Greenville – The work will require various lane closures and some delays should be expected. Beginning Monday, a permeable friction course mat will be placed on eastbound Interstate 30 from Division Street to the Hopkins County Line. The work will reduce the interstate down to one lane for several miles at a time. Drivers can expect various daytime and nighttime lane closures on eastbound Interstate 30 over the next few weeks while this work is completed in the eastern portion of Hunt County.
Highland Village, TX – The Shops at Highland Village will be transformed into an international food festival this month. The "Flavor Fest" will feature Japanese, Italian, Mexican and American cuisine from nine center restaurants on Tuesday, June 28 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 p.m.
– The golfing exploits of former Texas A&M University-Commerce Lion football player Mike Conaway are a part of an article entitled "The Politics of Golf" in the U. S. Open Preview edition of Sports Illustrated, currently on newstands.
Farmersville, TX – On Saturday, June 18, Farmersville, Texas will celebrate Audie Murphy Day. This is the twelfth year for this popular Main Street Program event, which was named "Best Promotional Event" by the Texas Downtown Association.
This year's event will be featured at a new time during the morning to combat the hot temperatures of Texas summer.
Greenville – Beginning Monday, Open Imaging of Greenville joins the Hunt Regional Medical Center (HRMC) family to provide better service for customers.
Hunt Regional Open Imaging (HROI) will become the primary location for out-patient imaging services for hospital.
"This new partnership is important to the people of our service area - including our physician community - because it significantly strengthens continuity of care," said Richard Carter, CEO of Hunt Regional Healthcare (HRH).
Collin County – A 9 year old Collin County child was killed when a wrecker slammed into the back of the car in which she was riding. Officials say the car had mechanical problems and was slowing to a stop or stalled in the center lane of the road when the truck hit and crushed the back of the car where the girl was seated.
The girl's sister and mother were also injured in the collision.
Police continue to investigate to determine if charges will be filed against the man
Paris – The 22nd Annual Lamar County Crime Stoppers Ranch Rodeo is Saturday in Paris.
The event is the biggest fundraiser for the Lamar County Crime Stoppers who, with the public's help, have arrested more than 1,800 individuals, cleared over 3,400 cases and the paid out over $270,000 in rewards.