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Friday, October 9, 2015
A 52-year-old Terrell man, identified as Darrian Hathcock, was arrested by Terrell Police late Wednesday night after a chase that started on Meadow Crest Street in Terrell. Hathcock, during the chase, was on the phone with the Terrell Police dispatcher and agreed to surrender at his father's house on County Road 245, where the persuit did end and he surrendered without incident. He was charged with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle and placed in Terrell City Jail on the evading charge and also on five Terrell warrants for forgery, according to information released by Captain A. D. Sansom of the Terrell Police Department. Hathcock was transferred to Kaufman County Jail late yesterday afternoon.
A victim of a vehicle burglary in Forney late Wednesday night chased the suspect on foot, and later in a vehicle. The victim led police to a location off of FM 1641 where the suspect had abandoned the silver pick-up truck in which he escaped, and from there, fled on foot. Police say the abandoned truck was reported by the Dallas Police Department to be a stolen vehicle. The suspect eluded police and remains at large.
Tomorrow is the first of a two-part Community Emergency Response Team training class, which is offered free by the Kaufman County Office of Emergency Management. The second session of the class will be Saturday, October 17th. Sign up for the free training at east txrc.org.
The Terrell Tigers resume their district play this evening at Memorial Stadium in Terrell after last week's break. The Tigers, who are 2-0 in district play, and 4-1 for the season, face the West Mesquite Wranglers, who lost to the mesquite Poteet Pirates before the district bye week by a 25-2 score. The Tigers arrive at the stadium rested from a 21-14 win on the road over the Rockwall-Heath Hawks. Hear the play-by-play of the game right here on KPYK this evening starting at 7:15 for the pre-game show.
The Kaufman county commissioner's court will be back in session Monday, October 12th, and will be considering a payroll policy change recommended by a special committee appointed by the commissioners to investigate and create a county policy regarding payroll change requests received outside the county's budget cycle. Commissioners will consider the policy recommendation for approval Monday. Other things the commissioners will consider Monday will be a contract for the collections of fines and fees for the Justice of the Peace in Precincts 3 and 4, and consider approving the renewalof an interlocal agreement between Lubbock County and Kaufman County for the regional public defender.
Two noted authors attending the Friends of the Kaufman County Library's 15th Book and Author Luncheon this month are S. C. Gwynne, author of the New York Times prizewinning best seller "Empire of the summer Moon", and Reavis Z. Wortham, who's first book, "The Rock Hole" was one of the 12 best mystery novels in 2011. The luncheon is October 22nd in the gymnasium of the First Assembly of God in kaufman. Tickets are available at the library and the luncheon is to raise funds for the children's collection and programs at the library.
Early voting in the November 3rd election starts October 19th and will end at 7 p.m. Friday October 30. The ballot includes seven statewide propositions, and locally in Kaufman County Precinct 2, a vote on the sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption and the sale of mixed beverages. Early voting will be at the Kaufman County Courthouse Annex in Kaufman, and the sub-courthouse locations in Terrell, Forney, and Kemp.