Richard Hill

Thanks to Rains, Counties Rescind Burn Bans

Aug 28, 2012

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

Officials in Hunt County Team to Fight West Nile

Aug 20, 2012
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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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TAWAKONI - 50-year-old Louise Goode was identified as the victim of Tuesday night's fire in south Hunt County.

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Sheriff’s post is apparently over, after the only candidate set to challenge incumbent Randy Meeks this fall has withdrawn.

Are you aware of burning rules in Texas?

Jun 13, 2012
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Citizens in unincorporated Texas area again urged to follow proper burning procedures amid two local wildfires that burned 50 acres Tuesday. 

11 confirmed tornadoes, 15 possible

Apr 5, 2012
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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.

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.

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

Litigation between Commerce and Mayor to continue

Jan 17, 2012

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

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

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

Hunt County no longer under burn ban

Nov 16, 2011

HUNT COUNTY - Hunt County officials have agreed to lift the current burn ban, originally enacted in mid July, effective immediately.

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

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.