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Car shows trek into town

The event, hosted by Farmersville Chamber of Commerce, allows myriad classic cars and trucks to park on the square on their way to Bug Tussle, Texas.

FARMERSVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Local districts receive 'A-F' rating, Greenville receives 'B'

This is the first year that schools were graded on the new accountability system, which gives schools a letter-grade, similar to how students receive scores on their report card. The state education agency on Wednesday released grades for districts based on data from the 2017-18 school year.

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-08-15 20:31:00

Commerce library building's 100th birthday

Left photo courtesy of the Commerce Public Library; Right photo by Ryan Scott / Commerce Journal — Get ready to sing happy birthday, as the Commerce Public Library building turns 100 years old today! The building was opened on Aug. 15, 1918 as a United States Post Office after being built at a cost

COMMERCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-08-15 17:00:00

Greenville ISD 'Meet the Teacher' and Annual Open Houses scheduled today

The L.P. Waters Early Childhood Center, located at 2504 Carver St., will be having an open-house from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-08-16 12:15:00

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Brings Highly Specialized Physician to the Sulphur Springs & Winnsboro - Ksst Radio

Sulphur Springs, Winnsboro TX – Patients seeking relief from gastrointestinal and liver ailment in the Sulphur Springs and Winnsboro areas will now have expert help with the addition of Mena Milad, M.D., to CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic – Sulphur Springs, the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Spr

KSSTRADIO.COM - 2018-08-16 18:26:14

What's this Monty Python sign doing in the middle of Sulphur Springs, Texas? 

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas — And now for something completely different: A Monty Python-inspired crosswalk in the middle of an East Texas town.This is not the setup for a joke. It's right there, where Main and Gilmer streets meet, near the plaza and in sight of the historic courthouse: A pair of traffic

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-16 02:13:18

Rockwall police, county support Children's Advocacy Center - Blue Ribbon News

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 16, 2018) Patricia Mejia, President and CEO of The Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County, along with members of the CAC Board of Directors, recently accepted donations that will help in the nonprofit organization’s mission: to provide a safe, child-friendly environmen

BLUERIBBONNEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 20:54:03

New clinic ready for patients

Athrong of visitors erupted into cheers and applause around Melanie Graham late Monday afternoon as the family nurse practitioner snipped a Lamar County Chamber of Commerce red ribbon in half. It was a ceremonious moment for Graham’s employer, HealthCARE Express, which officially opened its doors fo


Sentencing this week in Commerce double homicide

In a criminal complaint, the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office revealed Gonzales was the girlfriend of Tyrone Jamaal Williams, who has pleaded not guilty to seven counts of capital murder in connection with the June 17, 2016, slayings of Nichole Elizabeth Gonzales, 27, and her mother, Vicki Ann Gonzales,


Mugshot Goes Viral Because Of Amazing Makeup! | Kate | 94.1 ZBQ

Makeup tutorials on Instagram and YouTube are a BIG DEAL, but it's hard to stand out from all the other people doing 'em. I guess this is one way to do it.There's a 19-year-old woman named Marshala Perkins in Commerce, Texas, and she was arrested back in February for marijuana possession.Her makeup


SCU Investigation Results in Arrest of Local Woman - Ksst Radio

Special Crimes Unit began an investigation into the possession and sale of methamphetamine by Monica Renee Millan, 24, of Sulphur Springs. During the investigation, SCU observed Millan in the 1300 block of South League Street and made contact to arrest based on two warrants. During the arrest, she p


Man killed in Lamar Co. collision

Texas DPS Troopers tell us Brandon Smith, 35, was north on County Rd. 26718 around 6 a.m. when he ran the stop sign at US-82 and was hit by an eastbound pickup.


Hearing today in Craig capital murder case

Brooke Ashley Craig also faces lesser included counts of murder and manslaughter in connection with the Dec. 28, 2017 death of Kaden Green, 7.

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-08-15 10:45:00

Chamber of Commerce to host ribbon cuttings

The Chamber of Commerce hosts two ribbon cuttings this week. At 4:30 p.m. Thursday, there will be a ribbon cutting for Harman Lawn Care and Landscape. The Ribbon Cutting takes place at one of their client's offices: Red Carpet Employment Agency, 221 Laurel St., Texarkana, Ark.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

County employees to receive pay raise

However, two public hearings are scheduled this month, as the proposed rate is still considered a more than 11 percent tax increase, because it is above the effective tax rate, which is the rate at which the county would receive the same amount of revenue as in the current fiscal year.


Sulphur Springs Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon After Ramming Auto - Ksst Radio

Police officers were downtown when Terence Ramon Beachem, 46, of Sulphur Springs intentionally rammed the vehicle driven by the son of his girlfriend. Beachem had made threats to assault his girlfriend and the son prior to the incident.


North Texas Couple Accused Of Forcing Adopted Kids To Work At Illegal Puppy Mill Behind Home

“The kids were going to school with us for awhile, maybe a year or so, and after that they didn’t go to school anymore,” Saul Rodriguez Jr. said.


Lake Ralph Hall, proposed near Commerce, expected to bring region many jobs, visitors

Larry Patterson, executive director of the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, gave some insight into the future of the proposed Ralph Hall Lake at a recent Greenville Rotary Club Meeting. The lake is planned to be constructed in Fannin County just north of Ladonia, less than 10 miles north of th


Feed a Family for $10 by Knocking on This Taqueria's Back Door on Mondays

Few things can allay the malaise of Mondays, but we found a surprising chicken special that does. It may sound a little weird, but Velvet Taco’s backdoor chicken special happens to be the best cheap meal in the city on Mondays.


Garland Animal Shelter To Be Sanitized After Distemper Outbreak

They had hoped to sanitize the shelter over the weekend, but as of Monday, five at-risk dogs remain in the shelter.