Commerce – Officers responded Tuesday evening to the scene where they were told by witnesses that a woman inside a residence had fired a gun towards a family member.
The incident occurred shortly before 9 p.m. in the 1700 block of Sycamore St.
Negotiators called to the scene were unable to make contact with the woman, and a Joint Special Response Team was called out and made entry into the house. Inside, they detained the woman without incident.
Greenville – The trial of Lola Danielle Cherry, of Greenville, was transferred this week from the 196th District Court to the 354th District Court.
Cherry is accused of trying to kill her newborn daughter on Halloween night in 2009. She's pleaded not guilty.
Her attorney, Russell Brooks, had filed and was granted a motion to dismiss 196th District Court Judge Steve Tittle from the trial, as Tittle was the prosecutor in an earlier felony case in which Cherry was the victim.
Commerce – Dr. Sandy R. Weeks is now serving as the interim associate provost and associate vice president of academic affairs at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
She takes over for Dr. Randy McBroom, who retired after 27 years with the University. His final day was Saturday.
Dr. Weeks has been employed at A&M-Commerce since 1969 and has held several academic positions, most recently associate dean of the College of Education and Human Services, which she's served at since 2007.
Paris – An Agriculture Innovation and Entrepreneurs Forum is planned Wednesday in Paris to identify future job opportunities and enterprise in the agriculture sector.
The public is invited to attend. The forum will include regional representatives of the agricultural community including finance, academia, retail, manufacturing and production. There will also be time for those in attendance to ask the panel questions.
Greenville – Major construction at Greenville's busiest intersection is pushed back to Tuesday, after Monday's heavy rains and thunderstorms.
The demolition of the Wesley St./State Highway 34 overpass across Interstate 30 will force lane closures through the rest of the work week, although the construction is expected to be performed overnight.
On Tuesday and Thursday evening, traffic will be detoured onto the service road as Westbound I-30 will be closed, as is the case for Eastbound I-30 on Wednesday and Friday.