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Kris Kristofferson, the man who lived a dozen different lives before the age that most men are settling into one, isn’t done. He’s got at least one more role to play on this earthly stage. At 77, Kristofferson has become the thankful one.

I got lucky, I got everything I wanted

I got happy, there was nothing else to do

And I'd be crazy not to wonder if I'm worthy

Of the part I play in this dream that's coming true

NCTCOG

In Arlington today, the North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional Transportation Council received a status update on the Blacklands Corridor feasibility study. The council is overseeing the project, which will review transportation options along the Blacklands Corridor between Greenville and Lavon. Researchers will also consider the corridor within the context of the overall transportation plan for the entire region, which could include other major highways, such as a connector between Interstate 30 and U.S.

Blacklands update today in Arlington

Oct 10, 2013
NCTCOG

The North Texas area’s transportation planners are expected to receive another update today on the progress of a transportation study which may include a proposed toll road between Greenville and Lavon.

The Regional Transportation Council of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is scheduled to convene for a business meeting at 1 p.m. today in the NCTCOG headquarters in Arlington.

Public officials arrested in Alicia Moore case

Sep 25, 2013
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Three public employees with ties to the Greenville Child Protective Services office have been arrested on charges of tampering with evidence and official oppression.

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Milton Babb of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce discusses this weekend's Rally 'Round Greenville events, including a performance by country musician Jack Ingram.

Dogfighting suspect to plead in burglary case

Sep 3, 2013
Greenville PD

A Greenville resident charged in connection with a dogfighting operation is expected to plead guilty in a burglary trial later this week.

Private Schools: 2013 football preview

Aug 30, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com

These private schools start their football season tonight.

Council to continue L-3 lease discussions

Aug 26, 2013
City of Greenville

The Greenville City Council is set Tuesday to once again at least discuss the status of the city’s lease with L-3 concerning property the defense contractor operates on at Majors Field Municipal Airport.

City attorney: Ordinance needs to be changed

Aug 19, 2013
City of Greenville

The City of Greenville will have to change a portion of its controversial “Alternative Financial Services” (AFS) ordinance.

NCTCOG

North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department staff introduced the upcoming Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study to the public in Lavon on July 25.

Public study will determine Blacklands Corridor use

Jul 26, 2013
Greenville Herald-Banner

The parking lot and cafeteria at Phyllis NeSmith Elementary School in Lavon were filled Thursday night, as representatives from the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) announced the start of a transportation study of the area between Lavon and Greenville.

KETR

People from the Dallas area and Northeast Texas will get a chance this evening to learn more about a proposed toll road that would be built between Greenville and Lavon. 

Mark Haslett

Both supporters and opponents of former Greenville city manager Steven Alexander agreed that the troubled relationship between the city and its largest employer led to Alexander's dismissal.

City of Greenville

Following an emotional but civil evening of public testimonials, the Greenville city council voted 5-2 to terminate the contract of city manager Steven Alexander.

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Voters around Northeast Texas said yes to bond proposals, gave a thumbs-up for incumbents and were split on alcohol sales in May 11 elections.

YMCA question tops Greenville ballot

May 10, 2013
Maria Riojas / KETR

The fate of the proposed YMCA and one city council race top the ballot for Greenville voters in the May 11 election.

Herald-Banner: Alicia Moore's uncle arrested

May 7, 2013
Greenville Herald-Banner

The Greenville Herald-Banner reports that the uncle of murdered Greenville teenager Alicia Moore has been arrested.

North Central Texas Council of Governments

The director of the North Central Texas Council of Governments' Transportation Department says that a bill in the Texas Legislature - Senate Bill 1110 - would neither increase nor decrease the likelihood of the Blacklands Turnpike becoming a reality.

Warning siren vote expected this week

Apr 22, 2013
City of Greenville

Greenville officials should decide this week what to do about the city's troubled warning sirens.

Probation hearing today in Turner case

Apr 17, 2013
Greenville Police Department

Rickey Allen Turner Jr. could learn today whether his probation on a charge of murder in connection with the death of his infant daughter will be revoked, after he admitted to driving without a license.

Mark Haslett

Northeast Texas communities, interested in the fate of the "Blacklands Corridor," await today's revision of the regional transportation plan.

Greenville YMCA, Campbell alcohol sales on ballot

Apr 8, 2013
KETR

There is a lot on the line on the May 11 election ballots in Hunt County.

Greenville residents will be deciding the fate of a proposed YMCA/event center, millions of dollars in street and road repairs, dozens of proposed amendments to the City of Greenville Charter and who gets to sit in one of the City Council spots.

Voters in Campbell will be deciding whether to allow the sale of alcohol at local stores, as well as whether to increase the local sales tax.

And there are multiple city council and school board elections across the county.

Paris Junior College

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved a tuition increase of $3 per credit hour at its March 25 meeting.

Mark Haslett / KETR

In western Hunt County, a nearby railroad right-of-way is now an ominous presence to some.

Judge rules defendant incompetent

Mar 18, 2013
Hunt County

A man charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a Greenville teenager who later was found murdered has been found incompetent to stand trial.

Child-abuse case continues

Mar 4, 2013
Two people died and at least 14 were woulded as a result of a shooting in Greenville late Saturday night.
Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

Trevor Scott Copeland of Quinlan was convicted last month in connection with the same incident and was sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Daniel Starks / KETR

The proposed Blacklands Turnpike went from concept to project over the past year.

Prosecutor: Injuries no accident

Feb 20, 2013
Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

Internal injuries to a two-year-old indicate more than a fall, according to medical staff.

Probation hearing in Turner case

Feb 20, 2013
Greenville Police Department

A Greenville man is facing a revocation of his probation on a charge of murder, after he was found to be driving without a license.

Ramsire hearing set for this week

Feb 18, 2013
Avi Selk / Dallas Morning News

Another court hearing is set this week for a Greenville man charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a local teenager who later was found murdered.

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