Hunt County – Hunt County Commissioners will discuss whether or not to participate in the IRIS system at today's regular meeting. The Immediate Response Information System, or IRIS, is a mass notification tool for emergency and non-emergency information. IRIS is currently used by the A&M-Commerce police for notifications.
Greenville – The Herald Banner reports that Cliff Copeland has been named the new Finance Director for the City of Greenville. Copeland has served as Assistant Finance Director since May 2008 and is a graduate of Texas A&M University-Commerce. Copeland will oversee the Finance Department, Information Technology, Municipal Court, Central Services and Fleet Maintenance.
Greenville – Diane Rashay Coleman is facing a jury trial in April of next year on a charge of felony theft.
30 year old Coleman of Greenville, was indicted by the Hunt County grand jury on the charge for allegedly stealing shrimp and hamburgers from a local store in August. She has pleaded not guilty. Coleman has been charged and/or convicted of theft at least a dozen times in the past 22 years.
Greenville – An arraignment is scheduled today in connection with a Greenville murder. Joshua William Lay received the indictment November 13th for the death of Darryl Dwayne Feggett of Greenville. Lay has reportedly admitted to the August shooting.
Commerce – A pedestrian is injured after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.
The extent of the victim's injures were not known at last report, according to University Police Department Office Cory Brookshire. He said the victim was not using the crosswalk when she was struck. The woman was walking toward Ferguson auditorium to watch her daughter play in a concert.