Services set for Wolfe City resident killed in accident; Greenville murder suspect appointed attorney; Commerce close to naming next parks and recreation director; More money now in the pipeline for GEUS; Area businesses, city offices closed Monday for Labor Day; DPS out in force over holiday weekend.
Commerce – The City of Commerce is closing in on naming its next parks and recreation director.
Interviews with six candidates, including one in-house, were conducted this week. Half of the candidates are from the Commerce region. Interviews were also held with residents from College Station, McAllen, and Indianapolis, Indiana.
A new director of parks and recreation is expected to be named by October.
– It's a three day weekend for most folks. All federal, State of Texas, Hunt County and cities of Greenville and Commerce offices will be closed.
The offices of Senior Center Resources and Public Transit will be closed, as will the schools and administration offices of the Greenville Independent School District and Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Post offices will be closed and there will be no mail delivery Monday.
Greenville – There's more money in the pipeline for a local power plant project.
The GEUS board of trustees approved a resolution Thursday, which will allow the local electric utility system to issue up to $30 million in debt to help pay for a new power plant and consumer service center.
Wolfe City – Services are set for Friday evening in for Wolfe City resident Colin Owens, who was killed Tuesday night following a one vehicle accident just south of the city.
The 27-year-old Owens was said to have rolled his pickup at around 9:30 p.m. on FM 512. According to Wolfe City Police, he was stable upon emergency arrival, but later died after being transported to Parkland Hospital in Dallas.