Greenville – Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville is finalizing plans for major improvements to their emergency room scheduled to begin this summer.
The Hunt Memorial Hospital District board of directors received a report on March 29 from Corgan Associates architects on plans for the first phase of the project. Corgan also will serve as construction manager for the project.
The expansion will add about 2,000 square feet to the facility, most of it enhancements to the entrance and waiting room.
McKinney – Two Rowlett residents have been indicted in an alleged scheme to sell shares of a fake power plant.
Kenneth Paul Lawrence and Casey Ray Van Lune have been indicted by the Collin County Grand Jury for theft by appropriation. The two are alleged to have swindled more than a dozen individuals out of more than $720,000 in 2008 and 2009.
Commerce – What does it take to be a princess? A Princess Tea at the Northeast Texas Children's Museum occurs Sunday, April 17, at 3:00 PM. Young princesses throughout the area learn the answer to that question. A real princess, such as the soon-to be Princess Kate in England, requires proper instruction.
Sulphur Springs – Lamar County will play host to the trial of longtime Sulphur Springs physician Dr. Don O'Neal, who's facing a total of 61 felony counts.
Judge Robert Newsom last week granted a change of venue request in the case, and later transferred the trial to Paris, where Judge Eric Clifford will preside.
O'Neal faces 33 counts of prescription fraud, 22 counts of delivery of a controlled substance and six counts for theft and misapplication of fiduciary funds from the Sulphur Springs Medical-Surgical Clinic.