Greenville – A prison sentenced has been handed down in connection with a chase through Hunt County and possession of drugs.
Sonny Lynn Gann of Caddo Mills was sentenced Thursday to prison for leading officers three area law enforcements agencies in a February 2009 chase.
He pleaded guilty Thursday to one count each of evading arrest with a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, resisting arrest and prohibited substance in a correctional facility.
Greenville – A guilty plea has been entered in a break-in at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Greenville.
John David Sampson, of Greenville, entered the plea Thursday to a charge of burglary of a building. Under a plea bargain arraignment, Sampson was placed on five years of deferred adjudication probation with a $1,000 fine and 120 hours of community service.
Sampson and two juveniles were found with alcohol allegedly stolen from the Knights of Columbus Hall after the pickup he was driving was pulled over in August 2009.
Commerce – Authorities have released the names of the two students hit last night while trying to cross a crosswalk along Highway 50.
As of Friday afternoon, 19-year-old Lorena Garcia was listed in critical, but stable condition at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. She was thrown approximately 75 feet after being hit by an SUV traveling northbound on the highway.
Commerce – Another possible fake census form has been reported in Commerce, this one occurring in the 2800 block of Windy Dr. A resident believes they may have received the form. However, it was unclear if the individual filled it out.
Earlier this week, a female resident in the 3000 block of Choctaw reported that she received and filled out two census forms, one that asked for her social security number.
Commerce – Texas A&M University-Commerce will host a Grad Expo at the A&M-Commerce Metroplex Center, located at 2600 Motley Drive in Mesquite, on April 15 at 7 p.m.
"The Grad Expo will provide an opportunity for prospective students to meet our faculty and staff, learn more about our graduate programs, and, most importantly, learn that we have many options for financing their education, including new scholarship programs." said Dr. Mary Hendrix, vice president for student access and success at A&M-Commerce.