Appeal denied for murder defendant in 1998 Hunt County murder case; Greenville changes standards on exterior construction; Deadline Thursday at 5 p.m. for proposed student referendum at A&M-Commerce; T-Lounge at A&M-Commerce being demolished to make way for new Music Building; Hunt County Crime Stoppers seek burglary suspect; Tyler man arrested on arson charges on Easter.
Greenville – Appeal is denied in a Hunt County capitol murder case.
The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals made the ruling earlier this week in the case of Kevin Scott Varga, currently on death row for the robbery and murder of David Logie in Greenville in Sept., 1998.
Varga, along with Billy John Galloway, both formerly of South Dakota, were convicted of the crime and received the death penalty in 2000. Four people in all were found to have participated in the killing.
Greenville – Greenville elects to change its standards on exterior construction.
The city's regulations now include non-residential buildings along two additional local highways. The Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve an amendment to the existing ordinance which added U.S. Highway 380 and State Highway 66 to the list of major thoroughfares where a majority of masonry exterior is required on the building.
Commerce – A funeral service is Saturday for a Texas A&M University-Commerce student, shot and killed outside a club near Daingerfield last weekend.
Christopher Rashad Moore died early Sunday morning after being taken to a Titus County hospital with gunshot injuries. Moore was reportedly an innocent bystander in the affair. Three other individuals suffered non life-threatening injuries.
Expert offers tips for last-minute tax filers; Attorneys for Brandon Dale Woodruff - convicted last month for 2005 murder of parents - seek new trail; Guilty pleas heard in multiple armed robberies in Hunt County; Zoning approved for new nursing facility in Greenville; Paris ISD to hold informative session for public Wednesday night regarding high school bond construction project.
Commerce, TX – Rangers with a loss to Baltimore; Mavs play tonight for the 6th playoff seed; the Cowboys schedule has been hammered out; the A&M-Commerce women's golf team finish 11th overall at the Tarleton State Coca-Cola Invitational; and the District 13-4A track meet kicks off today.