Local Interest

Commerce Rotary
2:10 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Knight named Commerce Rotarian of the Year

Jerrod Knight received Rotarian of the Year award at the 2012 Commerce Rotary Installation Dinner at Webb Hill Country Club in Wolfe City, TX.
Russell Armstrong

The 91st annual Commerce Rotary installation dinner on June 26 included the distribution of club awards for perfect attendance, longevity, and service.

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Childhood Leukemia
12:13 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Greenville Youth Battling Cancer, Family’s Struggle Mounts

Brandy Addicks

GREENVILLE - Losing your job and dealing with monthly eviction notices would be nearly impossible circumstances to overcome for any household. For Matthew and Jennifer Daggs, the challenges go deeper with the pain and uncertainty of their daughter’s battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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Weekly Weather
2:16 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Shower and thunderstorm chances small for this week

Your Weekly Weather Forecast for Monday, June 18th
Daniel Starks KETR

After a great Father's Day weekend, the sun should stick around throughout the week, with some chances for rain through Wednesday.

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Father's Day
3:42 pm
Sun June 17, 2012

Father's Day...The History

ECardWizard Flickr

Today is a day for fathers, as the title implies. But this holiday hasn’t always existed, and its history is somewhat peculiar.

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Football Officiating
9:54 am
Sun June 17, 2012

67-Years-Old And Still Making The Call

Right - John Jackson during a coin flp at a high school game.
Kelly Copeland

GREENVILLE - John “Jet” Jackson, who turns 67 on June 22, shows no signs of slowing down when it comes to officiating football.

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Weekend Weather
12:06 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Father's Day Weekend: Did somebody say "Sun"?

Your Weekend Weather Forecast for Friday, June 15th
Daniel Starks KETR

After yet another round of severe thunderstorms moved through the region this week, the sun bears its face again for a beautiful weekend.

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Aikin Memorial Service
7:46 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Bob Aikin: Celebration of Life set for Sunday, June 17th

Legislative Reference Library of Texas

According to family members, friends and family of Bobby Aikin are invited to gather at the Sam Rayburn Student Center on the campus of A&M-Commerce Sunday from 3:00pm to 5:00pm to "share stories and memories, and a toast to Bob's life."

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Wednesday weather
9:51 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Wednesday evening storms bring damage to Randolph

This image compares the size of hail received in North Texas Wednesday to that of a golf ball
www.nbcdfw.com (submitted image)

FANNIN COUNTY - Three people were hospitalized after storms Wednesday night brought winds that flipped a mobile home in Fannin County and softball sized hail that shattered multiple car windows in Dallas.

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Bob Aikin
8:06 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

KETR and Northeast Texas lose a dear friend in Bobby Aikin

Bob Aikin ponders the law of unintended consequences during a recording session for The Breakdown with Bob Aikin.
Jerrod Knight

Alexander Mack "Bobby" Aikin, III, who served District 3 in the Texas House of Representatives during the 70th legislature and who's hosted KETR's Breakdown with Bob Aikin since 2009, passed away Wednesday afternoon at his home in Commerce, TX.

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Severe Weather
10:08 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

UPDATE: Thunderstorms to return, rain most of the week

Your Weekly Weather Forecast for Monday, June 11th
Daniel Starks KETR

The weekend's over, and so are the cloudless days. Rain is expected to move back in this week.

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