Commerce – The Hunt County African American Leadership Conference and the Commerce Rotary Club Thursday present the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. awards ceremony for the City.
Dr. Hal Langford, Dean of the College of Business and Technology at Texas A&M University-Commerce will be the keynote speaker.
This year's recipients include Jack Gray, MLK Employee of the Year; Ann Ruth Champion, MLK Woman of the Year and Dr. Fred Tarpley, MLK Man of the Year. Below is a complete list of awards and recipients.
Commerce, Sulphur Springs – The Texas Department of Transportation is inviting the public to a public meeting next Wednesday regarding an upcoming project along State Highway 11 between Commerce and Sulphur Springs.
New Year's Day shooting suspect in Commerce remains in custody; City of Greenville to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. next week; Greenville City Council learns about possible municipal utility district; Royce City appoints search firm for city manager; victim of deadly helicoptor crash at Texas A&M University identified.
Commerce – Another loss for the Mavericks; Flozell Adams is headed to the Pro Bowl; a big game in Big 12 basketball tonight; Michael Irvin has a brush with danger; and it's a double-header tonight for A&M-Commerce basketball on the road against Central Oklahoma with coverage on KETR beginning at 5:45.
Greenville – The City of Greenville is to honor a national hero next week. The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered in Greenville Sunday and Monday. The celebration will include a parade, speakers, skits and more, beginning with a Remembrance Ceremony, scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church. A parade is then set to start at 10:30 a.m. Monday from the parking lot of the Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Texas. More information is available at 903-450-1393.
Hunt County remains under burn ban; New regulations proposed for beer and wine sales in Greenville; Hunt County Crime Stopper implement cell phone texting tip mechanism; Greenville to honor Native Americans this weekend; Lamar County Crime Stoppers seek Dairy Queen burglary suspect in Paris; Black Hawk helicoptor crash at Texas A&M University kills one.
Commerce – The Dallas Stars end the Red Wings' six-game winning streak; OU takes down Texas in basketball; the Colts name their new head coach after Tony Dungy's retirement and the Broncos get their new coach from New England; Lance Armstrong is about to be riding once again; steroid testing will be an issue in the new state legislature; Dallas Cowboys linebacker Anthony Spencer has been arrested; and the A&M-Commerce basketbal players visit a local elementary school.