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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Investigation, autopsy leads to murder charge

KERRVILLE, Tx (HCBN) – An incident that happened on September 29, 2018 has led to a murder charge for Robert Bilunas, 48. He has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Xiomara Saenz, 38. “On Sept. 29, the Kerrville Police Department responded to assist Kerrville EMS with an injured female in the 1300 block of Bandera Highway,” says Juan Trevizo of the Kerrville Police …

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Hobby Lobby coming to Kerrville

KERRVILLE, Tx. (HCBN)- It was announced on Monday, December 3, that a new Hobby Lobby retail store will be coming to Kerrville. This announcement comes from the Kerrville Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Walt Koenig. Koenig said that old Econolodge on Sidney Baker Street is set to be demolished. This is where the new Hobby Lobby will stand, reports the Kerrville Daily Times. When …

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City asks for community input for Movies in the Park

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- The members of the Kerrville community have been invited to partake in a survey to help the Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department decide which movies to play during the 2019 Movies in the Park series. “This survey is an opportunity for our citizens to provide their input for movies they would like to see in our parks as part of our Movies …

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Vehicle rollover on I-10 Eastbound just west of Comfort

COMFORT, Tx (HCBN) – Emergency crews are currently working an accident on the Eastbound side of I-10, mile marker 514. Possible entrapment is being reported. If you are traveling near the accident, please use caution. HCBN will keep you updated as details are released. Vehicle Rollover – I-10 Exit 514 Eastbound – Entrapment reported.Use Caution @HCBreakingNews — Mike Taylor HCBN (@MikeTaylorRadio) December 5, 2018   …

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Winning $950k lottery ticket sold at Kerrville Neu-Mart

KERRVILLE, Tx (HCBN) — Someone in Kerrville is having a great kickoff to the holiday season! Someone purchased a lottery ticket in Monday evening’s Texas Two Step game worth $950,000! The ticket, worth almost a million dollars was purchased at the Neu-Mart #4 at 3555 Bandera Highway in Kerrville. There was another winner in Cypress, Texas. 16-20-29-34 with a bonus ball of 22 were the winning …

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KPD asks for help in identifying a person of interest

KERRVILLE, Tx. (HCBN)- The image of an individual was released of the Kerrville Police Department’s Facebook page earlier this evening, October 5. Along with the photo, KPD has asked for the communities help to identify this person of interest. KPD says that they are aware of the poor quality of the image released but are hoping someone can identify the subject by their attire. Please …

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Former president of The SALT Group indicted after allegedly manipulating accounting records

KERRVILLE, Tx. (HCBN)- Authorities indicted former SALT Group president Stephen Canty, age 57, on November 28, for allegedly manipulating accounting records. His indictment was for one count of making a false statement on a loan or credit application. The indictment says that Canty “submitted falsely inflated figures to Texas Capital Bank,” and “overstated to Texas Capital Bank the value of accounts received of HJH Consulting …

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Child pornograhy found on man’s cell phone, arrest made by KCSO

KERR COUNTY, Tx. (HCBN)- The Kerr County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on November 29 after images of child pornograhy were allegedly found on his phone. The Kerrville Sheriff’s Office announced that they arrested Richard Thomas Hall, age 55, after receiving information from Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office Investigators. Gillespie County Investigators had executed a search warrant at Hall’s Kerr County residence for his cell phone. …

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