Hunt County – This week's rain did little to help get rid of the drought.
In addition to the severe weather, many areas throughout Northeast Texas received a brief drenching Tuesday night. But the precipitation was not even close to what was needed to relieve the current drought conditions.
Commerce man sentenced to 40 years in prison; Commerce PD arrest two for outstanding warrants and narcotics trafficking; Texas A&M University-Commerce holds public hearings on tuition increase; Two positions open on Commerce ISD Board for May elections; Greenville ISD gives approval to draft a drug testing policy; Local sales tax rebate figures mixed from holiday season; public hearing Thursday night on SH 158 project in Hopkins County.
Commerce – Britney Jordan breaks another school record as she helps lead the A&M-Commerce women to an overtime win over Texas Women's; the Dallas Stars get shutout in a loss to Phoenix; the Dallas Mavericks face a tough one tonight as they play Boston; the Sussex Spaniel that was named Best in Show at Westminster has some Texas A&M vets to thank; and A&M-Commerce football has five new coaches.
Greenville – All the incumbents on the Greenville City Council are back in the running for the May 9 election.
On Tuesday, Place 6 Councilmember Betty Franklin filed. Franklin, along with Place 5 Councilmember Bryan Herrin, are completing unexpired terms. Herrin filed on Monday. Also filing Monday, Mayor Tom Oliver, who's completing his first full term.
As of Wednesday evening, Franklin, Herrin, and Oliver were the only citizens to file for the election. Filing continues now through March 9 at the Municipal Building.
Severe weather hits Northeast Texas; Commerce man could get life in prison for 2007 shooting; Greenville City Council votes to prohibit beer barns; 5 arrested on drug charges in Greenville; Final day of public hearings today on proposed tuition increased at Texas A&M University-Commerce; Paris and Reno residents to vote on sale of beer and wine at local stores in May.