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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Taxing Entities Receive Certified ValuesRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Lake Road Dispute Ends At 10th CourtRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Home Invasion Suspects IndictedRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Plan unclear for precarious precipice at Lake WhitneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 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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  8. Annexation Elections Discussed By ESD 2Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Hill County Emergency Services District 2 met Thursday evening, July 10, to discuss the possibility of holding annexation elections in November.

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  9. Extension Test Plot Info PresentedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Information on Hill County AgriLife Extension Service corn and grain sorghum tests plots was presented at the recent crops tour.

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  10. No Comment On Blum Area Road ClosureRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Hillsboro Reporter

    There was no comment when Hill County Commissioners' Court held a public hearing Tuesday morning, July 8, on a proposed road closure north of Blum.

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  11. Grand Jury Returns IndictmentsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The June term of the Hill County Grand Jury recently met and returned the following indictments: Antonio Trejo Abreo, 51, of Hillsboro, driving while intoxicated, third or more; Eishmel Lee Ashford Jr., 29, of Itasca, possession of a controlled substance; Bartolo Ayala, 68, of Whitney, driving while intoxicated, third or more.

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  12. Work On County's Part Of Road BeginsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Hillsboro Reporter

    What to do with a road leading to the new Whitney Middle School has been a topic of discussion since the spring among officials with the school district, City of Whitney and Hill County.

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  13. Stabbing Victim Flown To HospitalRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... with a neighbor. The incident occurred in front of a residence on HCR 1127 north of Blum about 2:10 p.m. Hill County Sheriff's Office reports indicated that the victim went to a 45-year-old Blum woman's residence making threats. The younger woman ...

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  14. Seal Coat Application PlannedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... of an oil/rock mixture on the roadway surface, giving motorists better traction and maneuverability. In Hill County, Farm Road 67 from Farm Road 933 near Blum to Highway 81 north of Itasca will be done July 8-11. Brannan Paving Co. LTD of Victoria ...

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  15. Plans In The Works For 30th Fourth ParadeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... get around to their annual January meeting until June. But, it was an important gathering as the group selected Hill County native Glenna Morgan Stamp as Miss Late Bloomer 2014. All area residents are invited to line up at the corner of Thompson and ...

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  16. Whitney Diving Accident Sends One To HospitalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... ite to Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Medical Center in Waco. He reportedly underwent surgery Monday, June 30. Hill County Sheriff's Office assisted on the call.

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  17. Pair Detained By HPD Following DisturbanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... e of the Peace John Milburn set bond at $25,000 on Jose Barrera-Sanchez, 29. Barrera-Sanchez was booked into the Hill County Law Enforcement Center and the other suspect was booked into the city jail.

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  18. Lake Whitney Bluff Crack Plans UncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | CBS Local

    ... the July 4th holiday weekend. According to officials, buoys have been placed to mark off the dangerous area. Hill County Judge Justin Lewis confirmed the Army Corp is handling safety at the lake. He said the county is monitoring the crack and that ...

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  19. Smoky Fire Leads To EvacuationsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... post on the Hillsboro Center parking lot on South Covington Street. It was set up by Hillsboro police and Hill County Emergency Management Coordinator Tom Hemrick. Firefighters eventually discovered that a bearing possibly overheated, causing the ...

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  20. Rains Swell Creeks, Push Lake Levels UpRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... the month of April, it appeared that the drought's grip might continue through the summer of 2014. But for Hill County and much of North Central Texas, the tide turned in May and, going into the final days of June, there were over 11 inches of rain ...

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