Press Release


Severe weather
4:34 pm
Wed April 4, 2012

Greenville to collect storm debris

GREENVILLE - City Manager Steven Alexander has announced that IESI will run a storm debris collection beginning Monday, April 9th through Saturday, April 21st.

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Local Shows
4:47 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Teacher Grant presented

GREENVILLE - Greenville Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board, Amy Tarpley Wade, presented a grant check to Jon Erwin who teaches with Greenville ISD.

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Quilting Competition
11:50 am
Tue March 13, 2012

Wanted: Texas quilters to tell the story of agriculture

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.

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7:14 am
Sat March 10, 2012

Officials to sponsor another recycling contest

GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville and Keep Greenville Beautiful (KGB) are sponsoring a second contest to encourage more Greenville residents to use the 64-gallon blue carts for recycling.

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1:24 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

A&M Commerce Students Receive Bilingual Scholarship

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.

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3:20 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

State agency to suspend collection of sales tax refund

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. 

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Passport Day
6:00 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Commerce Celebrates Passport Day in the USA

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.

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Community Event
6:23 am
Fri March 2, 2012

World War II Hero to Visit A&M-Commerce

Army Lieutenant Calvin J. Spann

COMMERCE - A surviving Tuskegee Airman will share his story with the Texas A&M University-Commerce Family on March 7.

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State News
4:49 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

By the numbers: Texas wildfires, six months later

AUSTIN - Nearly six months into the response and recovery effort following the late-summer Texas wildfires, more than $42 million in state and federal assistance is getting to wildfire survivors and their communities.

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12:11 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

City returns to Stage 1 Water Conservation measures

GREENVILLE - City Manager Steven Alexander has announced the return to Stage 1 water conservation measures for the City of Greenville.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
7:22 am
Wed February 29, 2012

Spring Bridal Expo to debut at A&M-Commerce

COMMERCE - The Rayburn Student Center at Texas A&M University-Commerce will host a one-stop-shop wedding expo March 4, 2012. The Spring Bridal Expo will serve as a go-to expert center in Hunt County for brides and grooms-to-be.

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5:43 am
Wed February 29, 2012

District claims top honor for crime prevention skills

Front row, l to r: Jessika Wilson, Lauryn Prather, Laura Boshart, Sarah Shook, Madison Bowen, Kacie Vance, Ryan Litchfield and Hannah Bench. Back row, l to r: Officer James Hamilton, Hailee Tennant, Ellesia Grantham, Abigail Hooper, Officer Richard Calend

COLLEGE STATION - The Greenville ISD Campus Crime Stoppers program won first place in the Television Competition-Crime of the Week division at the 17th Annual Texas Campus Crime Stoppers Conference held February 13-15 in College Station.

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Paris Junior College
2:08 pm
Tue February 28, 2012

Paris Junior College Adds Soccer to Athletic Lineup

PARIS - Soccer has landed at Paris Junior College after a unanimous vote Monday evening by the Paris Junior College Board of Regents to approve the program for men and women. 

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Texas A&M University System
9:03 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Hallmark named acting Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of TAMUS

COLLEGE STATION - Chancellor John Sharp Monday announced that Dr. James Hallmark has been named acting vice chancellor for academic affairs of The Texas A&M University System.

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Community Event
6:13 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Children’s Museum Hosts Bridge Event Fundraiser

Nancy McFarland, Sharline Freeman and Toni Deaton use giant playing cards as part of the decoration for the upcoming Bridge Event.
Submitted by Alton Biggs

COMMERCE - Anticipation is building among regional Bridge players. That is the day of an annual fundraiser at Northeast Texas Children’s Museum.

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