The Lead

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The Lead is the exclusive news magazine for Northeast Texas, and includes a recap of the week's local news, interviews with local news makers, and a Friday Feature segment designed as an audio vignette into various regional topics, and to showcase the talent of the students in the radio and television division at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Winners in Saturday's Local Elections

May 12, 2012

The polls are closed, the votes have been tallied and we now know the preference of Northeast Texans for local city council and school board races.

Your future lawmaker's thoughts on school finance

May 11, 2012

Dan Flynn is seeking another re-election to the Texas State House of Representatives, while challenger George Alexander hopes it's his turn to serve the citizens of District 2. 

The Lead for Friday, February 3

Feb 3, 2012

Fannin County Judge Spanky Carter speaks to the funding challenges of volunteer fire departments, and Texas A&M University-Commerce welcomes new A&M System Chancellor John Sharp to campus.

The Lead for Friday, January 27

Jan 27, 2012

Kevin Storey, an inland fisheries biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, addresses area drought concerns. Sasha DeHart visits the W. Walworth Harrison Public Library for our Friday Feature.

The Lead for Friday, January 20

Jan 20, 2012

Eddie Radillo of Stop Tarsands Oil Pipeline (STOP) offers his response to the Obama Administration's denial of the Keystone XL Pipeline permit. And members of the Hunt County Transportation Planning Committee provide details for their draft plan for the county. 

The Lead for Friday, January 13

Jan 13, 2012

Chris Van Deusen, assistant press officer with the Texas Department of State Health Services, joins the program to address the new law now in effect that requires meningitis vaccines for new college students.

The Lead for Friday, December 23, 2011

Dec 23, 2011

Trey Turner with TxDot has some travel tips for our listeners and Guadalupe Martinez talks about the high adoption rate at a local animal shelter.

The Lead for Friday, December 2

Dec 2, 2011

Sulphur Springs ISD Superintendent Patsy Bolton joins the program to discuss a rise in school districts seeking class size exemptions, plus two features on the Texas drought and a local grocery butler.

The Lead for Friday, September 30

Sep 30, 2011

John Ockels with the Texas Illegal Dumping Resource Center joins the program to discuss illegal dumping laws. Our Friday feature describes the volume of crickets in Northeast Texas.

Each year, Gentle Dental Care in Greenville gives away a free 'Smile Makeover' to one lucky nominee. It's their way of giving back to a community that's been kind to them, and changing lives, one at a time.

Greenville, TX - 20 people are in custody after Hunt County authorities executed multiple arrest warrants during raids Wednesday morning.