Tag Archives: COURTS

CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST CALDWELL TEACHERS IN SEX ABUSE CASE

A special prosecutor has dropped charges against three Caldwell teachers accused of failing to report the sexual abuse of a child.  Caldwell Middle School counselor Bliss Bednar, Caldwell High School…

SEVEN YEAR SENTENCE FOR DRUG BUSINESSMAN

Assistant District Attorney Eric Berg says a Brenham ‘businessman’ was sentenced to seven years in prison in this week’s session of the 21st district court because the product he was…

53 YEAR SENTENCE FOR AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

Jacob Leonard Walton, a 27-year old known gang member was sentenced to 53 years in prison Wednesday for taking part in a brutal beating and robbery at  of a man…

FORMER NORMANGEE POLICE CHIEF SENTENCED

Former Normangee police chief Jody Navarro received a two year probated sentence and ordered to pay a thousand dollar fine, for helping a methamphetamine dealer sell his product last summer….

GAS PRODUCTION LAW SUITS AGAINST WASHINGTON COUNTY

Washington County Chief Tax Appraiser Willy Dilworth says Washington County is among more than 100 Texas counties that are targets of lawsuits from petroleum companies over  the valuations of gas…

APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS TEXAS ABORTION LAW

A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the controversial Texas abortion law that kept the State Legislature in special session last summer. A panel of judges for the Fifth…

FAYETTE COUNTY MURDER INDICTMENT

An 18-year old Weimar man has been indicted  for murder in Fayette County for the October 27th shooting death of a 19-year old Frelsburg man near the La Grange VFW…

BRENHAM MAN CONVICTED IN AUSTIN COUNTY

An Austin County jury convicted a 31-year old Brenham man  for burglarizing a building in Sealy last summer this week. Patrick Hurd was found guilty of breaking into the city…

SEXUAL ASSAULTS LEAD INDICTMENTS

An indictment for sexual assault of a child and the continuous sexual assault of a child led the charges in this week’s session of the 21st district court grand jury….

BLUEBONNET COOPERATIVE SETTLES WILDFIRE LAWSUITS

The Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative has settled dozens of lawsuits filed after the devastating wildfires in the Bastrop area on the Labor Day Weekend in 2011. .   The Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative …