Two Commerce men have been arrested in connection with a robbery and kidnapping case from Friday, September 19, 2014.
On Monday, September 22,2014, investigators with the Commerce Police Department arrested two local men in connection with a robbery and kidnapping case where a Commerce man was approached by two men at gunpoint. He was subsequently taken to an ATM on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce to withdraw money out of it.
Bert Cooper, the executive director of Community Seeds, says the faith-based organization has received the necessary architectural and design approval for its incubator kitchen, which will allow people to prepare and market food. Community Seeds also has started its fall welders training class. Bert says people trained in welding are in great demand.
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Texas A&M University-Commerce senior linebacker Tu’u Liu has been named Lone Star Conference Defensive Player of the Week. A&M-Commerce defeated Texas A&M-Kingsville 55-20 at AT&T Stadium on Sept. 20. Liu snatched two interceptions against the Javelinas. Both interceptions were on passes that Liu tipped, then caught.
After a meeting was shut down earlier this month due to overcrowding, state transportation officials are going to try again Monday to present information regarding a possible toll road through the region between Greenville and Garland, as well as other issues.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has scheduled the public meeting at the Rockwall High School Performing Arts Center at The Utley Middle School campus. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Monday, with the public meeting starting at 6:30 p.m.
The A&M-Commerce football team retained the Chennault Cup for the third consecutive year following a 55-20 win over Texas A&M-Kingsville following a stingy defensive performance highlighted by two interceptions including one returned for a score from senior linebacker Tu'u Lui.
Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletic Director Ryan Ivey says the recent Thursday night home game against East Texas Baptist was so successful, with more than 6,000 in attendance, that A&M-Commerce will host a Thursday night game against next season, against NCAA Division II power Adams State of Colorado. And Ryan says the Lone Star Conference has been having some preliminary discussions with the non-football Heartland Conference about a merger.
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Commerce police have issued a statement saying that a Commerce resident reported being robbed near the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus at about 3 a.m. on Sept. 19.
The man reported that while he was walking in the 2400 block of Campbell Street, he was approached by two unidentified black men, police said. One of the men displayed what appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun, according to the report. The victim was walked to an ATM on the university campus, where he was made to withdraw cash, police said.
Roxton resident Sandra Johnson describes a little about the annual "Roxton Saturday Night" festival, which is set to entertain Northeast Texans for a tenth year this weekend. This year's headline musical artist is Stacy Musgrove, who is scheduled to take the stage in downtown Roxton at 7 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 20.
Press release from Roxton Saturday Night organizers: