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10:35 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Royse City gas pumps still not in compliance

KETR Local
7:02 am
Tue August 12, 2008

2nd Annual Cotton Belt Symposium this weekend

Commerce – Railroad enthusiasts from across North Texas are encouraged this weekend to participate in the Second Annual Cotton Belt Symposium.

The free, public event is scheduled from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the James Gee Library on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus. All former and current railroad employees, family members and anyone else interested in the topic are invited to attend and even share their stories of the railroad industry and its impact.

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KETR Local
3:03 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Fannin County drug bust results in 14 arrests

Bonham – A recent joint operation between the Bonham Police Department and Fannin County Sheriff's office results in 14 arrests.

According to a release by the Bonham Police Department, all defendants were charged with delivery of a controlled substance. Those charged range in age from 21 to 57. Most of the cases, a total of 27 felony deliveries, dealt with the sale of methamphetamine and crack cocaine. All but four suspects are said to have been arrested.

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KETR Local
2:16 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Greenville citizens to see lower insurance rates

Greenville – Property owners in Greenville could see a reduction in their property insurance rates next year after the City's new Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating goes into effect.

The Greenville Fire Department recently received notification from the Insurance Services Office (ISO) and the Texas Department of Insurance that the City's PPC rating will move from a Class 5 to a Class 3 effective December 1.

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KETR Local
12:32 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Hunt County under burn ban

Hunt County – The Hunt County Commissioners Court has agreed to implement a county-wide burn ban effective Tuesday.

The news come as several area counties continue to battle drought conditions, despite the small amount of rain received the last few days.

According to Hunt County Fire Marshall Richard Hill, even with a half inch or so of rain, 100 plus degree temperatures will force the moisture to dissipate very quickly. He says at least two inches of rain would be needed to make any difference.

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KETR Local
2:46 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Commissioners Court implements burn ban

Hunt County – The Hunt County Commissioners Court has agreed to implement a county-wide burn ban effective Tuesday.

The news come as several area counties continue to battle drought conditions, despite the small amount of rain received the last few days.

According to Hunt County Fire Marshall Richard Hill, even with a half inch or so of rain, 100 plus degree temperatures will force the moisture to dissipate very quickly. He says at least two inches of rain would be needed to make any difference.

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KETR Local
1:28 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Parking needed at Greenville aviation college

KETR Local
1:27 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Weekend fire at contaminated Greenville plant

Greenville – A fire heavily damages the remains of a contaminated plant in Greenville. Hay bales and tires inside the former ESCO manufacturing plant in the Ardis Heights area ignited and did damage to the interior Saturday. The Greenville Fire Department was on the scene for at least six hours attempting to put out the final hot spots. The cause is under investigation. Plans have been in place to perform a clean-up of contaminated soil near the building, with additional funding being sought to demolish the building itself in the future.

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KETR Local
2:42 am
Sun August 10, 2008

Lamar County Crime Stoppers seeks information

Lamar County – Lamar County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1000 in helping solve a burglary case that occurred over the July 4 weekend.

The crime occurred on FM 195 near Blossum, where unknown persons reportedly forced entry into a residence and removed several items including a big screen TV and a complete home theater.

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KETR Local
2:25 am
Sun August 10, 2008

Rains ISD raises rates, seeks bond election

Rains County – The Rains School Board will not raise its maintenance and operation (M&O) tax rate for the upcoming school year. The decision was made during a special board meeting last week.

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