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9:31 am
Mon September 11, 2006

Commerce Tigers see first loss

Canton – The Commerce Tigers went to 1-1 on the season after falling to Canton Friday, 20-16. Sam Buker returned the opening kick-off 80 yards for a touchdown and set the tone for the game early. The 5'4'' Buker added 177 more rushing yards and another touchdown to lead the Eagles to victory. The game saw several lead changes, but Commerce could not mount the comeback in the waning second of the fourth quarter and the Canton Eagles held on for the win.

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KETR Local
9:25 am
Fri September 8, 2006

Drought still plagues Northeast Texas

Northeast Texas – While the area has enjoyed recent rains, there hasn't been enough to relieve drought for Northeast Texas. Burn bans are still active throughout the area, and most areas that have enacted mandatory watering restrictions still have those restrictions in place.

In Commerce, watering has recently been limited to weekend nights, and City Manage Bill Shipp said those restrictions won't be lifted due to recent rain.

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KETR Local
9:24 am
Fri September 8, 2006

Rains County Fair starts Monday

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KETR Local
10:57 am
Thu September 7, 2006

Speed may be factor in boat crash

Lake Texoma – Excessive speed may have been a contributing factor in a deadly boat collision on Lake Texoma that killed five people, including a couple from Rockwall. According to his son, Gordon Mineo of Rockwall had his boat going around 75 miles per hour at the time of the accident Saturday that killed Mineo, his wife, two passengers, and a woman in another boat. One man is also hospitalized in Dallas in serious condition.

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KETR Local
10:55 am
Thu September 7, 2006

Greenville teen will be tried as a juvenile

Greenville – A Greenville teen will be formally charged with murder and tried as a juvenile. The Hunt County Grand Jury met in special session this week to decide if the 13 year old boy would be charged with murder. If convicted of murder, the teen would be placed in a Texas Youth Commission facility until he was 18, then returned to Hunt County where a judge would decide if he would spend the remainder of his sentence in an adult prison.

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KETR Local
10:08 am
Wed September 6, 2006

Sulphur Springs man in jail

Sulphur Springs – A Sulphur Springs man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for stabbing another man. The Incident occurred on Putman Street over the weekend, when one man was hit with a bench and retaliated by stabbing the other man in the chest with a box cutter.

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KETR Local
10:17 am
Tue September 5, 2006

West Nile in Paris

Paris, Texas – A Paris man has been diagnosed with the West Nile virus. Paris/Lamar County Health Director Anthony Bethel was notified by the Texas Department of State Health Services of one case of West Nile virus and the possibility of another last week. Hunt, Titus, and Cooke Counties have each had one case of West Nile this year. Denton and Kaufman Counties have reported two and Collin County has four. Tarrant County has seven confirmed cases and Dallas county reports 27 confirmed cases of West Nile.

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KETR Local
10:16 am
Tue September 5, 2006

Appeal denied for convicted murderer

Commerce – An appeal has been rejected for a Commerce man convicted of capital murder. Larry Darnell Hatley was sentenced to life in prison in December 2004 in connection with the death of Edi Cruz Garcia. The Sixth Appellate District Court of Appeals in Texarkana rejected Hatley's appeal and upheld the jury's verdict late last month.

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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
9:27 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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