Commerce – Four Texas A&M University-Commerce communication art projects will be competing against some of the world's best student designs and advertisements at the 2010 One Show College Competition in New York. The competition is part of the 2010 One Show Festival which takes place May 10-16.
"The One Show is a life-changing event for our students where they are recognized for their achievements," said Joe Daun, A&M-Commerce art department head. "They also get to meet some of the biggest players in advertising."
– Only one vote separated two Commerce City Council candidates during Saturday's municipal elections.
Incumbent for Place 4 Bob Monday received 236 votes. His opponent, Sue Davis, earned 235. Monday, along with Douglas Rohrabaugh, will be sworn in during the council's May 18 meeting. Rohrabaugh, a student at Texas A&M University-Commerce, defeated Place 2 Incumbent Billie Biggerstaff by 57 - 43 percent margin (264 votes - 197).
Clarksville – A Red River County judge has refused to dismiss drug charges against a former area high school coach; despite claims by a state prosecutor of a lack of evidence.
The Paris News reports that State District Judge John F. Miller rejected a request this week from the Texas Attorney General's Office to drop charges against former Texarkana Liberty-Eylau boys basketball coach Vergil Richardson.
Richardson was arrested during a 2007 raid of a home he owns in Clarksville.
Bonham – KXII-TV is reporting the Fannin County Sheriff's Officer is looking into the possibility of exhuming the body of a 2002 murder victim.
Jennifer Harris' boy was found in the Red River in May of that year.
Since then the FBI, Texas Rangers, and Sheriff's Deputies have launched a lengthy investigation, but no arrests have been made. Now, new details have emerged. However, those details have not been released.
Rockwall – A suspect is sought in connection to a fatal hit-and-run accident in Rockwall County.
Law enforcement authorities were searching Thursday for the driver of a pickup truck who fled the scene of the Wednesday morning accident. It took place near the intersection of Sunny Circle and State Highway 276.
One person was killed and four others injured in the three-vehicle crash.