Brad Kellar


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.


Road construction
1:14 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Crews to soon complete widening of heavily-traveled Greenville thoroughfare

Crews in April working on Traders Road

GREENVILLE - The rebuilding of Traders Road in Greenville is scheduled for completion within the next few weeks.

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Economic Development
9:49 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Building permit ready to be issued for Collin Street Bakery

GREENVILLE - The new venue could fill the void caused by the closing of Greenville’s Mary of Puddin Hill, which had been in operation in the area dating back more than 160 years.

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Deadly fire
8:56 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Residential fire kills Quinlan woman

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TAWAKONI - 50-year-old Louise Goode was identified as the victim of Tuesday night's fire in south Hunt County.

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7:44 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Fishing trip turns deadly on Lake Tawakoni

Lake Tawakoni spans three Northeast Texas counties and serves as a popular place for fishing
Texas Parks and Wildlife

TAWAKONI - The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says a Collin County man drowned Monday during a fishing trip on Lake Tawakoni.

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Lakota Ranch
9:51 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Subpoenas issued in case of slain buffaloes

Arby Little Soldier, owner of the Lakota Ranch, addresses reporters during a May 4 press conference

GREENVILLE - Investigators may be closer to naming a suspect or suspects in the killings of Lightning Medicine Cloud and his mother.

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Hunt County
8:28 am
Tue July 3, 2012

No pay increase, but no cuts for Hunt County Sheriff's Department

GREENVILLE - Sheriff Randy Meeks had sought a five percent pay raise for his employees, as well as other additions that would have totaled $650,000.

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Hunt County budget
9:35 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Hunt County Sheriff seeks five percent pay raise for employees

GREENVILLE - Sheriff Randy Meeks is also seeking to return the Environmental Enforcement Office back under the control under the Sheriff’s Office, the reinstatement of two positions which were removed from last year’s budget and the addition of a warrant office.

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Police and Courts
9:40 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Appeals court upholds convictions of Larry Wayne Ashley

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TEXARKANA - A Quinlan man’s appeal of two life prison terms handed down in 2009 for the sexual assault of a disabled woman are struck down.

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Police and Courts
8:49 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Jury issues life prison term in Javon Newman murder case

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GREENVILLE - A life prison sentence was handed down Friday for Devin Eugene Royal in a Hunt County murder case from July 2011.

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7:37 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Randy Meeks unopposed for Hunt County Sheriff in November

Sheriff Randy Meeks is headed toward a second term

GREENVILLE - The race for the Hunt County Sheriff’s post is apparently over, after the only candidate set to challenge incumbent Randy Meeks this fall has withdrawn.

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