Hunt County

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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Interstate 30
7:00 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Update: Semi fire slows motorists' evening commute

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.

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Clean Air
8:56 am
Thu April 26, 2012

Hunt County recieves a grade of B in Air Quality

stateoftheair.org

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

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Severe Weather
6:44 am
Thu April 5, 2012

11 confirmed tornadoes, 15 possible

A picture of the scope of tornado damage south of Royse City in Rockwall County
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.

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Wildfires
12:35 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Local firefighters to get money back for their efforts

Commerce Firefighters dispatched to the Fort Davis wildfire captured this image in April 2011

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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Politics
9:18 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Some local primaries will not require a general election

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.

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Drug bust
8:14 am
Tue March 13, 2012

Two alleged drug dealers arrested in undercover plot

BONHAM - Two Hunt County residents are behind bars following an investigation into a local drug operation.

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Politics
8:01 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Contested races for area hospital board elections

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.

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