OKLAHOMA CITY — Tim Tadlock and Chris Beard, two of Texas Tech’s most popular athletic figures, shared an enlightening moment earlier this month when detailing the stark contrast between the draft process in their respective sports.

Saturday will be a day filled with cars, trucks, motorcycles and corn hole, during the “First Annual Torq ’N Tire Throwdown” event, sponsored by  the Hunt County Children’s Advocacy Center.

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Republican incumbents, including a district judge and the district attorney, have been the first to file for re-election to offices in Hunt County, while several newcomers are lining up for upcoming Hunt County Attorney and Constable vacancies.

The current edition of the Hunt County grand jury is scheduled to meet again Friday and may hear evidence in an intoxication manslaughter incident and a second suspect charged with sexual assault of a child and trafficking, in addition to other cases.

A hearing is scheduled this week, as attorneys for a suspect charged in a reported double homicide near Commerce more than three years ago is seeking to have the capital murder indictment dismissed.

Students and staff with the Greenville Independent School District took some time to honor the sacrifices made by veterans at the district’s annual Veterans Day program Monday.

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