Monty Stratton

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Hunt County rich in baseball tradition

Majors Stadium arch, downtown Greenville

Hunt County has a rich baseball tradition, according to Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor.  Greenville recently observed the 65th anniversary of the minor-league Greenville Majors defeating the mighty New York Yankees in an exhibition game.  The legendary Monty Stratton of "The Stratton Story" fame was from the Greenville area.  And "town teams" from almost every community in Hunt County used to play each other in fun, and sometimes fierce, competition.

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Stratton Parkway Bid Approved
5:00 am
Wed April 11, 2012

New Road to Connect Schools to Highway

Interstate 30 and the campuses of Paris Junior College and Greenville High School may be connected by a new road before the end of the year.

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