Caddo Mills, TXegreenvilleextra.com

Area man charged with multiple counts of child sex crimes

The 6-foot-220-pound man was booked into Hunt County Detention Center, where he remains now, in lieu of a total of $400,000 bond. A Caddo Mills man is behind bars after he was charged with multiple counts of indecency with a child. 47-year-old Mark Wayne Cotten was taken into custody by...
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Texas deputy pins teen to ground while she cries, "I can't breathe"

There are new questions about how police handle mental health calls following the release of disturbing video of a Texas sheriff's deputy restraining an 18-year-old. The body camera footage begins with a Kaufman County sheriff's deputy only identified as Martin following a barefoot 18-year-old Nekia Trigg as she walked home last Tuesday. Martin's office had received calls about a young woman in the neighborhood threatening to kill herself by jumping into oncoming traffic.
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Forney, TXTMZ.com

Black Teen, Family Evacuate Home Due to Death Threats Over Cop Mounting Her

The Black teen who was mounted by a white cop in Texas has evacuated her home -- along with the rest of her family -- following death threats over the viral video. 18-year-old Nekia Trigg is the woman in the troubling video, and her mother, Antanique Ray, and a few other family members have left their Forney, TX home ... fearing retaliation from local citizens and even law enforcement ... according to Nekia's attorney, Kim T. Cole.
Hunt County, TXGreenville Herald-Banner

County’s active COVID-19 cases spike sharply

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Hunt County more than doubled in less than a week. With the start of the new school year beginning this month, only about four in 10 people eligible to receive vaccines for the virus have done so, according to state health officials. The...
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Dallas, TXPosted by
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Cathy’s Critters is a great petting farm in Dallas area that also offers learning programs for kids

Cathy’s Critters is located in Princeton, Texas, about 30 minutes from Dallas. It is a beautiful petting farm where animals roam freely. They are never too busy because of the nature of the farm, so it is very ideal for distancing in these times. They offer learning programs for kids 5 and up. Please watch this video to see what it looks like and to learn more about what it offers. Address: 7422 County Road 466, Princeton, TX, 75407 Contact: 972-562-0583
Canton, TXPosted by
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Trade Days in Canton it’s Not Shopping it’s an Adventure

You've probably heard about Trade Days in Canton, maybe it's something that you've always wanted to visit, it's something you should definitely put on your bucket list. This past weekend Savannah and I got some coffee and took the short drive to Canton on Saturday morning. While spending the day shopping doesn't always sound like the most fun way to spend my weekend, this was much more than I ever expected.
Greenville, TXGreenville Herald-Banner

Starting from scratch with baked goods at Farmers' Market

Streams of shoppers strolled and paused at the booths at the Greenville Farmer’s Market last Saturday morning. Within the festival atmosphere, the scene included the regulars who come every week along with new customers, kids and dogs. “We do everything by hand and from scratch,” says Kelly Howell. Kelly and...
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Greenville, TXgreenville.tx.us

Indulge in something cold or something sweet during August in Greenville

It's August and we have finally hit triple digit temperatures. Yes, you can go to the pool, lake, or just stay inside where it's air conditioned. But what about treating your taste buds with something cool and refreshing (or just decadent)! Here are some "Greenville unique" culinary options to keep you cool and happy this August.
Mesquite, TXDallas News

A build-your-own salad bar to open in Mesquite this fall

A new salad spot is coming to Mesquite at the end of 2021. Salata, which offers customizable salads and wraps, will open sometime in the last quarter of the fiscal year at 1705 Town East Blvd. Salata lists more than 60 fresh veggie, fruit and protein toppings, soups, and dressings made from scratch daily with hand-picked herbs.
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Wylie, TXprincetonherald.com

Exotic cat rescue facility recognizes zookeepers

In-Sync Exotics in Wylie celebrated an important employee group last week. The week of July 18-24 marked 2021’s National Zoo Keeper Week, with In-Sync Exotics boasting a staff of nine full-time keepers who perform and oversee a wide variety of daily critical duties, from habitat maintenance to well-being assessments to medication administration and everything in between.
Dallas, TXpapercitymag.com

A First Taste of Apothecary — The Chic Spot Slinging Fun, Extravagant Cocktails on Lower Greenville

New cocktail bar Apothecary is now open in Lower Greenville. (Photo by Megan Ziots) In 2018, friends Tanner Agar, Nic Cain, and Taylor Rause teamed up to open Rye in historic downtown McKinney. The craft food and drink concept quickly became popular in the North Texas suburb, and with adventurous Dallasites looking for a new destination to try. Always planning to one day expand to Dallas, the trio got lucky when real estate opened up in Lower Greenville during the pandemic.
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Famed Olympic dressage trainer Johann Hinnemann visits Black Star Sport Horses in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX – July 29, 2021 — Renowned Olympic dressage coach Johann Hinnemann was at Black Star Sport Horses this week. Johann Hinnemann is one of the most sought-after dressage trainers in the world and currently has three students currently competing at the Olympics in Tokyo. Johann has coached the Canadian team, Dutch team, and German team during his career.
Murphy, TXmurphymonitor.com

Connect with nature on Murphy trails

Tyler Tryon ran the paved trail with his stroller with daughter Luna, 18 months, at Waters Edge Park one day last week. At midday on that hot weekday, not many people could be seen on the path besides Tryon and his toddler. Still, the trail does provide a needed respite from the world, and trails in Murphy prove to be popular with local residents.
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