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Monday, September 26, 2016
Four people were arrested on drug charges Thursday after Terrell and Forney police served a warrant at a home on Howard Street in Terrell. Public information officer for the Terrell Police, Captain A. D. Sansom, said officers found two gallon zip lock bags containing marijuana, a digital scale, several small yellow bags some filled with marijuana, and 20 alprazolam pills in a shed behind the house where two people were sleeping. Inside the house, $710 in cash and other drug paraphernalia was found. Taken into custody were Tommie Steward, Alexis Oliver, Gary Gray and Mattie Hooper, who were all charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance. Three of those arrested were booked into Kaufman County Jail early Saturday, where they are held on the charges pending bond.
A public hearing is one item on the Kaufman County commissioner's agenda today. The public hearing concerns the adoption of a district court records archive fee of $10. Also at today's meeting, commissioners will hear from the county's voter registrar Tonya Ratcliff concerning the current voter ID law and it's application in the November election. Commissioners meet in the Kaufman County Courthouse annex in Kaufman.
The twelfth opportunity in six years to rid your home of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs is set for October according to Terrell Police Captain A. D. Sansom. The event is a cooperative effort between the Terrell Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Sansom said the service is free and anonymous, just drop off the old prescription pills or patches at the Terrell City Hall lobby at 201 E. Nash Street in Terrell between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the day of the take-back event, October 22nd.
Erman Melton, a long-time Kaufman County resident and Terrell businessman for many years, passed away Friday, September 23rd, at the age of 88. A funeral service for Melton will be Wednesday, September 28th, at 10 a.m. at Max Slayton Funeral Chapel in Terrell. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra opens the new season of the E! Terrell Entertainment Series at the Terrell Performing Arts Center. The Dallas Symphony’s mission is to entertain, inspire and change lives through musical excellence. Dallas Symphony performances are regularly hailed by The Dallas Morning News as “exhilarating,” “revelatory,” “intensely dramatic,” and “as electrifying as you’ll hear anywhere.”