Blind and autistic boy meets Santa for the very first time

WATAUGA, Texas – A Texas mother took her son to Cabela’s after he recently showed interest in Santa. This magical moment received thousands of responses when photos were shared on Facebook. There could not have been a more perfect Santa for this first time experience. With Matthew being both blind and autistic, this was certainly not the usual meet and greet. Read more about how …

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Pastor purchases $200,000 Lamborghini

GREENVILLE, South Carolina – John Gray, a former associate pastor of Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church, bought a $200,000 Lamborghini Urus as a gift for his wife. Using God’s word to justify his spending, he feels no remorse about purchasing the expensive vehicle to celebrate their wedding anniversary. Several suspect Gray of using church funding although he has multiple sources of income. The heavy criticism he’s …

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Manhunt for wanted Sex Offender ends with arrest

UVALDE, Texas (HCBN)- The manhunt for Gerardo Saucedo ended with his arrest on December 14, announced the Uvalde Police Department. Saucedo was located and arrested in Midland, Texas. The Uvalde Police Deparment stated that he was a wanted Sex Offender with an active Violation of Pre-Trial Release Felony Warrant for Sexual Assault. “Thank you to everyone for helping locate the offender and getting him off …

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Kerr County Clerk retiring at the end of 2018

KERR COUNTY, Texas (HCBN)- Kerr County Commissioners unanimously voted to approve Kerr County Clerk Rebecca Bolin’s retirement on November 19, according to the Hill County Community Journal. Bolin’s last day as Kerr County Clerk is set for December 31, 2018, and a replacement will be appointed by the commissioners. HCCJ reported that Bolin’s administrative assistant, Jody Grinstead, said commissioners have at least six applicants scheduled …

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Rainbow trout to be released at Louise Hays Park

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- The first of two rainbow trout releases is set to happen at Louise Hays Park, 202 Thompson Drive, on Wednesday, December 19. The first release will have 2,400 rainbow trout, said the City of Kerrville. The second release, which will also have 2,400 trout, is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16. “The rainbow trout are provided by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s A.E. …

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Kimble County Crime Stoppers seek burglary suspect(s)

KIMBLE COUNTY, Texas (HCBN)- The Dogman Vape Shop on Main Street in Junction was burglarized and Kimble County Crime Stoppers is asking the community for help in identifying the person(s) responsible. According to the Kimble County Crime Stoppers, the incident happened during the night of December 15 or the early morning hours of December 16. Contact the Kimble County Crime Stoppers at 325-446-TIPS (8477) with …

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Center Point drowning victim identified

CENTER POINT, Texas (HCBN)- The body of Benny Arnold Edmondson was discovered this morning on his family’s property off Highway 480 near the Verde Creek area near Center Point, according to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office. Benny’s son, Kevin Edmondson, who also lives on the property, went to his home this morning but did not find him there. After searching, Kevin found his father’s body …

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Christmas trees for allergy sufferers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We hear Christmas songs we all know by heart being played over the speakers, and we’re immediately taken back to our childhood. The memories of frosting sugar cookies with Granny, going to the ice skating rink, and remembering other fun family traditions instantly fill you with warmth. Those moments mold the way we create our own traditions. …

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Amanda Hawkins sentenced to 40 years in prison; Updated Article

KERRVILLE, Tx (HCBN) – After a long day of testimony with multiple witnesses, tears, anger, sadness, and shock at times, Amanda Hawkins was sentenced to 40 years in prison.  The presiding Judge Williams handed down four sentences of 20 years each, with two sets of them running concurrent. The two charges regarding Addyson were ran concurrent (where they are both served at once), then the …

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Man arrested after allegedly waving gun, threatening to kill brother

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- 23 year old, Christian Chavez, was arrested by the Kerrville Police Department on Wednesday, December 5, around 12:30 AM, in the 400 block of Fuller Street. Chavez was arrested after he allegedly waved a gun in his brother’s face and threatened to kill him, according to the Kerrville Daily Times. As shown in Kerr County Jail Records, Chavez has been charged with …

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