Stephens County Newswire

Stephens County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 77 in Stephens County, TX

  1. Major accident Friday involving motocycle, carRead the original story

    Yesterday | Breckenridge American

    Friday evening, a major wreck involving a car and motorcycle was reported on Highway 180 East, near CR 102 in Stephens County. Motorcycle occupants Allen and Jackey Corgill of Cisco died as a result of the crash.

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  2. Texoma counties now eligible for more FEMA assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... the so called "thrill kill" of an ECU baseball player has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A Stephens County ARDMORE, OK-- The investigation into a Carter County murder has landed a man in jail, but on unrelated charges. Ardmore ...

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  3. Oklahoma teen gets life in prison for killing of AustralianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Houston Chronicle

    ... parole. District Court judge Ken Graham handed down the punishment to 18-year-old Chancey Allen Luna after a Stephens County jury had convicted Luna of first-degree murder in the August 2013 shooting death of 22-year-old Christopher Lane . Luna was ...

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  4. Stephens County killer sentenced to life without paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... with killing an Australian college baseball player has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A Stephens County jury had convicted Luna of first-degree murder in the August 2013 shooting death of 22-year-old Christopher Lane. FORT WORTH -- ...

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  5. Little details found in shooting death, investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Breckenridge American

    Breckenridge Police Department officers and Stephens County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a shooting in the 700 block of West Hullum Friday night. A man was pronounced dead at the scene of a residence in the 700 block of West Hullum Friday night.

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  6. County without extension agentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Breckenridge American

    Stephens County is now without any Texas AgriLife extension agents after the resignation of Christian Curtin was accepted at the May 26 regular meeting. Curtin, whose resignation will be effective Monday, June 15, served as the County's Texas AgriLife Extension Family and Consumer Sciences agent.

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  7. Bill ShackRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Breckenridge American

    ... from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 26th at Morehart Mortuary of Albany. Bill Shack was born May 21, 1934 in Stephens County, Texas to parents, John Shack and Letha Nichol Shack. Bill attended school at Breckenridge High School and went on to serve ...

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  8. County registers first rabies case of 2015Read the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Breckenridge American

    Stephens County has its first reported case of rabies for 2015, according to County Rabies Officer Dr. Gary Fambro, DVM. Fambro said the positive rabies sample was found in a kitten out in the Harpersville area, in Southern Stephens County.

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  9. Welfare Board honors foster children with balloon releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Breckenridge American

    Stephens County Welfare Board members, City Commissioners and other courthouse employees were on hand to launch 15 blue balloons to honor the children who are in foster care in Stephens County homes. Front row Shirley Brandenberger, Jan Davis, Eugenia Hall, Jackie Ensey, Joe High, Ruth Taylor, Stephanee Russell and Cal Hoffman; back row Sharon Wimberley, Sharon Trigg, Richard Cook, Rickey Carr and Ed Russell.

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  10. Historical Commission, Water District steadfast on securing area where remains were foundRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Breckenridge American

    Recently, prehistoric remains and cultural artifacts were found on public land in Stephens County. The site at Hubbard Creek Lake was exposed as a result of the historic Texas drought, and in addition to human remains contains evidence of meals eaten by prehistoric occupants, including cooking hearths and deer bones.

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  11. Young County jail has new leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Young County's formal introduction to its new jail administrator came during the April 13 Commissioners Court meeting, but Maj. Eric Brown, who came here by way of Stephens County, has been manning the helm at the Young county Jail since March 9. The new administrator replaced Kenneth Cobb, who now runs security and transportation operations at the County Courthouse on the Graham Square.

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  12. Denison Man Sentenced to 20 Years For Walmart RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an Australian college baseball player in Oklahoma.A Stephens County jury found Chancey Allen Luna DUNCAN, Ok. -- A 17-year-old has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an ...

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  13. Chris Lane's Killer ConvictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    DUNCAN, Ok. -- A 17-year-old has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an Australian college baseball player in Oklahoma.A Stephens County jury found Chancey Allen Luna DUNCAN, Ok.

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  14. Stephens County 4-H wins awards in competitionsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Breckenridge American

    Saturday, April 11, was a busy weekend for the Stephens County 4-H Club. Stephens County had youth participating in the 2015 District 3 Fashion Show, the Eighth annual Charlie Greenway Silhouette Match and the Callahan County 4-H Novice Shotgun Shoot.

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  15. Remember the children of child abuse/neglectRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Breckenridge American

    The month of April is recognized as National Child Abuse Awareness/Prevention Month. Locally, the Welfare Board placed a small white cross on the Stephens County Courthouse lawn to represent each child who has died in the State of Texas the past year due to child abuse or neglect, which was 146 children.

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  16. BHS group tackling TMCN projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Breckenridge American

    ... group is having a community painting day at the rodeo grounds this weekend, starting at 2 p.m. today, at the Stephens County Rodeo grounds, located behind the Breckenridge Agricultural and Community Center off Highway 180 East. If it's raining on ...

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  17. Duncan firefighter killed in Stephens County wreckRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... t caused the SUV to cross a highway's center line and collide with the motorcycle riders over the weekend in Stephens County.

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  18. Duncan firefighter killed in Stephens County wreckRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | KAUZ

    ... t caused the SUV to cross a highway's center line and collide with the motorcycle riders over the weekend in Stephens County.

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  19. Jury selection begins in slaying of Australian playerRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Jury selection has begun in southern Oklahoma for the murder trial of a 17-year-old charged in the shooting death of a college baseball player from Australia. Chancey Luna of Duncan is charged in Stephens County with first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of 22-year-old Christopher Lane as Lane was jogging.

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  20. Judge rejects motion to change venue for thrill-kill suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... Central University baseball player Christopher Lane. Attorneys for Luna asked that the trial be moved from Stephens County to Lawton or Oklahoma City because of widespread publicity about the case. Grayson College, its History Department and the GC ...

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