Greenville – Diane Rashay Coleman is facing a jury trial in April of next year on a charge of felony theft.
30 year old Coleman of Greenville, was indicted by the Hunt County grand jury on the charge for allegedly stealing shrimp and hamburgers from a local store in August. She has pleaded not guilty. Coleman has been charged and/or convicted of theft at least a dozen times in the past 22 years.
Greenville – An arraignment is scheduled today in connection with a Greenville murder. Joshua William Lay received the indictment November 13th for the death of Darryl Dwayne Feggett of Greenville. Lay has reportedly admitted to the August shooting.
Commerce – A pedestrian is injured after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.
The extent of the victim's injures were not known at last report, according to University Police Department Office Cory Brookshire. He said the victim was not using the crosswalk when she was struck. The woman was walking toward Ferguson auditorium to watch her daughter play in a concert.
Hunt County – Stacey Blasingame has resigned as the executive director of the United Way of Hunt County, after serving in the position for about 17 months. She said the decision was made for personal reasons.
Blasingame was appointed as the agency's director in early June 2008 to succeed Lana Calvery, who stepped down from the post a month earlier. Her final day will be Dec. 18.
Quitman – The survivor of a small plane crash near Quitman Thursday morning has been identified as Michael Thern, of Plano.
The 36-year-old was piloting the plane when it wrecked near the Wood County Airport at around 5 a.m. He was the only person on board.
Thern was flown by air ambulance to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler where he was being treated for lacerations and possible broken ankles. Rescue workers used four-wheelers and ATVs to get to the crash site.