Greenville – Armed robbery indictments have been issued against a Greenville man.
The charges against Israel Michael Pedigrew were among 51 returned Friday by the Hunt County Grand Jury.
The 21-year-old received three indictments for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. He's alleged to have threatened three people with a handgun on two separate occasions in March, while in the course of stealing money.
He was arrested a few days later, and remains jailed on $150,000 bond.
Sulphur Springs – Hopkins County Commissioners Monday are scheduled to discuss possible rehabilitation to its county jail, plus enact a hiring freeze to ease budget concerns.
The county for more than a year has been discussing new jail options, as the 100 inmate facility has often reached capacity. That has forced commissioners to house inmates in neighboring counties at a cost of $40 per inmate per day.
Greenville – Local residents can find a way to keep their churches safe next week. Hunt County officials are conducting the free seminar Monday in Greenville at Family Fellowship Church, I-30 and Division Street (Exit 95).