12 21 2014

Beckett found guilty, sentenced to 10 years probation. Sentence includes 180 days in jail, $5,000 fine, 240 hours community service

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent Former West Tawakoni Councilwoman Laura Denise Bailey Beckett was sentenced to 10 years probation Dec. 16 in the March 2013 hit-and-run death of Jackie Lynn Blaylock. Judge Richard Beacom, 354th District Court [...]

Pearl Harbor remembrance

18-year-old charged with murder

Suspect arrested on theft charge in Terrell, coming to Hunt County By Larry Briscoe Correspondent An 18-year-old Terrell man is expected to be jailed in Hunt County this week on a murder warrant. He was arrested on a Terrell theft warrant and [...]

Flynn looks at next legislative session

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent Texas State Rep. Dan Flynn previewed issues for the 84th Texas Legislature Monday at a town hall meeting here. “I didn’t come here with a big agenda. I came to listen to you,” Flynn told the assembly of about [...]

‘A cure’ tops Christmas wish list for 12-year-old Andrews’ Quinlan family struggles with eight years of medical battle

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent A Quinlan mom and dad wage a battle for time every day for their 12-year-old son. The fight is in its eighth year for Misty and Michael Russell. Twelve-year-old Andrew was diagnosed in Sept. 2006 with a rare form [...]