Hunt County

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.

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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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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Hunt County
7:59 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Campbell convenience-store defendant to get hearing

Hunt County Detention Center

A man is hoping for a reduction in his bond, after a raid on a Campbell convenience store which was allegedly selling the illegal substance K2.

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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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Hunt County
8:22 am
Thu February 21, 2013

UPDATE: Copeland found guilty of injury to child

Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

UPDATE 2:56 p.m. - A jury in the 196th District Court has sentenced Trevor Scott Copeland of Quinlan to 50 years in prison after finding him guilty Wednesday.

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Rockwall shooting
6:36 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Lewis charged with murder, attempted murder

Texas Department of Public Safety

Former Hunt County constable Anthony Dewayne Lewis, 47, has been charged with one count of murder and one of attempted murder following a shooting Saturday night in Rockwall.

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School Delays
8:03 am
Tue January 15, 2013

No Delays or Closings in Our Immediate Area

Dr. Dan Jones, President of Texas A&M University-Commerce, has asked all professors and faculty to be accommodating to any students who choose not to come to the university today. Even so, A&M-Commerce is NOT closed today. Classes will proceed as normal.

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Alicia Moore
9:18 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Still No Answers Four Weeks into Moore Case

Avi Selk Dallas Morning News

There are still no new developments in the disappearance and murder of a Greenville girl.

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Hunt County Gives
8:43 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Holiday Aid Agencies are Aiding Each Other

Santa Claus
Amazing News Update

Multiple agencies are banding together this holiday season to provide services to families in need.

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Election Day
4:25 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

In Hunt County, Smooth Sailing for Election Day Voters

The polling place at Westview United Methodist Church in Greenville, TX.
Jerrod Knight

According to election officials at the polling location inside the Westview United Methodist Church in Greenville, the "rush" associated with this year's presidential election was more prevalent during the early voting opportunities than during today's turnout.

The line for early voting did extend beyond the doorway at the Hunt County election office over the early voting period, but my sojourn to vote this morning was met with few other people.

8:39 am
Tue November 6, 2012

The Candidates in Hunt County

It’s Election Day.

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6:23 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Dismantling Racism in Hunt County

Dealing with racism will be the subject of a public meeting in Greenville this evening.

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Early Voting
9:36 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Hunt County Early Voting Nearing Record Totals

An early voting record in Hunt County is likely this week.

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Early Voting
6:00 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Demand for Early Voting Prompts Expanded Hours

Early voting for the November 6 elections has topped more than 5,000 ballots already.

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