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  1. Man In Custody After Armed Standoff Over NightRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KWTX

    A Covington man was in custody Tuesday in Hill County after he fired shots at deputies and at state troopers in a helicopter.

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  2. Drug Charges Filed On Whitney WomanRead the original story

    Sunday | Hillsboro Reporter

    A felony arrest was made by the Hill County Sheriff's Office at 3:35 a.m. Thursday, August 14. Authorities contacted a 28-year-old Whitney woman in the 200 block of Scenic Drive north of Whitney.

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  3. Wanted Suspect Tazed After FleeingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... Whitney shortly after 8 p.m. The man was tracked to a residence in the 100 block of Canyon Drive by Ragsdale and Hill County Sheriff's Office Deputy Shane Brassell. The man fled on foot as deputies attempted to arrest him. He was about to enter a ...

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  4. HCAD Budget Finalized After Board HearingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A budget for the Hill County Appraisal District for 2015 is in place following its adoption by the board of directors Tuesday, August 12. The total of $1,379,274 reflects a 6.6 percent or $86,092 increase over the 2014 budget of $1,293,274.

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  5. Commissioners' Court Receives Budget UpdateRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Hillsboro Reporter

    An update on the current fiscal year's budget was presented to Hill County commissioners at a Tuesday morning, August 12, meeting.

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  6. HCSO Investigates Woman's DeathRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 10 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The death of a Whitney woman was investigated by the Hill County Sheriff's Office Wednesday morning, August 6. Dispatchers were notified around 10 a.m. of a structure fire in the 100 block of Second Street off Farm Road 2604 north of Whitney.

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  7. Chamber Sets August LuncheonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... Texas Council of Governments will discuss the Heart of Texas Efficient Towns and Counties Co-op, which includes Hill County. The program is designed to strengthen local governments and other vital areas such as water, housing and economic ...

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  8. Wanted Subject Picked Up By Bosque CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... man in Clifton. He was transported to a location on Highway 22 west of Whitney, where he was turned over to Hill County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Brian Orban. The aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge stemmed from a June 26 incident on Farm ...

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  9. Crews find body of elderly woman after morning fire destroys Hill County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | KXXV-TV Waco

    UPDATE: Fire crews say they have found the body of an elderly woman in a Hill County house that was destroyed by a fire Wednesday.

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  10. Tennessee Fugitive Arrested In MilfordRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... jail early last week. After breaking loose, the suspect reportedly stole a vehicle and dropped off the radar. Hill County Sheriff's Office joined in the search Thursday morning, July 31, after responding to a possible burglary in progress call on ...

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  11. Deputies Searching Friday Morning For FugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | KWTX

    While warming steadily day-by-day this weekend, highs in the upper 80s & lower 90s remain BELOW the average of 98! While warming steadily day-by-day this weekend, highs in the upper 80s & lower 90s remain BELOW the average of 98! Hill County deputies were searching Friday morning for a fugitive they encountered who is wanted out of Tennessee who ... (more)

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  12. Whitney Man Charged With Felony AssaultRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Sheriff's Office made an arrest at 1:09 p.m. Sunday, July 27. Authorities were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Brazos Drive near Whitney regarding a disturbance involving a firearm.

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  13. First CETRZ Project Begins Near CovingtonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Getting its share of the state pie, Hill County began the first project earlier this week as a result of its County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone .

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  14. Dallas Man Detained Near AbbottRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A Dallas resident was booked into the Hill County Law Enforcement Center following an assault Sunday morning, July 27. According to Hill County Sheriff's Office reports, a woman was spotted running through lanes of traffic on Interstate 35 in Abbott.

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  15. Whitney Man Re-Indicted On Murder ChargeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A murder case involving a 42-year-old Whitney man was back before a Hill County grand jury last week for re-indictment.

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  16. Taxing Entities Receive Certified ValuesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The process to set ad valorem tax rates for the 2014 tax year has begun after Hill County Appraisal District recently delivered certified tax values to local entities.

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  17. Lake Road Dispute Ends At 10th CourtRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... of Appeals in Waco. The court recently issued a mandate affirming a 66th District Court judgment in favor of Hill County arising from a lawsuit filed by Arrowhead Resort, L.L.C., commonly known as Arrowhead Lodge, which is west of Whitney. The suit ...

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  18. Home Invasion Suspects IndictedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Two men charged in connection with a home invasion robbery at a residence south of Aquilla were indicted by a Hill County Grand Jury Tuesday, July 22. Michael Anthony Cole Phillips, 24, and Danny Joe Weir Jr., 27, both of Waco, were arrested in McLennan County two days after the May offense.

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  19. First CETRZ Project To BeginRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The first project under the County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone created by Hill County Commissioners' Court is scheduled to get underway Wednesday, July 30. A bridge on HCR 1439 south of Covington will be replaced with the cost reimbursed under the state's CETRZ program.

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  20. Plan unclear for crumbling cliff on North Texas lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... certainly has not. "We do have a problem down here that we currently don't have the resources to correct," said Hill County Judge Justin Lewis. Just days after the luxury Lake Whitney home was set on fire to keep it from plunging into the lake last ...

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