Commerce police said in a Jan. 16 statement that Corey Dominic Heath, 23, of Commerce, was shot on Jan. 13 while attempting a home invasion and robbery.
Heath, 23, of Commerce, died from gunshot wounds on Jan. 13, police said. Officers responding to a call of a possible shooting found Heath dead on the property of Lamplight Lodge Apartments, 1300 Moore St., at about 1 p.m., police said.
Beginning January 17, Texas A&M University-Commerce will host sculptor Patrick Dougherty on campus. Dougherty was commissioned last year to create a piece for the university which he will construct during his visit. He will also hold a lecture on January 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the theatre of the Performing Arts Center.
Jerrod Knight, the general manager of KETR, discusses the current state of the radio industry, which is stronger than many realize, according to a recent article. Another article reports that music downloads on iTunes are declining as listeners shift to Pandora and other streaming music services.
An extensive manhunt this morning caused a lockdown at Cooper ISD campuses as Delta County Sheriff’s officers and several other local law enforcement agencies searched for suspects fleeing from a burglary scene west of Cooper.
Darrell Williams recorded his fourth consecutive 20 point game with a game-high 25 points to lead all scorers as A&M-Commerce reeled off its 10th win in the last 11 games with a decisive 86-53 win over Cameron in the Field House in the Lions Lone Star Conference home opener Wednesday night.
The Lion women (7-6 overall; 2-2 in LSC) saw their three-game winning streak come to an end on Wednesday after a gutsy comeback-effort fell short, with the Cameron Aggies (5-7 overall; 2-1 in LSC) narrowly escaping with a 65-64 win.
Delta County Commissioners (from left) Precinct 4 Mark Brantley, Precinct 3 Loyd Vandygriff, Judge Jason Murray, Precinct 2 Gary Anderson and Precinct 1 Rip Templeton start the 2015 year with regular business Monday.
Delta County Judge Jason Murray presided over his first regular meeting on Monday. Topping the discussion of agenda was a resolution for Charles Edwards of Hayter Engineering to consider the community development through BLOCK program – aimed at low income citizens determined by a prior door-to-door survey. Edwards also presented a Disaster Relief grant (with the denial of the FEMA relief). The Court accepted the recommendation and the resolution.
Delta County 4-H participants used their consumer knowledge and ranked similarly based products to fit a given scenario during a recent Consumer Decision Making contest. This competition gives youth the opportunity to make wise decisions when shopping.
The CASA for KIDS of Delta, Red River and Lamar Counties has just announced their award for certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association. This recognizes their compliance with National CASA’s high standards for quality child advocacy.
The Eastern Turkey was once numerous in East Texas. But rapid changes in habitat caused the population to quickly decline.
According to Steve Favre of Riverview Farms in Lake Creek, Texas the Texas Parks and Wildlife have reopened the Eastern Turkey Restoration Program, deeming it the Sulphur River Eastern Turkey Cooperative. He is seeking owners and operators of acreage near the North Sulphur River between Sulphur Bluff and State Highways 19 and 24 at Lake Creek to stock Eastern Turkeys.
The Northeast Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX) Board met Wednesday afternoon at the Blacklands Railroad Office in Sulphur Springs. NETEX Chairman Sam Young stated while no immediate formal action was taken during the meeting, they have no ties with Public Werks and were in the process of establishing a release.
Randy Pennington, CEO of Pennington Group, business advisor and East Texas State/Texas A&M-Commerce alumnus and his "Five Friends" offer tips for a better 2015. One of the tips: define what you mean by "better."
A&M-Commerce senior forward Darrell Williams picked up his second Lone Star Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors after averaging 25 points per game and 17 rebounds per game in a pair of Lion weeks last week.
Williams, a Chicago, Ill., native notched back-to-back 20 point scoring games with 24 points and 26 points in a pair of Lion wins during the week. The senior paced the A&M-Commerce with 24 points and a staggering 21 rebounds in a 91-61 win over Arlington Baptist.
The Lion women (7-5 overall; 2-1 in LSC) continue their lengthy defense of the Field House this Wednesday, when they will put their three-game winning streak on the line against the visiting Cameron Aggies (4-7 overall; 1-1 in LSC).