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Citizen's depend on 9-1-1 dispatch services and often do not have a backup when the system goes down. Image public domain.

Nationwide 9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch Affects County

Hunt County was not spared when Century Link’s 9-1-1 network went down for almost eight hours last night. The Federal Communications Commission launched an investigation of telecom giant CenturyLink in the wake of a “troubling” nationwide outage that prevented some customers from being able to dial 9-1-1, officials said Friday. […]

This image is from the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society. At one time Greenville had one of the most modern fire departments in Texas.

Push-in Ceremony Scheduled

The celebration of the arrival of a new piece of apparatus has been a source of pride for regular and volunteer fire companies for more than 100 years. Greenville and Hunt County are not exceptions to this time-honored event. Greenville Fire Chief Jeremy Powell said, “During the late 19th Century, […]

Bill Hughes with the Hughes Gazette captured the essence of World Guy and his dog Nice. Image by Bill Hughes.

Rolling, Rolling Across the County

The following is a compilation from the adventures of World Guy, Erik Bendl, and a call in from Jeffrey Jennings. Erik has walked over six thousand miles for the cause of diabetes awareness during the last six years with his dog Nice. All together they have crossed forty states and […]

The very best Sicilian luncheon is available on Sundays from eleven until three at the Uptown Forum in Greenville.

Sunday Lunch at the Forum

The days are getting longer in North Texas, Pizzo’s Sicilian Café is now open from 11-3 after church on Sundays. Angela Marie Melia, Chef Ang, is the direct descendant of maternal grandparents who hailed from Sicily. Their last name was Pizzo, from which the name and inspiration for the café […]

The party bus is magically transformed into a transformer control center. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Transformers Beseige Greenville

One could not help but notice the unthinkingly painted Transformers Bus as it made several trips north on Wesley Street Wednesday toward Wolfe City Drive. Several classrooms at Crockett Elementary School got a special treat Tuesday when The Big Kahuna Company of Aledo, Texas brought their Transformer Bus to Greenville.  […]

The scene from the lighting director's chair in the Greenville Presentation of Steel Magnolias. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Steel Magnolias Bloom Tonight

Robert Harling wrote the play, Steel Magnolias, in 1987. The play and later film are about the bond a group of women shares in a small-town Southern community, and how they cope with the death of one of their own. The story is based on the author’s real-life experience of […]

The property at 2601 King Street (formerly the Migilitos Store) came on the market in June 2018. Image by KW Realtors.

The Citizens Speak

Approximately 60-75 interested citizens gathered at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center Monday night to ask questions of city officials concerning the purchase of a defunct grocery store located at 2601 King Street in Greenville. All City Council members were present except Mayor Pro Tem, Jerry Ransom, and Place 5 Councilperson, […]