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9:02 am
Wed July 30, 2008

Local charter school students to house new facility

Greenville – Some charter school students will be in a new location this year. Plans are calling for the seventh through twelfth grade students at the Phoenix Charter School in Greenville to use the former home of the Paris Junior College - Greenville Center. Paris Junior College had recently put the building up for sale as it prepares to move to its new location next to the Greenville High School.

Click the MP3 icon to listen as KETR's Greenville Correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
1:38 am
Wed July 30, 2008

University scholarship applications available

Community college students at four schools in the North and Northeast Texas regions are eligible for scholarships to attend Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Students at Paris Junior College, Navarro County College, Trinity Valley Community College, Eastfield, and Grayson County College planning to transfer to A&M-Commerce may apply for the scholarships. The $1,000 Rising to the Challenge scholarships are financially need-based and are for the 2008-2009 school year.

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KETR Local
8:00 am
Tue July 29, 2008

No reports of water parasite in Hunt County

Hunt County – We've been hearing a lot about the viral disease cryptosporidium recently found in Forth Worth area lakes. However, Hunt County consumers should not be concerned. County Health Administrator Joe Lilly says no such cases have been reported in the county.

Cryptosporidium is a parasite that can cause gastro-intestinal illness such as diarrhea. It is typically an acute short-term infection but can become severe and non-resolving in children.

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KETR Local
1:39 am
Tue July 29, 2008

CISD names interim superintendent

Commerce – The Commerce School Board has approved the hiring of an interim superintendent. During a special meeting Monday night, the board unanimously chose Larry Johnson to serve at the post.

Johnson has worked in education for 37 years, with several of which have been served in Hunt County. He's most recently served as Superintendent of the Quinlan Independent School District and also for the Bland Independent School District. Johnson will begin his duties on Monday, August 4.

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KETR Local
1:18 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Greenville athletic center to see additional life

Greenville – A Greenville athletic center could soon see some additional life. The Greenville City Council is considering a program expansion for the Reecy Davis Recreation Center. The Council wants to do more to provide recreational opportunities for the younger generation, perhaps by even adding a skate park. It is one of the options the Council is looking at for the upcoming fiscal year, provided the money can be found in the budget.

Click the MP3 icon to listen as KETR's Greenville Correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
1:16 am
Tue July 29, 2008

City to again put items up for bid

Greenville – The City of Greenville is again about to put some items up for bid. For the second time this year, the city is planning to offer items up to the highest bidder, during an auction at www.auctioneerexpress.com. The auction is schedule to open for bidding next Monday, and will close August 19. Some of the items to be auctioned off include tractors, cars and trucks.

Click the MP3 icon to listen as KETR's Greenville Correspondent Brad Kellar reports

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KETR Local
10:28 am
Mon July 28, 2008

Commerce ISD seeks appointment<BR>of interim Superintendent

Commerce – The Commerce School Board Monday will once again be seeking the appointment of an interim superintendent.

A special meeting has been called, which includes a closed door executive session to conduct an interview or interviews for the position with the intent to hire.

Last week, board members approved the hiring of Arrow Educational Services to assist in the hiring of an interim superintendent, as well as conduct a search for a new superintendent.

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KETR Local
10:26 am
Mon July 28, 2008

Changes coming to busy Greenville Street

KETR Local
10:24 am
Mon July 28, 2008

Indictment handed down in an alleged robbery

An indictment has been handed down in an alleged armed robbery. First a Denton County man was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery in connection with the armed hold-up of a Quinlan-area game room. Then the charge was dismissed after no evidence was presented against him. But now Willis Wilkin Langley, of Lewisville, has been indicted for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon in connection with an incident in May at the Gray House Game Room. The indictment was one of 54 handed down but the Hunt County Grand Jury Friday.

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KETR Local
1:23 am
Sun July 27, 2008

Commerce ISD seeks interim superintendent

Commerce – The Commerce School Board Monday will once again be seeking the appointment of an interim superintendent.

A special meeting has been called, which includes a closed door executive session to conduct an interview or interviews for the position with the intent to hire.

Last week, board members approved the hiring of Arrow Educational Services to assist in the hiring of an interim superintendent, as well as conduct a search for a new superintendent.

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