Local Interest

Delta County
8:30 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Drug sting nets 21 arrests

Delta Co. Sheriff Ricky Smith consults with a deputy during this morning's roundup.
Cindy Roller Cooper Review

Numerous law enforcement agencies got an early start this morning in a drug sweep that resulted in multiple arrests in Delta County.

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Student Podcast Series
11:57 am
Mon April 29, 2013

'Spotlighting the Pride' at A&M-Commerce

Sam Walker has enjoyed success as the Lions' men's basketball head coach.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Jesus Flores, a Texas A&M University-Commerce student and aspiring sports journalist, presents profiles of local athletes in his "Spotlighting the Pride" podcast series.

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Northeast Texas Health
3:51 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Commerce officials urge West Nile Virus awareness

Wikimedia commons

Warm weather - and mosquitoes - are back.

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11:04 am
Tue April 23, 2013

JMD on the 24-hour news cycle

Still captured from youtube of CNN live footage

I felt a certain guilt in watching the search for the two alleged Boston Marathon bombers:  I enjoyed it.

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Mayo Speaker Series
3:53 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Misty May-Treanor on passion, adversity, and the Wheaties box

Misty May-Treanor speaks with Jerrod Knight

Olympic Gold Medalist Misty May-Treanor spoke with KETR's Jerrod Knight in conjunction with the A&M-Commerce William L. Mayo Prestigious Speaker Series.  Full interview here.

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Pledge Drive
10:46 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Spring 2013 Membership Drive underway

KETR's Spring 2013 drive runs from April 1st to April 7th.

As you decide how to react to breaking local news, or how much the national news today will affect your life, or if you're ready to just lose yourself in quality and meaningful public radio programming, please consider making a financial contribution to 88.9 KETR right now.

This week will mark the completion of 38 years on the air in Northeast Texas, and Your Station is encouraging loyal listeners to become supporting members of the station. The vital news and information you consume from 88.9 and from ketr.org doesn't just appear on your radio or computer. There's a cost associated with the tools, training, and personnel that make up KETR, and the most reliable method at our disposal to keep those costs managed is the funding generated by YOUR MEMBERSHIP DOLLARS.

If you've never given to KETR before, the time to give has never been better. Right now, thanks to a generous offer from the Fernandes Family Foundation, all NEW MEMBER gifts of $25 or more are being matched dollar-for-dollar! You can DOUBLE the impact of your first-time contribution by making your pledge right now.

Call 800-882-5387, or click here to start the process. In less than two minutes, we'll be welcoming you to membership with KETR!

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12:12 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Developer, ETSU grad passes away

Mike Oglesby at the newly-constructed Oglesby Plaza in Commerce.

KETR has received word that Mike Oglesby, the developer behind Oglesby Plaza on Monroe Street in Commerce, passed away on Thursday.

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10:25 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Seguin native assumes AVP/Dean's role

The Sam Rayburn Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce
A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications

John Kaulfus is the new Assistant Vice President and Dean of Campus Life and Student Development at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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Spring Forward
8:59 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Daylight Saving Time: Things you may not have known

This Sunday morning at 2 a.m., clocks around the region will be adjusted to observe Daylight Saving Time.  You know when we do it, but do you know why?

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Hopkins County
12:37 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

When gators attack...a remotely operated camera

This alligator was photographed inside his Hopkins County home.
Michael Woodall

Hog hunters at Sulphur Bluff Ranch discovered one of the county's more reclusive residents.

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