Texas A&M University-Commerce landed a pair on the Daktronics South Central All-Region team as defender Vicky Backand forward Savannah Henderson were both named second team honorees, announced today. It is the first all-region honor for both players as the duo played a key role in helping the Lions to a memorable 2013 season.
If you're boating in one of 17 North Texas counties - including Collin, Fannin, Kaufman and Rockwall - there are some new rules.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department regulations aimed at halting the spread of invasive zebra mussels mean that you must drain and dry your boat and other equipment before leaving the lake. KETR spoke with a TPWD staffer, Ken Kurzawski, about the new guidelines.
The Cooper Bulldogs look to continue their undefeated season and the Leonard Tigers have a rivalry rematch as two teams from the KETR listening area continue in high school football playoff action this weekend.
Cooper (12-0) will travel to Royse City for a game against Scurry-Rosser (12-0) Friday.
Leonard (9-3) will face S & S Consolidated (12-0) in Allen Saturday.
Cooper and Leonard would face each other in the quarterfinals on Dec. 6 if they each advance past their respective regional matchups.
Texas A&M University-Commerce head volleyball coach Craig Case announced Monday morning three additions to the Lion volleyball program. Kaitlyn Ingle, Lacie Jessup and Shantel Norton have signed letters of intent during the early signing period and will join the volleyball program next summer.
In the second semifinal of the Lone Star Conference Tournament, West Texas A&M and Texas A&M University-Commerce played a thrilling five set affair for a spot in the championship match on Saturday afternoon. The Lions were unable to end their nine match-losing streak to the Lady Buffs.
A&M-Commerce was just the second team all season to push the Lady Buffs to a fifth set. The Lions won the first set 25-21, dropped the second set by the same score, won the third 27-25, dropped the fourth 25-19 and came up just two points short in set five, 15-13.
The cities of Commerce and Quinlan could be one step closer to obtaining new medical facilities, following action this week by the Hunt Memorial Hospital District Board.
The board is scheduled Tuesday to approve the purchase of land for a free standing emergency department in Commerce, and to also consider the approval of architectural and engineering services for both the Commerce and Quinlan free standing emergency medical departments.
Two Greenville teenagers have been indicted on charges they participated in a local dog fighting ring.
The Hunt County grand jury returned the indictments Friday against Kavante Rashad Davis and Dakalin Edwards. The panel also indicted a Dallas County resident for allegedly attacking a man with a sledge hammer earlier this month, while a local man was indicted for allegedly trying to take a peace officer’s weapon.
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Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti says Phase 1 of the city's street improvement project is nearing completion. And he says important progress is being made on the plans to locate a Tipitina's music venue in the old A.L. Day Elementary School.
Temperatures slightly warmer than previously forecast have resulted in widespread rainfall, rather than sleet, throughout much of Northeast Texas. However, freezing rain remains possible this morning.
Warning statements for most Northeast Texas counties have been downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory. Collin, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Rains, Rockwall, Van Zandt, Wood and other counties in Northeast Texas are under a Winter Weather Advisory. Red River and Bowie Counties remain under a Winter Storm Warning.