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School finance
10:22 am
Wed October 12, 2011

Equity Center officially files suit against State

AUSTIN - A coalition of more than 150 school districts has sued the state of Texas over a school funding system they say is unfair, inefficient and unconstitutional.

The coalition represents more than one in 10 Texas districts, including several local districts like Bonham, Commerce, Greenville and Paris.

Energy
10:18 am
Wed October 12, 2011

BISD awarded thousands from State Energy Conservation Office

BONHAM - The Bonham ISD is the recipient of a 50,000 grant to enhance energy use. The district this week approved a resolution authorizing an agreement into the Energy Efficiency Grants and Technical Assistance Program.

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Murder Trial
6:53 am
Wed October 12, 2011

Punishment hearing in murder case enters final day

GREENVILLE - Sentencing is expected to conclude Wednesday for Randall Douglas Smith, following his confession Monday to the 2009 murder of a fellow Caddo Mills resident.

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Murder trial
6:27 am
Wed October 12, 2011

Former Greenville resident sentenced to death

LYNDON, Kansas - James Kraig Kahler was convicted in August of murdering his wife, their two daughters, and his wife’s grandmother.

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Texas Drought
3:19 pm
Tue October 11, 2011

Burn ban violators again warned as county extends restriction

GREENVILLE - The Hunt County Commissioners Court has voted to renew the county’s burn ban for another 90 days as a result of the continuous drought.

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Hit-and-run
7:48 am
Tue October 11, 2011

Deceased Mineola teen gives life as organ donor

WOOD COUNTY - The 15-year-old Wood County boy killed in a hit-and-run crash last week is credited for saving several lives, including that of another teenager.

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Education
6:50 am
Tue October 11, 2011

Education at the forefront of Friday breakfast

GREENVILLE - District 2 State Senator Bob Deuell will be recognized with the Champion for Children Award at this Friday’s Wake Up to the Issues breakfast, presented by the Greenville Chamber.

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Wreck
6:47 am
Tue October 11, 2011

Fatality wreck in Sulphur Springs

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A 28-year-old Sulphur Springs man was killed Sunday after reportedly crashing his vehicle outside of Ocean Spray.

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Murder trial
6:44 am
Tue October 11, 2011

Smith pleads guilty to murder, awaits sentencing

GREENVILLE - There will be no trial in the case of slain Caddo Mills resident Gregory Poteet, after the accused murderer admits guilt.

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Accident
5:26 pm
Mon October 10, 2011

One injured in minor bike wreck

COMMERCE - University Police at A&M-Commerce say that an apparent pedestrian-only accident involving a male on a bicycle was the result of the victim having a seizure.

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Jobs
2:12 pm
Mon October 10, 2011

Local entities combine to create new jobs, train existing workers

Hundreds of new and existing workers are to benefit from a job-training grant made available through a partnership between Paris Junior College and three Greenville businesses.

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Elections
10:08 am
Mon October 10, 2011

You must be registered to vote!

The last day to register to vote in the Constitutional Amendment election is Tuesday. Election day is November 8th.

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Murder trial
9:29 am
Mon October 10, 2011

Trial of Hunt County murder suspect begins this week

GREENVILLE - Jury selection begins Monday in the 2009 murder of a Caddo Mills man.

Randal Douglas Smith is currently free on bond. He’s pleaded not guilty to the shooting of Gregory Poteet, who was found dead inside a pickup truck along CR 2632 in September, 2009.

Smith was originally reported to have told investigators that Poteet committed suicide. But authorities would later find evidence they believe links Smith to the murder.

 

Shooting
7:16 am
Mon October 10, 2011

Police suspect connection in shooting, wreck

GREENVILLE - The Greenville Police Department is investigating a possible relation between a shooting and traffic accident early Sunday morning.

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A&M-Commerce
5:00 am
Fri October 7, 2011

2010 campus crime, fire report now available

COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce has released their fire and crime statistics for the 2010 calendar year.

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