Commerce – Only a couple days remain to file for local city council or school board elections scheduled for May 9. The deadline to file is Monday at 5 p.m.
For the Commerce School Board, Place 6 and 7 are up for voter approval. The latest report has Randy Starks against Emma Martin for Place 6, which is currently held by Debbie Aikin. Aikin has indicated she will not be seeking another term.
For Place 7, Hector Arce will oppose incumbent Medley Wilson.
Commerce – T.O. no longer with the 'Boys; Mavs beat the Spurs; Rangers win over Royals; Astros tie with Venezuela; A&M-C Women beat ACU 76-74 in LSC Tourney play; Bland beats Avery; Caddo Mills advances after 69-58 win over Godley.
Greenville – Testimony gets underway today in a Hunt County capitol murder case. A six-man, six-woman jury, along with two male alternates was chosen Wednesday in the murder trial of Brandon Dale Woodruff. Woodruff has pleaded not guilty to killing his parents, Dennis and Norma Woodruff inside their home near Royse City in Oct., 2005.
Allegations the Hunt County District Attorney's Office was listening to phone calls Woodruff made from the jail to his defense team resulted in the DA's office removing itself from the case.
Hunt County gas pumps found non-compliance; Area cities seeking to legalize sale of beer and wine at May elections; Severe weather season approaching, residents asked to be aware; New section of highway will open to traffic Friday; Texas executes man for killing Clarksville woman years ago.
Commerce – Mavs and Spurs hit the hardwood tonight; The Stars were on the road last night; Texas Rangers looking forward to the new season; the 'Boys get Matt Stewart; A&M-C Junior Danny Jun leads golf team to 4th place finish; A&M-C Women's Golf tourney recap; Britney Jordan earns LSC honors; Caddo Mills and Bland need wins tonight.
Emory – Another area city is seeking to legalize the sale of beer and wine in the May elections. The Rains County Commissioners Court last week ordered a local option election for alcohol sales in Emory.