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A truck waits for its turn to unload at Martinek Grain in Greenville. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Full-Throttle Harvest

Drivers going to Wolfe City and beyond are noticing the grain harvest in full swing.  Joey Rice with Martinek Grain, the owner of the grain elevators on Bois D’arc Street next to the railroad tracks in Greenville, reports “a steady stream of trucks is starting to arrive at the elevator […]

Social media fueled questions regarding the immediate closing of the Greenville DMV. Most customers took the closing in stride. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

DMV Closing

Signs appeared on the doors at the local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Greenville announcing the office closing effective Friday, August 31, 2018. The office is responsible for issuing drivers licenses, performing driver examinations, issuing state identification cards, and performing drivers’ examinations for truck and bus drivers.  A check […]

First Day Excitment

First Day Excitment

Hundreds of students descended on schools throughout the county today.  Abigail Rose is excited to be entering the second grade on her first day at Lamar Elementary. Abigail’s mother is in the Air Force and deployed to Afghanistan.  Lamar Principal Jamilla Thomas and the Lamar staff went above and beyond to […]

Many accidents have taken place at Reams Market. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Highway 34 Improvement Study

It is no secret that Texas Highway 34 traffic from Greenville through Quinlan on to the county line is saturated. New businesses are popping up hourly, it seems. Congestion is substantial, even on Sundays. The Reams Market intersection near Cash and Weiland is extremely congested. Image by Jim Satterwhite. The […]

Scout Second Class Alex Turner, Life Scout T. J. O'Brien, Scouts Cole Hahn and Jack Turner man a kiosk at Brookshires' to collect used batteries. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Discharging an Obligation

T. J. O’Brien is discharging an obligation to keep the earth viable for future generations to come. O’Brien has chosen battery recycling as a community service project for advancement towards Eagle Scout. The scout organized a recycling drive in several neighborhoods along Traders Road and the Earl Warren Parkway. The […]