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Deputy and police officer hurt in Hunt County chase crash
GREENVILLE, Texas - A Hunt County sheriff’s deputy and a Royse City police officer were injured in an early morning chase. The chase started in Royse City and around midnight made its way to Greenville, which is about 50 miles northeast of Dallas.
Woman Arrested in Hunt County Wanted on Abandon Endanger Child Warrant
When Tyfany Paige Kirby, 22 was arrested in Hunt County, she was arrested on a possession charge. However, it was found she had a Hopkins County Warrant for Abandon Endanger Child Criminal Negligence. She was held in Hunt County on their charge and has not been released to Hopkins County Jail.
GISD to honor high school custodian with ‘Hero of Hope’ recognition
When the Greenville Independent School District announced its “Hero of Hope” for the month of December through its Facebook page, it got a huge response from everyone who supported its choice to recognize Vic Lawson, the lead custodian at Greenville High School.
Two officers injured, arrest made in early morning chase
A Hunt County Sheriff’s deputy and a Royse City Police Department officer were injured during an early Thursday morning chase along Interstate 30 and then into south Hunt County.
Investigation leads to child pornography arrest
A Royse City-area man, previously charged with possession of child pornography, has again been arrested on the charge and is being held in local custody. Billy Lewis Malone Jr., 52, was taken into custody Monday following an investigation by the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office and Royse City and Greenv
Blue Santas again coming to aid of area children
Again this year in Hunt County, Santa will be wearing blue and carrying a badge. Law enforcement personnel, first responders and many others from across Hunt County have again joined forces to help help dozens of area children whose lives had been impacted by crime have a merry Christmas.
Spirit of Giving scheduled Saturday
Hundreds of local residents are expected to receive a Christmas blessing this weekend, courtesy of Spirit of Giving Hunt County. “We’re expecting it to be another big year,” said the volunteer organization’s Chuck Francey, who has helped oversee the event during its entire six-year run.
Something to Consider: Good Christmas music, memories go hand-in-hand
I love Christmas music. There’s simply something about it that can cheer just about anyone up. All my memories of Christmas are accentuated with Mom’s plethora of Christmas albums. Opening Christmas presents while Bing Crosby sings “White Christmas”, or eating our Christmas dinner with Michael Buble
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Christmas parade casts holiday glow
The City of Greenville Christmas Parade of Lights was worth the wait. Dozens of entries, from marching bands to spectacular floats proceeded through downtown Tuesday night, after a cold rain forced the postponement of the event last Friday.
Council votes to remove two stop signs
The Greenville City Council voted in favor of removing temporary stop signs at two different intersections at their meeting Tuesday. The stop signs in question were those on Sayle Street, where it intersects Shelby Drive, and on Old Mill Road, at its intersection with Edgewood Drive.
Designs for new playgrounds unveiled for 3 Greenville parks
The director of the Greenville Parks & Recreation Department unveiled impressive designs to the City Council Tuesday night for new playgrounds at three city parks. The 2019 city budget included almost half a million dollars so the playgrounds at Middleton Park, Wright Park, and Greenville Sportspark
Texas DPS looking for space for driver's license office in Greenville
A state facilities commission is taking bids for a new driver's licence office in Greenville, the Herald-Banner has learned. According to Dec. 6 posting by the Texas Facilities Commission, the Department of Public Safety is looking for 4,419 square feet of office space in Greenville, 195 square feet
Routine traffic stop in Hunt County results in arrest for child pornography
HUNT COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - In September of this year a Royse City Police Officer conducting a routine traffic stop was provided computer items that allegedly contained images of child pornography.
Christmas parade, watch party set for tonight
The City of Greenville Christmas Parade of Lights and related festivities are scheduled this evening in downtown Greenville. According to the Greenville Parks and Recreation Department, activities are set to begin at 4 p.m. with “frolicking,” as bounce houses will be set up in front of the Greenvill
Council to hold public forum before grocery store vote
The Greenville City Council has postponed their vote on whether to purchase the old grocery store building at 2601 King St. for $475,000 so that a public forum can be held before a decision is made.
Mayor Dreiling: Grocery store purchase ‘was not hidden;’ residents disagree
When the Greenville City Council convenes for its regular meeting Tuesday night at 6 p.m., at least some discussion is likely to focus on the several ways that the city’s handling of the proposed purchase of the old grocery store on King Street has differed from normal procedures, several officials
Your Yoga keeps relationships strong, bodies balanced
People might think doing yoga for the holidays is a bit of a stretch, but Charlotte Cook, the instructor of Your Yoga studio in downtown Greenville, is set on changing that perspective.
Council eyes tax breaks for company looking to invest $7.5 million
The Greenville City Council is going to hold public hearings to approve the creation of a reinvestment zone and subsequently approve a tax abatement for WestRock - Greenville Folding, Inc. as the paper and packaging production company looks to purchase $7.5M in new equipment, according to the city c
Comic Expo already looking forward to second year
Fresh off of their first convention in November, the Hunt County Comic Expo is heading into its second year with several events designed to appeal to both heroes and villains alike.