Commerce – Nearly 1,000 high school band students are expected to arrive in Commerce this Wednesday.
The Commerce High School Band and Booster Club are sponsoring the Northeast Texas Marching Invitational at Texas A&M University-Commerce's Memorial Stadium. The competition is for 1A, 2A and 3A schools only.
The Commerce Tiger Band will kick off the event at 3:30 p.m.
More information is available at www.NETEXMarching.com.
Commerce – The National Weather Service has recognized the City of Commerce as a "StormReady" community.
To be recognized, a community must establish a number of safety procedures including a 24-hour warning point and emergency operations center, plus promotion of public readiness through community seminars.
Paris – Paris High School's Althea Dixon has been named Region 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal.
The award, presented by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from the twenty regional education service centers in the state.
School administrators are chosen by their peers with their regions. As a Region 8 winner, Dixon is eligible to compete for the state title of the Texas Assistant Principal of the Year.
Testimony underway in Hunt County capitol murder case; Boles ISD closes with 15 percent of students sick; Trial set for later this month in Campbell aggravated assault case; Possible change of venue still pending in Hunt County Jail lawsuit; Sulphur Springs mother arrested for DWI with child inside vehicle; National Night Out even tonight throughout region.