After spending 36 years of public service to the citizens of Hunt County, I am retiring at the end of the year. My wife and I live in commissioner Pct. 1 and even after retirement we will be living in Pct. 1. Our roots are here and we care deeply about Hunt County.

This past week, I took the time to examine the campaign finance reports for state Rep. Dan Flynn and Bryan Slaton. Dan received $48,500 from 44 donors. By contrast third-time candidate Slaton showed contributions of $151,179. Of that $151,179, West Texas billionaires Tim Dunn and Farris Wilk…

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Thanks to donations of N95 masks, disposable gowns, face shields and other pieces of personal protective equipment to Hunt Regional Medical Center, the hospital is better equipped as its staff continues to prepare to treat future patients with COVID-19, while also protecting its other patien…

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AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference to provide an update on personal protective equipment (PPE) distribution throughout the state of Texas. The Governor also announced that Texas received 2.5 million masks in the past 24 hours, and will receive an additional 3 million…

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According to the Texas Department of State Health Services as of Saturday afternoon, Hunt County still was reporting eight confirmed COVID-19 cases.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced new federal guidelines Friday recommending that Americans wear face coverings when in public to help fight the spread of the new coronavirus. The president immediately said he had no intention of following that advice himself, saying, “I’m choosi…

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Obituaries

Nancy Louise Dressel, age 78, passed away, April 6, 2020, at her home in Celeste. There will be a memorial service at a later date.

Annell "Margaret" Bowen passed away on April 6, 2020. Arrangements are pending with Lynch Funeral Home in Caddo Mills, Texas.