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  • Divers at Lake Tawakoni are searching the site where the car of Carey Mae Parker, a missing Hunt County woman, was found earlier this year.
  • Leonard ISD officials blame malware for inappropriate image
  • The Texas House Redistricting Committee is holding a hearing today on the Republican-designed new Congressional maps for the Lone Star State. Proposed changes would move most of Hunt County out of Pat Fallon's 4th Congressional District into Van Taylor's 3rd Congressional District.
  • Under proposed new Congressional maps, most of Hunt County , including Commerce and Greenville, would move from the 4th to the 3rd U.S. Congressional District. That district is represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by Republican Van Taylor.
  • The Greenville City Council is expected to vote tonight on on the acquisition of playground equipment for a proposed new park on the site of the former Austin Elementary School.
  • A map approved by a Texas Senate committee today would take Hunt and Rains counties out of Senate District 2, represented by Republican Bob Hall, and put the two counties in Senate District 8, represented by Republican Angela Paxton.
  • A Campbell man is appealing his life sentence in connection with a November 2019 incident in which police say he fired shots at officers following a chase.
  • In Greenville, officials with Hunt Regional Healthcare say they’re uncertain what staffing resources Hunt Regional Medical Center will have in November. State-supplied nurses and other staff will be available to work through the end of October. However, the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council has not authorized those workers to continue into November.
  • The number of COVID-19 active cases in Hunt County dropped for the fifth consecutive day. In Hopkins County, the number rose yesterday after a few days of a downward trend.
  • Student fees at Texas A&M University-Commerce could be increasing again in 2022. The university will be holding a public hearing on proposed fee increases next Thursday. Today on campus, a small group of Texas State Employees Union members and graduate students passed out fliers encouraging student attendance at the forum, scheduled for 3 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Sam Rayburn Student Center.
  • In Hunt County, the number of active COVID-19 cases has declined for the fourth consecutive day.
  • The City of Sulphur Springs is applying for a federal grant to develop the former Thermo mine site located on the southeast side of the city. The Thermo site is one of several former mining locations in Northeast Texas looking to participate in the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Build Back Better program.