a pie. $1,218 was raised on the voting process, this year! Limestone County Sheriff, Dennis Wilson, was asked to be ILSAs Guest Pie Auctioneer, on October 15, 2015. During his duties, he took a moment ...

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  14. Groesbeck ISD adds additional voting locations for Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Groesbeck ISD is making last minute changes after they didn't have the proper voting locations scheduled for the November 3rd election, where they have a $8 million bond issue on the ballot. News Channel 25 alerted Groesbeck ISD to the problem Monday morning after noticing the school district stretches across three counties, but only had voting locations set up in Limestone County.

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  15. Sheriff's Office awards raises, receives donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    Raises for four Limestone County Sheriff's Office employees were approved by county commissioners court at their Oct. 12 meeting. The court also approved three new hires, accepted a donation from a former county resident and approved invoices for the Limestone County Detention Center, the county-owned private prison, which has been empty since June 2013.

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  16. continue readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    Residents from all across Limestone County walk together along an indoor track marked by luminarias at Saturday's Relay for Life.

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  17. County burn ban continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    Despite heavy and widespread rain in Limestone County over the weekend, the commissioners court agreed Monday to keep the county burn ban in place for now. County Judge Daniel Burkeen told the court at its Oct. 26 meeting that he had been getting telephone calls since Saturday from residents wanting to know if the burn ban had been canceled.

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  18. Massive train derails amid Texas rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | 13WHAM

    ... of Eastern Texas, forecasters said. Powell, in Navarro County, got at least 20.15 inches and Coolidge, in Limestone County, got 20 inches. The train, which was carrying cement, had been heading southward around 3:30 a.m. when the conductor noticed ...

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  19. Massive Freight Train Toppled Amid Torrential Texas RainfallRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... of Eastern Texas, forecasters said. Powell, in Navarro County, got at least 20.15 inches and Coolidge, in Limestone County, got 20 inches. Rainfall records were broken for San Antonio, Waco and Dallas for daily totals. The train, which was carrying ...

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  20. Too close for comfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    ... n spite of a burn ban, due to lack of rainfall and crispy-dry vegetation. The Keech Byram Drought Index for Limestone County averaged 711 Monday, on a scale of 800, with 800 meaning bone-dry.

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