Tag Archives: COURTS

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

STATE BAR TO HEAR COMPLAINT FROM ANTHONY GRAVES

The State Bar of Texas is investigating a complaint against retired District Attorney Charles Sebesta from former Brenham death row inmate Anthony Graves.  . Graves, who spent 18 years in…

TWENTY YEARS FOR INJURY TO A CHILD

A 37-year old Caldwell man received the maximum 20 years in prison for injury to a child almost one year after his one year old son was found dead in…

WARRANT SWEEP BEGINS SATURDAY

Anyone with outstanding warrants needs to take care of them today (Friday) because the big warrant round up is coming. Local law enforcement and some Washington County Courts are giving…