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Local Elections was the top story in 2018 as Senator Ted Cruz won by the narrowest of margins. Image courtesy of the Texas Tribune.

The Top Ten 2018 Good News Stories in the County

Good News spread throughout the county in 2018. Hunt County News will review the Top Ten News stories from Number Ten through One over the next few days. Ten: County Commissioners approve property tax increase during the August Commissioners Meeting. The increase would see approximately $38.00 on a hundred-thousand-dollar valuation. […]

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, […]

"Movie Money" illustrates one million dollars. Image courtesy of Prop Money of Hollywood.

Commerce University Bequeathed a Year-end Gift

Alumna Mary Spencer recently bequeathed $1 million to A&M-Commerce. Spencer hopes that her gift will give students the extra push needed to graduate, pursue their dreams and make the world a better place. “I love those students who have a passion for learning and leadership and who want to help […]