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Kendall Scudder to speak at Greenville Rotary on Wednesday

Kendall Scudder is slated to speak at Greenville Rotary on Wednesday. The presentation is slated for noon at The Landmark on Lee Street. Scudder was born and raised in northeast Texas where he attended public schools in Greenville and Sulphur Springs, Texas. His mother worked as a social worker, his father was a state employee with the Texas Department of Corrections, and his stepmother was an emergency medical technician for Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. He grew up learning the importance of sacrifice in service to our community. Scudder’s mother, Melissa, didn’t go to college right out of high school....

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Dark fiction, Greenville-born author releases second book in series

Greenville, Texas, born dark fiction author C. Derick Miller is proud to announce the release of his dark fiction novel Far From Home on 12.6.18 from Texas publisher Black Rose Writing. Katie Liberman is your typical eighteen-year-old college student…or at least that’s what her family thinks. Picking up five years after the events of A Taste of Home, Katie has dropped out of school and embarked upon a dangerous quest to find Kurt Jimmerson, the New York City attorney responsible for her family’s werewolf curse. Unknown to her, the attorney’s grip on the ‘City That Never Sleeps’ is tighter than imagined and she’ll need any...

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Greenville Rotary Club donates to Women in Need organization

Greenville Rotary Club recently donated to Women in Need. Greenville Rotarian David Weiland presented a check for $350 to the Women in Need organization. Women In Need Inc. began in 1980 with a group of Greenville citizens consisting of a DHS Social Worker, Police Personnel, and several business owners and clergy concerned about the lack of resources for family violence in the Hunt County area.  After meeting and determining that the need was great, these 9 citizens began a campaign to raise funds for the Family Violence Shelter.  Two local businesswomen, Doris Jones and Midlre (Mo) Bates contributed the...

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Cotton Patch Challenge set for September – Expected to bring thousands to the county

Cotton Patch Challenge, Hunt County’s premier bicycling event, is pleased to announce the dates, routes and hosts for 2018. The annual tour that has brought thousands of bicycle riders to Hunt County for the past two decades will be hosted by the Rotary Club of Greenville and newcomer Carevide (formerly Community Health Service Agency). Carevide is the new partner and will equally share a portion of the proceeds with the Rotary Club of Greenville. Proceeds from the event will continue to support area youth. The Cotton Patch Challenge caters to beginner and expert cyclists — and everyone in between....

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Hunt County fallen officers honored at ceremony today

Local law enforcement agents who have died in the line of duty were honored this weekend during a ceremony at the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office this morning. The ceremonies began at 11 a.m., wherein 11 officers were remembered. Ceremonies included a 21-gun salute, the playing of “Taps,” the reading of law enforcement code of ethics, and a presentation of a memorial wreath. The ceremony also included a bagpipe rendition of “Amazing Grace.” Those honored included: Hunt County Deputy Sheriff Robert F. Hagood, EOW Oct. 14, 1874 Deputy Sheriff John William Benjamin Adair, EOW Aug. 28, 1886 Deputy Joe Brigham, EOW...

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