04 23 2014

Suspect from Alba charged shooting incident

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent An Alba man was arrested and charged April 2 in connection with a shooting incident in front of Quinlan Ford High School. The Hunt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a shooting in progress in front [...]

East Tawakoni council ups water, sewer rates

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent The East Tawakoni City Council increased water and sewer rates by a split vote Tuesday night at its regular monthly meeting. The council voted 3-2 for the increase with Councilmen Lynn Wallace and H.L. Thomas voting [...]

Beckett arrested in hit-run death

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent West Tawakoni Councilwoman Laura Denise Bailey Beckett was arrested at 10 a.m. Feb. 6 by the West Tawakoni Police Department on two sealed indictments issued by the Hunt County grand jury. West Tawakoni Chief of [...]

Appeals court dismisses action to remove Solomon

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent A long-running lawsuit to remove Carol Solomon from the West Tawakoni City Council was dismissed Thursday by the Fifth District Court of Appeals of Texas at Dallas. “Because we conclude the cause is moot, we [...]

Williams Chapel Cemetery cleaning uncovers history

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent An old television series said there were a thousand stories in the naked city, and the lead-in line stated that that week’s installment was just one. That could also apply to cemeteries. Williams Chapel Cemetery, [...]