Richard Hill

7:29 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Thanks to Rains, Counties Rescind Burn Bans

The Hunt County Commissioners vote Tuesday to lift its burn ban was the third cancelation in the past week.

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West Nile Virus
6:19 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Officials in Hunt County Team to Fight West Nile

HUNT COUNTY - As the threat of the West Nile virus looms, local agencies have launched a website aimed at informing citizens how to protect themselves.

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Deadly fire
8:56 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Residential fire kills Quinlan woman

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TAWAKONI - 50-year-old Louise Goode was identified as the victim of Tuesday night's fire in south Hunt County.

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7:37 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Randy Meeks unopposed for Hunt County Sheriff in November

Sheriff Randy Meeks is headed toward a second term

GREENVILLE - The race for the Hunt County Sheriff’s post is apparently over, after the only candidate set to challenge incumbent Randy Meeks this fall has withdrawn.

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8:42 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Are you aware of burning rules in Texas?

A C-130H Hercules from the 302nd Airlift Wing, Colorado Springs Air Force Reserve, drops a line of fire retardant in West Texas in April 2011.

Citizens in unincorporated Texas area again urged to follow proper burning procedures amid two local wildfires that burned 50 acres Tuesday. 

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Severe Weather
6:44 am
Thu April 5, 2012

11 confirmed tornadoes, 15 possible

A picture of the scope of tornado damage south of Royse City in Rockwall County
National Weather Service

The amount of confirmed tornadoes Tuesday could still rise, but officials say at least one occurred in Hunt County as multiple homes were destroyed near Union Valley.

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12:35 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Local firefighters to get money back for their efforts

Commerce Firefighters dispatched to the Fort Davis wildfire captured this image in April 2011

GREENVILLE - Hunt county fire departments will be able to be reimbursed for most of the expenses they incurred while battling the hundreds of grass and wildfires across the region last year.

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7:57 am
Tue March 6, 2012

No injuries from Celeste, Commerce house fires

HUNT COUNTY - Two houses in Hunt County were destroyed in separate fires Sunday, one which could be the result of arson. 

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9:42 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

Litigation between Commerce and Mayor to continue

COMMERCE - The Commerce City Council Tuesday night took no action concerning the city’s lawsuit against Mayor Quay Throgmorton and his wife, Paige.

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Animal neglect
8:48 am
Wed December 21, 2011

SPCA, Hunt County officials invesitgating neglect case

HUNT COUNTY - Another case of animal cruelty in Hunt County is under investigation for the second time in the last few weeks.

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7:43 am
Tue November 29, 2011

Hunt County man killed in Saturday fire

WEST TAWAKONI - A weekend house fire in West Tawakoni turns deadly. 

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12:48 pm
Wed November 16, 2011

Hunt County no longer under burn ban

HUNT COUNTY - Hunt County officials have agreed to lift the current burn ban, originally enacted in mid July, effective immediately.

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7:29 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Another county considers burn ban status

GREENVILLE - Hunt County Commissioners are among local officials also pondering whether to lift their current ban on outdoor burning.

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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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