Area highway projects are to benefit from the federal economic stimulus package, as the Texas Department of Transportation has recommended a list of projects they wish funded.
Officials with TxDOT released the list Wednesday, which is comprised of projects that could be developed using $1.2 billion in funds available to the state under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The Texas Transportation Commission is scheduled to formally vote to approve the list next Thursday.
Commerce – The A&M-Commerce men win and the women lose to Central Oklahoma in their last home game of the season; Josh Howard scored 27 points as the Mavericks down Milwaukee; Kevin Durant's jersey has been retired by UT as the Longhorns down the Red Raiders; and the Rangers win their first spring training game over Kansas City.
University President Dan Jones conducts another Community Update from the campus of A&M-Commerce.
A&M-Commerce Community Update 2-26-09
This is the first of a series of Community Updates for the spring. The purpose of this event is to bring the University Community together and share information and updates pertinent to faculty, staff and students.
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Greenville – Some Greenville homes are possibly in line for an extreme makeover.
Five local homeowners whose houses are way past their prime may be able to have the structures demolished and rebuilt, at no cost to them, if the City of Greenville receives grant funding.
The City Council Tuesday passed a resolution authorizing the submission of an application to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) Home Investment Partnership Program, which provides funds for the reconstruction of single family homes.
Greenville – Three individuals were taken to Greenville hospital following a Wednesday car accident.
Two of the three involved a Greenville Police Department officer and the prisoner he was transporting. The accident occurred at the intersection of Wesley and Hillcrest Street shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Cooper – If you missed last week's annual SKYWARN storm spotter training program in Hunt County, you've got another opportunity tonight in Cooper.
SKYWARN, co-sponsored by the Hunt County Emergency Management Office, is free and open to the public and is designed to help train area law enforcement, firefighters and amateur radio personnel in how to spot the potential for severe thunderstorms and, once they arrive, how to track them. The program is expected to last about two hours.
Commerce – San Antonio smashes the Mavericks despite no Tim Duncan or Manu Ginobli; today marks 20 years of Dalls Cowboys ownership for Jerry Jones; the Texas Rangers play their first exhibition game today; and the A&M-Commerce Lions play their final home basketball games tonight as the Lions mark Senior Night, Greek Night, and Black History month.
Fire in Lone Oak displaces family of four; Meth bust in Campbell; Greenville PD report no racial profiling reports made in 2008 on any of its officers; Lamar County Crime Stoppers seek vandalism suspect.