Quinlan – A Quinlan man has been charged in a Sunday night shooting that left three people wounded. A Ford High School football player was among the wounded, according to Sheriff Randy Meeks. Gregory Clyde Bostick, 43, was charged and arraigned Tuesday evening with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Bostick was released from custody on a total of $150,000 bond.
Commerce – All high school juniors, seniors and transfer students are invited to Texas A&M University-Commerce on Saturday, Oct. 16 for Mane Event Preview Day. Students will get the opportunity to survey the campus and get their questions answered about the university.
Greenville – The process has begun to bring a new power plant to Greenville. The city council took the first step in a long in a long process towards bringing a new power plant to Greenville. The Council conducted the first reading of a franchise agreement between the City of Greenville and Greenville Energy LLC and Southern Renewable Energy LP, then voted unanimously to approve the agreement. But the vote was just the first of three needed for just the one agreement, which itself is one of many such agreements will need to be completed.
Greenville – The City of Greenville is taking another look at a controversial zoning ordinance. The City Council has not yet decided whether to lump tattoo parlors, pawn shops and massage parlors together under a new class of zoning.
The Council conducted a public hearing Tuesday concerning the creation of the "non-traditional businesses" classification, but took no action on whether to restrict the zoning to the city's industrial areas.
Honey Grove – The Fannin County Tax Assessor/Collector was given unanimous approval Monday by the Fannin County Commissioner's court to open a substation in Honey Grove. The substation will be manned one day per week to give resident's easier access to the tax office. The station will likely operate on Tuesdays. The office already operates another substation on Thursdays in Leonard.
Bonham – Bonham has become the latest city to ban the sale, use, or possession of K2. Bonham joins over a dozen area cities to ban or restrict the synthetic cannabinoid, including Commerce, Greenville, and Sulphur Springs.
K2 is said to deliver a marijuana-like high when smoked.
Greenville – Another robotic bug battle is headed for a Hunt County courtroom. A Greenville company is taking a Florida based toy company to court for allegedly stealing plans for a robotic bug. The Greenville firm seeks an injunction to stop production of a toy they say was a rip-off of one of their designs and that the owner of the Florida company admitted as much in a magazine interview.