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  1. TCOLE Conducts Inspection Of HCSORead the original story

    Thursday | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement concluded a full inspection of the Hill County Sheriff's Office last week. According to Sheriff Michael Cox, a field agent with TCOLE spent three days in Hillsboro sifting through and examining records specifically pertaining to personnel files and certifications.

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  2. Roadways Slushy As Wintry Mix Blows Into CountyRead the original story

    Thursday | Hillsboro Reporter

    A wintery mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow blew into Hill County early Monday morning, February 23, leaving a thin layer of icy slush on the road-ways. Just over a quarter inch of precipitation was recorded Monday at KHBR 1560 Radio studio in east Hillsboro.

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  3. Hill County Day In Austin ThursdayRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Texas Legislature got its 84th session underway last month, and now local residents have the opportunity to be a part of the Austin scene during Hill County Day at the state capitol. Chartered buses will leave Historic City Hall at 127 East Franklin Street in Hillsboro at 6:45 a.m. Thursday, February 26, for the day trip.

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  4. ESD 1 To Submit Forms To VFISRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Emergency Services District 1 met Thursday evening, February 12, and made a motion to submit paperwork to VFIS, the district's insurance provider. President Clarence Pressley said that VFIS recently requested that departments in the district submit forms proving that they have completed driver training courses.

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  5. Covington Man Sentenced In District CourtRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A punishment agreement was reached in Hill County 66th District Court Thursday, February 19, regarding the sentencing of 65-year-old Kenneth Abbott of Covington. Abbott received eight years in prison and 10 years of probation after being found guilty Wednesday, February 11, of one count of indecency with a child/sexual contact and two counts of indecency with a child/exposure.

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  6. Man ruled competent for trial in Hillsboro woman's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A man who has been in a mental hospital after being linked to a 2013 murder in Hill County has now been declared competent to stand trial. Investigators say Vincent Robinson is responsible for the death of Kasie Clary.

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  7. Third Person dies in Hill County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Amber Rose, 32, died in the hospital after spending a week in critical condition, according to Department of Public Safety troopers. Original Entry : Two people are dead and three were taken to hospitals after a wreck in Hill County Sunday night.

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  8. Primary Suspect Arrested In Hillsboro Woman's DeathRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The primary suspect in the un-solved homicide of a Hillsboro woman in 2013 was released from the Vernon State Hospital into the custody of the Hill County Sheriff's Office Friday afternoon, February 13. Forty-four-year-old Vincent Robinson of Hillsboro is being held in the Hill County Law Enforcement Center in Hillsboro on $1,020,000 bond for allegedly murdering Kasie Clary and tampering with evidence pertinent to the investigation. With his release from the mental institution, authorities are optimistic that the suspect can stand trial.

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  9. Hill County Day Speakers AnnouncedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Speakers for this year's Hill County Day in Austin Thursday, February 26, will have a local flavor. Addressing the Hill County delegation in the afternoon will include Itasca graduate Bryan Daniel and former state Senator Kip Averitt.

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  10. Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For IKO IndustriesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... developing his complex in 1999. Incentive packages for the company were approved by Hillsboro City Council, Hill County Commissioners' Court, Hillsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees and Hill College Board of Regents. Mayor Omberg was ...

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  11. Two firefighters injured in fire truck accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... the two firefighters trapped inside their truck. "It's nice to know down here where we live in the south end of Hill County that you got Hubbard and Penelope that were there when we needed them," says Stuckly. "It's nice to know that you got them ...

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  12. Man Charged With Murder, Weapon FoundRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Seventy-year-old Frank Hard-wick of Whitney was officially charged with murder Wednesday, February 11, after allegedly shooting his stepson in the chest the day before. Authorities with the Hill County Sheriff's Office were dispatched at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, February 10, to a residence in the 400 block of Live Oak Loop north of Whitney regarding a shots fired call.

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  13. ESD 2 Discusses FRORead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Emergency Services District 2 met in regular session Thursday, February 12, to discuss the possibility of creating a county-wide First Responder Organization . According to board President Barbara Leetun, a county-wide FRO would put all first responders on the same page, mandating that they all follow the same set of rules and regulations.

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  14. Agreement Reached With County, City Of CovingtonRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Hill County commissioners met in regular session Tuesday, February 10, to approve an interlocal agreement between the City of Covington and the Hill County Sheriff's Office . Personnel with the HCSO were approved by the court to seek grants funding a family violence investigator and Apple iPads and cases for patrol deputies.

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  15. Two Die In Traffic AccidentRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... accident was investigated by DPS Trooper John Merriman who was assisted by the Hillsboro Police Department and Hill County Sheriff's Office. Also responding to the location were Hillsboro Fire/Rescue and volunteer fire departments from Peoria and ...

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  16. Man Killed In Whitney-Area ShootingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hill County Sheriff's Office made an arrest Tuesday evening, February 10, in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred earlier in the day near Whitney. According to Hill County Sheriff Michael Cox, 70-year-old Frank Hardwick of Whitney was being held in the Hill County Law Enforcement Center after allegedly shooting his 44-year-old stepson in the chest.

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  17. Man admits to killing stepson in Hill County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Hill County deputies say a man confessed to shooting and killing his adult stepson during a family argument Tuesday night. Man admits to killing stepson in Hill County shooting Hill County deputies say a man confessed to shooting and killing his adult stepson during a family argument Tuesday night.

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  18. Shooting At Area Home Leaves 1 Man Dead, Stepfather In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KWTX

    Hill County deputies Tuesday were at the scene of a shooting that left a middle-age man dead and his stepfather in custody. Deputies were sent at around 9:30 a.m. to a home in the 400 block of Live Oak Loop, near Lake Whitney, where they found a man thought to be in his 40s with a gunshot wound to his chest lying in the yard of the home.

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  19. Hill County Sheriff's Office investigates homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A stepfather is in custody after investigators say he shot and killed his stepson Tuesday morning. The Hill County Sheriff's Office is investigating the homicide that happened about 9:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Live Oak Loop, near Lake Whitney.

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  20. **** Shooting in WhitneyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Hillsboro Reporter

    A 70-year old Whitney man is in custody for questioning by the Hill County Sheriff's Office after a family disturbance this morning turned deadly. A 9-1-1 call came in to the sheriff's office just before 10 a.m. from the 400 block of Live Oak Loop off FM 2604 north of Whitney.

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