Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor reviews the events of local history 100 years ago, and is now starting a review of the year 1915. With one more look back at 1914, Carol relates the story of the construction of Commerce's railroad roundhouse. The Historical Commission begins its new year with a meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, January 22.
A hearing is scheduled in state district court this week for a Florida man charged in connection with a 2010 incident in which bags full of marijuana were dumped out of a plane flying across Hunt County.
A hearing is scheduled in state district court this week for a Florida man, charged in connection with a 2010 incident in which bags full of marijuana were dumped out of a plane flying across Hunt County.
Randall Thomas May, 52, of Palm Bay Fla., has pleaded not guilty to one count of possession of between 50 and 2,000 pounds of marijuana.
May was indicted by the Hunt County grand jury in December 2013 and was taken into custody by the Brevard County Florida Sheriff’s Office before being placed in local custody.
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, announced Sunday morning that he will challenge House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio to be the leader of the House Republicans.
Gohmert is, for now, likely a long-shot threat to Boehner. But two years ago, Boehner won re-election as speaker by one of the narrowest margins in modern history, thanks to a band of rebellious House Republicans.
A Rockwall man remained in the Hunt County Jail Tuesday evening, charged with attacking and injuring a security guard Monday at the L-3 Mission Integration facility in Greenville.
Gavino Silva Zertuche Jr., 46, was being held in lieu of a total of $55,000 bond on one count each of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against a public servant and criminal trespass. It was unclear whether Zertuche had an attorney, and he had not filed a writ of habeas corpus from the jail seeking the appointment of an attorney as of Tuesday afternoon.
A Garland man was still being sought by area law enforcement agencies Monday, in connection with a shooting last week which left a local resident seriously injured.
The Greenville Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of Tony Dewayne Hunter Jr. on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, involving the incident early Friday morning at a local club. Hunter had not been taken into custody as of Monday evening.
Dike, Sulphur Bluff, Cumby, Brinker, North Hopkins, Hopkins County, Tira and Peerless firefighters and deputies were dispatched at 1:28 a.m. last Saturday to the State Highway 19 north property in Sulphur Springs, where a barn and a home were engulfed in flames, according to reports.
Sulphur Springs News-Telegram reported a Hopkins County family had to flee their State Highway 19 north residence just after the Christmas holiday. The parents and children made it out of the wood frame house without injury, but most of their home was destroyed in the blaze.
Commerce general practitioner Dr. Rick Selvaggi discusses new guidelines on the pneumonia vaccine. And the television commercials tell us to ask our physician about the shingles vaccine -- so we ask Dr. Rick about it.
Want to start off 2015 on the right foot? Looking for a nice walk in the woods? A Walk in the Park – First Day Hike will be held at both Doctors Creek and South Sulphur Units of Cooper Lake State Park on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.
The South Sulphur Unit will begin at 9:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. with hike, bike, run and geocaching on Coyote Run Trail. Jim Beach, State Park Peace Officer/Interpretive Guide for the South Sulphur Unit, invites the public to join the event.