A cold front will approach the Brazos Valley later today. Isolated areas of rain and thunderstorms could develop along and ahead of that front between mid-afternoon and early evening. Good news: rain & storm activity will be quick moving (1 hour or less). Bad news: a few severe thunderstorms are possible with large hail and strong, damaging winds being the main concern. A brief, isolated tornado threat cannot be ruled out, as well.
A former Madisonville police sergeant will spend the next five years on probation after a jury found him guilty Friday of retaliation.
Jeffery Covington agreed to the sentence Monday morning.
He will also have to serve 30 days in jail as a condition of his probation and he'll have to give up his peace officer's license.
Covington was convicted of having someone plant drugs in his ex-wife's car last year.
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