Greenville – There may be another case of swine flu in Hunt County. The family of a Caddo Mills high school student says she's been diagnosed with the H1N1 flu, although county health officials had not confirmed the case as of Tuesday morning.
Pam Andrews with the Hunt County Health Department says there has not been an increase in the number seasonal flu cases.
"What I said was we are getting a lot of positive A flu's, but no confirmed H1N1 as of the present month."
Greenville – Residents of a Greenville community will learn more about an area superfund site. A public meeting is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center regarding the former ESCO manufacturing plant in the Ardis Heights area.
In March, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indicated it was hoping to obtain $15 million in stimulus funding for cleanup of the site.
Rockwall – Several injuries were reported after a bus carrying six members of the Rockwall Heath High School swim team crashed into a pond yesterday.
20 people were on board at the time. All students and their coach had to climb out the sinking bus through an emergency exit.
The bus driver was reportedly non-responsive when emergency crews arrived at the scene and had to be pulled off the bus. He was in serious condition at last report. The swim team members have been released from hospital.
Commerce – A new sex offender policy at Commerce ISD again drew criticism during the public comment section of Monday night's meeting.
Two CISD mothers, Teresa Delcamber and Rachel Kramer, expressed displeasure of the policy, which allows any offender who is the parent/guardian of a CISD student to attend an event in which their child is participating. The parent must first receive permission prior to each event.
Greenville – A bond reduction hearing is scheduled today in a Caddo Mills murder. Randall Douglas Smith remains in the Hunt County Jail, accused of the shooting death of Gregory Poteet last week. Smith is seeking the appointment of an attorney, a reduction of his $1 million bond, or both. Poteet was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds inside a pickup truck in Caddo Mills September 13th.
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Greenville – An assisted living center is being planned for the City of Greenville. The Greenville Planning and Zoning Commission plans to consider zoning for a 1 acre plat for the new facility near the Hunt Regional Healthcare Hospital in regular session tonight.
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