– Severe thunderstorms, first forming in Kaufman County, brought heavy rains and pea-sized hail to the region Monday afternoon.
Thunderstorm warnings were issued for a majority of the listening area as storms worked their way from south to north; bringing minor flooding, scattered power outages, lightning and gusting winds at up to 70 mph.
Calling into KETR, Captain Prigmore with the Campbell Fire Department described the scene from his vantage point.
Commerce – The first of two town hall meetings by the Commerce ISD to address its upcoming tax ratification election is in the books.
Monday night at the Norris Community Center, Superintendent Blake Cooper broke down the district's financial situation. He focused largely on the lack of funding from the state, combined with increased expenditures.
"There are two ways we can get money for schools: More students, and tax revenue," said Cooper.
Commerce – Sigma-Aldrich, a leading life science and high technology company, recently assessed the environmental health and safety (EHS) programs in the Texas A&M University-Commerce Science Building on July 14. The group's objective was to evaluate safety practices related to laboratory operations and support functions.