Greenville – A vote by the Greenville City Council could allow more noise later downtown.
Main Street Manager Doyle Dick is to ask the council Tuesday to consider amending the city's amplified noise ordinance during the early morning hours. The ordinance currently prohibits any "loud, disturbing or unnecessary noise" from disrupting the peace of local residents, between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. daily.
Quinlan – A lengthy prison sentenced ordered for a Quinlan man could get even worse.
A judge will decide Tuesday whether to stack 31-year-old Harold Donnie Halbrook's four life sentences on convictions for aggravated sexual assault of a child, along with maximum punishments for convictions on four additional felony charges.
Greenville – The City of Greenville is to consider a household hazardous waste site this week.
The City Council intends during Tuesday's meeting to show support for a proposed sustainable Hunt County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center.
A 2009 class of Leadership Hunt County recommended all Hunt County cities join together to develop the site. Hunt County would be the first county within the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) to establish a permanent and sustainable collection program.
Commerce – The Communities in Schools program Dallas Region, in cooperation with the Commerce ISD is holding a school-supply drive both this weekend and next.
You can drop off items in the parking lot of the Texas A&M University-Commerce Learning Center, located at the intersection of Highway 50 and Culver Street. Donations times are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 25 and Saturday, August 1.