At some point, Acosta must have lost his grip on the vehicle and fell beneath it, eventually being struck and killed.
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The Caldwell County Junior Livestock Show takes place this weekend, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Caldwell County Show Barn at 1400 FM 20 East, between the LW Scott Annex and the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office was on scene on Tuesday trying to determine the cause of the fire that leveled the two-story home in the 1600 block of Parkview Drive on Sunday morning, leaving eight, including a career US Army soldier, homeless.
“We’re pleased with the jury’s verdict and sentence,” said Caldwell County Criminal District Attorney Richard R. “Trey” Hicks III. “This case was made even more tragic by the fact that the defendant was a schoolteacher, a person parents entrust with the safety and welfare of their children. This defendant violated that trust.”
David Glenn Wendland, 50, and Donna S. Stephens, 43, were reported by a clerk at the McMahan General Store to have been asleep in their car for several hours in the parking lot. The clerk opted to flag down a Caldwell County Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol in the area, who separated and spoke with the subjects, who allegedly gave conflicting stories.
That fact is becoming evident in Central Texas this month, as reports and arrests trickle in of copper thefts. In Caldwell County alone, three arrests were made within a matter of days after suspects in what appear to be unrelated incidents of suspects stealing electrical wire from oil wells.
According to the ordinance, licensed businesses have the option to stay open until 2 a.m. every night at the discretion of the owner, but are not required to do so.
Through considering the plan, the Commissioners have made no promises to embark on the sweeping changes suggested by the transportation plan; rather, the ideas are intended as a long-range plan to handle growing transportation needs in Caldwell County.
Gilbert Montoya, 78, was arrested and charged with Deadly Conduct and Attempted Capital Murder on Feb. 7, 2013, after Sheriff’s deputies received a complaint of “shots fired” near his home on Old Kelley Road.
Working with funds acquired from a certificate of obligation bond in 2010, the Commissioners voted to approve $475,000 in repairs and renovations to be completed within the next 120 days.