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9:27 am
Mon September 4, 2006

Tigers win game one

Bonham – The Commerce Tigers opened up their season with an impressive win over Bonham Friday, 26-14. Commerce showed balance in all phases of the game in the victory over last season's District 9-3A champs, led by Junior Quarterback Bobby Draughn. Draughn rushed for two touchdowns and threw for one in the 4th straight victory over Bonham for the Tigers.

In other District 10-3A action:
Royse City down Kaufman 35-3
Quinlan-Ford edges Mineola 21-19
And Wills Point falls to Athens 37-14

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KETR Local
9:27 am
Mon September 4, 2006

Tigers win game one

Bonham – The Commerce Tigers opened up their season with an impressive win over Bonham Friday, 26-14. Commerce showed balance in all phases of the game in the victory over last season's District 9-3A champs, led by Junior Quarterback Bobby Draughn. Draughn rushed for two touchdowns and threw for one in the 4th straight victory over Bonham for the Tigers.

In other District 10-3A action:
Royse City down Kaufman 35-3
Quinlan-Ford edges Mineola 21-19
And Wills Point falls to Athens 37-14

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KETR Local
9:29 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Coomerce man tries to rob Cooper bank

Cooper – A man that attempted to rob a bank in Cooper and led police on a high-speed chase has been identified. 42 year old John Thomas Phipps of Commerce is being charged with robbery, evading arrest with a vehicle, and DWI. Officials say he was drunk at the time of the incident.

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KETR Local
9:27 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Inmate found dead

Greenville – A 42 year old woman was found dead yesterday inside the Hunt County Jail. Officials believe Glenda Marie Jackson died of natural causes. Jackson had been arrested on August 24th and was being held for probation violations. She had visited with jail medical personnel for pre-existing conditions, but the cause of death is unknown.

The body has been sent to the Dallas County Medical Examiner's office for autopsy. Texas Rangers are assisting in the investigation.

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KETR Local
9:26 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Tigers football tonight!

Commerce – The Commerce High School Tigers kick off their football season tonight in Bonham. Third year head coach Bill Draughn will be putting some new players in key positions, with a new quarterback, starting running back, and new receivers. There will be some big men returning to help anchor the offensive and defensive lines, however, which the Tigers will lean on for success. Fan can expect to see a new 3-4 defense in the works, too, as the Tigers try to adjust to several teams on the schedule playing pass-first offenses.

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KETR Local
12:36 am
Thu August 31, 2006

Cooper bank robber in custody

Cooper – A man is in custody for an attempted bank robbery in Cooper after leading police on a high speed chase. A suspect attempted to rob First National Bank of Cooper around 10am yesterday morning. The suspect then fled to Enloe where a pursuit involving Delta County Deputies began. The chase reached speeds over 100mph before finally ending at the intersection of Highways 24 and 19.

A rifle was found and the suspect was taken into custody at that time. No name has been released.

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KETR Local
12:35 am
Thu August 31, 2006

Womans hit cow on road

Rains County – An Edgewood mother and her infant are ok after hitting a cow Sunday night. The collision occurred along Highway 19 near the Rains and Van Zandt county line. Jennifer Daugherty and her 11 month old son Jace were heading to their home in Edgewood when they struck a cow that had wandered on to the roadway. The collision severely damage the 2004 Cavalier she was driving, causing significant damage to the front end and crushing most of the roof of the car.

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KETR Local
10:36 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Trial begins today for teen charged with murder

Greenville – Testimony begins today in the murder trial of a Greenville teenager. 17 year old Frank James Edwards Jr. has been certified to stand trial as an adult for the shooting death of 18 year old Joseph Willis last summer. Willis was found inside a Jeep shot once in the head in June last year. Witnesses say the shot was fired from another vehicle and accuse Edwards of pulling the trigger.

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KETR Local
10:32 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Sewage dump meeting draws crowd

Hunt County – More than 100 people showed to a public meeting hosted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to discuss a proposed sewage dump near Lone Oak. Almost all who attended the meeting Tuesday voiced their opposition to the proposal by Gustavo Ortega to create a 45 acre area to dispose of septic waste. Ortega said he is not doing anything illegal, and a spokeswoman for Ortega that lives near a similar dump said it is not raw sewage and she did not ever see it or smell it near her home.

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KETR Local
10:30 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Hunt County Sheriff's bond still under scrutiny

Greenville – A hearing scheduled for Tuesday regarding Hunt County Sheriff Don Anderson's bond has been rescheduled. The hearing was set as Anderson seeks an injunction against the insurance provider that carries his personal bond. The bond is required by state law for Anderson to be in office.

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