18 applicants remain for position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Texas A&M University-Commerce; Dr. Mary Hendrix officially approved for new position of Vice President for Student Access and Sucess; Commerce residents looking to establish office of cultural and community affairs; Greenville residents asked to conserve water during moderate drought; Greenville woman pleads guilty for stealing rent payments.
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.