10 01 2014

West Tawakoni man killed in wreck

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent   A 46-year-old West Tawakoni man was killed Friday night in an automobile crash on Rabbit Cove Road in West Tawakoni near Raintree, according to Chief of Police Brandon Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick said Jerrol Lane [...]

Stage 4 cancer patient needs deductible funds

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent Friends and family members have come together in an effort to help a Quinlan woman pay for cancer treatment including an insurance deductible of $6,000. Beth Casas was recently diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Friend [...]

Firefighters extinguish fire west of Quinlan

Photo by Larry Briscoe   Quinlan Fire Chief Brett Cash Carroll directs operations to extinguish a fire where firefighters were called about 5 p.m. Sunday. The house blaze was located on State Highway 276, west of Quinlan. He said the vacant [...]

Expert hand fisherman welcomes new restrictions on noodling

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent   “I’ve fished all over the country. We’ve got the best. Lake Tawakoni is the greatest catfish lake in the state,” so says multi-state champion and expert hand fisherman Jimmy Millsap. Millsap and [...]

Sheriff says incident does not appear to be abduction

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent   Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks issued the following statement regarding reports of a woman abducted after her family was killed this morning northwest of Quinlan off State Highway 276: “It started out this [...]