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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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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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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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8:47 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Water off in downtown Greenville

Greenville – It may take some time to get a drink of water in downtown Greenville tonight. Crews working on the streetscape project will be tying into water lines along Lee Street starting at 5pm this evening. Some customers will lose water, while all customers downtown could experience a drop in water pressure.

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

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10:25 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Zoning approved for new apartment complex in Greenville

Greenville – Zoning for a large apartment complex has been approved by the Greenville City Council. The complex will be built just east of the intersection of Wesley street and Jack Finney Blvd.

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10:24 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Two raises for Greenville firefighters

Greenville – Greenville firefighters will get TWO raises next year. The Greenville council approved a plan to give firefighters an 8% raise at the beginning of the fiscal year, and another 8% raise in April. The move is to bring firefighter salaries in line with other similar sized cities.

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