News http://ketr.org en East Side Square in Cooper sustains heavy wind damage http://ketr.org/post/east-side-square-cooper-sustains-heavy-wind-damage <p>Straight line winds upwards of 70 miles an hour hit the east side of the Square in Cooper last night at approximately 6:30 p.m. causing damage to the businesses. Cooper Outlet sustained the most damage as the roof was torn off and blow onto the neighboring Professional Land Title office. No injuries were reported; however, many residents in Delta County and Hopkins including Tira and Birthright were without power for several hours. Tree damage was also reported.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:06:04 +0000 Cindy Roller 56785 at http://ketr.org East Side Square in Cooper sustains heavy wind damage Animals seized from shelter in Wolfe City http://ketr.org/post/animals-seized-shelter-wolfe-city <p>The Texas SPCA and Hunt County Constable Terry Jones removed approximately 200 animals from the Frank Barchard Memorial Shelter in Wolfe City Wednesday morning, alleging poor housing conditions, sick animals and contaminated water.</p><p></p><p>“Many of the dogs are being cruelly confined in kennels and pens outdoors and inside a building on the property and many of the animals appear to be suffering from open wounds, eye discharge and other issues,” the SPCA said in a press release. “The water provided to many of the animals appears to be contaminated.”</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:35:49 +0000 Greenville Herald-Banner 56776 at http://ketr.org Animals seized from shelter in Wolfe City 'Bras for Cause' kickoff event Aug. 21 http://ketr.org/post/bras-cause-kickoff-event-aug-21 <p>Start creating your designer bras for "<a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bras-for-the-Cause-Greenville-Texas/100254690036187">Bras for the Cause</a>."&nbsp; Pud Kearns with <a href="http://www.housewarmersusa.com/greenville/">Housewarmers of Greenville</a> says the kickoff event is at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, August 21 at Landon Winery in Greenville, and the "Bras for the Cause" auction for the Hunt Memorial Hospital District breast-cancer facility is Thursday, October 9. &nbsp; The theme this year is "Brazinga!"</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 56722 at http://ketr.org 'Bras for Cause' kickoff event Aug. 21 Police continue investigation into elderly resident's death http://ketr.org/post/police-continue-investigation-elderly-residents-death <p>The Greenville Police Department is investigating the death of an elderly local resident, whose body was discovered in a cemetery over the weekend.</p><p></p><p>A memorial service is set Thursday for Robert Younger, 86, of Greenville.</p><p></p><p>Few details had been released as of Tuesday evening concerning the circumstances of Younger’s death.</p><p></p><p></p><p>City of Greenville Public Relations Liaison Autumn Barton said a cause of death had not been determined, pending the results of an autopsy.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:34:16 +0000 Brad Kellar 56748 at http://ketr.org Police continue investigation into elderly resident's death Council approves new sign for Texan Theater http://ketr.org/post/council-approves-new-sign-texan-theater <p>The Greenville City Council has approved a big new electronic sign for the historic Texan Theater.</p><p></p><p>The digital sign will be installed on a coffee shop being built next store as part of the entire project to renovate the theater.</p><p></p><p></p><p>“It is going to be something Greenville is going to be proud of,” said Building Official Steve Methven, in recommending the change in the city’s code of ordinances.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:29:26 +0000 Brad Kellar 56747 at http://ketr.org Council approves new sign for Texan Theater Community Seeds training new welders http://ketr.org/post/community-seeds-training-new-welders <p>The executive director of Lone Oak-based <a href="http://www.cseeds.org/">Community Seeds</a>, Bert Cooper, says his faith-based organization is training people to become welders.&nbsp; Welding is a much-sought-after skill in the economy.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 56650 at http://ketr.org Community Seeds training new welders 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 Nomination Deadline nears for Farm Service Agency County Committees http://ketr.org/post/nomination-deadline-nears-farm-service-agency-county-committees <p>Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers are reminded Aug. 1, 2014, is the deadline for local FSA county committee nominations. These committees are an important link between the farm community and the U.S. Department of Agriculture with members serving three-year terms. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:32:40 +0000 Cindy Roller 56699 at http://ketr.org Nomination Deadline nears for Farm Service Agency County Committees Delta County sets the curve on wages http://ketr.org/post/delta-county-sets-curve-wages <p>While the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported Delta County as having the lowest national weekly wage average at $378. Statistically, this has created confusion among the population. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:28:44 +0000 Cindy Roller 56698 at http://ketr.org Delta County sets the curve on wages Savoy booster club treasurer accused of stealing http://ketr.org/post/savoy-booster-club-treasurer-accused-stealing <p>The former treasurer of the Savoy Athletic Booster Club is facing charges of theft and embezzlement.</p><p>KXII-TV reported that Linda Berube, 45, was arrested on July 11 and charged with one count of theft of $1,500 to $20,000 and three counts of forgery of a financial instrument.</p><p>Savoy Police Chief Kevin Cheairs told KXII that the charges refer to events alleged to have occurred between June 2012 and May 2014.&nbsp;</p><p>Berube was booked into the Fannin County jail on July 11 and released later that day on a $4,000 bond.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:48:38 +0000 Mark Haslett 56670 at http://ketr.org Savoy booster club treasurer accused of stealing