Greenville – A Greenville woman has been convicted of aggravated robbery and sentenced to prison. A jury convicted Crystal Rodriguez Tuesday and handed down a 6 year sentence in prison yesterday. Rodriguez is one of three people arrested and charged in a violent purse snatching outside a Greenville store March 22nd.
Greenville – It will cost a little more to put up a fence in Greenville. The Greenville City Council approved an amendment Tuesday that will require a permit for building some types of fences and screening walls.
The new rules include the need for permits before construction, as well as limits on heights and rules on what types of materials would be allowed for fences and screening walls.
Lone Oak – 19 year old Ashley Nicole Williams of Lone Oak has been arrested by Hopkins County deputies for possession of a controlled substance. She was a passenger in a car that fled at a high rate of speed after a traffic stop in Sulphur Springs. The driver of that vehicle managed to escape officers after a manhunt.
Quinlan – A Quinlan man has been charged in a Sunday night shooting that left three people wounded. A Ford High School football player was among the wounded, according to Sheriff Randy Meeks. Gregory Clyde Bostick, 43, was charged and arraigned Tuesday evening with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Bostick was released from custody on a total of $150,000 bond.
Commerce – All high school juniors, seniors and transfer students are invited to Texas A&M University-Commerce on Saturday, Oct. 16 for Mane Event Preview Day. Students will get the opportunity to survey the campus and get their questions answered about the university.
Greenville – The process has begun to bring a new power plant to Greenville. The city council took the first step in a long in a long process towards bringing a new power plant to Greenville. The Council conducted the first reading of a franchise agreement between the City of Greenville and Greenville Energy LLC and Southern Renewable Energy LP, then voted unanimously to approve the agreement. But the vote was just the first of three needed for just the one agreement, which itself is one of many such agreements will need to be completed.