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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Severe Weather
6:44 am
Thu April 5, 2012

11 confirmed tornadoes, 15 possible

A picture of the scope of tornado damage south of Royse City in Rockwall County
National Weather Service

The amount of confirmed tornadoes Tuesday could still rise, but officials say at least one occurred in Hunt County as multiple homes were destroyed near Union Valley.

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Police and Courts
8:04 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Judge approves DNA testing in a 2005 double homicide

Brandon Dale Woodruff

GREENVILLE - 354thDistrict Court Judge Richard A. Beacom made the ruling Tuesday in the case of Brandon Dale Woodruff, who’s currently serving a life sentence for killing his parents near Royse City.

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Police and Courts
8:02 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Plea deal reached in 2010 robbery, shooting

GREENVILLE - Wayland Duffy Jr. has pleaded guilty to his role in a robbery and shooting in Greenville.

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Police and Courts
7:45 am
Tue April 3, 2012

Appeals court to hearing arguments in fraud case

Arguments are scheduled today in the appeal of a Collin County man, sentenced to 25 years in prison upon convicted of defrauding investors who contributed to nonexistent oil wells.

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West Tawakoni
9:54 am
Mon April 2, 2012

Trial set in West Tawakoni lawsuit

GREENVILLE - A motion seeking a summary judgment in a West Tawakoni court battle is denied and trial will proceed in May as planned.

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Police and Courts
6:47 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Hunt County man ordered to prison for 2010 shooting

GREENVILLE - Daniel Lee Greensage III pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Police and Courts
6:45 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Cumby man admits to sexting, will serve time

GREENVILLE - A former Rains County school district employee has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to sexting. 

Ronny Thomas Trevillion, of Cumby, admitted to solicitation of a minor during a court appearance Wednesday. As part of a plea deal, he was given four years behind bars.

The indictment against Trevillion alleges he sent a sexually explicit text message to a minor female in February 2011. He was arrested last summer.

Greenville
7:56 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Senior residential complex receives council approval

GREENVILLE - The 78 unit multi-family affordable housing complex will be located in the 2100 block of Traders Road. 

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Illegal dumping suit
7:49 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Hearing set concerning motion for summary judgment

COMMERCE - Attorneys say a lawsuit alleging illegal dumping filed by the City of Commerce against their clients is unconstitutional and want it dismissed. 

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Greenville
7:16 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Council awards Alexander with more job security

Steven Alexander

GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Council has narrowly passed an amended ordinance making it harder to terminate the contract of its city manager.

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