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11:57 am
Tue July 10, 2007

Disaster declared in Hunt County

Hunt County – Hunt County commissioners voted unanimously yesterday to declare a state of disaster for the county. The declaration paves the way for county officials to seek federal disaster funds. An estimated $800,000 to $1 million worth of damage has been done to the county's roads, bridges, and culverts since rain began hitting Texas in May.

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KETR Local
12:14 am
Tue July 10, 2007

Council to consider contamination issue

Greenville – The Greenville City Council could vote tonight to help resolve a contamination problem at an industrial plant. The council will consider designations for the former Gillette plant in Greenville. Investigations have discovered that ground water in the area has been impacted by volatile organic compounds.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
12:12 am
Tue July 10, 2007

Crimestoppers looks to buy...

Hunt County – A local crime prevention organization has a hummer of a deal for the City of Greenville. Hunt County Crime Stoppers wants to purchase a new Hummer H3 for use by the city of Greenville. They have an excess of funds because too few people have been calling in tips and claiming rewards.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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Columns
1:34 pm
Mon July 9, 2007

<B> KETR at Commerce Big Bang!</b>

July 4th was celebrated on Sunday the 8th in Commerce.
Click to see a collection of photos from Bicentennial Park.

Most photos (except where noted) by Commerce Chamber of Commerce Manager Barbara Kersey

While Barbara caught KETR's Kevin Jefferies and Bill Oliver?


?Bill caught shutterbug Barbara!

The crowd in front of the stage enjoying 3 bands!

Leading off stage entertainment was the Pickin' and Prayin' gospel band!




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KETR Local
7:25 am
Mon July 9, 2007

Greenville set for water

Greenville – There will be plenty of water for the City of Greenville for the future. A 40 year contract renewal with the Sabine River Authority is set to be approved Tuesday.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
7:24 am
Mon July 9, 2007

Cooler heads in Greenville

Greenville – Cooler heads may soon prevail at Greenville City Hall. The City Council has plans to purchase a new chiller system for the municipal building after the previous system failed one day in May, and it became clear new equipment was needed.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
7:23 am
Mon July 9, 2007

Deadly accident in Greenville

Greenville – A multi fatality accident claimed the lives of some Texarkana residents Saturday. Three people were killed, including one child, in the accident on I30 in Greenville. Three other children were also injured in the one vehicle accident.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
7:46 am
Fri July 6, 2007

Services tomorrow for teen killed in Commerce wreck

Lone Oak – Funeral services are Saturday for Taylor Hager, killed Wednesday in an early morning traffic accident in Commerce. 18 year old Hager was a recent graduate of Lone Oak where she was involved in volleyball, cheerleading, basketball, softball, and track.

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KETR Local
7:43 am
Fri July 6, 2007

Seized horses still in limbo

Hunt County – A number of seized horses are still in limbo. A hearing to determine custody of dozens of allegedly mistreated horses seized from a ranch south of Greenville has been postponed until later this month.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
7:42 am
Fri July 6, 2007

More watering restrictions lifted

North Texas – Its ok to water your lawns in Royse City again. Several areas, such as Royse City, Cash, and Farmersville, can freely use water again now that watering restrictions have been lifted by the North Texas Municipal Water District.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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