Greenville – One person was hurt and another person sought following a Monday morning stabbing. The incident occurred in the 3600 block of Short Street in Greenville at approximately 2:24 a.m.
After responding to the scene and making contact with a witness, officers located a male subject who had been stabbed, telling police he was involved in a physical confrontation with a Hispanic male. The victim was unable to provide the name of the person who stabbed him but did give a description.
Commerce – The Commerce ISD hopes a policy change will help attract more transfer students this coming school year.
School board members Monday night approved a change to its interdistrict transfer guidelines, allowing students who live outside the district to apply for transfer at any time, provided they meet requirements for attendance, academic achievement and conduct. Previous policy enforced a May 1 application deadline and didn't require a transfer student meet certain academic criteria.
On Highway 11 in Fairlie five miles north of Commerce, storage buildings, carports, tea houses, greenhouses, playhouses, barns, and metal structures fill a lot surrounding an abandoned gin. Owners, managers, and workmen for Lone Star Sheds are members of a small Mennonite community that has built a reputation for quality craftsmanship and customer trust since their arrival in December 2009.
Cooper, TX – Unique in many ways, the Mary Slough Museum in downtown Enloe, seven miles northeast of Cooper is likely to become a favorite Texas historical showcase for visitors who spend an hour with Richard Duncan, director of research, genealogist, and chief volunteer. "Most of the people who find their way to the museum are not from around here. They come from Hawaii, Illinois, and all across the country to discover the Delta County roots of their ancestors who once resided here," Duncan explains.
Commerce, TX – Online reports show that as of June Commerce is an active area for ghost sightings. Among the states logging 24,646 national, Texas leads all other states with 3,262 hauntings recorded, followed by 2,063 in California and 1,140 in Ohio. Puerto Rico trailed all other American affiliates with only 52 incidents while Delaware logged 53 and Wyoming 73.
Greenville – The first vote to approve a new development plan for West Greenville is scheduled for this week by the Planning and Zoning Commission.
A public hearing will be held prior to the vote, scheduled for Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
The Small Area Plan, consisting of 27,000 acres, is expected to help guide development over a wide region of the western edge of the city and along the Interstate 30 corridor. The plan will also play a role in setting standards for the proposed giant municipal utility district.