Trenton – A Fannin County police chief and one of his officers have been indicted by a grand jury for official oppression.
Named in the indictment were Trenton Police Chief George Warren and Officer James Davenport.
According to Fannin County District Attorney Richard Glaser, the two officers subjected a suspect to detention, seizure, or disposition that they knew was unlawful while they were acting as public servants. The incident in question occurred last August.
– Two Northeast Texas children are dead and two houses destroyed following separate fires over the weekend.
17-month-old Kendra Glynne Gregory and 4-year-old Claira Dawn Gregory were killed following a Sunday morning blaze at their home on Highway 69 near Trenton. Fannin County officials say their parents, DJ and Alicia Gregory and two other children in the family survived.
A space heater is suspected to have caused the fire, but an investigation is underway.
Dallas – A group of Greenville Firefighters finish 18th in the Fight for Air Climb, held last week at the Renaissance Tower in Dallas. The event is a vertical race to climb 53 floors and drew about 650 competitors from across the country.
Commerce – Prospective students and their families will embark upon the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce campus this Saturday for Mane Event Preview Day.
The event, held each spring and fall, attracted over 1,000 individuals last year.
"We want to showcase all the programs and activities, the academic areas, the clubs and organizations. We just want to give people the flavor of this campus," says Stephanie Holley, dean of enrollment and retention.