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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A&M-Commerce
8:27 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Veterans Vigil ceremony set for Wednesday

KETR

For more than six decades, Texas A&M University-Commerce has conducted a ceremony in conjunction with Veterans Day, to pay tribute to the men and women of the armed forces.

The legacy continues this week, with the 2013 Veterans Vigil.

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2013 Elections
8:23 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Legal ID needed when voting today

Voters need to make sure and have legal identification with them when casting ballots Tuesday.

The following is a list of acceptable forms of photo identification:

— Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)

— Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS

— Texas personal identification card issued by DPS

— Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS

— United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph

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Election 2013
2:01 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Hospital district bond tops Hunt Co. ballot

There’s a lot at stake as voters head to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in several elections in Hunt County.

The Hunt Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) has more than $12 million in bonds which it says it needs to pay for new facilities and renovations to the Greenville hospital.

There are nine proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution, including one which would help create a fund to pay for future water projects in the state.

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Greenville
8:29 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Manslaughter sentence appeal dropped

A local woman has dropped her planned appeal of the prison sentence she received on a charge of manslaughter, for having left her infant son in a vehicle last December.

Sheryl Ann Jackson of Greenville did not tell physicians she had done so for two days, which may have helped result in the child’s death.

Jackson pleaded guilty in July to one count of manslaughter in connection with the death of 6 month-old Tytus Hoskins.

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Hunt County
8:24 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Crash kills one near Commerce

A Lamar County man was killed and a Greenville man was injured Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash near Commerce.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) was investigating whether the rainy conditions may have played a role in the reported head-on collision on State Highway 24, just after 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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Greenville
9:44 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Officers nab Facebook drug peddlers

Facebook

If you are going to sell illegal narcotics, advertising it on Facebook is probably not the smartest move, because you never know who may be checking on your profile.

Three people learned that lesson the hard way Tuesday, after they were arrested by local law enforcement.

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks said a special operation was conducted by the Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit Tuesday afternoon, which resulted in the arrest of three individuals who were each charged with delivery of a dangerous drug.

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Greenville
1:48 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

GISD considering bond package in 2014

City of Greenville

Local residents could receive a call next month, asking them if they are in favor of the Greenville Independent School District issuing bonds next spring to pay for a career and technology center.

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Greenville
10:04 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Greenville PD searching for missing mother, two children

Rachel Morrison
Herald Banner

The Greenville Police Department is searching this morning for a mother and two children who were reported missing by the husband and father of the missing.



According to a release from the police department, Jessie Patricia Henry Morrison, the mother, is an Alaskan Native with brown hair and black eyes. She is 31-years-old, 5’ tall and weighs approximately 120 lbs.

Morrison’s two children are reported to be with her. Son, Jaden Morrison will be 2-years-old in November and daughter, Rachel, is 11-months-old.

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Alicia Moore
1:46 am
Mon October 28, 2013

One Year Later: Memorial Service set for Moore

Greenville Herald-Banner

The murder of a Greenville teenager in November 2012 was one of the most tragic stories of the year and continued to make local headlines well into 2013.

A memorial ceremony has been scheduled Saturday, the one year anniversary of the disappearance of Alicia Moore.

Moore was last seen getting off of a school bus at the intersection of Walnut and Bourland Streets in Greenville on Nov. 2, 2012. Her body was found four days later in Van Zandt County.

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Hunt County
1:43 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Early voting continues this week

Early voting continues this week in advance of the Nov. 5 election which will determine the fate of more the 12 million dollars in bonds.

Voters can cast ballots in Greenville, Commerce or Quinlan for the bond election over a state-wide election on amending the Texas Constitution.

Voters who live in certain areas of Hunt County may also be able to participate, with elections also being held  in Josephine and Cumby.

Voters need to make sure to have legal ID with them when casting ballots.

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