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Early voting continues this week

Oct 28, 2013

Early voting continues this week in advance of the Nov. 5 election which will determine the fate of more the 12 million dollars in bonds.

Voters can cast ballots in Greenville, Commerce or Quinlan for the bond election over a state-wide election on amending the Texas Constitution.

Voters who live in certain areas of Hunt County may also be able to participate, with elections also being held  in Josephine and Cumby.

Voters need to make sure to have legal ID with them when casting ballots.

Hunt County Historical Commission

Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor says fall was once cotton picking time in Hunt County and all of Northeast Texas.  She's our guest on the Blacklands Cafe.

huntregional.org

Hunt County voters will decide the fate of a bond measure in the upcoming Nov. 5 election. If approved, the bond would fun new emergency-care facilities in Commerce and Quinlan. In this audio clip, Hunt Regional Healthcare CEO Richard Carter explains the plans.

Burn ban in Franklin, Hunt, Kaufman Counties

Aug 13, 2013
Texas A&M Forest Service

Hunt County has joined Franklin and Kaufman Counties in banning most outdoor fires.

KETR

A large grass fire has been reported near Lone Oak, with many local fire departments responding.

Hunt County

The Eastern Branch Tax Office will re-open at its former location at 1114 Main St., according to a release from Tax Assessor-Collector Randy Wineinger.

KETR

Campbell residents will decide on two ballot initiatives, including one regarding alcohol sales, while voters elsewhere in Hunt County will determine city council races.

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.

NPR

A bill with possible implications for public-private transportation projects like the proposed Blacklands Turnpike is making its way through the Texas Legislature.

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.

Mark Haslett / KETR

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

Hunt County Detention Center

A man is hoping for a reduction in his bond, after a raid on a Campbell convenience store which was allegedly selling the illegal substance K2.

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.

UPDATE: Copeland found guilty of injury to child

Feb 21, 2013
Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

UPDATE 2:56 p.m. - A jury in the 196th District Court has sentenced Trevor Scott Copeland of Quinlan to 50 years in prison after finding him guilty Wednesday.

Texas Department of Public Safety

Former Hunt County constable Anthony Dewayne Lewis, 47, has been charged with one count of murder and one of attempted murder following a shooting Saturday night in Rockwall.

No Delays or Closings in Our Immediate Area

Jan 15, 2013

Dr. Dan Jones, President of Texas A&M University-Commerce, has asked all professors and faculty to be accommodating to any students who choose not to come to the university today. Even so, A&M-Commerce is NOT closed today. Classes will proceed as normal.

Still No Answers Four Weeks into Moore Case

Nov 30, 2012
Avi Selk / Dallas Morning News

There are still no new developments in the disappearance and murder of a Greenville girl.

Holiday Aid Agencies are Aiding Each Other

Nov 20, 2012
Amazing News Update / amazing-newsupdate.blogspot.com

Multiple agencies are banding together this holiday season to provide services to families in need.

Jerrod Knight

According to election officials at the polling location inside the Westview United Methodist Church in Greenville, the "rush" associated with this year's presidential election was more prevalent during the early voting opportunities than during today's turnout.

The line for early voting did extend beyond the doorway at the Hunt County election office over the early voting period, but my sojourn to vote this morning was met with few other people.

The Candidates in Hunt County

Nov 6, 2012

It’s Election Day.

Dismantling Racism in Hunt County

Nov 1, 2012

Dealing with racism will be the subject of a public meeting in Greenville this evening.

Hunt County Early Voting Nearing Record Totals

Oct 30, 2012

An early voting record in Hunt County is likely this week.

Demand for Early Voting Prompts Expanded Hours

Oct 26, 2012

Early voting for the November 6 elections has topped more than 5,000 ballots already.

Horse Attacked by Mountain Lion in Hunt County

Oct 9, 2012
ctmountainlion.org

Texas department of Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Gary Miller says a horse in a pasture south of Greenville apparently came into contact with a mountain lion about 2 weeks ago.

fairfaxcounty / Flickr

BONHAM - With just over a month remaining before the November 6 General Election, voters are preparing to make their choices for President and on down to the local level.

Commissioner Atkins to Address Hunt County Budget

Sep 5, 2012
http://www.huntcounty.net

GREENVILLE - A Hunt County Commissioner, vocal in his opposition of the recently approved county budget, is hosting a town hall meeting this weekend.

Thanks to Rains, Counties Rescind Burn Bans

Aug 28, 2012

The Hunt County Commissioners vote Tuesday to lift its burn ban was the third cancelation in the past week.

Nine Greenville residents were among 30 arrested this week in a drug trafficking sting spanning multiple counties in Northeast Texas.

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