Commerce, TX – Rangers lose to Toronto, Cowboys play the Vikings this week; college update, A&M-Commerce player earns defender of the week; Greenville Lions take on Little Elm on Friday at 7 rather than 7:30...
– As Tuesday marks the opening of dove hunting season in Texas, hunters should be aware of some changes to the season.
Instead of having a straight 60 day season, it will be a split season. The season will run from September first to October 25th. Then after a break, it will start up again in December and go until January 9th.
Dove is the first hunting season of the year and is traditionally seen as the kick off to the fall and winter wild game season.
Commerce – A weekend accident in Commerce may lead to DWI charges for a local man. The incident occurred at the intersection of Monroe and Jefferson Street Saturday night.
The driver, whose name was not released, was operating a pickup northbound on Monroe when he struck a parked, unattended car, then rolled the truck. It was unknown how many times. He suffered minor injuries.
Commerce Police say the man appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and are awaiting a blood test.
Greenville – A Greenville murder suspect is seeking a reduction in bond. 24-year-old Joshua William Lay remained in custody Monday in lieu of $100,000 bond for the alleged murder of Darryl Dwayne Fegget, of Greenville.
A hearing regarding Lay's motion to have his bond reduced has been set for Thursday.
Greenville – The local defense contractor got a visit from the boss Monday.
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates made a stop in Greenville to tour work at the L-3 Communications Integrated Systems plant. Gates received an update on the company's "Project Liberty" reconnaissance program.
Under the project, the L-3 Mission Integration is modifying a total of 37 Air Force MC-12Ws with sensor packages and communications systems.
Bonham – The Bonham School Board Monday called for a $40 million bond election Nov. 3 to update several district facilities.
If approved, the district hopes to attach the 5th and 6th grade to the existing L.H. Rather campus, move 4th grade to Finley-Oats by constructing a new wing, as well as a new gym at Finley-Oats. New core facilities have also been discussed for Bonham High School such as a new front entrance, office space, cafeteria, media center, gym and science labs.
Commerce man indicted for aggravated assault; US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to visit Greenville Monday; Greenville Police to soon begin aggressive warrant round-up; Fisherman nearly drowns at Lake Tawakoni; More congestion coming to I-30 in Greenville; More appeals to TEA for school ratings this year.