Greenville – Improvements are on the way for some streets in Greenville. As part of the City's 2010 Street Improvement Program, sections of more than a dozen local streets will be addressed by work crews.
The City Council is scheduled to award a bid for the work during Tuesday's regular session.
Contractor Austin, Bridge and Road is in line to be awarded the bid, at more than $670,000. No new street construction is included under the contract.
Commerce – Legendary football coach and current Texas A&M University System Board of Regents member, Gene Stallings, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Harvey Martin Classic Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 9, at noon at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.
"We are excited and honored to have Gene Stallings as our keynote speaker for the Harvey Martin Classic Luncheon," said Dr. Dan Jones, A&M-Commerce president. "Coach Stallings is a legendary figure in college football and is one of the most engaging speakers around."
Neylandville – More marijuana has been found in the Neylandville area in connection to this week's drug plane that landed in Hunt County.
As it turns out, there may be more marijuana-filled duffle bags sitting around the northern part of the county. Undersheriff Joe Knight said another bag was discovered Thursday evening by a Neylandville resident who was walking his pasture.
The amount of marijuana inside had not been immediately measured. Details are forthcoming.