Local Interest

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

Daniel Starks/KETR

Planning on going to the lake, flying a kite, or having a cookout this weekend? Well it looks like it will be a good one to do so!

Local business supports Veterans Memorial

May 3, 2012
Photo by Cindy Roller

SULPHUR SPRINGS - With less than two months until the anticipated opening of the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial, donations are still coming in for the roughly $750,000 project.

Drought Monitor

The two year long weather phenomenon, La Nina, has gone.

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Have you had allergies lately? How about since the beginning of April? Well you might have a break from them this weekend!

Daniel Starks-KETR

As storm season hits its mid-life, Mother Nature is deciding to prove it in the western counties.

Google Photo

They say that April showers bring May flowers, but in our case it's bringing May heat!

http://www.ci.greenville.tx.us/archives/64/April%202012%20CM%20Newsletter.pdf

Greenville's City Manager has released the latest newsletter, which addresses various project updates and other information important to residents of the Hunt County seat.

Cooper Welch

This is where we live-blogged tonight's forum that took place at City Hall in Commerce, TX. Mayoral candidates: Dr. John Balotti and Coby Marcum. Council candidates: Emma Martin, Sue Davis. Steve Harrison, who opposes Emma Martin, could not be present for this forum.

According to a message from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, the proposed increase to semester credit hours at A&M-Commerce would see a jump from $99.68 to $109.68.

GREENVILLE - A local man is facing up to life in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated robbery.

REUTERS/Cliff DesPeaux

Winter has come and gone here in Northeast Texas, but apparently Mother Nature has different plans for the Northeastern states.

Think before you post

Apr 20, 2012

As social media becomes more integrated into our lives, it is becoming more obvious that job seekers should be careful what they post online.

Fair fun

Apr 19, 2012
Photo by Cindy Roller

Over 60 vintage vehicles converged on Cooper for the "Showdown on the Square" Car & Truck Show on  Saturday, April 14 in combination with the Delta County Fair.

Deadline not the 15th this year...

Commerce ISD sends 25 to UIL Academic Regionals

Apr 14, 2012
Courtesy Photo

COMMERCE - With over 400 points tallied, Commerce High School competed well against other district competitors at the UIL academic competition held April 5 at the school.

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