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.
HUNT COUNTY - Eastbound traffic was being detoured along Interstate 30 Monday afternoon near the Rockwall/Hunt County line after a semi caught fire.
Results were mixed for area counties based on an air quality test performed by the American Lung Association.
The amount of confirmed tornadoes Tuesday could still rise, but officials say at least one occurred in Hunt County as multiple homes were destroyed near Union Valley.
GREENVILLE - Hunt county fire departments will be able to be reimbursed for most of the expenses they incurred while battling the hundreds of grass and wildfires across the region last year.
GREENVILLE - It’s mostly a GOP primary scene in Hunt County, with only three democratic candidates of the 37 total appearing on the May 29 ballot.
BONHAM - Two Hunt County residents are behind bars following an investigation into a local drug operation.
We’ve been reporting this week on the city council and school board races in our region, as Monday marked the filing deadline for the May 12 elections. Filing also came to a close Monday for area hospital board elections, scheduled for the same day.
The latest edition of the United States Drought Monitor for the State of Texas shows a few area counties no longer under a drought.
The U.S. Drought Monitor for the State of Texas released its latest report Tuesday, showing that for the first time some 20 months, a swath of the region was no longer listed under drought conditions.