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Transportation
8:37 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Congested thoroughfare could receive some help

Intersection of Wesley St. and Kari lane in Greenville.

GREENVILLE - A compromise has been reached concerning a busy intersection in Greenville following a Wednesday meeting among business leaders, city and transportation officials.

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Police and Courts
7:12 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Guilty plea heard in illegal firearms sale

GREENVILLE - A Rains County woman has been convicted on federal charges for illegally selling firearms at area flea markets.

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News
7:00 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Judge to rule on landowner's restraining order vs. TransCanada

Texans rally outside the Lamar County Courthouse Friday, February 17.
Photo by Sam Craft/The Paris News

PARIS - Environmentalists who oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline are again planning to converge on the Lamar County Courthouse Friday in support of Julie Triggs Crawford.

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Weather
6:58 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Wanted: Aspiring storm spotters to serve region

GREENVILLE - The local branch of the National Weather Service Office is on pace to exceed last year’s number of storm stoppers trained after a historic severe weather season in 2011.

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Jobs
4:56 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Owens expansion could ease pain of Morningstar closing

SULPHUR SPRINGS - As one Sulphur Springs manufacturing facility plans to close, another is just in the beginning stages of a planned expansion which will ironically add as many jobs as will be lost.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
12:02 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Former ETSU Board of Regent laid to rest

Ted Dickey Funeral Home, Plano

PLANO - The University flag at A&M-Commerce is at half staff Wednesday in honor of James L. “Jim” Toler, who died February 18 in Plano after a long battle with Parkinson’s.

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Police and Courts
8:47 am
Wed February 22, 2012

Parole board to consider man's 1997 conviction

GREENVILLE - Don Dial is up for parole next month in a more than decade-old Hunt County murder case that was part of a scheme to obtain the proceeds from the deceased‘s fraudulent insurance policy. 

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Economy
8:00 am
Wed February 22, 2012

Multiple agencies to feel impact of Morningstar closing

Photo by Cindy Roller

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Like most major employers, a company downsizing not only means a loss in jobs but a major hit to the local property tax roll.

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Transportation
7:49 am
Wed February 22, 2012

City joins others in support of transportation plan

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce is the latest Hunt County entity to sign off on a draft transportation plan that will guide the region for the next few decades.

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Fugitive
7:24 am
Wed February 22, 2012

Update: Jail inmate still at large

FANNIN COUNTY - The whereabouts of an escaped inmate from Fannin County were still unclear as of Wednesday morning after the man apparently took off in a county employee’s vehicle the day before.

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