Dozens of animals were seized Wednesday from a residence near Royse City, after they were allegedly discovered living in crates inside the home.
“The living conditions were, obviously, terrible,” said Hunt County Constable Precinct 1 Terry Jones, who joined representatives with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals of Texas, deputies with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office and Investigator Mike Pierce with the Hunt County Attorney’s Office in the action.
A local man who was arrested more than two years ago on federal charges for allegedly operating a drug ring out of the Hunt County Jail has had trial scheduled on multiple state-level counts of drug dealing and endangering a child.
The status of the federal indictments filed against Bobby Joe Evens of Greenville was unknown as of press time.
An article in the Feb. 13 Greenville Herald-Banner evaluated candidate statements made during a Feb. 10 forum in Greenville that included 196th District Judge candidates Steve Tittle, the incumbent, and Andrew Bench. Herald-Banner editor Caleb Slinkard discusses the three areas identified in the article: indigent defense attorney costs per hour, the probation department surplus account and the average cost per case.
A local man has been re-sentenced to prison on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, in a situation which resulted in an appeals court overturning Bernard Dale Kelly Jr.’s original punishment and the recusal of the trial judge who originally heard the case.
An overflow crowd of potential voters was in attendance in downtown Greenville Monday night, to hear from many of the candidates seeking Republican Party nominations during the March 4 primary elections.