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Bonham ISD Closed Until Jan. 24 Due To Flu

Jan 17, 2018
All Bonham ISD campuses are closed and will re-open on Wed. Jan. 24.
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This has been a brutal flu season in North Texas. Nearly 40 people have died so far, and Tuesday, the Bonham Independent School District announced it was closing for a week because of the flu outbreak.

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Our personal technology commentator Jeremy Gamez, business technical analyst with the Texas A&M-Commerce provost's office, reflects on recent developments related to Apple's new iPhone and the FCC decision to rescind "net neutrality."

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Try talking about North Korea without getting into a good conversation. Go ahead, I’ll wait ….

Cindy Roller, editor of the Cooper Review, and Brenda Stewart of the Delta County Chamber of Commerce discuss the plans for the chamber's annual banquet "Winter Fiesta" at the Charleston Sky event venue in the town of Charleston. 

 

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Derek Price with Hunt County Public Art says the organization has approved a new mural for the L.P. Waters Early Childhood Center on West Lee Street in Greenville, and has tentatively approved a project for Commerce pending the approval of the Commerce City Council.  The L.P. Waters project is a mural titled "The Sky's the Limit" by artist Elisa Lane.  On a related note, Derek says the Greenville City Council has rescinded a moratorium on downtown art projects.

Terry Tate (left) Deryl Markgraf (center)  Matthew Yates (right) show off a few rabbits taken on a recent hunt.
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When you have been kicking around the outdoors for about 55 years, it's tough to find "something new". Luke discovered a new way of hunting rabbits this past week that he thoroughly enjoyed. Luke joined his friend Deryl Markgraf on his hunting least in north Texas along with Terry Tate and Matthew Yates. The group set up what they kiddiingly referred to as  their "mid winter rabbit camp".

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Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, Texas A&M-Commerce associate professor of counseling, relates plans for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at 2:30 Sunday at Mount Moriah Temple Baptist Church in Commerce, and at 7 p.m.

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The White House says it wants to bring broadband internet service to more remote and rural areas of the country. But getting internet to rural homes and businesses may take more than a presidential signature.

Charleston Sky is the new location of this year's Delta County Chamber Banquet and Awards.
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Besides a new location, new caterer, new entertainment the reasons to attend this year’s Delta County Chamber of Commerce Banquet just got even better – the Chamber will be hosting a giveaway of a two person, seven night cruise to Mexico. Tickets will be limited to only 100, making for great chances to win (1 in 100).

Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Ray Keck
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Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Ray Keck that he'll be stepping down from his office on Aug. 31. Keck will remain at the university as faculty, he said. A new university president is expected to begin work on Sept. 1.

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Carol Taylor, the chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, has learned the story of how a vintage artillery piece came to be located on the grounds of the Hunt County Courthouse.

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Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams, in the later part of this conversation, says the city has received another positive report on its water supply, and if it gets two more good reports, will no longer be required to send out the warning notices to water users.  The mayor says the city has devised a way to flush a little-used water line periodically, and that has improved the overall quality of the water.  Mayor Williams also discusses the tentative plans for the Northeast T

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During the winter weather, you and I are not the only ones to put on a heavier coat. Animals outside do it too. But when it comes to cattle, that heavier hair-coat can cause a lot of problems. And not just for the animals.

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Our personal technology commentator, Jeremy Gamez, business technical analyst with the Texas A&M-Commerce provost's office, reflects on a Forbe's article, "Seven Technology Trends that Will Dominate 2018." Among these is the rise of artificial intelligence in our everyday lives.

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SPCA of Texas

Animal welfare officials seized almost 140 dogs from an alleged puppy mill near Honey Grove over the weekend.

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