Milton Babb http://ketr.org en Greenville tourism efforts continue despite funding questions http://ketr.org/post/greenville-tourism-efforts-continue-despite-funding-questions <p>The director of the <a href="http://www.greenvillechamber.com/events">Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau</a>, Milton Babb, says plans for the "Rally Around Greenville" event Sept. 19-21 are going forward as well as other tourism efforts, despite uncertainty surrounding the Greenville City Council's recent decision to take over tourism promotion from the Chamber of Commerce.&nbsp; Another event that is on the books is the Bob Wills Fiddling Festival and Contest, October 31-Nov. 2.</p><p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 54366 at http://ketr.org Greenville tourism efforts continue despite funding questions 'Back Street Bash' coming March 22 in Greenville http://ketr.org/post/back-street-bash-coming-march-22-greenville <p><a href="http://www.greenville-chamber.org/">Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau </a>director Milton Babb says regional music stars the <a href="http://www.thedamnquails.com/">Damn Quails </a>will be the musical headliners at the annual <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Backstreet-Bash-Greenville-Texas/371199097131">Back Street Bash </a>celebration Saturday, March 22 in downtown Greenville.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 50541 at http://ketr.org 'Back Street Bash' coming March 22 in Greenville Greenville art project raises $18K http://ketr.org/post/greenville-art-project-raises-18k <p><a href="http://www.greenville-chamber.org/">Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau </a>director Milton Babb says the recent fund raiser at Landon's Winery for a <a href="http://huntcountypublicart.com/">public art project </a>in downtown Greenville was a major success, raising more than $18,000, and ensuring that the project will go forward.&nbsp; It'll be located on the side of the Armstrong Appliance building on the southeast corner of the courthouse square.&nbsp;&nbsp; Also, construction of the new Splash Kingdom water park on Interstate 30 in Greenville has begun.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 49782 at http://ketr.org Greenville art project raises $18K Busy days coming for Greenville Municipal Auditorium http://ketr.org/post/busy-days-coming-greenville-municipal-auditorium <p>Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau director Milton Babb says the weekend of January 30-February 1 is a busy one for the <a href="http://www.showtimeatthegma.com/">Greenville Municipal Auditorium</a>, with three concerts in three nights, including the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Friday night January 31.&nbsp; And the legendary Loretta Lynn will perform at GMA on Friday night, February 28.&nbsp; Also, Milton says the new <a href="http://www.splashkingdomwaterpark.com/">Splash Kingdom </a>water park is expected to attract around 80,000 visitors to Greenville this summer.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 48506 at http://ketr.org Busy days coming for Greenville Municipal Auditorium Video: Greenville Halloween Ghost Tour Preview http://ketr.org/post/video-greenville-halloween-ghost-tour-preview <p>GREENVILLE - Just a handful of spots remain for a ghost tour and séance Halloween weekend surrounding Greenville&rsquo;s biggest conspiracy, a more than century-old triple drowning. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 23:09:00 +0000 Scott Harvey 24576 at http://ketr.org Video: Greenville Halloween Ghost Tour Preview Care to join a Hunt County ghost tour? http://ketr.org/post/care-join-hunt-county-ghost-tour <p>GREENVILLE -&nbsp;Reservations are filling up for the Halloween weekend ghost tour and séance in Greenville&nbsp;when&nbsp;Texans visit the site of the city&rsquo;s biggest conspiracy. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 12:18:51 +0000 Scott Harvey 23177 at http://ketr.org Care to join a Hunt County ghost tour? Greenville Ghost Tour Revolves Around Century-Old Mystery http://ketr.org/post/greenville-ghost-tour-revolves-around-century-old-mystery <p>GREENVILLE -This Halloween in Greenville citizens are invited to embark on a tour which focuses on a 115-year-old triple drowning.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 17 Jun 2012 00:58:15 +0000 Scott Harvey 22672 at http://ketr.org Greenville Ghost Tour Revolves Around Century-Old Mystery Greenville joins ART Region http://ketr.org/post/greenville-joins-art-region <p>GREENVILLE - The Greenville Chamber/Convention and Visitors Bureau has joined the ART Region of Texas. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 19:11:36 +0000 Scott Harvey 18360 at http://ketr.org Greenville joins ART Region