Greenville

City of Greenville
4:36 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Conflict with L-3 doomed Alexander's tenure

Councilman Jeff Dailey explains his decision to vote to remove Steven Alexander as city manager. At right are city secretary Debra Newell, Alexander, city attorney Daniel Ray, councilman Dan Perkins and mayor Steve Reid.
Mark Haslett

Both supporters and opponents of former Greenville city manager Steven Alexander agreed that the troubled relationship between the city and its largest employer led to Alexander's dismissal.

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City of Greenville
11:19 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Greenville fires city manager

Steven Alexander
City of Greenville

Following an emotional but civil evening of public testimonials, the Greenville city council voted 5-2 to terminate the contract of city manager Steven Alexander.

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May 2013 Election
11:12 am
Mon May 13, 2013

Voters approve bonds, alcohol sales get mixed results

Wikimedia commons

Voters around Northeast Texas said yes to bond proposals, gave a thumbs-up for incumbents and were split on alcohol sales in May 11 elections.

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Voter Guide 2013: Hunt Co.
10:59 am
Fri May 10, 2013

YMCA question tops Greenville ballot

One of the two city council races will be contested.
Maria Riojas / KETR

The fate of the proposed YMCA and one city council race top the ballot for Greenville voters in the May 11 election.

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Hunt County
8:27 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Herald-Banner: Alicia Moore's uncle arrested

Alicia Moore
Greenville Herald-Banner

The Greenville Herald-Banner reports that the uncle of murdered Greenville teenager Alicia Moore has been arrested.

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Blacklands Turnpike
5:31 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Morris: Public will retain planning control

Michael Morris
North Central Texas Council of Governments

The director of the North Central Texas Council of Governments' Transportation Department says that a bill in the Texas Legislature - Senate Bill 1110 - would neither increase nor decrease the likelihood of the Blacklands Turnpike becoming a reality.

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City of Greenville
8:13 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Warning siren vote expected this week

City of Greenville

Greenville officials should decide this week what to do about the city's troubled warning sirens.

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Greenville
7:46 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Probation hearing today in Turner case

Greenville Police Department

Rickey Allen Turner Jr. could learn today whether his probation on a charge of murder in connection with the death of his infant daughter will be revoked, after he admitted to driving without a license.

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Blacklands Turnpike
8:27 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Planners: 'Blacklands corridor' needs study

The proposed toll road would follow the route of the old railroad line, which borders many homes in western Hunt County.
Mark Haslett

Northeast Texas communities, interested in the fate of the "Blacklands Corridor," await today's revision of the regional transportation plan.

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Hunt County
9:21 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Greenville YMCA, Campbell alcohol sales on ballot

Hunt County voters go to polling places in about a month.
KETR

There is a lot on the line on the May 11 election ballots in Hunt County.

Greenville residents will be deciding the fate of a proposed YMCA/event center, millions of dollars in street and road repairs, dozens of proposed amendments to the City of Greenville Charter and who gets to sit in one of the City Council spots.

Voters in Campbell will be deciding whether to allow the sale of alcohol at local stores, as well as whether to increase the local sales tax.

And there are multiple city council and school board elections across the county.

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Northeast Texas
12:27 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Paris Junior College to raise tuition $3/hour

Paris Junior College

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved a tuition increase of $3 per credit hour at its March 25 meeting.

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Blacklands Turnpike
6:00 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Homeowners anxious in proposed road's path

The NETEX right-of-way, at left, has been identified as a possible route for a toll road.
Mark Haslett KETR

In western Hunt County, a nearby railroad right-of-way is now an ominous presence to some.

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Greenville
9:16 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Judge rules defendant incompetent

The Hon. Judge Richard Beacom, 354th District Court
Hunt County

A man charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a Greenville teenager who later was found murdered has been found incompetent to stand trial.

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Hunt County
7:51 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Child-abuse case continues

Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

Trevor Scott Copeland of Quinlan was convicted last month in connection with the same incident and was sentenced to 50 years in prison.

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Blacklands Turnpike
8:14 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Public Werks, NETEX moved quickly to advance project

The Blacklands Turnpike would run from Greenville to Lavon.
Daniel Starks KETR

The proposed Blacklands Turnpike went from concept to project over the past year.

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