From the cockpit to the church pulpit
On the second Sunday in July, approximately 50 soldiers from an assault helicopter battalion based in Tulsa, Okla., showed up at the Methodist Church in Celeste to pay tribute to a former comrade-in-arms.
- Widow of JD Tippitt speaks on murder of Dallas officer
Driving for veterans
A group of military veterans and supporters have been traveling (slowly) across the United States, raising money and awareness for wounded veterans. On Thursday, they stopped by the Hunt County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 81 for a barbecue meal and home-cooked dessert.
One First Class Army Private
In the spring of 1943, Private First Class Arlen Butler was fresh out of boot camp, preparing to head overseas to do his part for the United States Army in World War II.
Praying for Al Jackson
Commerce’s Al Jackson is a senior wide receiver/defensive back, a former all-district selection who helps anchor a team that has had a lot to overcome this season. But wins and losses were the last thing on anyone’s mind Friday night during the Tigers’ homecoming game against Howe, following a collision that left Jackson motionless on the ground.
GCS robotics team wins local competition
When the Greenville Christian School entered the B.E.S.T. robotics competition in 2011, they stunned everyone (including themselves) by winning first place.
In tune with the world
Dwayne Patterson has an ear for music.
‘Beyond the Farthest Star’ puts Leonard, Celeste on the silver screen
Hunt and Fannin County residents will get a chance this October to see their cities like they never have before: on the silver screen.
“Beyond the Farthest Star,” a movie written and directed by Andrew Librizzi and starring Cherami Leigh, Renee O’Connor and Todd Terry, was shot in Dallas, Hunt and Fannin counties.
Chowing down for charity
As anyone who watches the Food Network’s Man vs. Food knows, eating challenges are typically macho affairs as men (and women) battle monstrous food creations in hopes of earning a spot in local dining history.
Local residents reflect on their 9/11 reactions
The events of Sept. 11, 2001 have been indelibly etched into the memories of those who experienced the attacks first hand or watched them unfold on television.
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