Hunt County
2:03 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Loud 'explosions' reported across region

Tannerite is an explosive that creates a loud "boom" that can be heard up to 30 miles away

Social media exploded late Saturday night with reports of 'loud explosions'  and 'gun shots' being heard across the region.

At about 11:20 Saturday night, a large "boom" was heard in Commerce and nearby areas. With a secondary explosion 30 minutes later. Social media was buzzing with many people wondering what was going on, with some fearing potential meteors or even earthquakes.

After receiving many calls, Commerce Fire and Police Departments were unable to locate any damage, or fires of any sort.

The cause? Tannerite.

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Mary Clark Traveler
12:59 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Downtown McKinney offers wide array of attractions

Signposts help guide visitors to the attractions in downtown McKinney
Mary Clark (

A plane ticket and passport are not necessarily required to discover great vacation spots, as Mary found on a recent visit to McKinney.

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Missing children
7:54 am
Mon May 21, 2012

McKinney children home safe after missing three days

McKinney Police Dept.

MEMPHIS - A father is arrested and amber alert cancelled after two children from McKinney were found in the man’s possession Sunday in Memphis. 

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