Greenville – An apparent illegal alien from Dallas finds himself in a catch-22 situation stemming from a drug charge out of Hunt County.
Rodolfo Olives Hernandez received 10 years in prison after filing a request to plead guilty to his marijuana possession charge.
Hernandez said he was told Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would not deport him until after the his case was through, but that the Hunt County District Attorney's office was waiting on ICE to take custody.
Greenville – Greenville Police are asking for the public's help in obtaining information into a number of recent criminal mischief reports.
Officials say damage is being caused by someone discharging a pellet or BB gun at the windows of vehicles and some homes. Witnesses have reported seeing a burgundy colored Jeep Grand Cherokee leaving the scene of two of these offenses.
Sulphur Springs – The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce is conducting a tailgate party Thursday prior to the Sulphur Springs Wildcat's second round game of the Class 4A football playoffs.
Thursday's event begins at 6 p.m. on the downtown square.
Fans are encouraged to show wearing blue and gold, and individuals and organizations are invited to cookout at the event. All cookers are to be in place no later than 5:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for those who cook.
Commerce – The Commerce School Board has accepted the resignation of Elementary School Principal Bobbie Thurman, effective Dec. 18.
Thurman has served as principal for 16 years, starting out as an assistant principal at CES three years earlier.
A longtime resident of Commerce, Thurman graduated from CHS in 1965 and from East Texas State University in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, English, and Special Education. She began her teaching career in Sulphur Springs in 1968.