Council and school board filing ends, one week remaining for write-in candidates; Fourth day of testimony Tuesday in Woodruff murder trial; Commerce Fire Dept. hopes new ladder truck is operational in a couple weeks; Public hearing Tuesday night regarding new Greenville wastewater treatment plant.
Commerce – Mavs open a 4-game road trip tonight; Big 12 Basketball Tomorrow; Rangers lose; Cowboys work out; Starts head for STL; A&M-C Women's Golf update, Men's Golf update; Caddo Mills take championship in powerlifting; Greenville Lady Lions Soccer in second place.
Commerce – The struggling economy hits Commerce in a big way as Zurn PEX Plumbing Systems announces it will cut over 100 jobs.
Employees learned Tuesday afternoon that the first round of layoffs will take place from May 10-23 and the second from July 17-31. Unconfirmed reports indicate a total of 108 jobs will be lost. Approximately 25-30 jobs will be kept in the areas of sales, customer service and other administrative functions.
The job cuts are blamed on the decline in the home building industry.
Testimony continues Monday in Hunt County murder trial; Monday is deadline to file for local council and school board elections in May; Greenville will soon lose popular restaurant; Hunt County Commissioners extend burn ban another month; Double murder of Texas A&M University-College Station students; A&M-Commerce welcomes roughly 1,300 students and parents to campus Saturday for Mane Event.
Greenville – Yet another area traffic stop has uncovered several pounds of marijuana, and leads to the arrest of one person.
The incident occurred early Friday morning, when Officer Adam Phillips with the Greenville Police Department stopped a truck near the 97 mile marker on eastbound Interstate 30 for failure to indicate an intention to change lanes.