Early Voting begins today for the November 8thelections. Lone Oak is having an election to decide if a local sales tax to go towards the city’s streets is approved and in Wolfe City, the sale of alcoholic beverages is on the ballot.
There could be some big changes for local elections next spring. The Greenville City Council could vote Tuesday to scrap next spring’s municipal elections.
Or, the Council could decide to move the elections to November, conduct the elections on its own, or pay a little more to Hunt County in order to have the elections occur as currently scheduled in May.
A Commerce man charged in connection with an alleged domestic violence kidnapping last week decided to skip a Thursday bond hearing. Christopher Bernard Alex is being held in custody at the Hunt County Jail in lieu of a total of $45,000 bond on one count each of kidnapping- family violence, abandoning and endangering a child, evading arrest, and unlawful restraint. A hearing had been scheduled for Thursday, but no action was taken as Alex refused to come to court. No new hearing date has been scheduled. Alex previously served time for a 2003 armed robbery. He was arrested following a
Multiple indictments for indecency and and aggravated sexual assault of a child filed against a Terrell man have been dismissed. But Charles Duane Mayo Jr. still faces a life sentence for allegedly setting a child on fire. Charles Duane Mayo Jr was scheduled to enter pleas to multiple charges yesterday, about a month after a Kaufman County woman, Misty Laverna Dale Mayo, was sentenced to hundreds of years in prison on the same charges.
A missing Greenville girl will be remembered this weekend. A ceremony is scheduled in Greenville Sunday afternoon for a local woman who went missing as a teenager more than ten years ago. Balloons will be released in remembrance of Sara Kinslow during the event starting at 3pm Sunday at 3916 Pine St. in Greenville. Kinslow was 14 when she disappeared on May 1st2001 near Greenville Middle School.