The interest in the Sulphur River Eastern Turkey Cooperative has grown according to Steve Favre of Riverview Farms in Lake Creek, Texas, who is spearheading the project.
“The project has been received well by the community in both Delta and Lamar Counties,” reports Steve Favre. “The cooperative has grown from 15,000 acres before to over 22,000 acres and still growing today.”
Texas A&M University-Commerce started its first-ever softball season by winning both games of a doubleheader against St. Edward's University, 3-0 and 9-4, on the newly finished John Cain Family Softball Field. Pitcher Aundria Romero had the season’s first shutout and December Rivers went 3-for-6 with a game-winning 3-run homer in the first game.
A two-vehicle accident slowed traffic through the construction zone of State Highway 24 between Klondike and Commerce this morning at approximately 7 a.m. in the 24 degrees temperatures. Responding was Cooper Fire and Rescue trucks, Enloe Volunteer Fire Department, Delta County Sheriff’s officers, Constable Ben Snow and Highway Patrol Trooper Archie Crittenden.
Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, associate professor of counseling at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce school board member and the president of the Hunt County African-American Leadership Conference, reflects on the beginning of Black History Month.
Luke visits with his long time friend Bart Payne who has spent many years fishing the coastal waters around Rockport. Bart details his favorite and most productive method of catching Trout and Redfish. Payne is also involved with a line of specialty corks designed to help with fishing on the coast - www.legendpoppingcorks.com.
Despite trailing for the vast majority of the game, A&M-Commerce women's basketball (10-7; 4-3 in LSC) came back in an overtime thriller to hand the Texas Woman's Pioneers (12-8; 5-4 in LSC) a 73-61 defeat.
Leading by three points at the half, No. 25 Angelo State stifled No. 25 A&M-Commerce defensively and showed off the NCAA's most efficient offense in the second half as the Rams ended the Lions six-game winning streak with a 79-63 Wednesday night in Lone Star Conference action in the Junnell Center.
After two days of fleeing from local law enforcement Quades Williams was caught and arrested by the Delta County Sheriff’s officers on Wednesday, Jan. 28. He is being charged with felony forgery, felony evading arrest and Class A misdemeanor resisting arrest as well as harassment warrants from Lamar County. Reports state he was also currently on parole, warrants for violation are anticipated.
Filing for the May 9 municipal elections in Greenville got off to a fast start Wednesday, with three candidates officially throwing their hats into the ring, seeking spots on the Greenville City Council.
Several more people have taken the first steps to becoming a candidate, by obtaining the paperwork needed to formally file their campaigns.
Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor says the state historical commission has okayed a Chinese historical marker for the childhood home of Gen. Claire Chennault, on Monroe Street in Commerce. The market will actually be written in two Chinese dialects, and will be placed alongside the existing marker in English. It's believed the market in Chinese will be the first in Texas. Chennault organized the "Flying Tigers" to help the Republic of China fight the Japanese prior to American involvement in World War II.