Commerce, Ladonia – Commerce Police have arrested two individuals in connection to an aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery that occurred in Honey Grove and Ladonia Sunday night.
2 suspects reportedly kidnapped a Patriot Bank employee and her husband at gunpoint and attempted to rob the Ladonia branch. The robbery attempt was unsuccessful, and the gunmen released the two victims and fled the area. There was no immediate word on the condition of the victims.
Commerce – A classic Big 12 match up tonight in college basketball as the Aggies host the Longhorns; a clean sweep for A&M-Commerce basketball as the men and women down Cameron; the Dallas Stars face the Blue Jackets tonight after losing to Chicago this weekend; the Texas Rangers are looking for more production from pitchers as spring training continues; and Lance Armstrong is riding again in the Tour of California to a huge reception.
Paris – The Paris Independent School District Monday afternoon will hold the groundbreaking for its new high school.
Voters in May, 2007 approved the more than 220,000 sq. foot facility, which is projected by PBK Architects to cost $37 million. Voters also two years ago approved two other propositions, which include $10 million in renovations to six of the District's other campuses, and a new football stadium valued at $6 million.
Commerce ISD to hold welcome ceremony for new superintendent Monday; Greenville one step closer to creating municipal utility district; All incumbents on Greenville City Council have filed for re-election; This week's rain does little to help against area drought; Hunt County Crime Stoppers seek burglary suspect.
Commerce – The Commerce Independent School District is holding a welcome reception for new superintendent Blake Cooper Monday.
In October, the Board of trustees voted unanimously to name Blake Cooper as it's lone finalist.
Cooper began his duties as superintendent January 5th. He previously served as the assistant superintendent at Kaufman ISD for two years, and prior to that principal of Edgewood High School for seven years.
Hunt County – This week's rain did little to help get rid of the drought.
In addition to the severe weather, many areas throughout Northeast Texas received a brief drenching Tuesday night. But the precipitation was not even close to what was needed to relieve the current drought conditions.
Commerce man sentenced to 40 years in prison; Commerce PD arrest two for outstanding warrants and narcotics trafficking; Texas A&M University-Commerce holds public hearings on tuition increase; Two positions open on Commerce ISD Board for May elections; Greenville ISD gives approval to draft a drug testing policy; Local sales tax rebate figures mixed from holiday season; public hearing Thursday night on SH 158 project in Hopkins County.