Commerce – Weather permitting; a new business geared toward serving Texas A&M University-Commerce students, among others, is scheduled to open Wednesday.
Plain and Fancy Sandwich Shoppe will fill the vacancy at 1708 Monroe Street, across the street from Prairie Crossing. The business has been in operation in Sulphur Springs for the last 14 years, and was once located in downtown Commerce.
Property owner Mike Oglesby says bringing Plain and Fancy back to town is part of an ongoing effort to attract students.
Bonham – Nearly all are area school districts are either closing or delaying the start of school Wednesday in the wake of more snow.
The state encourages districts to plan for at least two bad weather days each year, they then need to apply for a waiver to make up for any additional days lost.
Following Wednesday's closing, Bonham ISD has now cancelled class six days this school year; accounting for one of highest totals in the area. Superintendent Sonny Cruse says making those days up becomes very difficult.
Wolfe City – Dr. Lavelle Hendricks is Tuesday's guest speaker at the 2nd Annual Black History Month Presentation through the Wolfe City Chamber of Commerce.
The event begins at 6:30 P.M. in Wolfe City High School Auditorium.
An assistant professor of counseling at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Dr. Hendricks is also the pastor at East Caney Baptist Church and has spoken to many groups about the legacy of Martin Luther King.
Greenville – 27-year-old Kenneth Eugene Katzenmaier, of Caddo Mills, has also been indicted on two counts of unauthorized use of a vehicle and attempted escape. He pleaded not guilty to all 18 charges Monday.
Katzenmaier is alleged to have committed the burglaries between October 6 and November 29, 2010.
He was arrested in December after found in possession of a large amount of stolen property and methamphetamine.
– Area health departments are recommending now is the time for individuals to get vaccinated to prevent the spread of flu.
Dr. Rick Selvaggi with Live Oak Professional Center in Commerce says we're now into that peak time for becoming ill. He says there's never too many preventative measures you can take, as there are a number of ways to easily get sick this time of year, both with the flu and a cold.