Commerce – Fifty high-caliber incoming freshmen with an average class ranking of 4.7 percent will be entering Texas A&M University-Commerce after being accepted into the Honors College for fall 2010. Each student will receive a tuition free college education and residential housing.
Greenville – Thursday marks the 25th anniversary of one of the worst storms to hit the region, causing major damage especially in Greenville.
Much of downtown Greenville was left in ruins on May 13, 1985, as at least one and as many as two tornados struck locally. Nine people were injured, none seriously, although hundreds of structures were either destroyed or heavily damaged.