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Local Interest

These are stories that may not qualify as 'breaking local news,' but are still of importance and interest to our region.

Community Shows Support for Alicia Moore

Nov 12, 2012
Avi Selk / Dallas Morning News

The community continues to show their support for a murdered Greenville teenager.  Several hundred people walked in memory of Alicia Moore on Saturday.

Avi Selk / Dallas Morning News

"The death of 16-year-old Alicia Moore has been ruled a homicide,"  said Greenville Police cheif Dan Busken today in a press conference. Greenville Police will join with the Van Zandt County Sheriff and the Texas Rangers in the investigation into the death of Alicia Moore.


Avi Selk / Dallas Morning News

The Greenville Herald Banner reports that the Greenville Police Department have received confirmation that the body of an African-American female found Tuesday by a Van Zandt county road construction crew is in fact that of missing Greenville 16-year-old Alicia Moore.

Halloween Trunk o' Treat on Cooper Square

Nov 5, 2012
Cindy Roller/Cooper Review

A slideshow from Downtown Cooper filled with little ghosts, goblins, and super heroes!

Greenville to host Veterans Day Parade

Nov 5, 2012
appstate.edu

Veterans day events are scheduled this week in Greenville. The American Red Cross has scheduled a parade to start at 10 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Bois d’ Arc and Lee St. in downtown Greenville.

Cindy Roller/Cooper Review

Enjoy this Slideshow from the 2012 Chiggerfest in Cooper!

Dr. Grady Price Blount

Homecoming week on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce culminated in the Lions' heartbreaking loss to Abilene Christian Saturday afternoon, but not for a lack of motivated fans and die-hard alumni present.

One Boo-tiful Time Expected in Downtown Greenville

Oct 29, 2012
heraldbanner.com

Downtown Greenville will play host to super heroes, ghosts and goblins Wednesday. The city of Greenville along with Hunt County, Drug Free Greenville and downtown merchants are hosting Halloween on the Square from 4 to 6 pm.

For the second year in a row, Paris High School has received the College Readiness Award from the Texas ACT Council for increasing the number of students taking the ACT Assessment over the past five years and significantly increasing their level of achievement and college readiness.

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COMMERCE – Texas A&M University-Commerce is pleased to announce a new Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, which has been approved by the Texas Board of Nursing and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  The program will begin in January of 2013.

School Board Accepts and Rejects Property Bids

Oct 26, 2012
Cindy Roller / The Cooper Review

COOPER - The Cooper ISD Board of Trustees met Monday to discuss matters related to property.

huntregional.org

UPDATE 11:32 a.m - The "facility issue" that closed the Hunt Regional Community Hospital in Commerce is a rodent infestation. They were discovered after a pest control company did a check-up of the facility.

What To Do in Delta County This Fall

Oct 24, 2012
Cindy Roller / The Cooper Review

COOPER - Let no one say there's not much to do in Delta County this month! This list is just a sample, submitted by Cindy Roller of The Cooper Review.

Scott Harvey has been the voice of local news on 88.9 since November of 2007. We must now bid a fond farewell to the hardworking journalist, editor, and host who's become a fixture here in Northeast Texas.

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Hawaiian Falls Says 'Aloha' to City

Sep 21, 2012
David Alvey / Blue Ribbon News

GREENVILLE - Officials now know more about a proposed water park in the city.

Cindy Roller / KETR/Cooper Review

Words can’t express the thoughts behind what happened 11 years ago on 9/11. But we remember.

Daniel Starks / KETR

Another cool front is on it's way!

Slideshow: Hopkins County Fall Festival Underway

Sep 10, 2012
Cindy Roller / KETR/Cooper Review

On Saturday, Sept. 8 folks lined the streets of Sulphur Springs for the 43 Annual Hopkins County Fall Festival Parade.

Three persons were taken into custody by the Hunt County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division working with the Terrell and Greenville Police Departments in the 5300 block of Highway 34 South around noon Thursday.

Cindy Roller / KETR/Cooper Review

Children are special gifts. They are so innocent and loving. All it takes is a smile, to light up the day.

Efforts in Local Cities Slowing Down West Nile

Sep 3, 2012
http://billclarkbugsperts.com

HUNT COUNTY - Fewer cases of people being infected with the West Nile virus are being reported in Hunt County.

Greenville Equipping Citizens to Fight Crime

Sep 3, 2012
http://www.sylvanheights.org

Greenville residents will have an opportunity to spend an evening out this fall learning how to fight crime in their neighborhoods.

http://www.drugfreegreenville.org

GREENVILLE - For more than two decades, DrugFree Greenville has served on the front lines in the battle against substance abuse through continuous prevention and awareness campaigns, and a great deal of community support.

A&M-Commerce Celebrates Blue & Gold Wednesday

Aug 29, 2012
Jason Flowers Chris Watson / Texas A&M University-Commerce KETR

Blue and Gold Wednesdays are a time for everyone to show their school pride and wear their blue and gold, which are the school’s colors.

Scott Harvey / KETR

COMMERCE - It's 91 degrees at 7 p.m. on a Wednesday and Daryl Martin is preparing to go for a drive. The same drive he’s taken every other week this time of year over the last decade.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Picture this: You are paddling down a gently flowing river, a cool breeze, and birds chirping in the background. You look at the river banks on either side of you, and there’s snow. You’re traveling down a river in Alaska.

Kylie Singleton / Sulphur Springs First Baptist Church

MILWAUKEE-The state of Wisconsin is famous for a lot of different things. It’s home to storied sports teams like the Green Bay Packers, was the home for two popular sit-coms, Happy Days and That '70s Show, and is known for extremely cold winters and extremely warm people. But they are also famous for something else. Dairy.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

According to Steven Moore of the Texas A&M University System, the post of president and CEO at Texas A&M University-Texarkana has been resigned by Dr. C.B. Rathburn, III.

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As is sometimes the case, 88.9 KETR must perform routine maintenance on our broadcast transmitter in order to continue to deliver the high-quality news and public radio programming you've come to expect from us.

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