January 10, 2018 was the 14th anniversary of Rachel Cooke’s disappearance. In 2003, at home on Christmas break from college, Rachel (then 19) went out for a run and has not been seen since. Her parents' search received state- and nationwide attention, including being featured
by Commissioner Valerie Covey
As your county commissioner for precinct three, I have been privileged to work on many projects and duties of the job entrusted to me by the voters.
One of the most important duties is working to budget properly for the needs of all
[caption id="attachment_2698" align="alignright" width="200"] Celebration Pastor Joe Champion[/caption]
For a few hours November 17, Celebration Church in Georgetown was possibly the safest place to be in Texas.
Hundreds of law enforcement officials joined church leaders and others from all over Williamson County to talk about security plans
Nearly 100 guests enjoyed famous Schwertner Ranch hospitality June 29 at a fundraiser for 368th District Judge Rick Kennon. Jim Schwertner (left) and Sheriff Robert Chody (right) introduced Judge Kennon, who is running for his second term in the March 2018 Republican Primary.
WilCo Cold Cases Getting New Eyes
Williamson County is known for keeping cold cases warm, and Sheriff Robert Chody is maintaining and enhancing that effort with a new Reserve Deputy program. He has already been featured in regional media and the program is receiving great response.
[caption id="attachment_1710" align="alignleft" width="203"] Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody reads to Ms. Walker's 5th grade class[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_1709" align="alignleft" width="271"] District Judge Rick Kennon reading to Ms. Thomas' 5th grade class[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_1706" align="alignleft" width="200"] Reading dog Skye[/caption]
The Sun City Pet Club pays frequent visits to Frost
Governor Greg Abbott cut $1.5 million in criminal justice funding for Travis County after Sheriff Sally Hernandez announced her department would reduce its cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
The Advocate spoke to Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody to explain a bit about Texas Senate Bill 4,
Janet Cooke and Rentsch Brewery partnered together for the first annual Rachel Cooke Memorial Run. More than 100 runners gave new meaning to the term "warming up" for the race on as the temperature at the starting line was 18°.
Janet is the mother of Rachel
Several hundred guests at the historic courthouse in Georgetown counted down on New Year's Eve but rather than a toast at midnight, Judge Bill Gravell commenced with the swearing in of Pct 1 Constable Vinnie Cherrone.
Immediately following, Robert Chody took the oath as the 34th
When last we saw Carson Walker of Leander, he was tearfully accepting boxes and bags of gifts from law enforcement from all over Texas.
In June, when the Dallas police force lost five of its officers in one night, Walker wanted to do something—anything—to help. He