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JUL 4

(UNDATED)–ONE PERSON IS DEAD AND 2 WERE

WOUNDED IN A SHOOTING NEAR LYONS IN BURLESON

COUNTY THURSDAY NIGHT. THE BURLESON COUNTY

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAID THE SUSPECT, 52 YEAR OLD

JACK EDWARD RAY JUNIOR, WAS FOUND DEAD IN THE

HOME, WHERE HE ONCE LIVED. HE WAS KNOWN TO

FRIENDS AND FAMILY AS TEBO. THE VICTIMS WERE

RAY’S ESTRANGED WIFE, MERRY JO RAY, AND HER BROTHER,

BILL MILLER. WITNESSES SAID JACK RAY CAME IN THE

HOUSE, BEGAN BEATING MERRY JO, AND HELD THE GROUP

AT GUNPOINT. BILL MILLER WAS NOT IN THE ROOM AT

THE TIME, BUT HE HEARD THE DISTURBANCE, CAME OUT,

AND EXCHANGED GUNFIRE WITH JACK RAY. MERRY JO RAY

WAS RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL EARLIER TODAY, AND

MILLER WAS LISTED IN FAIR CONDITION. A BRIEF MANHUNT

WAS CONDUCTED FOR JACK RAY UNTIL HIS BODY WAS FOUND

FRIDAY MORNING IN THE HOME.

(ROCKDALE)–ROCKDALE FIREMEN WERE ON THE SCENE

FOR OVER 2 HOURS THIS (FRIDAY) AFTERNOON BATTLING A

MOBILE HOME FIRE ON 8TH STREET. THE HOME WAS FULLY

ENGULFED WHEN FIREMEN ARRIVED. MILANO FIREMEN WERE

CALLED TO STANDBY TO RESPOND TO OTHER FIRE CALLS IN

ROCKDALE AS ROCKDALE FIREMEN BATTLED THE MOBILE

HOME BLAZE. THE HOME BELONGING TO DOROTHY FAY

MITCHELL WAS A TOTAL LOSS.

(ROCKDALE)–TODAY IS THE 4TH OF JULY HOLIDAY.

THE LUCY HILL PATTERSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY IS CLOSED

TODAY. LOCAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS HAVE CLOSED

THEIR DRIVER THRU’S TODAY. THE POST OFFICE WILL NOT

OFFER HOME MAIL DELIVERY TODAY. THE THORNDALE

CITY POOL IS CLOSED TODAY.

(UNDATED)–INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS

ARE GOING ON TODAY. THE CITY OF TAYLOR WILL

HOST FIREWORKS IN THE PARK TODAY AT DUSK. THE

TANGLEWOOD VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL

HOST A JULY 4TH CELEBRATION TODAY WITH FIREWORKS

STARTING AT DARK. THE ANNUAL CITY OF MILANO JULY

4TH PARADE STARTS AT 10:30 AM, WITH LINE UP AT 9:30 AM

AT THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD PARKING LOT.

THE CAMERON V-F-W POST 2010 WILL HOST A DANCE

AND BARBECUE BENEFIT TODAY WITH PROCEEDS TO

HELP BRING THE MEMORIAL WALL TO CAMERON THIS

SEPTEMBER.

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