COMMERCE - Commerce Independent School District is seeking nominations to its Hall of Honor. Established in 2010, the Hall of Honor recognizes former CHS or Norris School students who have had a distinguished career and staff members who have made a significant impact on the students of CISD or Norris School.
Austin – Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples is asking quilters across the Lone Star State to participate in the Texas Department of Agriculture’s 2012 quilt block competition. This year’s theme, “Agriculture is Your Culture,” was chosen to spotlight TDA’s educational campaign that demonstrates how agriculture impacts the lives of all Americans.
COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce social work graduate students Mirna Guzman Cervantes and Johnny Rodriguez have been awarded scholarships by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to support bilingual mental health services in Texas.
The foundation was created in 1940 by the children of former Texas Governor James S. Hogg, and is part of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin.
GREENVILLE - The State Comptroller’s Office has contacted City of Greenville officials to confirm that it will postpone collection of over $2.7 million in sales tax revenue that it had previously notified the City would be required to refund under a sales tax exemption that was recently expanded significantly by the Austin Court of Appeals.
COMMERCE, TEXAS (March 5, 2012) -- The Commerce Public Library is hosting a special passport event in Commerce on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. The library is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2012, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.