Hunt County – Two Dallas teenagers have been arrested in connection to a series of shootings in Hunt County.
The men were initially charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and the possession of marijuana. But both are also suspects in multiple drive-by shootings reported in Cumby and Campbell Wednesday, during which dozens of rounds may have been fired. No one was injured in the incident.
– A ribbon cutting is scheduled for Friday afternoon to mark the completion of a major project on Highway 24.
Crews have finished widening a 6.2 mile section of road from two lanes to four, which stretches from Cooper to Highway 19. The three year project was initiated by the Northeast Texas Regional Mobility Council (NETMOB).
Hunt County – A Lamar County woman, who was already facing trial in a reported high speed chase last summer, has pleaded not guilty to aggravated robbery involving the same incident.
A judge Monday set a tentative trial date on three charges for January 4 for Vicki Dawn Szalay, of Sumner. Szalay had been facing trial Monday on indictments of child endangerment and evading arrest, for which she had also pleaded not guilty. Those cases were reset.
Commerce – Funeral services are pending for Dr. Jack Ingram, professor emeritus of business administration and management information systems at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
The 79-year-old Ingram was struck and killed Tuesday while crossing the roadway near the intersection of Live Oak and Prim Street. He was pronounced dead a short time later after being transported to the hospital.