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TRAFFIC ALERT: I-35 South closed at SH77 in Hillsboro

HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) - Interstate 35 South is closed at SH 77, the Hill County Sheriff’s Office wrote in a Facebook post late Wednesday. The sheriff’s office reported “multiple crashes” and said the bridge over SH 77 near the TA Travel Center “is one solid sheet off ice with large trucks not able to make it up.”
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Hill County sergeant teased online after getting his Tahoe stuck

HILL COUNTY, Texas — Sergeant Melson of the Hill County Sheriff's Office appears to be having trouble adjusting to the slippery road conditions brought on by this week's winter freeze. Like many other Texans, Sergeant Melson isn't used to driving on roads that are frozen with ice. This came...

Hotels in the Texas Hill Country: The Cell Block Hotel in Clifton, Texas

The Texas Hill Country is as expansive as it is beautiful. There are so many adorable towns and breathtaking landscapes to see. When you’re trying to pinpoint your destination on your next road trip or romantic getaway, and you’re looking for hotels in the Texas Hill Country, we have the best recommendation!

Meridian mayor, MEDC discuss new staff position

Meridian mayor, MEDC discuss new staff position Subhead Proposed office could spearhead local event promotions Nathan Diebenow Wed, 02/01/2023 - 05:40 Image Members of the Meridian Economic Development Corporation listens to Mayor Ryan Nieuwenhuis’ proposal for a new staff...

Grandview Speedway to Continue Under Nascar Sanctioning for 32nd Consecutive Season, Opening Race April 1

As has been the tradition since 1992, Grandview Speedway will once again be part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Racing Series for the upcoming 2023 racing season. Grandview Speedway competitors have been sanctioned under the NASCAR umbrella for over three decades now and have been enjoying the benefits of being members. Benefits include racing for the NASCAR point fund money which is available for the National, Regional, State and Track championships, as well as the great insurance coverage provided by NASCAR.

Numerous crashes reported due to icy road Conditions

CENTRAL TEXAS (FOX 44) – Most Central Texas cities and counties reported numerous crashes Tuesday morning because of the icy road conditions. Below you will find the reports we have received so far. BOSQUE CO. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT — There are multiple reports of ice on all major roadways across...

‘You are enough’

‘You are enough’ Subhead CHS health fair strengthens community wellness Nathan Diebenow Wed, 02/01/2023 - 05:40 Image ‘You are enough’ ‘You are enough’ ...

Things to Do in Clifton TX: The Norwegian Capital of Texas

Clifton was first established by Norwegian settlers in 1854 and continued to grow through the end of the 19th century. The Texas oil boom contributed further to its growth, including the industrial growth that occurred across the entire state. Eventually, Clifton became the largest Norwegian colony in the southwest and was officially named the Norwegian Capital of Texas by the state legislature in 1997.

Driven to win

Driven to win Subhead Meridian FFA students win blue ribbon at Fort Worth Stock Show Local Report Wed, 02/01/2023 - 05:40 Image Bradley Kihnel and Carl Williams of Meridian FFA Ag Mechanics show their utility trailer project at the...

West Texas Tribune Print Edition January 2023

The West Texas Tribune is a community-based newspaper that has been published, uninterrupted, since May 2005. Our goal is to highlight events and people throughout West Texas as an independent, locally run newspaper. We thrive on the support of our local community.

Arlington kidnap victim found in Bellmead, suspect arrested in Waco

WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – Waco Police report a woman reported kidnapped in Arlington has been located in Waco, and the man suspected of abducting her has been arrested. Waco Police Department spokesperson Cierra Shipley said local authorities got a call from Arlington Police for help in locating the 32-year-old kidnapping victim after they developed information she might be in Waco.

Suspect sought in Lacy Lakeview Dollar General robbery

LACY LAKEVIEW (FOX 44) – The Lacy Lakeview Police Department needs your help to identify a robbery suspect. The department says that around 9:50 p.m. Sunday, the man pictured below robbed the Dollar General – located at 101 N Lacy Drive. The suspect was carrying a firearm. The...

Freezing precipitation and accumulating ice forecast for the Hill Country

Freezing precipitation and accumulating ice forecast for the Hill Country. On Monday, January 30, 2023 at 12:26 p.m., a Winter Storm Warning is in Effect for all of the Hill Country, plus Travis, Williamson, Bastrop, Hays, Lee, Comal, Caldwell, and Guadalupe Counties through noon Wednesday (Feb. 1). Overnight and morning...

West Texas A&M football brings on seven local stars for national signing day

CANYON, Texas (KFDA) -”We started in our backyard, and I believe that we got some really good West Texas players,....”. Under new leadership of head coach Josh Lynn, the West Texas A&M football program picked up a strong recruiting class for national signing day including seven local stars from the Texas Panhandle.

Hill College runners results in school’s first-ever indoor track meet

Freshman runner Adrian Moreno was not only the first Hill College student to ever compete in an indoor track meet, but he also placed second in the first heat of the mile run with a personal-best time of 4:40.95 in Friday’s Houston Indoor Track Meet inside the Yeoman Field House on the campus of the University of Houston.
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CENTRAL TEXAS — The Winter Storm WARNING has been extended into Thursday morning. The highest impacts will be from Waco/Temple/Killeen, north and west, but some icing is possible across our southeastern counties. The Winter Storm Warning has been upgraded to an ICE STORM WARNING for Bosque, Mills, and Hamilton counties. This is where ice totals could total close to an inch.