Local Interest

These are stories that may not qualify as 'breaking local news,' but are still of importance and interest to our region.

Daniel / KETR

After a busy week for electricity companies and tree services, the storms that caused minor wind damage across the region have left the building.

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As most people were falling asleep, Mother Nature was starting her day off with a bang!


As storms moved through the region in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, electrical power to quite a few homes was affected. See the list...


I-35 at Colorado Boulevard in Dallas was expected to be opened up again by 10am today.


Update Thursday at 5:30 a.m.: An Oncor power outage map indicates power has been restored to citizens in the Caddo Mills area as of early Thursday morning.

Keith Allison

My guess is that dad (and former Wolfe City atheletic director/head football coach) Tom Middlebrooks is proud of his boy.

Cindy Roller

SULPHUR SPRINGS - As the bride and groom were introduced at their outdoor reception under the twinkling stars and a canopy of lights, the smiles on their faces told the whole story.

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Grab the hot dogs and the hamburger patties, because this should be a great weekend for a cookout!

Mike Roberts

"We recognize, reward, and celebrate those in our community who add value," said A&M-Commerce president Dr. Dan Jones as part of a keynote address at the event held May 9th at the CISD Administration Building.

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Summer makes it's first appearance as the first tropical storm forms in the Eastern North Pacific

Photo by: Daniel Starks

Friday evening brought dangerous lightning, heavy rains, and a few automobile rescues to Northeast Texas.


LOS ANGELES - A North Texas youth just misses her chance at becoming the next American Idol, receiving the fewest votes of the four remaining contestants Thursday.

It's collegiate graduation weekend, but there are plenty of area events to attend after the tassels are turned.

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As college students prepare to move out, rain could delay them this weekend.


As the thought of summer becomes reality, cooler temperatures puts the reality on hold!