Wolfe City – It will be another ten months before five people from across North Texas will face a jury in connection to a Wolfe City oil and gas fraud.
Donald Joseph Dean, of Tyler; Michael Day Lamont, of Frisco; Carl Tinsley Ratner, of Dallas; and Kevin Michael Hays, of Euless; have all received indictments for engaging in organized criminal activity, acting as an unregistered dealer and selling unregistered securities. Chad Michael Hays, of McKinney has also been charged with several counts.
Commerce – The Commerce ISD is moving forward with a new policy aimed at awarding good student behavior with special incentives.
During Monday's regular meeting, High School Principal Verdie Montgomery proposed a volunteer program where students who are in good standing with the district would be issued a "Tiger card." Any student who obeys day-to-day school procedures would be considered in good standing.
Sulphur Springs – A San Antonio man is arrested in Sulphur Springs after police were called to a report of counterfeit $20 bills being passed out.
44-year-old Mark Anthony Merryman was located inside the Quality One Inn, where police discovered a printer and large quantity of bogus bills in his room. He's been charged with forgery and the Secret Service has been notified.
Area businesses and residents who feel they may have been victimized should contact Sulphur Springs PD.