Commerce – The Stars make it five wins in a row after downing Calgary; Tests have linked Roger Clemens' DNA to blood in syringes his former trainer claims were used to inject performance enhancing drugs; the Mavericks look to extend a three game winning streak tonight as they host Portland; the Texas Rangers have re-signed Everyday Eddie; and it's a double-header at home tonight for A&M-Commerce basketball starting at 5:45 on KETR.
Commerce – A mandate from the Texas Department of Transportation to move a number of underground utility lines will cost the City of Commerce close to $1 million.
The Commerce City Council during a workshop Tuesday discussed engineering and funding options for the upcoming project to rebuild the intersection at SH 11 and Loop 178. The project, to be built by TxDot, would also add travel lanes and shoulders from the intersection east to the South Sulphur River.
Commerce – Officials at Texas A&M University-Commerce have scheduled three public hearings to address a proposed increase in designated tuition for the 2010 academic year.
The three public hearings will take place at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Traditions Room of the Sam Rayburn Student Center; 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Traditions Room; and 6:15 p.m. Feb. 11 in Room 211 of the A&M-Commerce Metroplex Center in Mesquite.
Hunt County – A recent proclamation puts Hunt County, along with 150 other Texas Counties, under an extreme fire hazard.
Texas Governor Rick Perry issued the proclamation last week, despite the light precipitation that fell throughout Northeast Texas. Hunt County has been under a burn ban since December 8. As of Tuesday, 170 Texas Counties were under burn bans, according to the Texas Forestry Service. Area counties also under the ban are Delta, Fannin, Lamar and Rockwall.
City of Commerce seeking $1 million to move utility lines in preperation for TxDot's construction of SH 11 and Loop 178l; A&M-Commerce to hold three public hearings on proposed tuition hike; Hunt County under extreme fire hazard proclamation; Not guilty plea heard in connection to Hunt County shooting; Greenville citizens to be awarded; Monday fire in Downtown Tyler reignites.
Text message scam hits area; Texas A&M University-Commerce to hold investiture of Dr. Jones and groundbreaking of new Music Building Friday; New motions filed in Hunt County murder case; Arraignment held in connection to Greenville shooting; Tyler Downtown fire injures one.
Commerce – It's three in a row as the Dallas Mavericks down the Orlando Magic; the Dallas Stars will be looking for their fifth win in a row against Calgary tonight; veteran guard and Texas Tech star Sheryl Swoopes has been cut by the WNBA's Seattle Storm; and tickets are now on sale for the Lone Star Conference Basketball Championship Tournament in Bartlesville, Oklahoma starting March 4th.