The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team, ranked no. 22 nationally among NCAA Division II teams, rolls into Wichita Falls looking to knock off Midwestern State. The Lions hope to defeat the Mustangs on the road for the first time since 1998 and clinch the outright Lone Star Conference championship at 7 p.m. in a game that will be broadcast on KETR.
Two hours into a meeting called to parse revisions to new social studies textbooks for Texas schoolchildren — and a month before the deadline for final approval — the State Board of Education found itself confronting a tricky question.
Was Sam Houston a liberal?
Board member Pat Hardy believed that Houston, hero of the Texas revolution and two-time president of the Texas Republic, might balk at the description.
This year’s top photo exemplifies how being a good photographer is not just about having the most expensive equipment, but the eye for the art of photography.
It was a difficult decision for the judges but the Sulphur Springs Worldwide Photo Walk is announcing the winners of the fifth annual event sponsored by the Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance.
Taking the First Place ribbon was fifth-year participant photographer Malorie Padron of Sulphur Springs with her entry highlighting the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial and America flag flown over Celebration Plaza. Padron said she usually uses her Canon EOS 35mm camera but this year she used her cell phone camera.
A Hopkins County investigator has been arrested by local sheriff's deputies, according to a report by Tyler-based KLTV.
Investigator Daniel Madison Winn was arrested on Oct. 22 and charged with tampering with evidence with the intent to impair an investigation, the report said. Bond has been set at $25,000, the report said.
A nice crowd helped chase the chiggers out of Delta County for the 21st Annual Chiggerfest this past Saturday. The day-long event began with the Chigger mascot and Chigger "in training" being chased out of town for the start of the 5K/2 mile run.
The ongoing criticism of the City of Commerce’s municipal animal shelter – and the refusal of local officials to allow public comment on the topic at the Oct. 21 city council meeting – has many people in Commerce frustrated and angry.
More than 50 members and supporters of the No Kill Hunt County group, an organization dedicated to making all shelters in the county no-kill shelters, attended the meeting to protest what they said were poor conditions at the Commerce Animal Shelter and alleged mistreatment of the animals by shelter personnel, according to the Commerce Journal.
Commerce Public Library director Nan Clay says the library now offers Family Literacy Night activities on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m., in addition to General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes at the same time.
Current forecasts for Northeast Texas predict that this weekend’s weather will feature afternoon high temperatures in the mid 80s. The extended outlook for the region says that early trick-or-treaters on Halloween will take to their neighborhood streets with temperatures in the low 70s.
When will seasonably cool weather settle into the region for more than a day or two? Soon, say meteorologists. Just not yet.
Although predictions favor a weak El Niño to develop over the next couple months, forecasters say there’s a good chance for a wet, cool winter.