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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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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Hunt County
1:34 am
Mon October 28, 2013

New charges filed in armed robbery case

policehow.com

One month after being cleared of charges related to a reported armed home invasion robbery near Commerce in February, a Dallas man has been indicted again in connection with the same case.

The Hunt County grand jury Friday issued two indictments for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon against Brandon Andre Bowles. The indictments issued Friday allege Bowles was one of three people who used a handgun to threaten two people while in the course of committing theft on February 28.

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Blacklands Turnpike
9:10 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Blacklands Corridor study area expanded

NCTCOG

A study to determine the future transportation needs of the Blacklands Corridor is being expanded to include a lot more of the blacklands.

A public meeting has been scheduled next month to update the proposal, which now encompasses everything between Interstate 30 and U.S. Highway 380 between Greenville and Garland.

The Regional Transportation Council of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has announced the expanded study area is approximately 35 miles long and 440 square miles and takes in a portion of the President George Bush Turnpike.

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City of Greenville
8:56 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Council tables speed limit ordinance

City of Greenville

The Greenville City Council Tuesday put the brakes on establishing new speed limits for the Interstate 30 frontage roads inside the city limits.

City Manager Massoud Ebrahim told the council he had received a notice from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), indicating the agency had completed a new speed study along the frontage roads, which revealed motorists weren’t driving the limits adopted by the City of Greenville 25 years ago.

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City of Greenville
8:37 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Council to consider fee increases

City of Greenville

Local residents will pay a little bit more for their water and sewer and trash collection services, and it would cost more to have an animal euthanized in the local animal shelter, under proposed fee increases to be considered Tuesday by the Greenville City Council.

A vote on an ordinance to amend the City of Greenville fee schedule, as part of the current municipal budget, is included during Tuesday’s regular council session, starting at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 2821 Washington Street. A work session is also scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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City of Greenville
7:59 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Council could be talking 'splash' again

City of Greenville

The Greenville City Council would appear to have a lot to talk about in executive session Tuesday night.

The council is scheduled to consider multiple issues, from the recent controversy over a noisy car wash to the potential for Splash Kingdom opening a water park in the city, during closed door sessions as part of Tuesday’s regular session agenda, starting at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 2821 Washington Street. A work session is also set for 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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