Commerce – Recent activity at a former Hi-Yield chemical site in Commerce prompts a meeting between concerned citizens and officials.
Approximately ten residents attended a public meeting last week, where representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Volunteer Purchasing Groups, Inc. (VPG), and ENSAFE presented information regarding the onsite maintenance.
Hopkins County – The Hopkins County Commissioners Court is exploring options into how to permanently solve the problem of overcrowding in the county's jail.
Earlier this month, the county entered into an interlocal agreement with Franklin and Titus counties that allows for the transportation of county inmates to those facilities when capacity is exceeded. Now, Commissioners are looking to either build a new facility or add space to its existing one.
Greenville – Two individuals are arrested following a reported robbery Monday in Greenville.
At approximately 12:30 p.m., officers with the Greenville Police Department responded to a call of a possible robbery in at 6609 Wesley Street. Upon arrival, they discovered a male victim had been assaulted in a parking lot and money had been taken. The victim was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.
Two arrested following Monday robbery in Greenville; Hunt County Regional Medical Center seeks support of Commerce City Council in smoking ban initiative; New details have emerged regarding proposed tax increment reinvestment zone in Greenville; Texas Department of Public Safety urges caution when driving this holiday season; Federal agency cites Tyler oil refinery for safety violations following last weeks explosion that killed one.
Join us on 88.9 KETR on Thanksgiving with special from American Public Media featuring John Birge, the Dale Warland Singers, and a special live edition of the Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. Click here for full details.
KETR will begin special programming at 7am Thanksgiving morning with Giving Thanks with John Birge.
Then at 9am, Harvest Home: Thanksgiving with the Dale Warland Singers.
Following that, a special two hour live call-in edition of the Splendid Table, Turkey Confidential.
Friday accident in Commerce leaves three hospitalized; Free Thanksgiving dinner offered in Commerce Thursday; Greenville to opt out of county-wide fire district; Local electric utility system and electric generating plant to join forces; Greenville city council to name portion of road after Martin Luther King, Jr.; Lamar County Crime Stoppers seek robbery suspect.