Williamson County Newswire

Williamson County Newswire

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

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  1. Semi crash shuts down NB 35 in Round RockRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... lanes of Interstate 35 in Round Rock Wednesday morning. The lanes are shut down at the F.M. 1431 exit . Williamson County Public Affairs Manager Connie Watson says the call came in at 2:46 a.m. She says two semi-trucks were involved and one of them ...

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  2. Sandra Minor AbnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Williamson Herald

    Sandra Minor Abner, age 74 of Franklin, Tenn. passed away June 26, 2016. A longtime Court Reporter of Williamson County and member of Fourth Ave. Church of Christ, Sandra was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

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  3. Amy Ziering Hosts The Hunting Ground Sexual Assault DocumentaryRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | PR.com

    Round Rock, TX, June 24, 2016 -- -- Media Advisory Who: Amy Ziering, an Academy Award-nominated and two-time Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker; producer of The Hunting Ground. The Hunting Ground premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, inciting heated debates, campus protests, and a probe on universities throughout the country launched by the U.S. Department of Education.

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  4. Man found in Williamson County after 3-day searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... the man was found by rescuers, evaluated by EMS and released to the care of his family. "Rescue teams in Williamson County routinely train and perform technical search drills together increasing their expertise and abilities to respond to situations ...

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  5. The Scoop On Soil: Healthy pastures, healthy cattle, healthy people...Read the original story

    Sep 24, 2015 | Country World News

    Betsy Ross believes there is a difference between soil and dirt. "When you take care of the land, it's soil," she told a group of Master Gardeners in Williamson County recently.

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  6. Texas DA Fights to Hold Onto Her JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Courthouse News Service

    A Texas district attorney who spent five days in jail for a contempt conviction and withheld evidence in a murder trial is fighting a petition to boot her from office. Williamson County voters elected Jana Duty aka Jana L. Hunsicker, a Republican, in November 2012.

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  7. Officer charged with DWI in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... wreck, with one of those vehicles striking and killing the first truck driver. Dieguez was booked into the Williamson County Jail on the driving while intoxicated charge and unlawfully carrying a weapon, then freed on bond later Tuesday.

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  8. Round Rock ISD selects data management systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | District Administration

    ... ten middle schools, 33 elementary schools and four alternative learning centers. Located in southern Williamson county and northwest Travis county, and including the city of Round Rock and portions of Austin and Cedar Park, the district has a ...

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  9. Texas launches $2 million Zika awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... It's also at a time when the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services (ATCHHSD) is teaming up with Williamson County health officials to go door-to-door polling people on their Zika knowledge . According to Dr. Phil Huang, medical director of ...

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  10. Messenger wins SweepstakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... in Granbury by 25 points - 550 to 525. Other Sweepstakes winners in the semi-weekly category were the Williamson County Sun/Sunday Sun from Georgetown and the El Campo Leader-News . The Texas Press Association said that 26 ...

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  11. Austin-Area Home Sales Jump 10% in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | National Mortgage News

    ... to fuel employment growth in Northwest Austin and in turn, are driving home sales growth in southeast Williamson County where homes are less expensive and new home development continues to be strong," Rude said. In Williamson County, sales soared ...

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  12. Man killed in fiery crash on I-35 in Jarrell identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... an El Paso police officer charged with driving while intoxicated following a crash on I-35 in Jarrell (Williamson County Jail Photo) The Texas Department of Public Safety say 26-year-old Alan Eduardo Dieguez was speeding in a Hyundai when he ...

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  13. El Paso officer suspected of DWI in crash that killed truck driver in Central TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... caught fire. Police officials say Dieguez wasn't on duty at the time of the crash. He was booked into the Williamson County Jail and was also charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon.

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  14. Williamson County seeks input on bridge, road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Williamson County officials are hosting two open house events to ask for public input on road projects.The goal of the two projects is to make improvements to Brushy Creek Road that turns into Hairy Man Road, and to prevent flooding at the Great Oaks bridge. The county is looking at raising the Great Oaks bridge above the 100-year flood plain.

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  15. El Paso officer charged with DWI in fatal crash near JarrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Valley Morning Star

    ... caught fire. Police officials say Dieguez wasn't on duty at the time of the crash. He was booked into the Williamson County Jail and was also charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon. Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we'll help by ...

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  16. Long-term plan to help alleviate traffic in Williamson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... of the county, where the population is growing," explains Connie Watson, public affairs manager for Williamson County. The improvements would not only help every-day traffic in Williamson county, but also give drivers an alternate route if and when ...

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  17. Off-duty officer charged in connection to Jarrell fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | KCEN

    An off-duty El Paso police officer has been booked into the Williamson County Jail on a DWI charge after a fatal crash in Jarrell on Tuesday morning, the Texas Department of Public Safety confirms. DPS identified the officer as Alan Dieguez, 26, and said they were behind the wheel of the 2015 Hyundai involved in the crash.

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  18. El Paso officer charged with DWI in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | El Paso Times

    ... Alan Dieguez was driving one of three vehicles involved in a deadly crash on Interstate Highway 35 in Williamson County early Tuesday morning, officials said. The officer is a three-year veteran of the El Paso Police Department and is assigned to ...

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  19. Guillen Fernando, arrested in possession of 16 pounds of methRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Guillen Fernando, 45, was arrested by Williamson County police and now faces charges for possessing a controlled substance. He was initially pulled over for driving 86 mph in a 75 mph zone.

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  20. One dead, three injured in multi-vehicle wreck on I-35Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | KSWO

    ... has confirmed that three people were injured in the crash and have been taken to Seton Medical Center in Williamson County for treatment. A fourth person died at the scene. Drivers who need to head north of Jarrell are encouraged to take Highway 195 ...

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