Brad Kellar

Reporter

Brad is a 1979 graduate of Lake Highlands High School, and attended Richland College in Dallas and East Texas State University. He’s been married since 1994 to his wife, Vida, and has three children; Nick, 21, Jaylynn, 12, and Jason, 5, and one granddaughter, Lauryn, 3. He’s a crazed fan of the Dallas Cowboys, the 2011 NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks, and the 2011 ALCS champ Texas Rangers.

As a journalist, Brad is a beat writer and go-to reporter for the Greenville Herald-Banner, as well as a log-time contributor to KETR News.

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Water Supply
7:47 am
Wed December 19, 2012

More Water to Flow Through Area Pipes?

Soon, the waters of Lake Texoma may no longer be off limits to North Texas residents and businesses, including many in rural Hunt County. Legislation has been filed in the nation’s capital which would remove a bureaucratic barrier preventing local water districts from transporting drinking water out of the lake.

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William Alton Easterling
9:29 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Attorney Appointed for Man Accused of Trying to Run Over Firefighters

Ideal Circle, West Tawakoni
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An attorney has been appointed for a Hunt County man charged with trying to run over firefighters.

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Bernard Kelley Jr.
9:21 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Sentence Handed Down in February 2011 Shooting

A local man has been sentenced to prison after he was found guilty of aggravated assault rather than murder.

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School Safety
9:17 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Three Local School Districts Have Yet to File Safety Audits

Cooper Bulldogs
Cooper ISD

Some area school districts have come up short in filing safety plans with the state.

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Christmas Giving
7:59 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Filling boxes to Help Those in Need

HCSMfish.org

Volunteers are expected to be busy this week, filling the boxes which will provide extra food to families in need this Christmas.

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Police and Courts
7:55 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Sentencing Hearing Slated in 2011 Shooting Death

Sentencing is set this week for a local man, who was found guilty earlier this month of aggravated assault, rather than murder, in connection with the 2011 shooting death of a Greenville resident. Sentencing is scheduled Monday in the 196th District Court for Bernard Kelly Jr., who was convicted of the lesser included charge December 5 following a two day trial.

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Alicia Moore
7:51 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Hearing Scheduled for Alleged Attacker

Avi Selk Dallas Morning News

A hearing is scheduled in state district court this week for a local man, who allegedly sexually assaulted a Greenville teenager who later was found murdered. A pretrial hearing is set Tuesday morning for Terry Dwayne Ramsire.

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News
9:27 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Council grants freeport exemptions to industries

Credit City of Greenville

The Greenville City Council has granted two local industries exemptions on taxes they pay for storing “goods in transit.” 

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News
9:09 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Water Park to make $5 million splash

Credit Splash Kingdom

Officials with Splash Kingdom have agreed to build a water park in Greenville, provided the city does its share to help establish the park in the Greenville Towne Center development.

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2005 Double Homicide
7:46 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Judge Approves More DNA Testing in Woodruff Case

A state district judge has approved a second-round of DNA testing on evidence from a 2005 double homicide near Royse City.

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