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9:29 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Commerce business owner seeks Mayor seat

Scott Harvey

Commerce – Our coverage of next month's municipal elections for Commerce Mayor and Council Seats 2 and 4 continues with Mayoral candidate Tim Johnson. Originally from Paris, Johnson moved to Commerce last May, and now serves as Co-Owner of the Drunken Mule.

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9:19 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Guilty plea heard in local hold-up case

Greenville – A guilty plea has been heard in connection to a Greenville armed robbery. Thomas Allen Harris is one of two individuals who allegedly participated in the robbery of the K-Food Mart in May 2007. He entered into a plea bargain arrangement Tuesday in which he agreed to testify against his alleged co-actor in the robbery, who was originally arrested but has not yet been indicted in the case.

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

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KETR Local
9:15 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Indictments issued in fatal 2006 accident

Quinlan – It was the summer of 2006 when three elderly Wills Point residents were traveling east of Quinlan when their car was hit head-on, killing Driver George Alvin Dillard; his wife, Flesta Doris Dillard; and Earnest Peters. Eddie Dale Malone of Quinlan received three sealed indictments for intoxication manslaughter in connection with the deaths. The indictments became public Tuesday after Malone pleaded not guilty to all three.

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

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KETR Local
8:26 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Commerce resident admits to drug charges

Commerce – A local woman has pleaded guilty to multiple drug charges. Donna Michelle Hancock of Commerce entered the plea Tuesday to three counts of delivery of a controlled substance. She also admitted to charges of possession of controlled substances. Under a plea bargain arrangement, Hancock was placed on five years of deferred adjudication probation on each count.

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

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KETR Local
10:59 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Investigation into Fannin County fatal stabbing ongoing

Hunt, Fannin County – A motive is still being sought in connection to a Fannin County stabbing murder. Bo Bailey Harris, 19, of Gober has been charged with one count of murder in connection to the death of William Ian Adams of Greenville last week. He remains in custody at the Fannin County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bond. Fannin County Sheriff Kenneth Moore says detectives are still trying to put all the pieces together, but have yet to find a reason for the stabbing.

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KETR Local
10:58 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Wrongful death suit in Commerce murder case settled

Commerce – A lawsuit against the family of a capital murder defendant has been settled. The family of slain Commerce code enforcement officer Michael Pee Wee Walker has agreed to settle a civil wrongful death lawsuit filed against Adam Ward and his father, Ralph Ward.

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KETR Local
12:10 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Commerce business owner seeking City Council Place 2

Scott Harvey

Commerce – Our coverage of next month's municipal elections for Commerce Mayor and Council Seats 2 and 4 continues with Place 4 candidate Dr. Bill Taylor. Taylor is a native of Dallas, who moved to Commerce last May. He operates his own chiropractic service in Paris, and is Co-Owner of the Drunken Mule Saloon in Commerce.

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KETR Local
12:08 am
Tue April 29, 2008

GEUS re-adjusts charges for electricity

Greenville – Electric rates are going up again in Greenville. For the second time in a month, GEUS has announced it will be raising the fuel adjustment charge/power cost recovery factor on customers' monthly bills. The increase, which becomes effective Thursday, will increase the average 1,000 kWh residential user's cost by an additional $10 per month. The increases are being blamed on the rapidly rising cost of natural gas.

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

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KETR Local
10:59 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Monday seeks voter approval for<BR>Commerce City Council Place 4

Scott Harvey

Commerce – Our coverage of next month's municipal elections for Commerce Mayor and Council Seats 2 and 4 continues this week with Place 4 candidate Bob Monday. Born and raised in Commerce, Monday is a retired businessman, who has previously served on the council.

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KETR Local
5:59 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Early voting for municipal elections this week

Hunt County – Hunt County voters Monday can start making their decisions for the May 10 elections. Throughout the county, votes will be cast for city councils, school district boards and the boards of the county's special and municipal utility districts, against taxing measures and for or against huge bond issues.

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