Whitney woman arrested in drug diversion investigation

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 13, 2022 A Whitney woman was arrested on felony charges last week after an investigation into a drug case involving a Clifton nursing home. Multiple agencies, including Whitney and Clifton police departments, began investigating after Clifton Lutheran Sunset Ministries (CLSM) alerted authorities that drugs had possibly been stolen from a resident … Continue reading Whitney woman arrested in drug diversion investigation

Sheriff’s office investigating after man impersonates officer on I-35

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 13, 2022 Authorities offer safety tips for drivers… The Hill County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a man impersonating a law enforcement officer and attempting contact with a driver on Interstate 35. The incident occurred on Friday, April 1, when authorities say a man driving a black sport-utility vehicle … Continue reading Sheriff’s office investigating after man impersonates officer on I-35

Kidnapping suspect taken into custody

Editor: Shannon Cottongame March 30, 2022 The Hill County Sheriff’s Office took a subject into custody on multiple felony charges after a pursuit traveled through three counties Thursday, March 17. Reports indicated that Hill County Sheriff’s Office deputies became involved after receiving reports that a man had kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint in Dallas County. … Continue reading Kidnapping suspect taken into custody

Whitney PD arrests two for drugs, weapons

March 23, 2022 A Whitney Police Department narcotics investigation culminated in the arrest of two individuals and the seizure of drugs and weapons last week. Whitney Police Chief Chris Bentley said that the investigation was launched with other law enforcement agencies in response to multiple citizen complaints. Officers joined with the Hill County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading Whitney PD arrests two for drugs, weapons

HCSO Investigates Shooting Death Of Man At LW State Park

Editor: Shannon Cottongame The Hill County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old man at Lake Whitney State Park that occurred Wednesday night, December 22. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call at approximately 11:23 p.m. regarding a shooting at a campsite. Units from Whitney Police Department, Whitney … Continue reading HCSO Investigates Shooting Death Of Man At LW State Park

Arrests made in Covington as alleged Meetings Act violations investigated

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 29, 2021 Additional arrests of Covington city employees and council members have been made in recent days as the investigation into alleged Texas Open Meetings Act violations in the city continues. The latest string of arrests came after Covington Mayor George Burnett was arrested by the Hill County Sheriff's Office Wednesday, … Continue reading Arrests made in Covington as alleged Meetings Act violations investigated