Commerce

West Nile Virus
4:37 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Mosquito Spraying Begins Tuesday Night in Bonham

A Mosquito fogger used in Commerce will look similar as it passes through Bonham neighborhoods
Scott Harvey KETR

BONHAM - At least one confirmed case of the West Nile virus has been detected in the city and three cases in Fannin County are under review.

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Police and Courts
10:03 am
Sat August 25, 2012

Multiple Northeast Texas Agencies Team to Bust 30 for Drugs

Nine Greenville residents were among 30 arrested this week in a drug trafficking sting spanning multiple counties in Northeast Texas.

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Traffic
1:13 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Power Outage Causes Highway Closure, Sparks Fire in Commerce

Oncor worker works to remove wire
Daniel Starks KETR

After a transformer blew near Commerce Hardware, a section of Loop 178/Culver St. was closed due to a live power line across the road.

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Bonham
6:49 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Bonham Hires Familiar Manager in Bill Shipp

Bill Shipp
http://www.cobon.net/

BONHAM - Bill Shipp is back working in familiar territory. That is, if you acknowledge he actually left the region. On Wednesday, Shipp formally assumed the role of Bonham City Manager.

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Commerce
6:52 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Details of Commerce Bond Ratings: Lowered by Fitch, Held Steady by S&P

City of Commerce, TX

COMMERCE - In our report Wednesday on the City of Commerce’s decision to sign a new audit firm amid troubles with their current provider - which City Manager Marc Clayton said played a role in the lowering of the city’s bond rating by one agency - we hadn't yet shared the new lowered figure.

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Commerce
10:11 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

New Audit Firm Hired for City of Commerce

Marc Clayton
www.commercetx.org

COMMERCE - As expected, the Commerce City Council Tuesday approved a contract with a new audit firm, meaning they’ll part ways with Conway Co. CPAs at the conclusion of their agreement on September 30.

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Commerce
6:47 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Clayton: City Staff Not Satisfied with Current Audit Firm

City of Commerce, TX

COMMERCE - The Commerce City Council Tuesday intends to contract with a new audit service due to delays and other complications with their current firm, which have impacted the city’s bond rating.

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Road Construction
6:21 pm
Sun July 15, 2012

Hunt County Highways Due For Repairs

Scott Harvey KETR

HUNT COUNTY - Highways in Commerce and Quinlan are the objects of a $2.6 million contract scheduled to begin this week.

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Mosquito Spraying
2:39 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

With West Nile Detections on the Rise, Cities Continue to Spray

Wikipedia

LADONIA - The City of Ladonia will again spray for mosquitoes Thursday night, as they did on July 2. A commercial vehicle with a mounted fogger will disperse the material between 10:30 p.m. and 1 a.m.

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Parks and Recreation
7:23 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Will Interactive Fountains Replace Public Swimming Pools?

Cindy Roller KETR/Cooper Review

SULPHUR SPRINGS - How would you classify the status of municipal swimming pools? To one local city official, they’re on the verge of extinction.

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4th of July
9:13 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Slideshow & Video: Commerce 4th of July Fireworks

Still image from the Commerce, TX fireworks display on July 1st, 2012.
Jerrod Knight

Vendor involvement and attendance were both high at this year's event orchestrated by the Commerce Chamber of Commerce on Sunday, July 1st.

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Commerce
6:14 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Clayton: I’m not a candidate for Bonham City Manager

Marc Clayton
www.commercetx.org

COMMERCE - If there was any speculation that Commerce City Manager Marc Clayton was considering the open city manager’s position in his home town of Bonham, it was settled Wednesday.

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Commerce
10:42 am
Thu June 21, 2012

City to demolish old buildings rather than send money to TCEQ

City of Commerce, TX

COMMERCE - The Commerce City Council has accepted a bid for an environmental project in lieu of paying a fine to the TCEQ, which was issued following a 2011 inspection at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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Mosquito spraying
9:13 am
Sun June 17, 2012

City of Commerce to spray for mosquitoes

Wikipedia

COMMERCE - Beginning June 18, the city will begin implementation of its Mosquito Management Plan, which has been administered each summer over the past several years to help control the population.

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Power outage
7:16 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Northeast Texans without power following overnight storms

House on Chestnut St. receives damage from a fallen tree
Daniel Starks KETR

Power outages were still widespread as of late Tuesday afternoon, causing at least one school district - Wolfe City ISD - to close for the day and force area citizens to clean up the damage. 

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