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8:53 am
Tue May 29, 2007

CISD trustees resume interviews Tuesday

Commerce, TX –

Tuesday night marks the fourth time in the last eight nights, Commerce school board members will be interviewing at least one candidate for the superintendent's job. As was the case three times last week, a finalist could be announced. But then again, maybe not. We'll have to wait it out, starting tonight at 7 in the middle school library.

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KETR Local
8:08 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Steroid testing on the way to the Governor

Austin, TX –

Texas public high school athletes would face mandatory random steroid testing under a bill given final approval Monday by the Legislature and sent to Governor Rick Perry.

If Perry allows the bill to become law - he has not publicly expressed opposition - the state could begin testing tens of thousands of students at the start of the coming football season. It would be the largest high school steroids testing program in the country. The House sponsor was Representative Dan Flynn, who represents Hunt County.

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KETR Local
6:25 am
Tue May 29, 2007

More rain

Commerce, TX –

A Memorial Day storm dumped nearly 1.25 inches of rain in Commerce. The holiday weekend generated an unofficial total of 2.5 inches. That's more than half of the 4.65 inches received in May.

Greenville's Major Fields received nearly 2.5 inches of rain Memorial Day, bringing the holiday weekend total to nearly 6 inches.

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KETR Local
10:55 am
Sun May 27, 2007

Commerce Memorial Day program moved indoors

Commerce, TX –

The Commerce Memorial Day program has been moved indoors, to First Baptist Church in downtown Commerce. The program still begins at 6 p.m. Greenville's VFW and American Legion will hold flag ceremonies at noon at their respective posts. Cumby has a program at 10 a.m. at the Cumby Cemetery, and Honey Grove has a program starting at 10 a.m. on the town square.

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KETR Local
6:18 am
Sun May 27, 2007

Holiday rainfall

Commerce, TX –

Sunday morning rains continue to help drought conditions in northeast Texas. Sunday's unofficial total in Commerce approached 1.4 inches. In Greenville, the weather service measured nearly 3 inches at Majors Field.

You can e-mail your rainfall amounts and location to bill@ketr.org.

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KETR Local
6:11 am
Sun May 27, 2007

Commerce High baseball season ends

Commerce, TX –

The record breaking season of the Commerce High baseball team came to a close Saturday afternoon as Liberty-Eylau captured the 3-A regional semifinal title. The Leopards blanked Commerce 6-0, ending the Tigers season with a record of 27-8. Liberty-Eylau, vying for a second consecutive state title, faces Celina for the Region 2 title. Celina advanced with two wins over Mineola.

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KETR Local
12:05 am
Fri May 25, 2007

CISD superintendent interviews continue

KETR Local
12:52 am
Thu May 24, 2007

Liberty-Eylau throws No-Hitter

Commerce – The Commerce High baseball team lost game one of a three game series last night to Liberty-Eylau 13-0. The Leopards' ace pitcher Will Middlebrooks threw a no-hitter against the Tigers, striking out 16 batters in six innings. The 6'4'' senior is a transfer to Liberty-Eylau, having grown up in Wolfe City. He's already signed with Texas A&M.

The next game is Saturday at 2:30 at Northeast Community College in Mt. Pleasant. Game three, if necessary, will follow game two.

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KETR Local
12:08 am
Thu May 24, 2007

CISD Board set to conduct interviews

Commerce – The Commerce ISD Board of Trustees will continue interviewing candidates for superintendent tonight. A special meeting will be held at the Commerce Middle School beginning at 5pm. The board may also choose a finalist for the position tonight.

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