Hunt County

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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Unemployment
3:36 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Hunt County jobless rate rises, while many others fall

AUSTIN - The Texas jobless rate in April dropped below 7 percent (6.9 percent) for the first time in three years, bringing with it improved figures for several Northeast Texas counties.

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