Greenville – Wolfe City resident Rollie Wayne Joy is heading back to prison after pleading guilty to drug possession, his ninth conviction.
Under a plea bargain arraignment, Joy was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison. He was arrested in January following a traffic stop.
Four of his previous convictions dealt with possession of a controlled substance, and others for aggravated assault against a peace officer, felony driving while intoxicated, failure to render assistance and escape.
Dallas – A Lamar County boy continues his miraculous recovery, one month after being shot in the head by his mother.
Ten-year-old Dalton Young underwent yet another surgery on Thanksgiving in Dallas to repair his skull, and is said to be in high spirits.
Dalton's mother, Salida Young, reportedly shot him in the head at their home in the Lamar County community of Powderly on Oct. 25. She is also believed to have shot and killed Kayla Roberts, before turning the gun on herself.
Greenville – The W. Walworth Harrison Public Library has launched a new eLibrary through the Northeast Texas Digital Consortium. This site may be accessed by visiting the library eBook webpage at www.ci.greenville.tx.us/eBooks.
Greenville – An invasive cardiovascular services program at Hunt Regional Healthcare's Greenville facility is in the works.
The hospital district's board of directors is exploring the partnership with the Baylor Health Care System. During the board's Tuesday meeting, officials discussed the capabilities of the well-regarded Baylor facility.