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11:02 am
Wed July 4, 2007

Rains flood parts of Hunt County

Hunt County – More rain has prompted the closing of roads in Hunt County and officials to ask for evacuations of some areas. 2.8 inches of rain was recorded at majors Field in Greenville, marking the wettest day so far of 2007. County officials have asked for the voluntary evacuations of Hideaway Estates just north of Lake Tawakoni. Officials went door-to-door yesterday informing residents of fears the entryway to the community would wash away, stranding residents.

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11:01 am
Wed July 4, 2007

Dean candidates interview at A&M-Commerce

Commerce – Two candidates for Dean of the College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce have been invited to campus for interviews next week. Open forums will be held for all faculty, staff, and students to meet and ask questions of each candidate.

Dr. Raymond Brie will be in the MSC Leadership Lounge Monday, July 9th from 2-3pm, and Dr. Thomas Deering will be on campus Wednesday, July 11th from 2-3pm, also in the Memorial Student Center Leadership Lounge.

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11:00 am
Wed July 4, 2007

Once Upon a Mattress

Commerce – Tickets are on sale now for the A&M-Commerce summer musical. On stage this year: Once Upon a Mattress. The musical is an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Princess and the Pea . The comedy opens Thursday at 8pm on the main stage of the Performing Arts Center on the A&M-Commerce campus. The show will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 8pm through July 14th, with Sunday matinees at 3pm the next two weeks.

For reservations or more information, contact the University Box Office ay 903.886.5900.

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10:58 am
Wed July 4, 2007

Few clues in weekends murders

Greenville – Few clues to go on in a series of weekend homicides in Greenville. Police say there's nothing new to report in the ongoing investigations into the murders. A reward is being offered by Hunt County Crimestoppers for any information in the murder of David Olivarez, one of the three victims over the weekend. Anyone with information can call 903.457.2929.

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

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10:56 am
Wed July 4, 2007

Celebrations postponed

Commerce – Some July 4th event are being rescheduled due to the heavy rains. The City of Commerce celebration has been moved to this Sunday, and Royse City 4th Fest has been rescheduled for 5pm Saturday.

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

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9:47 am
Tue July 3, 2007

Commerce July 4th has been moved to <B>SUNDAY!<B>

Commerce, TX – Same place and the order of events, except it's Sunday for the Commerce Big Bang-Independence Day celebration.

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8:23 am
Tue July 3, 2007

Woodruff still preparing for trial

Greenville – Preparations are still under way for an upcoming capital murder trial in Hunt County. The death penalty will not be sought in the trial of Brandon Woodruff, who is accused of killing his parents in their Royse City area home in 2005.

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

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8:22 am
Tue July 3, 2007

Three homicides in Greenville may be connected

Greenville – Greenville Police officials are investigating a series of violent offenses, including three homicides over the weekend. The police have asked the public to report any information they may have about the three murders and two stabbing, which may have been related.

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

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9:40 am
Mon July 2, 2007

Fallen Wills Point soldier honored

Wills Point – Hundreds lined local highways yesterday to pay their last respects to a Wills Point Soldier killed in the line of duty. 23 year old Sgt. Jimmy Malone was killed in Taji, Iraq June 23rd by an improvised explosive device that exploded near his vehicle.

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7:21 am
Mon July 2, 2007

Regional Mobility Authority approved

Northeast Texas – A new organization is hoping to improve transportation through the Commerce area to Paris. The Sulphur River Regional Mobility Authority (SRRMA) was approved Friday, and represents Hunt, Delta, Hopkins, and Lamar counties. Their first project expanding Highway 24 between Commerce and Paris.

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

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