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10:33 am
Fri June 16, 2006

Buck's is coming back

Commerce – Buck's is coming back. Two Commerce natives are bringing back a Commerce favorite that closed its doors in 2002. Buck's BarBQ was a Commerce favorite for years, and Carl "Buck" Johnson, the grandson of the first "Buck" Johnson and original owner of Buck's BarBQ, and Len Stuart have been planning to re-open the establishment for over a year, recently finding a location along Live Oak Street becoming available.

The target open date for Buck's is July 1st.

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KETR Local
10:20 am
Thu June 15, 2006

Recall petition started for Paris City Councilman

Paris, Texas – A recall petition for Paris City Councilman Tim Ray is being circulated. Ray called for the performance and possible termination of Paris City Manager Tony Williams to be considered by the council earlier this week; but over 200 citizens showed to the meeting with many showing their support for Williams and the item was tabled. Former councilman Jim Bell initiated the petition and gathered signatures at the meeting. 700 signatures from Paris voters are required to force a special election if Ray refuses to step down.

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KETR Local
10:17 am
Thu June 15, 2006

New show debuts at A&M-Commerce Planetarium

Commerce – A new feature opens tomorrow at the Planetarium on the A&M-Commerce campus. Secrets of the Sun utilizes the latest satellite images to help explore and understand our sun and how it affects the Earth. From the nuclear forces churning at the heart of the Sun to mass ejections of solar material into space, the life cycle of the Sun and how it affects the entire solar system will be explored.

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KETR Local
10:15 am
Thu June 15, 2006

Hunt County Fair

Hunt County –

By Felicia Loo

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil rebounded toward $74 a barrel on Wednesday, as buying stepped up in anticipation of a drop in U.S. crude and gasoline supplies, halting a slide caused by hopes for a Middle East ceasefire.

U.S. light sweet crude for August delivery rose 41 cents to $73.95 a barrel by 0709 GMT, paring a loss of $1.76 a day ago but well below the record of $78.40 last Friday. London Brent crude rose 61 cents to $74.97.

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KETR Local
9:46 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Michael Walker remembered in Commerce

Commerce – Our Friend. Our Coworker. These were the words on flowers displayed graveside at a memorial service held for Michael Pee Wee Walker in Commerce yesterday. The day marked the one year anniversary of Walker's death, when he was gunned down while performing duties for the City of Commerce. City Manager Bill Shipp spoke of the impact Walker's death had.

SHIPP:It's incredible, the impact of this death; and the outpouring of kindness and remembrance that was received from all over the United States.

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KETR Local
9:43 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Raid in Cooper

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KETR Local
9:53 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Paris City Manager job safe so far

Paris, Texas – Paris City Manager Tony Williams still has a job. A large crowd gathered to show their support for Williams last night at a Paris City Council meeting. Councilman Tim Ray had pushed the issue of firing Williams onto the agenda, but instead made a motion to table the item after a huge crowd gathered to show their support for Williams.

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KETR Local
10:18 am
Fri June 9, 2006

Fannin County Jail looking towards expanding

Fannin County – Two architects have been looking at ways for the Fannin County Jail to expand. County Sheriff Kenneth Moore says the current jail in Bonham is overcrowded. Fannin County currently has to house some inmates in other counties at a cost around $18,000 per month.

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KETR Local
10:10 am
Fri June 9, 2006

People still out of homes

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KETR Local
10:36 am
Thu June 8, 2006

New housing project for Commerce

Commerce – The Commerce City Council took another step towards housing development in regular session Tuesday. Anthony L. Francois, an A&M-Commerce alum, previously suggested using vacant lots owned by the city to build new homes for moderate to low income families. The addition would be very similar to the Enlow Addition in Commerce, which means potential buyers may be eligible for help, according to Francois.

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