Press Release


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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Wild animal concerns
5:12 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

Animal control reports coyote sightings

GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville Animal Control has recently received information about numerous sightings of coyotes in some areas of Greenville.

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Wildfire Assistance
1:45 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Request for Public Assistance deadline approaches for Texas counties

A wildfire flares up on the west side of Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas, Saturday, April 16, 2011.
AP Photo/LM Otero

AUSTIN, Texas - Local governments and other public entities in 30 Texas counties hit by wildfires from Aug. 30 to Dec. 31, 2011, have 10 days to submit official requests for federal assistance, the Texas Division of Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday.

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Armed Robbery
11:33 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Two men robbed at gunpoint in Commerce

Official Press release from Commerce Police Chief Kerry Crews- "Commerce Police Officers responded to a call of two men that were robbed at gunpoint in the area of the 1800 block of Mayo at about 9:45 p.m. on February 8, 2012. "

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