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6:47 am
Wed May 21, 2008

A departure at Hunt County United Way

Greenville – There's a departure at the head of the Hunt County United Way. A reception is scheduled this afternoon for Lana Calvery, who retires as the director and C.E.O. of the Hunt County United Way. She began working with the organization eight years ago and took over as executive director in 2002. The reception will be held starting at 4pm today at the United Way office in downtown Greenville.

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10:11 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Execution date set

Huntsville – An execution date has been set for Joseph Ray Ries, who was convicted in Hopkins County in 1999 for the murder of Robert Lee Ratliff in his home in Cumby. An execution order states all appeals have been exhausted and sets Ries' execution date for September 18th by lethal injection.

Ries and Christopher Lee Wright were convicted in 1999 in separate trials of the murder of 64 year old Robert Lee Ratliff of Cumby. Ratliff was found dead by his wife and son after being shot in the back, neck, and head.

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10:10 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Blind man runs over construction workers

Sulphur Springs – Two construction workers were killed and two other injured Saturday when a legally blind man ignored flagmen, struck a cement truck, and ran down several pedestrians.

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7:55 am
Tue May 20, 2008

New Commerce Mayor to be sworn in

Commerce – The Commerce City Council will be canvassing the May 10th election and swearing in a new Mayor and council members tonight. Quay Throgmorton will be the new Mayor for Commerce and Bob Monday will be new to the council. Billie Biggerstaff remains at her Place 2 seat.

The meeting is tonight at 7pm at Commerce City Hall and can also be seen on Cable Channel 3 in Commerce and Cooper.

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7:53 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Trial begins for daycare crasher

Greenville – Trial has begun in a case where a man drove into a daycare center in Greenville. Richard Leonor Whytus pled guilty Monday after prosecutors alleged he had twice the legal amount of alcohol in his system and was travelling up to 80 miles per hour in a residential neighborhood when he crashed his car into a daycare center.

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7:53 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Charges dropped in Commerce stabbing

Commerce – Charges have been dropped against a Commerce man charged with aggravated assault. A witness was unable to identify George David Phifer as the culprit. The charges were dismissed due to lack of evidence.

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7:52 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Former KGVL/KIKT GM charged for theft

Greenville – An arrest has been made in the theft of a check meant to purchase a jukebox. Charles Joslin, formerly the General Manager of KGVL/KIKT, has been accused of stealing checks written to the station to benefit a program through the United Way of Hunt County. Joslin was also arrested Friday in connection with an unrelated alleged theft, according to Greenville Police.

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7:17 am
Mon May 19, 2008

West Wing expansion for HMHD opens this week

Greenville – The Hunt Memorial Hospital District will celebrate the opening of the new West Wing this week. A four day open house will culminate with a public ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Linda Armstrong Kelly, mother of cancer survivor Lance Armstrong. The new wing and expanded tours will be open after the ceremony at 1:30 Thursday afternoon.

Voters passed a $24 million bond package in 2006 for the 97,000 square foot expansion, which will feature a cancer center, new ICU, and improved dining facilities.

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7:17 am
Mon May 19, 2008

Paris woman victim of home invasion

Paris, Texas – A Paris woman was the victim of a home invasion robbery Friday, according to The Paris News. The unidentified woman was putting up groceries from her car she had left in her garage when she looked up to find a 250lb black man in dark clothes standing over her. The man struck her with a blunt object, stole her purse, and fled the scene.

The suspect remains at large.

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7:03 am
Mon May 19, 2008

New Scam in area

North Texas – A new scam is making the rounds in North Texas. Law enforcement is warning of another scam in the area aimed at getting access to your bank account by offering a too good to be true job. Several residents in Paris have recently become victims of the scam, losing thousands of dollars.

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