Hunt County – The 38th annual Hunt County Fair opens up today, with 9 days of fun-filled fair action ahead. The grand opening is today at 4pm at the Hunt County Fairgrounds in Greenville. Crabtree Amusements will provide midway rides once again this year, with the midway opening at noon on weekends and at 4pm on weekdays.
Commerce – The Commerce Independent School District Board of Trustees began budget talks last night, just one day after the State Legislature failed to reach a public school financing solution. The current "Robin Hood" system has been declared unconstitutional by the courts and was declared an emergency issue for the legislature. CISD Superintendent Keith Boles said he wasn't surprised the issue was not settled in the legislature's regular session.
Commerce – Construction is right on schedule for the new $28 million Science and Technology building on the A&M-Commerce campus. The structure will be the first purely academic building built on campus in the past 25 years, and University President Keith McFarland was pleased with the construction process so far.