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Hundreds of children are expected to take on the task of catching fish this week, during the 23rd Annual David Dickson Memorial Fishing Friday.

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Two local amateur radio groups plan to test out the skills and equipment they would need in the event of a disaster, while reaching out to their counterparts across the world.

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A proposed effort to assist people who are struggling financially with their utility bills and the donation of labor to help build electrical infrastructure at the Navajo Nation Native American territory will be among the topics discussed at Thursday’s GEUS Board of Trustees meeting.

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Discussions over the Greenville Independent School District’s proposed 2019-20 budget and about local property values will be among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the district’s board of trustees.

COMMERCE — More than a dozen headstones at the Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce were vandalized with paint and graffiti some time in the last two weeks, the Herald-Banner learned Friday – and some of the graffiti included references to a violent street gang. 

As the Greenville city manager and city staff develop a draft of the 2019-20 city budget, they plan to consider two requests in regard to local property taxes, both of which have been made in recent months by multiple city council members and Greenville residents.

No one was hurt as a result of an emergency landing made by a light aircraft Wednesday afternoon, which Greenville city officials said was making training maneuvers earlier in the day at Majors Field, the City of Greenville Municipal Airport.

Please note that this story has been corrected since it originally ran in the Thursday, June 13 issue of the Herald-Banner. It has been clarified that the killing of vultures is always prohibited be federal law.

This Week's Circulars


Bobby Ray Sparks, 64, formerly of Caddo Mills, passed away May 29, 2019 in Monterey, California. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran. The committal service is June 26, 1 p.m. at the Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Michael Mack, 68, of Greenville passed away June 10, 2019. Services are Thursday, June 20, 1 p.m., Love & Integrity Funeral Cremation Services. Visitation is June 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Love & Integrity Funeral Cremation Services.