Commerce – Two fire strike teams, made up of crews from Northeast Texas, have returned home safely.
According to Commerce Fire Chief Brian McNevin, firefighter's Jeremy Littlefield and Brian Millard, along with Brush Truck 2 arrived home Friday. The truck is to be cleaned and re-supplied for another possible deployment, with firefighters Josh Cato and Joe Martello standing by.
– Donations are still being accepted as firefighters are called to assist in the wildfires in West Texas.
Jennifer Cook with the Lamar County Red Cross says money is running so thin that in some cases firefighters are footing the bill.
"We found out that a lot of the volunteer firefighters are actually having to take the fire trucks and fill them up [with gas] with their own money because the fire departments are out of money," Cook said.
Greenville – Big plans by the North Central Texas Council of Governments are in the works for what to do with Greenville's biggest business corridor.
The agency would like to make the retail corridor along Wesley Street more pedestrian friendly and accessible to bicycle traffic. The efforts are the result of months of meetings to help bring more business to the area and also create a safer route between Interstate 30 and Joe Ramsey Boulevard.
Jennifer Cook with the Lamar County Red Cross talks about the assistance being provided for the West Texas wildfires and recent severe weather. Our Friday Feature comes from KETR Intern Tricia Gilbert on the dangers of drunk driving.
Greenville – Attorneys for L-3 Communications receive permission to take oral depositions from Greenville Mayor Tom Oliver and City Manager Steven Alexander over the two sides' ongoing dispute.
Judge Richard A. Beacom also ordered a continuance on several other motions pending in the case, including the status of a temporary injunction on the proposed re-plat of Majors Field Municipal Airport, and whether the court has jurisdiction in the matter.