Freestone County Newswire

Freestone County Newswire

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

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  1. Severe Storms Rip Across Central TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KCEN

    The storms moved in just after noon on Monday and tornadoes were reported in Lampasas, Coryell, Milam and Freestone County. According to ONCOR, thousands of power outages were reported just in the Waco area.

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  2. A.D. BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Mexia Daily News

    ... more than 14 years and was well known for playing Santa Claus in numerous events for many years in Teague, Freestone County and beyond. Black was preceded in death by one son, Ricky Allen, and one brother, Larry Black. He is survived by his wife, ...

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  3. 3-Year-Old Found Dead in Freestone County PondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KCEN

    After about a three and a half hour search, game wardens found the boy in a pond on Calloway Street, not far from where his parents where.

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  4. Game Wardens Recover Body Of 3-Year-Old Drowning VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... recovered the body of a 3-year-old boy who apparently fell into a stock pond and drowned near Donie in Freestone County. At about 3:30 p.m. Sunday first responders were sent to the Donie Reservoir after a caller reported a missing child. Game ...

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  5. 3-year-old drowns over the weekend in Freestone CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A 3-year-old boy has drowned after wandering off from family members who were fishing Sunday afternoon in Freestone County. Freestone County Deputies, along with Department of Public Safety Troopers, were called about 3 p.m. Sunday to a location near the Donie reservoir in the small community of Donie, near Highway 164 in Freestone County.

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  6. Area Game Wardens Recover Body Of 3-Year-Old Drowning VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KWTX

    State game wardens Sunday evening recovered the body of a 3-year-old boy who apparently fell into a stock pond and drowned near Donie in Freestone County. At about 3:30 p.m. Sunday first responders were sent to the Donie Reservoir after a caller reported a missing child.

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  7. One Person Killed, One Hurt in Freestone County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    One person was killed Thursday in a vehicle accident in Freestone County just west of Buffalo, according to the Leon County Sheriff's Office.

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  8. Joe Earl DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Mexia Daily News

    ... 1, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pearly Gates Funeral Home Joe Earl Durham was born June 13, 1943 in Butler, Freestone County. He was the second child born to Carlton Durham Sr. and Bertha Allen Durham. He attended elementary school at Frozy-Echols and ...

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  9. Pauline Katherine KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Mexia Daily News

    ... Saturday, May 2, in the Cotton Gin Cemetery with Jerry Keys officiating. Pauline was born Jan. 4, 1918 in Freestone County, 4 miles north of Cotton Gin, to Henry Clay and Magdalene Berthelsen McKinney. She grew up during the depression in the 1930s. ...

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  10. Three indicted on capital murder charge for March home invasion in TeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KXXV-TV Waco

    UPDATE: A Freestone County grand jury has returned capital murder indictments against three teens in connection with a home invasion near Teague that left a suspected robber dead and the resident later died at the hospital. Lawson Abram, Amber Halford, and O'Jarion McClenon were indicted on capital murder charges for the home invasion and shooting that left suspected robber, Joshua Mulkey, and the resident of the home, Doug Hurst, dead.

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  11. Teenagers Indicted On Freestone County Capital Murder ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KWTX

    Three teenagers were named in indictments Wednesday charging each of them with capital murder in connection with the February murder of a Freestone County man. Amber Halford, 19, O'Jarion McLenon and Lawson Abram, both 18, were named in the indictments handed down in connection with the shooting death on February 9 of Douglas Carr Hurst, 45, who was Halford's uncle, Freestone County District Attorney Chris Martin said.

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  12. Wanda Doris ConnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    Wanda Doris Conner, 82, of Bremond, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Bremond Nursing Home. Visitation will be held at Groesbeck Funeral Home from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at Union Cemetery in Freestone County, with Pastor Richard Gillett of Teague officiating.

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  13. Family ties bindRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Herald Independent

    ... DeSoto Parish, La., and had settled in the Butler Community, east of Fairfield, which is the county seat of Freestone County. Further research confirmed this fact and Eddie Marie Durham, the wife of Debra's second cousin Bobby Jean Durham, wrote in ...

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  14. Family ties bindRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Herald Independent

    ... DeSoto Parish, La., and had settled in the Butler Community, east of Fairfield, which is the county seat of Freestone County. Further research confirmed this fact and Eddie Marie Durham, the wife of Debra's second cousin Bobby Jean Durham, wrote in ...

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  15. Residents Outraged After Dead Pit Bulls Found On Local RoadsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | KWTX

    ... the bodies of nine pit bulls, one of them pregnant with eight puppies, on an Interstate 45 access road in Freestone County. Metroplex Health Systems is hiring for the position of Inpatient Physical Therapy Manager for their Killeen campus. This ...

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  16. Deputies seek burglary suspect out of Freestone CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Freestone County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 29-year-old suspect wanted in connection with a recent home burglary. Freestone County Sheriff Don Anderson says they want to question Colby Ryan Kennedy for a home burglary west of Teague, near the railroad underpass.

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  17. Birds flock to man-made wetlands in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | ArcaMax Publishing

    On the Navarro-Freestone County line, about 110 miles southeast of Fort Worth, Texas, Parks and Wildlife's Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area has seen bird counts climb when the wetlands recently grew to 2,000 acres at the end of 2013. On a gray, cloudy day recently, there were a variety of birds -- from bald eagles to white-faced ibis -- but the wetlands were overwhelmingly populated by ducks.

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  18. Victim shot in Teague home invasion passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    UPDATE: The victim shot during a home invasion near Teague early Monday morning has died after being taken off life support. Doug Hurst was shot during a home invasion of his Freestone County home.

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  19. Three dead in two accidents Wednesday nightRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Mexia Daily News

    By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Two accidents - one in Limestone County, the other in Freestone County - took three lives Wednesday night. A Mexia man and his passenger died Wednesday night in a two-vehicle collision near Fairfield.

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  20. Niece, Nephew Of Man Wounded In Rural Home Invasion ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KWTX

    Authorities in Freestone County have arrested a niece and nephew of a rural resident who continues to fight for life after he was wounded in a home invasion in which one of the teenage robbers was killed, Freestone County Attorney Chris Martin said Thursday. Hurst was awakened at around 1:30 a.m. Monday when three suspects broke in through the back door of his home at 135 Private Rd. 871 just off Highway 84 west of Teague, Freestone County Sheriff Don Anderson said.

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