Commerce – Commerce Police have arrested two individuals for possession of drugs following a traffic stop along Hwy 24/50.
The Friday stop was initiated after 30-year-old Rowdy Dee Duvall was observed speeding. Duvall showed to have outstanding traffic warrants for his arrest out the Hunt County and Hopkins County Sheriff's Office.
After initial contact with the driver, a smell of marijuana was detected and later recovered.
Commerce – The Texas legislature stands to hear arguments this legislative session for a change in the current public school finance system.
More and more citizens continue to come forward, expressing their concern.
On Monday, Commerce resident Karen Maxwell addressed the school board, urging administrators and citizens to start a petition to inform our state senators and representatives of the need to revamp the system.
Greenville – The Greenville Electric Utility System is reminding customers that new electric rates recently approved by the GEUS Board become effective this month.
The rate change was the result of a cost of service study that determined minor changes were necessary and would collect approximately the same revenue as in the past. This was the first formal GEUS rate analysis since 1993.
Commerce – Don Nigro's "Iphigenia" premiered at Texas A&M University-Commerce and received rave reviews from the packed A&M-Commerce University Playhouse on opening night.
"It was an amazing experience for all involved," said Dr. Carrie Klypchak, play director. "The audience jumped to its feet to cheer for the phenomenal performers, and brought even more magic to the show than what was expected."