KETR Local
10:01 am
Thu January 6, 2011

Illegal dumping suspected in Hunt County


Caddo Mills – Acting on a tip, Hunt County authorities this week discovered what is believed the site of illegal dumping in Caddo Mills.

At least three leaking barrels that smelled of petroleum products were dug up along FM 36. More barrels are believed buried at the site. It is unclear who may have dumped the materials.

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KETR Local
9:35 am
Thu January 6, 2011

One man injured in Campbell shooting


Campbell – A Campbell school was on brief lockdown Thursday afternoon after reports of a man shot in the City.

The incident took place near a residence following a disturbance at around 2 p.m.

The male victim, who was reportedly armed with a knife, received a minor gunshot wound to the leg. He left the scene of the disturbance under his own power and went to the hospital in Greenville by privately owned vehicle.

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KETR Local
10:34 am
Wed January 5, 2011

Price to fill vacant City Council position


Sulphur Springs – The Sulphur Springs City Council has appointed Kayla Price to the council to fill the place 6 post.

She'll fill the vacancy created when Chris Brown was elected Hopkins County judge.

Brown, a Republican, defeated Democratic Incumbent Cletis Millsap in the November election. Brown was sworn in to his first term on January 1.

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KETR Local
10:33 am
Wed January 5, 2011

GEUS rates among lowest in the State


Greenville – Data from the U.S. Department of Energy shows the Greenville Electric Utility System's 2009 electric rates were among the lowest in the State.

The report by the American Public Power Association compared rates throughout the nation of municipally-owned utilities (MOU) to member-owned coops (COOPS) and to investor-owned utilities.

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KETR Local
9:21 am
Wed January 5, 2011

Two men sought in South Hunt County break-ins


Greenville – 20-year-old Charles Raymond Barnes, of Quinlan and 30-year-old Charles Weldon Massey Jr. are the latest wanted individuals listed on the Friends of the Sheriff website.

Massey was reported to have fled from a vehicle following a traffic stop on December 29. Since a female passenger was also in the vehicle, the deputy who made the stop was unable to give chase.

More information is available at www.friendsofthesheriff.com.

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KETR Local
9:20 am
Wed January 5, 2011

Work on new Bonham City Hall to begin soon


Bonham – The Bonham City Council has hired an Irving firm as the contractor for its new City Hall.

The $1.1 million agreement will allow for an 11,000 square foot facility, located at the corner of 6th and Chestnut Street. The police department will be expanded into the existing location.

The new building will be more efficient, have better security, and a larger council chamber to allow for more residents who wish to be present at meetings.

Work on the project could begin by the end of the month.

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KETR Local
9:19 am
Wed January 5, 2011

Final prison sentence given in 2009 drug sweep


Greenville – 28-year-old Chadwick Daray Heath, of Greenville, was given more than 11 years behind bars for his role in a crack cocaine distribution ring across the region. He had previously pleaded guilty to the charge.

Heath is the last defendant from the raid by the Drug Enforcement Administration to be sentenced.

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KETR Local
9:15 am
Wed January 5, 2011

Commerce to conduct sewer system tests


Commerce – Beginning Wednesday, the City of Commerce will be conducting a smoke test of its sanitary sewer system and is asking residents to be on the lookout.

While the smoke is not harmful, if it appears in your house there could be a problem with the drain system of your home. These problems may allow harmful sewer gases to enter your home.

Hydrogen sulfide gas smells like rotten eggs and is poisonous. Methane gas may be odorless, but it can be highly explosive.

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Grin-N-Bearit Show
12:00 am
Wed January 5, 2011

The Grin-N-Bearit Show, Episode 7

"Dysfunction Junction"

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Special to KETR
1:58 pm
Tue January 4, 2011

Outdoors with Luke Clayton 1-05-11

Luke visites with Dick Coupe, president of the North Texas Master Naturalists Chapter.

Outdoors with Luke Clayton 1-05-11

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