Commerce – Filing begins Monday for city offices in the May election.
Place 1 on the Commerce City Council is currently held by Tony Henry, while Richard Hill holds Place 3 on the Council. Both have served at the positions for the past two years.
Citizens interested in filing for either Place one or Place three can do so beginning Monday through the City Secretary's Office , located at 1119 Alamo Street. Filing deadline for May's municipal election is March 9.
Commerce – The first of three public hearings at Texas A&M University-Commerce regarding a proposed designated tuition increase for the 2010 academic year begins Tuesday.
Tuesday's hearing takes place at 9 a.m. in the Traditions Room of the Sam Rayburn Student Center. Wednesday, a hearing will again be held in the Traditions Room at 2 p.m.; and at 6:15 p.m. in Room 211 of the A&M-Commerce Metroplex Center in Mesquite.
Commerce – Two win streaks for Dallas teams come to an end as the Mavericks fall to Utah and the Stars get edged by the Avalanche; A&M-Commerce senior guard Britney Jordan has picked up more honors, being named the WBCA's Player of the Month; and contract talks have broken down between the Texas Rangers and pitcher Ben Sheets after a physical returned bad news.
West Tawakoni – Charges have been dropped in an area stabbing case. Prosecutors have dropped an aggravated assault charge filed against Christopher Scott Carson, of Rockwall, in connection with a reported stabbing in West Tawakoni. Carson was indicted by the Hunt County grand jury in January 2008 on one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.