Commerce – The Friends of the Commerce Public Library have announced the publication and release of "A Pictorial History of Commerce," a never-before-seen collection of photographs from the archives of the Commerce Public Library and Texas A&M University - Commerce, which commemorates the 125th year of incorporation of the City of Commerce, Texas.
Grayson County – Three people were killed Thursday in a two vehicle crash along Highway 11 in Grayson County.
The fiery head-on collision occurred between Luella and Tom Bean south of Sherman.
A preliminary investigation by DPS troopers indicates a truck carrying two people traveling north on the highway merged into the southbound lane to pass. As another vehicle traveling southbound approached, both vehicles overcorrected, crashing head-on.
Greenville – Another arrest warrant has been issued for a former Greenville resident, charged for attempted capitol murder.
It is the second time that Lola Danielle Cherry has had her bond revoked on the charge this year.
During a hearing Thursday, Cherry's bond holder asked that her $50,000 bond be pulled after Cherry, who currently lives in Texarkana, Arkansas, failed to keep appointments, provide a change in address or check-in weekly as instructed.
Commerce – Texas A&M University-Commerce has been awarded a $68,000 SEMILLAS grant to bolster its project to increase graduation rates among first-generation Latino college students. A&M-Commerce is one of only five colleges and universities from across the nation, and the only institution in Texas, chosen by Excelencia to receive a grant.
Commerce – Texas A&M University-Commerce recorded its highest enrollment in school history with 10,813 students according to the official 12th day class numbers. The previous mark was 9,981 students set in 1975.
"The record enrollment, particularly compared to other universities in our region, indicates we have become a first-choice university," said Dr. Mary Hendrix, A&M-Commerce vice president for student access and success.
Sulphur Springs – The newly renovated Connally Street in downtown Sulphur Springs will officially open Thursday at 5:30, with free hot dogs, free ice cream and music.
The next step for remaking the downtown area will involve an intersection on the square.
The Connally Street project has been in the works for over a year now, and adds to a refurbishing process that includes recent renovations Houston Street and to a block of the City's Main Street just off the square.
Wolfe City – It's been three years to the day that a woman who lived just outside of Wolfe City went missing. Lisa Chandler's disappearance remains unsolved.
Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks said in May two of his investigators took the Chandler case to Austin, where the Sheriffs Association of Texas has a cold case review team. At the time, Meeks said the detectives came away with a promising lead. But the tips didn't pan out.