Greenville – An arraignment hearing is set for Thursday for a suspect charged with shooting at a Greenville police officer.
Francisco Javier Davilla faces four counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against a public servant. He's also facing a charge for allegedly firing on a Greenville residence that same day in which a mother and her child were currently in.
Dallas – The Dallas Independent School District is recognizing Dr. Rosie Sorrells, an education trailblazer and Texas A&M University-Commerce alumna, for a lifetime of service to children and public education with a naming ceremony on Friday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.
Sorrells will be honored with the Rosie Sorrells School of Edcuation and Social Services at the Yvonne E. Ewell Townview Center.
Greenville – The U. S. Marshal Service will be in Greenville Thursday to begin the seizure process of the Dream Lodge Motel, which was a focus in a major drug bust last December.
An investigation from April to December, 2009 resulted in 31 arrests in connection with a crack cocaine distribution conspiracy operation. The motel was believed being used to conduct a criminal enterprise in the organized distribution of narcotics and prostitution.
Commerce – Texas A&M University-Commerce is hosting an Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) and Angel Flight reunion for all alumni associated with the groups on Friday, Nov. 5 and Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Sam Rayburn Student Center and Alumni Center.
– Northeast Texas voters turned out in large numbers Tuesday to select, in several cases, a new candidate to replace some long-standing elected officials.
In Hunt County, unofficial finals indicate Republican challenger Steve Tittle defeated Democratic Incumbent Joe Leonard for district judge in the 196th Judicial District, earning 61 percent of the vote. Jennifer Lindenzweig (R) is the new Hunt County Clerk, defeating Charla Turner (D), 77 to 23 percent.
– The body of a Lamar County resident has been sent for an autopsy following a weekend shooting.
40-year-old Phillip Erwin Jones Jr. of Sumner was shot and killed at a house between Maxey and Tigertown.
According to authorities, Jones was banging on the door of a camper which woke the resident in the house next door, who proceeded to fire a shot to scare off the subject. Jones then allegedly broke into the front door of that residence and sustained one fatal gunshot wound.