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Lake Tawakoni

A view of the E-Z Mart in Quinlan, TX, in 2017.
Brittany Gryder

The family of a young Texas woman who went missing in 1991 makes a shocking discovery: For 19 years, law enforcement didn't investigate. In the first episode of Buried, Carey Mae Parker’s family tries to find out what happened.

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Sep 15, 2017
A car drives across the Quinlan, TX, city limits.
Brittany Gryder

In early 1991, a young woman named Carey Mae Parker went missing from the Lake Tawakoni area of northeast Texas. Her disappearance devastated a family and still hasn’t been solved. But there’s something unusual about Carey’s case. 

Catfish guide David Hanson with a good eating channel catfish.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke visits with Lake Tawakoni catfish guide David Hanson (903-268-7391) and discusses catching channel catfish over holes baited with soured grain. Fishing "baited holes" is a sure fire way of concentration channel catfish during the summer months on any lake with a healthy population of catfish.

David Hanson (left) and Luke Clayton(right) showing off a catch.
Luke Clayton

Listen to audio from an awesome trophy blue catfish trip earlier this week at Lake Tawakoni.

KETR

Mayor Jacky Goleman relates the history of Quinlan, its economic characteristics, and his hopes for the future of the city.

Hometown Rollcall is a summer feature of KETR in which we visit with leaders of cities in the KETR listening area.

Lake Tawakoni guide David Hanson shows off a catch.
Luke Clayton

Join Luke this week and learn some catfish catching tips from Lake Tawakoni. Earlier this week Luke joined his longtime friend catfish guide David Hanson (903-268-7391) for a morning of fast action catfishing. Listen and learn how to catch lots of catifsh and remain cool..IN THE SHADE!

David Hanson (top right) joins Luke this week to talk about catfish.
Luke Clayton

This week, Lake Tawakoni catfish guide David Hanson (903-268-7391)  joins Luke and gives a current update on the red hot blue catfish bite currently underway at Lake Tawakoni. David and Luke, both long time outdoor cooks, divulge some of their favorite methods of making tasty BBQ from venison and wild hogs.

Lake Tawakoni catfish guide David Hanson shows off a couple of many "eater" size blue catfish he and Luke Landed this week.
Luke Clayton

Lake Tawakoni catfish guide David Hanson (903-268-7391) joins Luke this week and tells how to fill the cooler with good eating blue catfish. 

David Hanson (top right) joins Luke this week to talk about catfish.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke visits with a couple of catfish pro guides that give some tips to help you put together the making of a big catfish fish fry. At Fork, guide Seth Vanover is hammering the channel catfish in shallow water while over at Tawakoni, guide David Hanson is catching lots and lots of eater size blue catfish in the 3-6 pound range from shallow water.

David Hanson (top right) joins Luke this week to talk about catfish.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke visits with veteran Lake Tawakoni trophy blue catfish guide David Hanson (www.littledsguideservice.com). Tune in and learns how Hanson consistently puts his clients on monster blue catfish.

County Line magazine
County Line magazine

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says a number of Greenville institutions made the "Best of the Upper East Side (of Texas)" list in County Line magazine, which covers Northeast Texas.  Named at the best restaurant in Northeast Texas is Landon's Winery and Bistro in downtown Greenville.  Lake Tawakoni made the list for "best fishing," and the Webb Hill Country Club near Wolfe City was

Sulphur Springs Police have said that a standoff in Cumby ended in suicide today.
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Herald-Banner and Commerce Journal editor Caleb Slinkard says while city of Greenville statistics show the overall crime rate down in 2014, murders and rapes were up significantly.  Caleb also discusses the city's concerns over low levels at Lake Tawakoni, which supplies most of the city's water.

Bridge replacement about halfway completed

Aug 5, 2014
Brad Kellar / Greenville Herald-Banner

Construction has been under way for almost two years on the single largest highway improvement project ever seen in southern Hunt County.

But it will likely be almost two more years before motorists will be able to drive across an expanded Two-Mile Bridge/State Highway 276, the main connector between West Tawakoni in Hunt County and East Tawakoni in Rains County.

Darrell Van Vactor

Darrell Van Vactor, President of Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail, joins Luke this week to talk about the tournament coming to Lake Tawakoni in March.

Luke Clayton

Luke's guest this week is Lake Tawaknoi guide Michael Littlejohn. Tune in and learn how to catch trophy catfish during the cold weather months! 

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