01 28 2015

Young boy dies after fire

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent A two-year-old boy died Saturday afternoon in a Dallas hospital where he was taken after fire on Wednesday destroyed his family’s travel trailer on County Road 3623. He and his mother and sister were flown by [...]

Handcuffed suspect escapes in police vehicle

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent   A suspicious vehicle report this morning led area officers on a chase that ended only after an escape in a police car that crashed into a truck and shots fired by multiple officers as the vehicle was used [...]

West Tawakoni council says lift stations for grant request

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent The West Tawakoni City Council chose wastewater lift stations as the target project for a community block grant request. The project was selected Tuesday night at a special meeting of the council. Mayor Calvin [...]

Help from their friends

  West Tawakoni Volunteer Fire Department needed a fire truck. Fire Chief Jeff Felts stands in front of one donated to West Tawakoni firefighters by the East Tawakoni Volunteer Fire Department. In addition, the Quinlan department also donated [...]

No holiday for firefighters

      The Christmas and New Year holidays were busy for area firefighters. Firefighter-in-charge Robert Gayden III directs efforts at an early morning structure fire on Main Street at the Edward Street intersection in Quinlan on [...]