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And Now There are Ten

Hunt County Commissioners will have their work cut out for them in January now that they must choose between ten candidates for Hunt County Judge. Judge John L. Horn passed in early September 2018 after a brief illness. He was on the November ballot running unopposed. Commissioner Jim Lathan picked […]

Judge Kelli Aiken administers the Oath of Office to Brittni Turner, Hunt County Treasurer. Image courtesy of Facebook.

County Officials Sworn In

There was no time for Rose Bowl Parades or football games for eleven county officials today. Newly elected Brittni Turner, Hunt County Treasurer, was one of the eleven sworn in by Judge Kelli Aikin at the Hunt County Courthouse. Some of the officials were incumbents while others were brand new. […]

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. […]