Paris – A monumental dedication is in the works as residents of the Red River Valley prepare to install a Veterans Memorial.
Former serviceman Doug Weiverg is the chairman of the Veterans Memorial Committee.
"Our Red River Valley Veterans Memorial is one we think is going to raise the bar for our part of Texas," Weiverg said. "It's a football field size; 300 foot by 126 feet wide, and it's being built for all veterans, past, present and future."
Paris – Paris ISD instructor Jennifer Ray has been selected as the Region 8 Elementary Teacher of the Year.
Ray, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Paris Junior College in 1994 and Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1997, will now compete against 17 other regional instructors for Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year.
Commerce, TX – The Thalian Culture Club is hosting its annual fundraiser - a signature and live auction - on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 6:00 pm at Sand Hills Country Club. The annual event is the organization's only fundraiser of the year, and supports numerous local charitable efforts, as well as provides scholarship opportunities for eligible seniors from Commerce High School.