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10:47 am
Thu September 13, 2007

Cash registers quieter in Greenville

Greenville – The cash registers in Greenville have been a little quieter. The Greenville sales tax revenue for July was down almost 9% from what was received in July of last year.

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KETR Local
10:45 am
Thu September 13, 2007

Bond reduction denied for Commerce robbery suspect

Greenville – Bond reduction has been denied for a Commerce aggravated robbery suspect. George Washington Sharper remains in custody in the Hunt County Jail on $75,000 bond for one count of aggravated robbery and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

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KETR Local
12:30 am
Thu September 13, 2007

Greenville settles lawsuit

Greenville – The City of Greenville has settled a lawsuit regarding a new police building. The city will be paying the contractor on the project $150,000 after withholding around $300,000 of final payment for failure to complete the new police building on time and other allegations.

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KETR Local
10:46 am
Wed September 12, 2007

Commerce changes health insurance provider

Commerce – Commerce City employees will be paying less for health insurance. City officials were able to net over 12% in savings, or about $45,000 annually, by making a switch from United Healthcare to Blue Cross/Blue Shield. The savings included about a 2.5% decrease in premiums, and avoiding a 10% increase if the city stayed with United Healthcare. City Manager Bill Shipp said the plan will save money "for substantially the same benefit."

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KETR Local
10:39 am
Wed September 12, 2007

Were Woodruff's rights violated?

Greenville – The question of whether a murder defendant's rights were violated will be decided soon. A judge will decide whether Brandon Dale Woodruff's constitutional rights were violated when prosecutors ordered his phone calls from the Hunt County jail to be recorded.

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KETR Local
10:36 am
Wed September 12, 2007

No public input for Greenville City budget

Greenville – There was only one thing missing from Tuesday's public hearing on the Greenville city budget and that was the public. No one complimented or criticized the proposed budget and tax rate last night. Local residents will have one more chance to speak up during a special council meeting next Tuesday.

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KETR Local
3:05 am
Tue September 11, 2007

Sentenced handed down in Hunt County family violence case

Greenville – A conviction was handed down Monday in connection with a family violence case. David Allen Clark of Royse City was placed on probabtion after pleading guilty to charges he held his estranged wife at gunpoint earlier this year.

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KETR Local
3:01 am
Tue September 11, 2007

Fannin lake meeting

Greenville – A proposed Fannin County lake is drawing the attention of area residents. The proposed lower Bois d'Arc Creek resevoir drew about a dozen people out to a public meeting in Greenville Monday night. Meetings are also scheduled later this week in Bonham and McKinney.

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KETR Local
2:48 am
Tue September 11, 2007

More Lone Star Conference honors <BR>for A&M-Commerce

Commerce, TX –

Two more student-athletes at Texas A&M University-Commerce have earned weekly honors from the Lone Star Conference. They are sophomore soccer player Meagan Lasley and Colleen Favaro, a senior on the volleyball team. They join Trent Miller and Terry Mayo from the football team in receiving conference weekly honors.

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KETR Local
11:16 am
Mon September 10, 2007

Public hearings for Greenville budget and tax rate

Greenville – It's time for the City of Greenville to hear from the public regarding the proposed city budget next year. The first of two public hearings covering the budget and tax rate is scheduled for Tuesday at 6pm in the Greenville municipal Building.

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