Local Interest

Hunt County
11:29 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Photos: 'Bubble Lady' at NE Texas Children's Museum

"Bubble Lady" Linda Berman entertains children at the Northeast Texas Children's Museum in Commerce on July 10.
Cindy Roller KETR

KETR's Cindy Roller photographed "Bubble Lady" Linda Berman's presentation at the Northeast Texas Children's Museum in Commerce.

Hunt County
12:20 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

City of Commerce to host Dixie League softball tournament

The Commerce Parks & Recreation Department is proud to announce that it is partnering with the Dixie Softball organization to host the 2013 Dixie Angels State Softball Tournament.

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Texas Scribes
8:27 am
Fri July 12, 2013

'Go Down Looking': Closing reflections

"Go Down Looking" author Jim Ainsworth
provided photo

This week's program features an excerpt from “Go Down Looking,” a novel by Jim Ainsworth of Commerce.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:28 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Larry Large beating the path in Colorado

Larry Large on an Elk Hunt

Larry Large is on the scene in Colorado and talks about it with Luke this week.

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8:51 am
Tue July 9, 2013

'Lion Safari Tour' rolling toward Mt. Pleasant


The 2013 A&M-Commerce Lion Safari Tour conclude with a stop in Mt. Pleasant. The event is scheduled for 5:30–8:30 p.m. Thursday at Herschel's Family Restaurant, 1612 S. Jefferson Ave.

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Delta County
11:43 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Photo gallery: Riding tall (and small) at the Cooper rodeo

Opening ceremonies began the weekend's events.
Cindy Roller KETR

KETR and Cooper Review staffer Cindy Roller took some great shots of the 2013 Cooper Rodeo.

11:21 am
Mon July 8, 2013

A&M-Commerce education program ranked highly

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce was recently ranked in the Online College Database’s list of “Top U.S. Colleges & Universities for Teaching Education.”

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War and Memory
1:00 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Black soldiers drove 'Red Ball' to victory

Sometimes the servicemen themselves did the loading and unloading, though German prisoners often performed the task.

Many African-American soldiers who wanted combat duty in World War II were denied that role. But the role they were given proved invaluable.

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Northeast Texas
2:03 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Get together on the 4th of July!

Better finish sewing that flag! July 4 is this Thursday.

From Paris to Rockwall, here's a listing of July 4th celebrations around KETR's little corner of the world.

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8:49 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Stigma around mental health issues compounds suffering

Self Portrait, Henri Fantin-Latour (1861)
nga.gov National Gallery of Art

A Texas journalist goes public with personal struggles in an effort to erase the shame around mental health issues.

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