196th District Court http://ketr.org en Two plead not guilty to robbery / shooting charges http://ketr.org/post/two-plead-not-guilty-robbery-shooting-charges <p>Two local men have pleaded not guilty to multiple charges involving a reported January 15 robbery/shooting incident in Greenville.</p><p>The indictments against Christopher Stephen Martin and Anthony Tyrone Davis Jr. were issued last month by the Hunt County grand jury.</p><p>Martin, 31, and Davis, 21, both from Greenville, were charged in connection with a robbery and shooting at a residence in the 2500 block of Broadview Street in Greenville.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:20:11 +0000 Brad Kellar 50950 at http://ketr.org Two plead not guilty to robbery / shooting charges Dozens of dogs, cats seized from residence http://ketr.org/post/dozens-dogs-cats-seized-residence <p>Dozens of animals were seized Wednesday from a residence near Royse City, after they were allegedly discovered living in crates inside the home.</p><p>“The living conditions were, obviously, terrible,” said Hunt County Constable Precinct 1 Terry Jones, who joined representatives with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals of Texas, deputies with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office and Investigator Mike Pierce with the Hunt County Attorney’s Office in the action.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:21:12 +0000 Brad Kellar 50321 at http://ketr.org Dozens of dogs, cats seized from residence Trial set for man facing multiple charges http://ketr.org/post/trial-set-man-facing-multiple-charges <p>A local man who was arrested more than two years ago on federal charges for allegedly operating a drug ring out of the Hunt County Jail has had trial scheduled on multiple state-level counts of drug dealing and endangering a child.<br /><br />The status of the federal indictments filed against Bobby Joe Evens of Greenville was unknown as of press time.<br /> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:28:01 +0000 Brad Kellar 49461 at http://ketr.org Trial set for man facing multiple charges Fact-checking the 196th District judicial race http://ketr.org/post/fact-checking-196th-district-judicial-race <p>An <a href="http://www.heraldbanner.com/topnews/x1783668548/Fact-checking-the-196th-District-Judge-debate">article in the Feb. 13 Greenville Herald-Banner</a>&nbsp;evaluated candidate statements made during a Feb. 10 forum in Greenville that included 196th District Judge candidates Steve Tittle, the incumbent, and Andrew Bench. Herald-Banner editor Caleb Slinkard discusses the three areas identified in the article: indigent defense attorney costs per hour, the probation department surplus account and the average cost per case.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Mark Haslett 49439 at http://ketr.org Fact-checking the 196th District judicial race Man sentenced again for aggravated assault http://ketr.org/post/man-sentenced-again-aggravated-assault <p></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:49:02 +0000 Brad Kellar 49361 at http://ketr.org Man sentenced again for aggravated assault GOP candidates square off in Greenville http://ketr.org/post/gop-candidates-square-greenville <p>An overflow crowd of potential voters was in attendance in downtown Greenville Monday night, to hear from many of the candidates seeking Republican Party nominations during the March 4 primary elections.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:35:33 +0000 Brad Kellar 49354 at http://ketr.org GOP candidates square off in Greenville Multiple firearms indictments to be unsealed http://ketr.org/post/multiple-firearms-indictments-be-unsealed <p>Multiple sealed indictments alleging the illegal possession of firearms are expected to be made public Feb. 3, during hearings in the 196th District Court.</p><p>A total of 10 charges against one individual are scheduled to be considered during the hearings, scheduled for 9 a.m. Feb. 3.</p><p>The individual named in the indictments is identified on the court’s docket only by his/her initials, ARD, until such time as the charges are unsealed and made public.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 20:34:34 +0000 Brad Kellar 48959 at http://ketr.org Multiple firearms indictments to be unsealed Judge Denies New Trial Motion http://ketr.org/post/judge-denies-new-trial-motion <p>GREENVILLE — A state district judge has denied a motion for a new trial, filed by attorneys for a West Tawakoni City Council member ordered off of the panel in October. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 15:47:09 +0000 Brad Kellar 31478 at http://ketr.org Judge Denies New Trial Motion New Trial Sought in West Tawakoni Council Case http://ketr.org/post/new-trial-sought-west-tawakoni-council-case <p>Attorneys for a West Tawakoni City Council member, ordered off of the panel in October, are seeking a new trial in the case. Mon, 31 Dec 2012 15:33:32 +0000 Brad Kellar 31360 at http://ketr.org New Trial Sought in West Tawakoni Council Case Sentence Handed Down in February 2011 Shooting http://ketr.org/post/sentence-handed-down-february-2011-shooting <p>A local man has been sentenced to prison after he was found guilty of aggravated assault rather than murder. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:21:53 +0000 Brad Kellar 30912 at http://ketr.org Sentence Handed Down in February 2011 Shooting