News

Drought
8:48 am
Fri March 23, 2012

Recent rains bring back relatively normal conditions

Lake Tawakoni
Texas Parks and Wildlife

TAWAKONI - Area lakes were among the beneficiaries of this week’s rains, with Lake Tawakoni now less than a half a foot below its fill stage. In December the lake was down more than six feet. 

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Deadly wreck
8:45 am
Fri March 23, 2012

DPS reports death of Hunt County man in crash

QUINLAN - One man is dead and another in critical condition following a two vehicle wreck Thursday morning in South Hunt County.

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Oil
8:38 am
Fri March 23, 2012

Pipeline through Texas another step closer

CUSHING, OK - Canadian proponents of TransCanada's Keystone XL project are applauding U.S. President Barack Obama's directive to expedite the approval process for the 485-mile southern leg of the oil pipeline to Texas. 

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Police and Courts
7:52 am
Fri March 23, 2012

Death penalty sought in Hopkins County murder case

Brian Allen Tucker

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Hopkins County District Attorney Martin Braddy has announced his office will seek the death penalty in an April 2011 strangling.

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Commerce ISD
9:00 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

District announces Teachers of the Year

Photo by Ludonna Smithers

COMMERCE -The Commerce Independent School District Thursday night formally recognized their campus teachers of the year.

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Rescue
8:36 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Three women saved in rescue from high water

QUINLAN - Two Texas Department of Transportation employees are being credited with the rescue of three women who became trapped in their car amidst rising flood waters.

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Community Events
2:42 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Region plays host to Army Volunteers, Ambassadors

Jazz Ambassadors
www.armyfieldband.com

The US Army Field Band of Washington DC will be hosting free public concerts in Northeast Texas Friday afternoon and Sunday. 

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Worker dies
2:07 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Maxwell: An unimaginably horrific experience

Bridge at Coleman Park in Sulphur Springs
www.sulphurspringstx.org

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Sulphur Springs city officials are trying to come to terms with the Wednesday death of an employee who became stuck in a manhole as it filled with water.

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Police and Courts
7:52 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Shots fired lands Hunt County man behind bars

GREENVILLE - A Greenville man remains in custody on a charge of deadly conduct following a drive by shooting over the weekend. 

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Commerce
6:26 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Ordinance puts new emphasis on living requirements

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has amended its residential rental ordinance that relaxes occupant restrictions and puts the focus on parking requirements. 

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