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7:23 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Property annexation plans for Greenville business put on hold

Greenville – A plan to annex property for an expanded Greenville business has been put on hold. The Greenville City Council Tuesday elected to postpone final public hearings and votes on a proposed annexation and rezoning of 77 acres west of Greenville. The annexation and change in zoning would have allowed the local Newell Rubbermaid plant to expand its operations. However, the developer behind the effort had asked for the votes to be pulled from the agenda, as the company was not yet ready to proceed.

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KETR Local
6:41 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Space found for a new County Court

Hunt County – Space has been found for a new County Court. A plan has been approved to convert the current Hunt County Commissioners Courtroom into a space for the future County Court-at-Law No. 2, a move which will also mean the shifting of some other offices around the Hunt County Courthouse. The proposal was approved by the Commissioners Court when it met Monday morning.

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

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KETR Local
2:52 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Workshop to address how to spend $3 million on streets

Commerce – Commerce Mayor elect Quay Throgmorton and Council members elect Billie Biggerstaff and Bob Monday are to be sworn in next Tuesday. Commerce voters also Saturday gave approval to a $3 million bond toward street and utility improvements. According to Interim City Manager Marc Clayton, following Tuesday's ceremonies a workshop will be scheduled for next month to bring all new members up to speed.

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KETR Local
8:23 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Monday night shooting leaves one wounded

Greenville – A Monday night shooting has left one person wounded. The shooting occurred in the 3000 block of Speedway Street in Greenville. One man received a gunshot wound to the foot; his condition was not immediately known. Anyone who may have information about the shooting is asked to contact Hunt County Crime Stoppers at 903-457-2929.

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

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KETR Local
8:23 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Manning pleads not guilty to theft, burglary, evading arrest

Greenville – A Quinlan man has pleaded not guilty to three of the several charges he's facing. Brian Edward Manning has pleaded not guilty to indictments for vehicle theft, evading arrest and burglary, but authorities say those are just the top of the list. He also allegedly fled from officers who were investigating a rash of other reported break-ins earlier this year.

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

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KETR Local
8:05 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Cobisa agreement reached, annexation postponed

KETR Local
12:53 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Severe weather again a threat this week

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KETR Local
10:36 am
Mon May 12, 2008

Traffic relief project in Hunt County hits another snag

Greenville – A traffic relief project in Hunt County has hit another snag. Bids have finally been opened on the long-awaited project to rebuild the Highway 34/Wesley Street overpass across Interstate 30. But the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) still doesn't know when the work will begin, because the bids came in far higher than the $32 million which had been budgeted. The lowest bidder is reported to be more than $6 million over the city's estimate.

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KETR Local
10:35 am
Mon May 12, 2008

City of Greenville to welcome newly elected officials

Greenville – There will be four new members on Greenville's City Council following Saturday's elections. The Council intends to formally welcome its newest members Tuesday, by swearing them into to their posts. Three candidates won spots on the Council this year Doug Roszhart in Place 3, Bryan Herrin in Place 5 and former Council member Betty Franklin in Place 6 because they were unopposed in seeking the positions. Saturday, former Council member Hattie Tennison defeated incumbent Place 4 Council member Victoria Rogers.

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KETR Local
9:22 am
Mon May 12, 2008

Road construction to begin soon in Hunt County

Hunt County – The Texas Department of Transportation is slated to soon begin seal coating roads throughout Hunt County. Barricades and signs will go up this week. Beginning Monday, May 19 through June 4 residents can expect short delays of up to five minutes as two-lane traffic will be condensed to one.


Roads to be affected in Hunt County from May 19 through June 4:


Commerce:

Park Street; Highway 11: From Neal Street to Maple Street

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