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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Robbery trial
6:56 am
Wed November 16, 2011

First of two robbery suspects convicted, sentenced

GREENVILLE - A jury has issued a punishment for Guadalupe Ramirez III a day after they convicted the man of his involvement in the 2008 armed holdup of a Quinlan-area game room.

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Drug bust
6:46 am
Wed November 16, 2011

Lengthy drug investigation leads to arrest

GREENVILLE - The Hunt County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the arrest of a major drug dealer.

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Murder trial
6:12 am
Mon November 14, 2011

Alphin murder trial to hit court docket

Tracie Danielle Alphin

GREENVILLE - Jury selection begins Monday in Hunt County in the capital murder trial of Tracie Danielle Alphin.

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Veterans
1:54 pm
Thu November 10, 2011

Veterans Day ceremonies scheduled locally

The 20th annual Texas A&M University-Commerce Veterans Vigil (above) was held last week on campus during a three day salute to veterans.
A&M-Commerce Flickr

A series of events are planned Friday at local entities and schools to honor the men and women of the United States military for Veterans Day.

At 9 a.m. Friday at the Cooper High School gymnasium, the school will be hosting “Students Honoring Our Veterans.” The event will be followed by the American Legion Red Henderson Post 483 Memorial Service, honoring America’s fallen soldiers, at 11 a.m. on the south lawn of the Delta County Courthouse.

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Robbery trial
7:25 am
Thu November 10, 2011

Armed robbery suspect back in court Thursday

Testimony continues in the trial of Guadalupe Ramirez III, one of two people charged in the holdup of Bonnie Lou’s Game Room in Hunt County.

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Collin Street Bakery
2:00 pm
Mon November 7, 2011

Possible zoning change for bakery

City of Greenville officials still intend to meet this month to consider a zoning change for a Collin Street Bakery.

The Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council had previously been scheduled to convene in a joint session November 8 to consider the request, for a site situated near Interstate 30 and Moulton Street.

The plan now is for the Planning and Zoning Commission to conduct a public hearing November 21.

Graham Park
1:56 pm
Mon November 7, 2011

Graham Park could get bigger

Graham Park

Just north of Graham Park in Greenville is a stretch of undeveloped property which stretches from Sockwell Boulevard almost to the Municipal Reservoir System.

The Greenville City Council intends to vote Tuesday to keep the land just the way it is, forever, and to add it into Graham Park as part of the project to renovate the facility.

The vote to dedicate the open space park land is scheduled during Tuesday’s regular session, starting at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building downtown.

 

Elections
7:19 am
Fri November 4, 2011

Filing for March primaries just around the corner

Local candidates with intentions to run for office next year can make it official beginning next Saturday, November 12. The final day to file is December 12.

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Drought
7:29 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Another county considers burn ban status

GREENVILLE - Hunt County Commissioners are among local officials also pondering whether to lift their current ban on outdoor burning.

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Drug bust
8:40 am
Wed November 2, 2011

Narcotics search warrant leads to arrest of Quinlan women

HUNT COUNTY- The Hunt County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people over the weekend on drug and money laundering charges. 

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Accident death
7:14 am
Mon October 24, 2011

Dike man dies

The Sulphur Springs News Telegram is reporting the death ofa Dike man in a one vehicle accident early Saturday morning.

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Caddo Mills murder trial
7:13 am
Mon October 24, 2011

Murder trial to conclude

A Hunt County murder trial should conclude today.  A sentencing phase in the murder trial of Randall Douglas Smith of Caddo Mills is scheduled to conclude Monday.

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Mary of Puddin' Hill
7:11 am
Mon October 24, 2011

Puddin' Hill is back

Mary of Puddin Hill is now expected to be open in time for the holidays.  The iconic Greenville business will have both its catalog ordering, and its retail store, in operation early next month, according to owner Ken Bain.

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Early Voting
7:09 am
Mon October 24, 2011

Early Voting begins today

Early Voting begins today for the November 8thelections.  Lone Oak is having an election to decide if a local sales tax to go towards the city’s streets is approved and in Wolfe City, the sale of alcoholic beverages is on the ballot. 

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Local Elections
7:07 am
Mon October 24, 2011

Possible changes for local elections

There could be some big changes for local elections next spring.  The Greenville City Council could vote Tuesday to scrap next spring’s municipal elections.

Or, the Council could decide to move the elections to November, conduct the elections on its own, or pay a little more to Hunt County in order to have the elections occur as currently scheduled in May.

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