Commerce – A Commerce man faces additional charges after police find him in possession of cocaine during the course of issuing a search warrant.
23-year-old Quentis Lavance Weatherall was initially stopped while walking in the area of a shots fired' call along Fourth Street.
After being indentified, Weatherall was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for theft of between $500 and $1500. He was also found with approximately 3 grams of what was believed to be crack cocaine.
Austin – State Senator Bob Deuell, R - Greenville, has filed legislation that would improve dyslexia education programs and increase early detection of the learning disorder.
Senate Bills 866 and 867 establish common statewide guidelines for teaching students with dyslexia, and require that all bachelor of education degree programs include instruction on dyslexia detection and education.
Delta County – When Delta County Sheriff's Deputies attempted a stop of a vehicle for displaying fake license plates, the driver fled, leading deputies on a chase that ended when the man turned into a private driveway. He then fled on foot, making his escape. A female passenger was not so lucky, as she was caught and arrested for possession of dangerous drugs.
Commerce – The Great Texas Warrant Roundup begins this weekend, and Commerce Police are among the more than 250 jurisdictions that've joined the effort. Officers will be partnering together with other agencies throughout the region to find and arrest those with outstanding warrants pending before their respective municipal courts.
Commerce – 36 A&M-Commerce faculty members have received the fall 2010 Student Recognition Award for Teaching Excellence.
The voluntary, student-selected Teaching Excellence Award Program was created by the Texas A&M University System to recognize excellence in classroom teaching. Individuals of all teaching levels are eligible for awards based on students' responses from the uniform faculty evaluation form in eligible courses.