Could the latest ‘Trump Temper Tantrum’ cause the government to shut down?

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump stands by his decision and refuses to sign legislation to keep the government running until February 8th. Claiming the essential need for a wall to protect our borders, Trump demands $5.7 billion for funding or warns us to prepare for a government shut down. To make matters worse, the secretary of defense, Jim Mattis, resigns from his position. In his …

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Paying less than $2 per gallon at the pump, makes the holidays more affordable

Due to the high production of oil, gas prices continue to drop at an astonishing rate. Just in time for holiday traveling, states such as Missouri, Texas, and Oklahoma, are seen charging less than $2 a gallon at the pump. According to GasBuddy; Denton, Houston, San Marcos, Mansfield, and Lubbock currently have the lowest prices in Texas. Although these rates aren’t likely to continue much …

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Hit-and-run accident leads to arrest of local man, investigation underway

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- A vehicle versus pedestrian hit-and-run, involving a female victim and 50-year-old Jeffery Dean Colley, is currently being investigated by the Kerrville Police Department. KPD officers, as well as the Kerrville Fire Department/Emergency Medical Services, responded to the scene in the 2400 block of Junction Highway on December 15 around 2:45 AM. The victim was said to have suffered serious bodily injuries due …

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Who says you can’t buy liquor on Christmas Day?

Texas – That would be the Texas Liquor Control Act. If you plan on spiking your eggnog or popping a bottle of Champagne this holiday season, you may want to run over to your nearest liquor store straight away! Laws that were established a few years after the Prohibition ended, are still being administered today. The Texas Liquor Control Act, created in 1935, bans liquor …

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Man charged with Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Kidnapping

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- Michael Paul Wyatt, 32, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon in the 900 block of Junction Highway after the Kerrville Police Department received a report that he was holding someone against their will. After officers arrived on the scene, Wyatt was arrested and allegedly confessed to KPD that he had bound and assaulted the female victim said to be his girlfriend. The Kerrville …

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Journalist falls off donkey and gains thousands of fans

SOUTH ASIA – GEO News journalist Amin Hafeez, has built quite the fan base after a clip was shared of him reporting the news this week. We all fell in love with his undeniable commitment to journalism when we saw his unique way of signing off. With Pakistan’s large donkey population being essential to the economy, the government built several facilities where donkeys can receive free …

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30-40 vehicles involved in pile up on IH37, traffic diverted for several hours

PLEASANTON, Texas (HCBN)- A multi-vehicle pileup, involving approximately 30-40 vehicles, happened this morning, December 19, around 7:15 AM, according to DPS officials. The pileup took place on IH 37 southbound at FM 99 near Campbellton. Traffic was temporarily diverted through Campbellton as the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Live Oak County Sheriff’s Office, DPS, and Atascosa Fire and EMS worked to clear the scene. As …

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Police investigate bomb threats at local businesses

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- Two of Kerrville’s businesses have received bomb threats in the past few days. These threats came with this week’s rise of bomb threats throughout the United States. The Kerrville Police Department said that one business in the 500 block of Main Street received a bomb threat on December 13. The threat came via email from an unknown sender. The business’s employees were …

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Two officers saved a man from a burning vehicle and video goes viral

CHAMBERS COUNTY, Texas – Without thinking twice about it, two officers with the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office, jumped into action to save a man from a burning vehicle. The selfless act was captured on film with their body cam and was shared on Facebook by local authorities, receiving over 45,000 views. Officers Braedon Boznango and Carlton Carrington, layed the injured man in a nearby puddle …

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