Today`s Local News2014-12-20

Saturday, December 20, 2014     


(BELL CO) A bevy of law enforcement agencies continued searching in and around Bruceville-Eddy Thursday after a shooting at a local TV station.

Department of Public Safety Troopers, Bruceville-Eddy Police, Falls County Sheriff`s Office, and Bell County Sheriff`s Office all responded to the KCEN studios in Bruceville-Eddy on Wednesday morning. Officials said a man opened fire on a KCEN employee about 9AM. The victim, meteorologist Patrick Crawford, was struck multiple times, yet managed to get into a vehicle and drive toward the frontage road of Interstate 35 before crashing. Crawford was later taken to the hospital, and remains in stable condition at this time.

Authorities are looking for a balding, 30- to 35-year-old man wearing dark clothes. Officers with the help of K9 units and a helicopter have searched much of the surrounding area to no avail. School officials with Bruceville-Eddy, Moody, and Troy issued a lockdown of their campuses during the search. On Thursday, Crawford met with a forensic artist to create a sketch of the suspect. Officials were told Crawford did not know the man who shot him. Authorities had taken a person of interest into custody in the case, but officials now say that person was not involved in the incident.


(VALLEY MILLS) Former Police Cheif arrested for theft.

Former Fire Cheif Brady Schuetz 29, is facing a felony charges for 2 charges for theft of property worth more thatn $1,500 and less than $20,000. Texas Rangers have been investigating Schuetz for allegedly stealing money from the Volunteer Fire Department. Schuetz was arrested on the Dec. 10th after he turned himself in and later released from jail after he paid a $10,000 bond.


(MILAM CO.) Commissioners` Court of Milam County is set to meet on Monday to approve utility Installations among other approvals.

On Monday the Court will meet to approve E-file contract for the County Clerk`s Office and certificate of appointment for local heath authoirty Dr. Richardson. Also on the angenda the court will consider or adopt resolution amending the Milam County`s previously approved Fair Housing Action Plan

Monday`s meeting begins at 10AM in the Commissioner`s Courtroom.

(MILANO) The annual central texas cow/calf clinic will be held Firday, January 9, at the Milano Livestock Exchange on US 79 in Milano. This program is provided by Texas A&M Agrilife Extension in Milam, Robertson, Bell, Burleson, Williamson and Falls Counties. Registration is from 8-9AM with the Presentations starting at 9AM and concluding at 3PM. 2 CEUs will be given for Pesticide applicators license holders. The cost of the Program is $25 payable at the door. Please R.S.V.P. to the Milam County Extension office for a meal count by calling 254-697-7045.


(CAMERON) Cameron jumped out to an early lead Thursday before crushing Mineola in the Class 3A, Division 1 state championship game, 70-40.

The Yoemen opened up a 21-0 lead in the 1st quarter then kept on the pressure to stifle Mineola. With the win, Cameron joined a hallowed club by winning its 3rd straight state championship. 

Once again, the Cameron defense forced multiple turnovers while the offense piled up yards and points. QB Reid Nickerson and RB Traion Smith accounted for 5 touchdowns each in the win. The Offensive MVP was Aaron Sims, who caught 3 TD passes, and the Defensive MVP was John Washington, who recorded 2 interceptions for the Yoe defense. Cameron`s 70 points scored tied a state record for most points in a championship game.

Elsewhere, in Class 5A, Temple will play #1 Aledo in the state championship game Saturday at Noon. In Class 2A, Bremond edged Albany 28-21. The Tigers stormed back in the 4th quarter after trailing for much of the game.


(CAMERON) A number of Yoemen players were selected for the 2014 Region III District 10AAA, Division 1 Teams.

In all district offense 1st team Reid Nickerson, Aaron Sims, Sicory Smith, Eric Sanchez, Jason Anastasiades, and Tomas Salomon were selected. In All District offense 2nd team John Washington, Jordon Wells, Vincent Vargas, Pablo Rodriguez, Cody Eickenhorst and Matthew Schupp were selected. In all district defense 1st team Lance Greene, Jesse Valdez, Darryl Florez, Ryan Cullen, and Jay`Lon Bryant were selected. In all district defense 2nd team Eddie Luna along with Titus Lews, Jacob Smitherman, Trey Lewis, and Johnny Alexander made the team. Amoung the individual awarded were Alex Ibarra for Defensive newcomer of the year. D`Andrew Adams was awarded Defensive MVP while Traion Smith took District MVP. Cameron head coach Rick Rhoades along with Rockdale head coach Jeff Miller were selected as Coaches of the Year.


(CAMERON) Cameron Police reported 1 EMS runs and no other activity.

(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 1 arrests:
--Robert Boyd, for 3 local class c warrants

(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 2 booked in:
--David Levon Jones, 39, of Taylor for Indecency w/child sexual contact/district commitment.
--Clinton Wayne Wigley, 40, of Hearne for 3 counts of Bail jumping and fail to appear felony, Evading arrest with vehicle, attempt burglary of habitation intend other felony and stalking

There was 1 accidents reported in rural Milam County. 
--On HWY 77 north of Cameron, a vehicle hitting a deer.

There are 118 prisoners in the Milam County Jail this morning, including 11 housed for Coryell County, 18 housed for Lampasas County, and 2 for Cameron PD.

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