– The City of Greenville has been selected as a National Award Winner for its participation in the 27th Annual National Night Out (NNO) program.
The National Association of Town Watch issued the designation, for the event that took place on August 3rd.
This year's event involved 37 million people from over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U. S. territories and military bases worldwide. Greenville placed 28th for cities with populations of between 15,000 and 50,000.
Bonham – It's being called a bittersweet ending for Fannin County Sheriff Kenneth Moore who, on January 1, will resign from his post after six years if office.
In an interview with KXII-TV, Moore said that while he has enjoyed his time as sheriff, he is leaving because he has been unable to get his deputies what he calls a "living wage," a goal he set out for himself when he took over.
According to Moore, starting pay at $23,000 a year is unacceptable.
Greenville – The Hunt County Disabled American Veterans Chapter is asking for your help this holiday season in sending items to service members overseas.
The Chapter is teaming with Celeste ISD to gather non-perishable snacks and greeting cards for the men and women aboard the USS Cape St. George (CG 71) and the Special Hugs hospital group in Afghanistan.
Chapter Commander John Turner says it's a special thing for a service member to know they're on the minds of the public back home.
Host Scott Harvey speaks with Hunt County Disabled Veterans Chapter Commander John Turner about an effort to gather items for soldiers overseas. Friday features from Jordan Owens and Sasha DeHart document construction of the new Sulphur Springs Middle School and the latest production on the A&M-Commerce campus.
Greenville – Tony Raylynn Clark entered guilty pleas Thursday to two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Clark was sentenced to 10 years on each count, with the sentences to run concurrently. He is to spend at least five years in prison before being eligible for parole.
The shooting occurred on March 27 when Clark, who was walking at the time, is said to have fired upon a vehicle carrying two people at the intersection of Bois d Arc and Hemphill Streets in Greenville.