Commerce – When daylight dissolves into darkness on Thursday, Aug. 12, Hollywood features will return to downtown Commerce. Academy award winner Sandra Bullock stars in "The Blind Side," the first in a series of free outdoor movies.
"The Blind Side," is based a true story about a family in Memphis, Tenn., who befriends and later adopts a high school student with strong motivation to excel in football. He now plays professional football for the Baltimore Orioles.
Paris – Estimates show a water main leak in Paris last week resulted in the loss of approximately 2.5 million gallons of water.
The break of a 20 inch main near the Paris Animal Shelter on Clement Road, eroded dirt under the parking lot of the shelter rendering it inoperable. The break also caused low water pressure in the northeast section of the City.
Hunt County – Fire has destroyed a mobile home located near the Hunt/Delta County line.
Two men who inhabited the house were able to escape unharmed.
Volunteer Firefighters from Pecan Gap were the first on scene at around 2 p.m. Sunday, but the home was already fully involved. Crews from Cooper and Commerce were also called in to fight the blaze, which lasted about three hours.
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