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1:50 am
Tue March 11, 2008

Greenville City Council Place 4 receives opposition

Greenville – There will be a Greenville City Council election this year. Former Council member Hattie Tennison filed just before the deadline Monday evening for the full term open in Council Place 4. She'll face incumbent Victoria Rogers, who's seeking re-election to the position.

Click above to listen as KETR's Greenville correspondent Brad Kellar reports.

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KETR Local
10:02 am
Mon March 10, 2008

Filing deadline for Commerce city positions is today

Commerce

– New filings have been made for Commerce Mayor and City Council Places 2 and 4. Last week, four more individuals made their candidacy official.

Co-Owner of the Drunken Mule Tim Johnson has filed for Mayor, joining Quay Throgmorton on the May ballot.

Animal Science Lecturer at Texas A&M University-Commerce Chris Ellason has filed for City Council Place 2. He'll oppose John Sands, who's seeking a third consecutive term at Place 2.

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KETR Local
10:00 am
Mon March 10, 2008

Diesel fuel spill near Celeste

Hunt County

– Hunt County Chief Environmental Enforcement Officer Mike Pierce credited quick action by the Celeste Fire Department Sunday night with averting a serious contamination of the Celeste water supply.

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KETR Local
6:42 am
Mon March 10, 2008

Burn ban ends today

Hunt County

– Some Hunt County residents will be celebrating because today marks the end of Hunt County's 90-day burn ban.

Starting this morning, local residents can now legally burn, said Hunt County Fire Marshal Richard Hill.

This will be a boon to the agricultural community because they'll be able to get rid of the brush they have accumulated, he said.

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KETR Local
11:50 am
Sun March 9, 2008

Commerce fire kills two

Commerce –

A weekend house fire in Commerce takes the lives of two residents. Commerce Police and fire officials responded to two 911 hang-ups received at 3:52 a.m. Sunday to discover a residence along Sycamore Street on fire.

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KETR Local
5:43 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Roads closed from too much rain

KETR Local
1:27 am
Fri March 7, 2008

A&M-Commerce Presidential finalists forwarded <BR> to the A&M System Chancellor

Commerce, TX –

The following is a release sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce employees Friday by Dr. David Crenshaw, chairman of the Presidential Search Committee:

The Presidential Search Advisory Committee (PSAC) spent a long 2 days conducting off-campus interviews with a small number of applicants. The interviews went well and we had indeed identified some very talented and superior candidates.

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