Local News

Man arrested for scamming elderly woman out of $8K

The Milam County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an incident in which one or more individuals are believed to have scammed an elderly woman out of more than $8,000.

Man arrested after high speed chase

Hewitt police arrested a man on Monday after he led officers on a high speed chase through the town. Eugene Toowincy Simpson,41, is charged with driving while intoxicated,driving while license invalid and evading arrest.

Woman assaulted while at park with children

Harker Heights police are looking for two men who robbed a woman while she was at a park with her two children. To robbery happened on October 3, at Kern Park in Harker Heights.

Local police investigate report of possible explosives found in home

Residents were allowed back into their homes Monday night, after they were evacuated following a  report of  possible explosive materials found inside a Gatesville home. 

2 men arrested after police discover drugs in their stolen vehicle

Harker Heights police arrest two men after a high speed chase and discovering drugs inside of the stolen vehicle they were driving.

National Night Out takes place tomorrow

Bellmead Police Department announces their National Night Out festivities.

Harker Heights PD looking for men accused of aggravated robbery

Harker Heights police are looking for two men they say are responsible for an aggravated robbery.

Man in critical condition after crashing motorcycle while trying to escape police

A man is in critical condition after Bellmead police say he crashed his motorcycle while trying to escape from officers. On October 4, police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 1200 block of Ashleman.

Man sentenced to federal prison for attempting to smothering his stepson

A Fort Hood man was sentenced to federal prison after he pleased guilty on August 7, for attempting to smothering his stepson.

Driver of fatal motorcycle crash in Milam County identified

One man is left dead after an overnight vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 77. According to DPS, Richard Woodall,54, of Cameron was driving his 1994 motorcycle south on Highway 77, just north of Cameron, at around 8:45 p.m.