6:14 am
Thu June 28, 2012

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

Marc Clayton

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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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


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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2:13 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Franchise tag no more, Commerce hotel changes name

Photo by Amy Patrick

COMMERCE - Citizens in Commerce were left scratching their heads this week after noticing a sign that once read Holiday Inn Express is now labeled Hotel Azul and Suites.

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10:06 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Citizens to Regroup in Battle Against Poverty

Flickr -

COMMERCE - Poverty: the state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support; condition of being poor.

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Illegal dumping suit
7:49 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Hearing set concerning motion for summary judgment

COMMERCE - Attorneys say a lawsuit alleging illegal dumping filed by the City of Commerce against their clients is unconstitutional and want it dismissed. 

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6:26 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Ordinance puts new emphasis on living requirements

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has amended its residential rental ordinance that relaxes occupant restrictions and puts the focus on parking requirements. 

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2:21 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

New Director of Finance to begin work March 28

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has named Warren Jamieson its lone finalist for the position of finance director. 

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Police and Courts
4:12 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Commerce robbery suspects apprehended

COMMERCE - Two suspects wanted for an alleged robbery in the 900 block of Martin Luther King St. last month have been arrested.

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