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Hunt County

Officials in Hunt County Team to Fight West Nile

Aug 20, 2012
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.

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.

Confirmed West Nile Cases Reach Eight in Hunt County

Aug 15, 2012
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.

Burn Ban List Now Includes Hunt County

Aug 7, 2012
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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HUNT COUNTY - Authorities say 43-year-old Billy Wayne Wooten was killed Tuesday night after he was struck by an 18 wheeler.

TxDOT's summer asphalt work begins

Jun 18, 2012
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.

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

In Hunt County, three incumbent public officials won their GOP primary contests.
Hunt County

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

National Weather Service

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

Bob Aikin
Jerrod Knight

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

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.

Update: Semi fire slows motorists' evening commute

Apr 30, 2012
Credit: Mysti Eason, motorist

HUNT COUNTY - Eastbound traffic was being detoured along Interstate 30 Monday afternoon near the Rockwall/Hunt County line after a semi caught fire.

Hunt County recieves a grade of B in Air Quality

Apr 26, 2012
stateoftheair.org

Results were mixed for area counties based on an air quality test performed by the American Lung Association.

11 confirmed tornadoes, 15 possible

Apr 5, 2012
National Weather Service

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.

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