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11:55 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Hunt County severe weather recap

Commerce, TX –

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KETR Local
11:37 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Greenville police warn of a con-game

KETR Local
12:11 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Scooby gets another award

Commerce, TX –

Texas A&M University-Commerce men's basketball senior forward Scooby Johnson was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Division II All-South Central Lakes Region First Team.


Johnson is among 88 being considered for All-America honors. Those selections will be announced next week.

More information is available on the A&M-Commerce sports website, lionathletics.com.

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KETR Local
11:30 am
Tue March 18, 2008

Only one contested council seat in Greenville

Greenville, TX –

Greenville voters will decide May 10th who gets to be the next representative in Council Place 4, which was the only seat to draw a contested race. Incumbent Place 4 Council member Victoria Rogers will face former Council member Hattie Tennison.

The deadline to register to vote in the election is April 10th.

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KETR Local
4:36 am
Tue March 18, 2008

Greenville will be getting a new downtown Post Office

Greenville, TX

– The Greenville Planning and Zoning Commission voted Monday to approve a layout for the entire property where a new downtown post office is being built. The Commission voted 8-0 to approve a replat for the former Bank One building on Wesley Street. The U.S. Postal Service is contracting with the City of Greenville to act as a general contractor and will reimburse the city for the demolition work not associated with the remediation of the building.

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KETR Local
11:55 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Severe weather bears down on Hunt County

Commerce, TX –

A tornado warning topped severe weather that moved through the KETR listening area Monday evening.

At 5:41 p.m., the National Weather Service in Ft. Worth issued a severe thunderstorm Warning for Hunt County. At that time the storm was producing nickel-sized hail and gusty winds.

At 6:04 p.m. the storm was upgraded to a tornado warning for Hunt County following the report of a tornado developing near Quinlan.

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KETR Local
9:29 am
Mon March 17, 2008

There could be more plans unfolding for widening of a Hunt County highway.

Hunt County, TX

– The expansion of Highway 69 south of Greenville is still on the drawing board, with local officials expecting ground breaking in about four years. The highway is expected to be improved in two phases, which will ultimately stretch from FM 1570 to just north of FM 513.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
8:32 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Greenville Police Department are looking for a few good men.

Greenville, TX

– The Greenville Police Department has scheduled a qualifying examination later this month. The test will be given at 6 pm Wednesday, March 26 at the Warren Civic Center in Greenville. Those interested need to apply by 5 pm this Thursday.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
8:30 am
Mon March 17, 2008

There has been a boost in local crime in Greenville.

Greenville, TX

– For most of the past four years, the City of Greenville has enjoyed significant reductions in its overall crime rate. The past few months have been a different story, as the rate appears to be slowly rising. Local police officials say they are doing everything they can to address the problem.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
9:20 am
Fri March 14, 2008

One dead in head-on accident

Quinlan, TX – A Hunt County man was killed early Wednesday morning in a head-on crash between a motorcycle and a sedan northwest of Quinlan.

Services are scheduled Friday at 11 a.m. for 79-year-old Dale Lowe of Quinlan.

According to a report from the Texas DPS, Lowe, was riding a 2001 Honda motorcycle westbound on County Road 2278, just east of FM 36, shortly before 5 a.m. Wednesday.

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