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9:53 am
Wed June 7, 2006

Country Club rebuilding after fire

Wolfe City – Webb Hill Country Club in Wolfe City is rebuilding. A fire swept through the club in March, destroying the pro shop, club house, and ballroom. Construction is underway, however, to open an even larger facility in late October or early November.
The club's pool and golf course remains open to its 630 members with a temporary building to serve as the pro shop and lounge area.

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KETR Local
10:37 am
Tue June 6, 2006

Attempted robbery of Farmersville Bank

Farmersville – Three suspects are in custody in connection with an attempted bank robbery in Farmersville. Just before noon Monday, a hold-up alarm was sounded at First Bank of Farmersville. Two black men wearing ski masks, one of which was armed, entered the bank and demanded money. However, the two men left before getting any money and met a third man waiting in a truck.

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KETR Local
10:36 am
Tue June 6, 2006

Stolen farm equipment recovered

Hunt County – Over $330,000 worth of stolen farm and construction equipment has been recovered in Hunt and Delta Counties. The equipment was recovered from Anderton Ranch and Anderton Grass Farms after search warrants were executed at the locations. Most of the equipment is thought to be from Texas and Oklahoma with some from as far away as Colorado. No arrests have been made in the case.

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KETR Local
10:42 am
Mon June 5, 2006

Commerce City Council begins budget process

Commerce – The Commerce City Council begins early work on the city budget starting tomorrow. A workshop will be held before the first regular meeting of June tomorrow at the Commerce Middle School Library. Also scheduled in the workshop is a review of an Animal Control Ordinance in Commerce. The workshop is scheduled to begin at 5:30 this evening. A monthly update on the construction progress of the new Commerce City Hall and Fire/Police Facilities will be presented during regular session beginning at 7pm.

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KETR Local
10:41 am
Mon June 5, 2006

Warrant sweep

Hunt County – A major warrant sweep is planned for next month covering North Hunt County. The sweep will last for three days in July, but specific dates are not being announced. Commerce and Celeste are some of the cities targeted during the sweep with other cities in Hunt County being targeted in phase two and three of the program.

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KETR Local
10:39 am
Mon June 5, 2006

Early voting for run-off elections ends tomorrow

Hunt County – Early voting for run-off elections in Hunt County ends tomorrow. Run-off elections for the Hunt Memorial Hospital District and the Celeste ISD will be held Saturday. Early voting continues at the Hunt County Voter Administration Building in downtown Greenville from 8am to 5pm through Tuesday.

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KETR Local
10:28 am
Fri June 2, 2006

A&M-Commerce opens court

Commerce – A&M-Commerce has opened four new tennis courts that are free for public use. Coming in with a price tag of $400,000, the courts feature all-weather surfaces, windscreens, and lights. The courts are open on a first-come first-serve basis from 6am to midnight every day.

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KETR Local
10:26 am
Fri June 2, 2006

Bad etiquette

Longview – A former mayoral candidate for Longview has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Naomi Ruth Kelly allegedly held a box cutter to a man's throat at a Gregg County Dollar Store, threatening to kill the man. Kelly operates an after school mentoring and tutoring program where students are also taught etiquette.

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KETR Local
10:26 am
Fri June 2, 2006

Man blows up making bomb

East Texas – Authorities believe more than a dozen arson cases may be cleared after investigating an explosion in an East Texas home. James Torrence was making a pipe bomb when it exploded and instantly killed the 38 year old. Police suspect Torrence may have been targeting witnesses against him.

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Radio
4:13 pm
Thu June 1, 2006

Enter to win a Family Pack of tickets to Moody Gardens in Galveston

Win tickets for four to the family-oriented Moody Gardens on Galveston Island.

KETR with Moody gardens will be giving away a Family Pack of four tickets good all summer long.

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