Hunt County http://ketr.org en Arrests made following rash of auto thefts http://ketr.org/post/arrests-made-following-rash-auto-thefts <p>According to statistics, a car can be stolen in less than 60 seconds. Delta County has experienced a rash of auto thefts and car burglaries over the past few weeks and according to the Insurance Information Institute car burglaries peak in July and August. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:41:44 +0000 Cindy Roller 56700 at http://ketr.org Arrests made following rash of auto thefts County slated to ratify general election judges http://ketr.org/post/county-slated-ratify-general-election-judges <p>It will only be a matter of weeks before voters in Hunt County join others across the state to begin casting ballots for the November general election.</p><p></p><p>The Hunt County Commissioners Court is scheduled today to take a step in preparing for the election, by ratifying the judges and alternate judges for elections for the the next two years.</p><p></p><p>Hunt County Elections Administrator Mina Cook is presenting the item before the commissioners as part of the regular agenda, starting at 10 a.m. inside the Auxiliary Courtroom, 2700 Johnson Street in Greenville.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:53:48 +0000 Brad Kellar 56648 at http://ketr.org County slated to ratify general election judges County conducting online vehicle auction http://ketr.org/post/county-conducting-online-vehicle-auction <p>Automobile enthusiasts looking for a potential bargain may be interested in an online auction beginning Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Hunt County is selling off multiple surplus vehicles, including some which had been seized by law enforcement, through the auction which begins Tuesday morning at renebates.com.</p><p></p><p>A total of 19 vehicles will be up for bid. The lots include a total of 10 Ford Crown Victorias, a 2008 Dodge Charger, a 2006 Chevrolet Impala and a 2002 Ford E350 XL Van.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:49:58 +0000 Brad Kellar 56647 at http://ketr.org County conducting online vehicle auction Republicans rush to cast early votes http://ketr.org/post/republicans-rush-cast-early-votes <p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 18:38:34 +0000 Brad Kellar 53857 at http://ketr.org Republicans rush to cast early votes Tornadoes, hail rake region; four injured http://ketr.org/post/tornadoes-hail-rake-region-four-injured <p>A severe weather system that struck Northeast Texas on the evening of April 3 resulted in several small tornadoes, along with high winds and large hail. Multiple structures were damaged and several injuries were reported throughout the region.</p><p>Thousands of homes and businesses lost electrical service during the storms. Flooding followed the storms.</p><p>Northern Hunt County was hit hard, with significant damage between U.S. Highway 69 and State Highway 34 north of Greenville.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:33:37 +0000 Mark Haslett 51666 at http://ketr.org Tornadoes, hail rake region; four injured Wylie-Lavon bottleneck might require new highway http://ketr.org/post/wylie-lavon-bottleneck-might-require-new-highway <p>While the prospect of a toll road along the old railroad corridor west of Greenville seems to have been left by the wayside, there’s little question that transportation development in the immediate area is on the way.</p><p>The <a href="http://nctcog.org/trans/corridor/blacklands.asp">North Central Texas Regional Council of Governments Transportation Division </a>isn’t publishing final recommendations until the end of 2014, but one-third of the way into its yearlong study of the Blacklands Corridor, some likely recommendations are becoming apparent.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:29:54 +0000 Mark Haslett 51027 at http://ketr.org Wylie-Lavon bottleneck might require new highway Weird, cryptic Facebook page puzzles users http://ketr.org/post/weird-cryptic-facebook-page-puzzles-users <p><strong>UPDATE, 3:45 p.m.:&nbsp;</strong>As of around 3 p.m. this afternoon, the HCPC Facebook page had vanished. The North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department confirmed that the page and the post were unrelated to any NCTCOG activity. And so the mystery remains, perhaps to be cleared up at the upcoming public meeting on the Blacklands Corridor in Greenville. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:48:21 +0000 Mark Haslett 50786 at http://ketr.org Weird, cryptic Facebook page puzzles users Suspect in Caddo Mills murder case files writ http://ketr.org/post/suspect-caddo-mills-murder-case-files-writ <p>A suspect charged with murder in connection with a Friday afternoon shooting death in Caddo Mills is seeking the appointment of an attorney to represent him.</p><p>Joshua Madison Newkirk remains in custody in the Hunt County Jail in lieu of $1 million bond in connection with the death of Joshua Edmund Gerber.</p><p>Newkirk, 28, filed a writ from the jail, seeking the appointment of a defense attorney. A hearing on the writ is scheduled for 9 a.m. today in the 196th District Court.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:47:53 +0000 Brad Kellar 49654 at http://ketr.org Suspect in Caddo Mills murder case files writ GOP primary: Hunt County ballot http://ketr.org/post/gop-primary-hunt-county-ballot <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Hunt County voters will be casting ballots for congress, state senate, state representative, county judge, 196th district court, district clerk, county court at law No. 1, county clerk, county commissioners in precincts 2 and 4, justices of the peace and constables.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Brad Kellar & Mark Haslett 49373 at http://ketr.org GOP primary: Hunt County ballot This ranch in county a bit too risque http://ketr.org/post/ranch-county-bit-too-risque <p>The Hunt County Sheriff’s Office has taken steps to close down a ranch in the county.</p><p>But this operation apparently had nothing to do with horses or cows and it appeared the wearing of a cowboy hats, boots and just about any other form of clothing was completely optional.</p><p>Sheriff Randy Meeks said Tuesday his office was notified about a month ago about “Risque Ranch”, a possibly sexually-oriented business operating in Hunt County.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:37:06 +0000 Brad Kellar 49050 at http://ketr.org This ranch in county a bit too risque