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Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletic Director Tim McMurray discusses the NCAA Division II football playoff game at 2 p.m. Saturday vs. Colorado Mesa. It's the first time a playoff game has been played at Memorial Stadium since the East Texas State Lions defeated Grand Valley State 36-15 in 1991. Tim also reflects on the A&M-Commerce soccer team, which will travel to Colorado School of Mines for an NCAA playoff game at 1 p.m. Friday.

Cindy Roller

Sulphur Springs Mayor Emily Glass says the city recently won the "Spirit" award for cities with populations of 25,000 and under from the Texas Municipal League. The award was in recognition of the city's redevelopment of its downtown area as "Celebration Plaza." The mayor says a community singing event, "One," takes place in Celebration Plaza at 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon (September 19). It's designed to be an event promoting unity.

Hunt County Shared Ministries, FISH

Wally Jeffers, the director of Hunt County Shared Ministries, also known as as FISH , says volunteers serving as "Hunt County Gives" will put together Thanksgiving food baskets tonight (November 15), Wednesday night and Thursday night at the FISH headquarters on King Street just south of downtown Greenville. Wally says FISH and other organizations provided food assistance to around 4,000 families around Thanksgiving and Christmas of last year.

Lions Soccer To Play NCAA Elite Eight Game In Colo. On Friday

Nov 14, 2016
A&M-Commerce advances to the national quarterfinals as a result of the victory over Midwestern State on Nov. 13.
lionathletics.com

The Texas A&M University-Commerce women's soccer team is one of eight teams remaining in the NCAA Division II tournament. The Lions will play Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo., in the next game of the tournament on Friday. If A&M-Commerce wins, it would advance to play either Western Washington or California-San Diego at a location to be determined on Sunday.

Lions Win Conference, Will Host NCAA Playoff Game Saturday

Nov 14, 2016
A&M-Commerce clinched its third consecutive Lone Star Conference championship on Nov. 12 with a 30-10 victory over Tarleton State.
lionathletics.com

The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team has earned its second consecutive berth to the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs, and will host NCAA Playoff action in Memorial Stadium for the first time since 1991, as announced by the NCAA on Sunday afternoon. The Lions earned the fourth seed in Super Region Four, and will host fifth-seeded Colorado Mesa University at 2 p.m. on Saturday. This is A&M-Commerce's fifth trip to the NCAA Playoffs and the first time hosting since a 1991...

Hunt County United Way

The executive director of the Hunt County United Way , Frances Dalbey, says the charitable organization's annual fund raising campaign is seeing an increase in donations this year, after a decline in donations last year. Frances says she's been pleased with the results of new initiatives of the United Way, such as the Little Libraries and the Mobile Learning Cafe.

Kristen Taylor

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions defense dominated Saturday against Tarleton State as they won their third Lone Star Conference title in a row, 30-10. Head Coach Colby Carthel could hardly contain his excitement on the sidelines as the clock wound down and he threw water from a Gatorade jug on his head. The Lions three-peat win gives them the conference title outright after Midwestern State lost earlier in the day to Eastern New Mexico State, 30-28. The Lions finish the regular...

A lot of fine eating upland birds taken recently at Burk's Quail Run (www.burksquailrun.com)  in Glimer, Tx.
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke's guest is Kenneth Burk, owner of Burk's Quail Run ( www.burksquailrun.com ) near Gilmer, Texas. Luke and Kenneth talk about shooting upland birds behind well trained pointers.

Sarah Hobbs (left) and Matt Meinke outside the KETR Studios.
Jerrod Knight

Sarah Hobbs is living her dream. From humble beginnings in Jefferson, to attending college at Texas A&M University-Commerce, she's now making a name for herself as a strong voiced, independent Texas singer and songwriter.

Lions To Host Tarleton In Final Regular-Season Game

Nov 11, 2016
The Lions and Texans are set to kick off at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

The 8th-ranked Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions football team play at Memorial Stadium Saturday in the annual President's Cup game against Tarleton State University. For A&M-Commerce, at least a share of the Lone Star Conference Championship is on the line.

Keck Named A&M-Commerce Permanent President

Nov 11, 2016
Dr. Ray Keck
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Dr. Ray M. Keck was named permanent president of Texas A&M University-Commerce by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents Thursday, Nov. 10. “I am so glad that Dr. Keck will continue to lead Texas A&M University-Commerce,” said Cliff Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Regents. “He is an extremely qualified leader and will help this great university reach even greater heights.” “I am confident that Dr. Keck will provide the experienced leadership Texas A&M University...

City of Greenville

Kevin Banks, the manager of the Greenville Municipal Auditorium , discusses plans for the second " Downtown Stroll " from 5-9 p.m. Saturday evening (November 12) in Greenville's downtown district. Almost all downtown businesses, including many restaurants, will be open. The event harks back to the days when people gathered downtown on Saturdays to shop and socialize. Kevin also discusses upcoming shows at the GMA, including the Robert Earl Keen "Merry Christmas from the Fam-o-lee" show,...

City Manager Marc Maxwell receives Susan H. Campbell Award for Professional Excellence.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

The last 10 of his 21 years as City Manager for Sulphur Springs, Marc Maxwell has dedicated to downtown revitalization. On Wednesday night in Killeen he was honored and appreciated by the Texas Downtown Association as the winner of the Susan H. Campbell Award for Professional Excellence. Maxwell’s passion for community is at the heart of Celebration City – Sulphur Springs. He understands the value of marketing and allocated sufficient funds to host over 500 downtown events on Celebration...

Texas Department of Health and Human Services

Hunt Regional Healthcare registered dietician Sally Rhodes reflects on the Center for Science in the Public Interest report card on the American diet . The best grade (B+) is for the consumption of milk, and the worst (D+) is in the two categories of beverages and meat, poultry and seafood.

A sign indicating polling station in Commerce on Nov. 8, 2016.
Mark Haslett

An unprecedented local turnout on election day saw Hunt County voters saying yes to more than $24 million in bonds to pay for transportation improvement projects and resulted in an extremely close race to elect a new Hunt County Constable.

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