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The Collin County Sheriff’s Office says the two people involved in a murder-suicide in Lucas were a father and daughter. 

Texas Almanac, Texas State Historical Association

Byron Taylor, president of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, says a luncheon meeting is scheduled for Friday (April 13) in the Sam Rayburn Student Center to discuss progress on the Hunt County "Yes for Roads" project.  Voters approved $24 million in bonds for road development in 2016, and this will be a report on where things stand.  Byron says about $6 million has been spent, but that has leveraged about $170 million in funding from the state and other entiti

2018 Fan Expo Dallas
Kevin Jefferies

Just a few sights from 2018's Fan Expo Dallas

This is Luke's rig for hunting hogs at night (details in main post)
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke is solo and discusses everything from sighting in his new digital scope to catching catfish. 

Photo by "My Life Through A Lens" on Unsplash

College students right now are the political leaders and creators of tomorrow. Most college students don't know how to pay taxes, yet, they are expected to be able to comprehend what is going on in the world right now, and make decisions based on this knowledge. 

Libby

Amy Stark with the Commerce Public Library says the library is offering a smart-phone app called "Libby," that will give library members access to many e-books through the Northeast Texas Digital Consortium.  Audio books also are available.  The library is hosting an open house at 1:30 p.m. Sunday (April 8).  Also, a "brick ceremony" will take place at Author's Park adjacent to the library honoring Texas State Historian Bill O'Neal and local author Tina Fletcher Selvaggi.

Mason Lively (left) and Matt Meinke at Notably Texan Headquarters.
KETR Staff

Victoria, Texas native Mason Lively is making a big splash on his maiden voyage. His debut record has the Americana/alt-country singer flanked by big names like Lloyd Maines and Cody Braun, and a perfect mixture of country and rock sounds.

Photo by Emma Anderson
Photo by Emma Anderson

Hunt County DA Nobie Walker says he’s asked the Texas Rangers to investigate the shooting of a dog by Commerce’s interim police chief. Interim Chief Jason Rector is accused of shooting a dog while on duty in March. The dog later died from the wound.

Keep Greenville Beautiful, Facebook

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says among many activities over the next few days and weeks is the annual "Don't Mess With Texas Trash Off" organized by Keep Greenville Beautiful at 8 a.m. Saturday (April 7), starting at the Westview United Methodist Church.  

Longtime statesman and civil rights activist Andrew Young joined friends and associates from the civil rights movement who gathered in Memphis on April 4 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in that city. 

The Journalism building on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce.
TAMUC File Photo

Fifteen students representing the A&M-Commerce student newspaper, The East Texan, won ten on-site contest awards at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) Conference, which took place in Dallas on March 21-24. The ten awards were a program best and the contestants finished the conference with second place in their division for ‘Best of Show.’

Northeast Texas Trail, Facebook

Jack Neal, the executive director of the Northeast Texas Trail, says the Trail will observe "Opening Day" for national trails this Saturday (April 7) with events in the 19 communities along the Northeast Texas trail, which reaches from Farmersville to New Boston.  In the Fannin County town of Ladonia, a hike and bike ride is planned at 12 noon, Saturday, along with a trail cleanup.  Other activities along the trail can be seen on the Northeast Texas Trail Facebook page.  Opening Day on the tr

file photo
file photo

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks has retracted his statement that Michael Chambers may have committed suicide.

CASA, Facebook

Lori Cope, the director of CASA -- the Court-Appointed Special Advocates of Hunt County -- says April is "Child Abuse Prevention Month."  Friday (April 6) is "Go Blue Day" when everyone is asked to wear blue in support of efforts to fight child-abuse.  The number of foster children in the CASA program is down from 190 early in 2017 to 184 now, and the number of CASA volunteers is up from 42 to 67.  A fund-raising program, "Bling By Badge

The documentary "Bois d'Arc Goodbye" is coming to A&M-Commerce on Apr. 5.
Russell Graves

KETR invites the public to attend a screening of the 31-minute documentary film “Bois d’Arc Goodbye” on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 5.

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