News

Road construction
5:00 am
Fri October 14, 2011

State Highway 24 expansion moves forward

COOPER - The Sulphur River Regional Mobility Authority (SURRMA) Board of Directors laid out the details of a planned expansion to Highway 24 during a recent meeting.

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News
3:12 pm
Thu October 13, 2011

Charges dismissed against East Texas judge

QUITMAN - A county judge in East Texas has been cleared of official oppression over removal of a protester who wore duct tape on his mouth to protest a ban on public comment.

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Kidnapping
2:25 pm
Thu October 13, 2011

Suspect apprehended in alleged kidnapping

COMMERCE - A Commerce kidnapping suspect is in custody and a woman safe after the Thursday morning incident in the 100 block of Maple Avenue.

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Accident
10:41 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Cooper resident killed in weekend wreck

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COOPER - A Delta County man has been laid to rest after a deadly motorcycle crash last Friday. Services were held Wednesday for Stephen Bryan Hicks.

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Drug bust
9:44 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Authorities raid Northeast Texas drug operation

HOPKINS COUNTY - An investigation is underway after a huge marijuana farm was found along the Hopkins-Franklin County line.

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Police and Courts
8:42 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Amad to serve three years probation

GREENVILLE - A Commerce woman receives probation after pleading guilty to two counts of using a debit card without permission.

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Murder trial
8:11 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Sentencing delayed in Caddo Mills murder case

GREENVILLE - The punishment for convicted murderer Randall Douglas Smith will have to wait two more weeks after a judge grants a pre-sentence investigation.

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Construction
7:11 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Officials hope to start spring semester at new school

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Sulphur Springs ISD administrators this week learned that their new Middle School, originally scheduled for completion this November, will instead be finished in December.

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Greenville
4:04 pm
Wed October 12, 2011

City welcomes new Venue Manager

GREENVILLE - Assistant City Manager John Adel has announced that Tess Todora has been hired as the new Venue Manager for the City of Greenville.

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Accident
10:31 am
Wed October 12, 2011

One critically injured in Wednesday morning collision

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HOPKINS COUNTY - State Troopers are reporting an accident between a car and a horse early Wednesday morning that left two men hospitalized.

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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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