Sunday, November 23, 2014
LOTT MAN KILLED IN HIGHWAY CRASH
(REAGAN) A Lott man died Friday evening after the car he was driving
collided with an 18-wheeler on State Highway 6 near Reagan. John David
Tinsley, 76, of Lott, was pronounced dead at the scene on State Highway
6, 1.6 miles southeast of Reagan.
Friday evening, the 1999 Volkswagen Beetle Tinsley was driving was
northbound on Hwy. 6 when it crossed the highway median and collided with
a southbound Freightliner truck tractor. The truck driver was not
3.3 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE HITS NORTH TEXAS
(IRVING) A magnitude-3.3 earthquake has shaken North Texas. The U.S.
Geological Survey said the quake occurred about 9:15 p.m. Saturday and
was centered about 2 miles beneath east Irving, and 6 miles northwest of
Dallas. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The USGS
said it was at least the fourth earthquake recorded in Irving in the last
two months. Small earthquakes have become more common recently in Texas
and Oklahoma. Last month, the Texas Railroad Commission amended rules for
disposal well operators amid concerns that high-pressure injections can
trigger earthquakes. Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0
are generally the smallest that are felt by humans and that damage is not
likely as a result of quakes below magnitude 4.0.
TEXAS TO SUE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVER OBAMA IMMIGRATION ANNOUNCEMENT
(AUSTIN) Texas is going to sue the federal government over President
Obama`s immigration announcement. Attorney General Greg Abbott says the
President`s decision to circumvent Congress and deliberately bypass the
will of the American people erodes the foundation of the Constitution.
He also wants people to work together to solve the broken immigration
system. Abbott says the lawsuit will secure Texas` sovereignty and
guarantee the rule of law. Obama announced Thursday he was using
executive orders to fix the immigration system.
DUMP TRUCK ON FIRE
(BELL CO.) A dump truck fire kept traffic on Interstate 35 to one lane
On Friday afternoon reports of a dump truck fire south of Salado near
Prairie Dell were called in. The dump truck fire closed the right lane of
the northbound highway because a diesel fuel that spilled from the
burning truck. No other details have been released.
JUVENLE TRIALED AS AN ADULT
(BELL CO.) A 16-year-old is looking to stand trial as an adult after a
series of aggravated robbery cases.
Malik R. Boone, 16, was certified on Thursday to stand trial as an adult
for nine aggravated robbery cases. Boone`s nine cases were transferred
from the juvenile court to district court. AS of right now Boone remains
in the Bell County Jail on bond up to $215,000. No further details have
Cameron Area Ministers will host the community wide Thanksgiving Service
tonight at 6PM. The Service this year will be at Abiding Savior
Lutheran Church at the corner of 12th and Jackson. A finger food
fellowship will follow and canned goods for the Thrift Shop will be
collected. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
(CAMERON) The Yoe defense stuffed previously unbeaten Teague Friday to
earn an area round playoff win.
Cameron`s defense picked off 3 passes to help earn the 42-31 win over the
Elsewhere in the region, Academy lost to #10 East Chambers 24-14. Rockdale move on to face Kirbyville after beating
In other games, The Rogers Eagles advance in class 3A division 2 after
taking out Corrigan Camden 40-14.
(CAMERON) Cameron PD reported 1 EMS run and one arrest.
--Jose Victor Alonso, of Cameron, Driving while Intoxicated
(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 2 EMS runs and 2 taken into custody.
--48 year old male of Rockdale, traffic warrants and driving while
--32 year old male of Rockdale, Driving while License Invalid
(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 1 booked in:
--Jose Emilio Salazar, 22 of Rockdale, no driver`s license
There were 4 accidents reported in rural Milam County:
--minor accident with no injuries on Highway 79 near Milano
--2 vehicle accident with unknown injuries on Highway 79 West of Rockdale
--accident with no injuries on Highway 79 just south of Thorndale
--2 vehicle accident with injuries at 8360 N. FM 908
There are 115 prisoners in the Milam County Jail this morning, including
19 housed for Coryell County, 2 housed for Lampasas County and 2 for