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  1. New EPA rules could cut pollution, jobsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... all that much and the cost would trickle down to customers and put a strain on the state's power grid. In Freestone County, the Big Brown plant, owned buy Luminant, will have to pay a $500 million alone to retrofit their old systems. The cost could ...

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  2. Former prosecutor talks of living in fear after slayings of Texas DA and senior colleagueRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | ABA Journal

    ... een focusing on efforts to suppress evidence and challenges to the jury-selection process, according to the Freestone County Times and the Kaufman Herald .

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  3. Flura Delle Teer ErskineRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    Flura Delle Teer Erskine passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on Nov. 7, 2014, in Longview, after 97 fulfilling years of life. Born June 7, 1917, in Freestone County, to James Birch and Maude Edna Teer, she was the youngest of 14 children.

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  4. Willie Pearl 'Dea' StrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Mexia. Willie Pearl "Dea" Strain was born Oct. 2, 1933 in Freestone County, the third of 11 children born to Washington and Theresa Chambers. She attended F.W. Wheeler, from which she graduated. She ...

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  5. Robert E. SneedRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Teague. Robert E. Sneed was born to the union of Birdia Weathers Coleman and C.B. Sneed on June 18, 1935 in Freestone County. Robert, known as "Dude" to his family and friends, attended schools in the Freestone County Public School District and ...

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  6. First Bullet Train Meeting Focuses on Station LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... demand just by having a route that goes to downtown Houston." Carden also has relatives who own ranches in Freestone County, a likely pass-through for the train, according to the two routes that federal officials said were being seriously ...

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  7. At First Bullet Train Meeting, Location is EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    ... demand just by having a route that goes to downtown Houston." Carden also has relatives who own ranches in Freestone County, a likely pass-through for the train, according to the two routes that federal officials said were being seriously ...

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  8. School District: Report Of Local Ebola Outbreak Is FalseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | KWTX

    Officials in the small Wortham Independent School District in Freestone County emphatically rejected as false a posting Monday on the National Report website that said 17 kindergartners in the district tested positive for Ebola after attending class with an exchange student from Liberia. The district, in the town of about 1,000 residents, has 486 students, according to the Texas Education Agency website.

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  9. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | KWTX

    ... 70s overnight. On October 9, 1871-143 years ago today-Texas Gov. Edmund J. Davis imposed martial law on Freestone County. The order stemmed from reports of coercion and fraudulent voting in the county seat, Fairfield, during the election of Oct. ...

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  10. The View from Writers RoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... for California almost immediately after graduation and stayed until he retired and came back to Valhalla - Freestone County Texas - a few years ago. He did settle in our county seat Fairfield, and arch rival of Home Teague, but he still bleeds Lion ...

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  11. Harley Douglas TisdaleRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    ... en; and numerous nieces and nephews. A private service will be held at a later date at New Hope Cemetery in Freestone County. Visit blair-stubbs.com to leave the family a memorial message.

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  12. Sierra Club Hammered for Baseless AccusationsRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... Future Holdings Corp. and subsidiary Luminant Generation Co. LLC in 2012 regarding the Big Brown Plant in Freestone County. Sierra Club alleged the plant continues to violate particulate matter and opacity limits under the law. After the ...

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  13. Welcome rains bring relief to parched regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    ... infall had ebbed in Mexia, the National Weather Service issued an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Freestone County, southeastern Limestone County, northwestern Anderson County and Henderson County until 12:15 p.m.

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  14. Fredia George ArnoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Burnet Bulletin

    ... Funeral Home in Burnet. Burial followed at Post Mountain Cemetery. Arnold was born Aug. 9, 1941, in Donie, Freestone County, Texas, to parents Odell and Jewell George. She was a member of Lake Country Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by ...

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    Aug 10, 2014 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Ashley West's grandmother used to bring home blue ribbons from the Freestone county fair with her pickling and canning creations.

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    Aug 10, 2014 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Ashley West's grandmother used to bring home blue ribbons from the Freestone county fair with her pickling and canning creations.

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  17. Blanche Thelma Daniels HyramsRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Hyrams, 90, passed away July 30, 2014 at Greenview Nursing Home in Waco. She was born Nov. 8, 1923 in Freestone County. She was the last of five children born to Shannon Daniels and Willie Stephens Daniels. She grew up and attended Houge and Salem ...

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  18. Woman accused of not stopping rape faces angry grandmother in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... defendant being home the night of the rape. court also heard from the Fairfield ISD Technology Director, a Freestone County Sheriff's Investigator, a teen acquaintance of Brackens, a family friend of the victim, a teen girl who lived with Brackens, ...

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  19. A Failing System And The Children Whom Are Left Battered Emotionally, Mentally, And Physically.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | CNN

    ... my ex fled the state with my son and has basically been hiding my son. I was informed he had returned to freestone county Texas in December of 2013. I had an officer escort me to his residence to retrieve my son with my court order in hand which ...

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  20. Five Persons Sentenced in Connection with Texas Game Warden AssaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... Richard Fraser as the passenger. Davenport was arrested two days later in a wooded area near a residence in Freestone County. Later taken into custody at the Limestone County sheriff's office, the 52-year-old Fraser entered guilty pleas to five ...

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