The unthinkable happened in Limestone County on Friday night, March 26, as DPS Trooper Chad Walker gave his life while serving his community in a senseless shooting by another individual.
In the very early hours on Tuesday, March 30, deputies conducted a traffic stop on FCR 477 in Dew. When deputies exited their patrol unit to make contact with the driver of the vehicle, the driver took off in an attempt to get away from them.
Joni Woodall has received Texas Farm Credit’s 2021 Tommy Dean Shearrer Community Champion Award, which includes a $2,500 donation to a charity of her choice.
Tristan Esquel Bell, age 18, was apprehended at 10:05PM on Wednesday night, March 17, without incident following an assault on an officer earlier that morning.
Freestone County Commissioners agreed at last week’s meeting to hire an elections administrator, consolidating duties currently performed by at least two different county offices and housing all matters having to do with elections in a one-stop shop.