Hunt County

Wildlife
12:00 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Horse Attacked by Mountain Lion in Hunt County

ctmountainlion.org

Texas department of Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Gary Miller says a horse in a pasture south of Greenville apparently came into contact with a mountain lion about 2 weeks ago.

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Voting
8:17 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Concerns Over Lack of Military Absentee Voting in Fannin County

fairfaxcounty Flickr

BONHAM - With just over a month remaining before the November 6 General Election, voters are preparing to make their choices for President and on down to the local level.

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Hunt County
2:59 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Commissioner Atkins to Address Hunt County Budget

Commissioner Jay Atkins
http://www.huntcounty.net

GREENVILLE - A Hunt County Commissioner, vocal in his opposition of the recently approved county budget, is hosting a town hall meeting this weekend.

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Drought
7:29 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Thanks to Rains, Counties Rescind Burn Bans

The Hunt County Commissioners vote Tuesday to lift its burn ban was the third cancelation in the past week.

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Police and Courts
10:03 am
Sat August 25, 2012

Multiple Northeast Texas Agencies Team to Bust 30 for Drugs

Nine Greenville residents were among 30 arrested this week in a drug trafficking sting spanning multiple counties in Northeast Texas.

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West Nile Virus
6:19 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Officials in Hunt County Team to Fight West Nile

http://www.westnile.info/

HUNT COUNTY - As the threat of the West Nile virus looms, local agencies have launched a website aimed at informing citizens how to protect themselves.

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West Nile Virus
10:24 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Third Straight day of new West Nile cases in Hunt County

Mosquito Spraying in Commerce
Scott Harvey KETR

The ninth reported case in Hunt County comes as officials across the region are stepping up efforts to quell the spread of the virus, which has led to 10 deaths in Dallas County.

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West Nile Virus
10:07 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Confirmed West Nile Cases Reach Eight in Hunt County

Mosquitoes collected in a trap in Georgia
Allen Sullivan Athens Banner-Herald

GREENVILLE - The newest figure was announced Tuesday after three more cases were detected. Officials say half of the cases are in the Greenville area and half in Quinlan.

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Drought
3:07 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Burn Ban List Now Includes Hunt County

mklitt Flickr

GREENVILLE - Monday’s rains did little to improve the dry conditions in Hunt County, prompting an emergency order Tuesday prohibiting burning in unincorporated parts of the county.

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Deadly Wreck
7:40 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Greenville Tow Truck Operator Struck and Killed Along Interstate

Mile Marker 83, site of Tuesday's deadly collision
Google Maps

HUNT COUNTY - Authorities say 43-year-old Billy Wayne Wooten was killed Tuesday night after he was struck by an 18 wheeler.

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Road Construction
7:13 am
Mon June 18, 2012

TxDOT's summer asphalt work begins

Crews apply seal coating to a North Texas roadway
Texas Industries, Inc

HUNT COUNTY - The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the schedule for its 2012 summer asphalt program, which applies seal coat to area roadways each year.

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Economic Development
8:49 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Tax exemption would make Hunt County more competitive, official says

Greg Sims

GREENVILLE - Local government leaders may be considering whether to grant freeport tax exemptions to Hunt County industries to help attract more business.

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Hunt County
5:00 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Tough Fiscal Decisions Facing Hunt County Officials

http://www.huntcounty.net/

County officials are trying to make some hard decisions about what to do about next year’s county budget.

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Storms
5:53 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Small storms in Northeast Texas today, possibility for more

The National Weather Service is watching Northeast Texas this evening for the possibility of severe weather.
National Weather Service

Parts of Hopkins County saw some small storm activity earlier today, with penny-sized hail and 40mph winds.

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Breakdown with Bob Aikin
7:10 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Aikin: The story of the barber and three billion dollars

Breakdown host Bob Aikin discusses the intracacies of elections.
Jerrod Knight

This week's installment features a yarn about a fictional barber, Johnny Pete Morgan, and how he ended up in hot water.

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