Commerce – A group of 50 applicants has been narrowed to 18 for the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
The Provost Search Advisory Committee confirmed the details Thursday following its latest meeting. The committee met to review all applications, where they classified them into two categories: Deserving further interest, or no further interest. The process resulted in a group of 18 applications. The committee will now contact references furnished by those applicants.
Hunt County – The Hunt County Grand begins a new term today. Local prosecutors are scheduled to present evidence in felony cases for consideration by the 196th District Court beginning today. The current grand jury will begin a six-month term running through June, with hundreds of new indictments expected to be presented during the period. The previous grand jury, which served the 354th District Court, returned 322 indictments during its term between June and December of last year.
Greenville – Drought conditions have forced City of Greenville officials to encourage citizens to limit water usage.
City Manger Steven Alexander has announced the implementation of water conservation measures due to the lack of rainfall. This calls for a voluntary reduction in total water use and/or daily water demand, and asks for cooperation among residents and water customers.
Commerce City Council gives no vote on proposed smoking ban ordinance on Hunt Regional Community Hospital campus; Probation revoked and prison time given for Commerce woman after illegal use of credit cards; Forcing her child to fight lands local woman on probation; Reward being offered for information on recent Greenville robbery; Greenville Police investigating reported armed robbery in city Tuesday.
Commerce – Britney Jordan leads the Lions to another win over Texas Women's; the Mavericks suffer their most lopsided loss of the season; Mike Rebeiro scores his first career hat trick while lifting the STars over the Florida Panthers; and Lance Armstrong avoids a crash and is 39th overall after three stages in the Tour Down Under.