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Early voting continues this week

Oct 28, 2013

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.

Hunt County Historical Commission

Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor says fall was once cotton picking time in Hunt County and all of Northeast Texas.  She's our guest on the Blacklands Cafe.

huntregional.org

Hunt County voters will decide the fate of a bond measure in the upcoming Nov. 5 election. If approved, the bond would fun new emergency-care facilities in Commerce and Quinlan. In this audio clip, Hunt Regional Healthcare CEO Richard Carter explains the plans.

Burn ban in Franklin, Hunt, Kaufman Counties

Aug 13, 2013
Texas A&M Forest Service

Hunt County has joined Franklin and Kaufman Counties in banning most outdoor fires.

KETR

A large grass fire has been reported near Lone Oak, with many local fire departments responding.

Hunt County

The Eastern Branch Tax Office will re-open at its former location at 1114 Main St., according to a release from Tax Assessor-Collector Randy Wineinger.

KETR

Campbell residents will decide on two ballot initiatives, including one regarding alcohol sales, while voters elsewhere in Hunt County will determine city council races.

Herald-Banner: Alicia Moore's uncle arrested

May 7, 2013
Greenville Herald-Banner

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

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.

NPR

A bill with possible implications for public-private transportation projects like the proposed Blacklands Turnpike is making its way through the Texas Legislature.

Mark Haslett

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

Greenville YMCA, Campbell alcohol sales on ballot

Apr 8, 2013
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.

Mark Haslett / KETR

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

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.

Child-abuse case continues

Mar 4, 2013
An attempt to escape arrest in southern Hunt County ended with a suspect injured and in jail, according to the Hunt County Sheriff’s Department.
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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