01 30 2015

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 [...]

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 [...]