Sulphur Springs – A recent shooting in Sulphur Springs, leading local law enforcement on a search of three unidentified suspects, turns out to be a hoax.
Sulphur Springs Police responded Monday to a reported shooting at an apartment complex at 512 Church Street.
Robert Alexander and his brother Josh Alexander, both of Sulphur Springs, are said to have suffered gunshot wounds and were taken to a local hospital. The victims reportedly told officers they were shot by a group of three masked men.
Commerce – The Commerce School Board is seeking input from parents and the community on the selection of its next superintendent. Confidential responses will help form a profile and interview questions to be used in the hiring process.
Former superintendent Mike Roberts resigned from the position last month after serving at the post for a little over a year.
Commerce – The new A.C. Williams Elementary School in Commerce continues to stay on schedule, according to a recent report. The Commerce School Board Monday heard from Claycomb Associates and W.B. Kibler Construction Company regarding the progress of the project.
Crews are continuing to lay the foundation for the structure, as well as install all utility lines. Steel for the building will begin coming in next week and will take about three weeks to erect.
Greenivlle – Hunt County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for a burglary of a habitation in Greenville.
The Crime occurred between 8:00 p.m. July 31 and 9:00 a.m. August 1 in the 1000 block of Pecan Street. The suspects entered though a rear window of the house and removed a SKS rifle, a Mossberg 12 gauge shotgun, an IAC12 gauge pump shotgun, an Epiphone guitar, a Fender guitar, and a Jay Turser guitar from the house.
By The following is a letter submitted by Commerce resident Alton Biggs regarding the recent accountability rating given to the Commerce High School
Examine the new Texas Education Agency ratings of Commerce schools and school district. Producing graduates who are Unacceptable to the State is not acceptable. Determining solutions to reasonable questions will reverse this detestable rating.