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9:21 am
Tue September 4, 2007

Multi-purpose center still possible for Greenville

Greenville – A multi-purpose center still could be coming to Greenville soon. Greenville Chamber officials are still in talks about the status of a proposed $40 million arena. Global Entertainment Corporation recently went ahead with plans for a similar facility in Allen, but still want to build in Greenville.

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

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Columns
11:54 am
Mon September 3, 2007

<b>Find KETR billboards!</b>

Have you seen them?

Thanks to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, motorists going through Hunt, Collin, and Fannin Counties can be introduced to KETR via billboards. Let us know where you see them. E-Mail General Manager Bill Oliver at bill@ketr.org.



Here's the billboard closest to KETR.



In Collin County, think lakes to find this billboard, which gets your attention as you reach the top of an overpass!


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KETR Local
8:17 am
Mon September 3, 2007

Woodruff trial begins this week

Greenville – A capital murder trial is about to start in Hunt County. Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday in the trial of Brandon Dale Woodruff, who is accused of killing his parents in their home near Royse City.

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

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KETR Local
12:24 am
Mon September 3, 2007

Rogers becomes a Cowboy

Dallas – Former Commerce Tiger Justin Rogers is now a Dallas Cowboy. Rogers played for the Tigers on their Class 3A State Championship teams in 1999 and 2001, and then became a standout at SMU. Drafted by the New England Patriots last April, Rogers was put on waivers by the Patriots. Dallas claimed the outside linebacker to add depth as Greg Ellis continues to recover from a torn Achilles tendon last season.

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KETR Local
12:09 am
Mon September 3, 2007

Competency hearing for capital murder trial in Greenville

Greenville – A judge is expected to decide this week whether a capital murder defendant is competent to stand trial. Abigail Whytus is charged in the death of her infant daughter in 2004. Whytus has been diagnosed as mentally retarded and will not face the death penalty.

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

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KETR Local
8:22 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Greenville bus accident

Greenville – Five Greenville students were sent to the hospital yesterday after the school bus they were in was involved in an accident, according to the Greenville Herald Banner. The bus was carrying about 50 students yesterday afternoon when the bus turned into an apartment complex parking lot and struck a Honda Civic.

The driver of the car was taken to Presbyterian of Greenville after complaints of back pain, and five students were also taken as a precautionary measure. All were released yesterday evening in good condition.

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KETR Local
8:20 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Former Sulphur Springs teacher to begin serving time today

Sulphur Springs – A former Sulphur Springs High School math teacher has begun serving time under terms of her sentence for having an improper sexual relationship with a student in 2004, according to the Sulphur Springs News Telegram. Shelly Kasandra Shaw will begin serving 30 days in jail today then face 10 years of probation.

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KETR Local
7:22 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Three-day weekend for some

Hunt County – Its going to be a three-day weekend for a few folks. Labor Day is Monday. All federal, state, county, and most city offices will be closed.

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

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KETR Local
7:21 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Greenville council denies small apartment complex

Greenville – An apartment building proposal in Greenville has failed to proceed. The Greenville Council did not even give a motion for a vote on the issue so it the project could proceed. A developer was wanting to build a small facility on a single-family lot between two larger apartment complexes on Bear Creek Drive just east of Sayle Street.

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

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KETR Local
8:48 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Water treatment plant costs rise

Greenville – The City of Greenville is looking at a rising cost for a new water treatment plant. Now, officials are turning to the state for a loan to help pay for the new plant.

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

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