Sherman – Grayson County Commissioners have accepted a $270,000 federal grant to maintain and enhance emergency services.
The Homeland Security Grant Program through the Texas Department of Public Safety will benefit first responders and other emergency management agencies in the county. Communications upgrades, including maintaining Grayson County's Code Red Emergency Notification System, will be items of focus.
Bryan, TX – A State Representative has pre-filed a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would put a statewide ban on the controversial product K-2.
Although a number of Texas cities have already restricted the sale of the product, including several locally, people may still be traveling to areas where it isn't banned to get it. That's why Bryan Republican Representative Fred Brown says he filed the legislation.
K-2, when smoked, is said to give a marijuana-like high.
Greenville – A Commerce teenager has reportedly died following an outing at a South Texas state park.
18-year-old Wayne Eudale Midura died Saturday at the Garner State Park, about ten miles south of Leakey.
The Leakey Star newspaper reported Midura and another man were standing at the edge of Old Baldy Hill when Midura reportedly fell off the cliff, a distance of nearly 300 feet. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the newspaper, Midura's driver's license listed a Commerce address.