Reno, Nevada – A soldier from Lone Oak who was severely wounded in the Fort Hood shooting rampage is once again hospitalized after suffering a fall.
Officials say Staff Sgt. Patrick Zeigler fell during a trip to Reno, Nevada where he was being honored by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
It's a possible setback to what doctors had called a miraculous recovery in the past 16 months. According to a Fort Hood spokesman, the 29-year-old Zeigler was on a ventilator Friday after surgery to remove a blood clot.
Commerce – An announcement is forthcoming concerning an agreement between Williams Motors in Commerce and an investor that will restructure the company as it exits Chapter 11.
A judge in federally bankruptcy court last week denied a motion by Mt. Pleasant-based Guaranty Bond Bank to end chapter 11 protection which, if granted, could have led to the immediate liquidation of the business.
Trenton – A Fannin County police chief and one of his officers have been indicted by a grand jury for official oppression.
Named in the indictment were Trenton Police Chief George Warren and Officer James Davenport.
According to Fannin County District Attorney Richard Glaser, the two officers subjected a suspect to detention, seizure, or disposition that they knew was unlawful while they were acting as public servants. The incident in question occurred last August.
– Two Northeast Texas children are dead and two houses destroyed following separate fires over the weekend.
17-month-old Kendra Glynne Gregory and 4-year-old Claira Dawn Gregory were killed following a Sunday morning blaze at their home on Highway 69 near Trenton. Fannin County officials say their parents, DJ and Alicia Gregory and two other children in the family survived.
A space heater is suspected to have caused the fire, but an investigation is underway.