Local Interest

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

Winner announced in Blue Recycling Cart Contest

Dec 21, 2011

GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville and Keep Greenville Beautiful recently sponsored a contest to encourage more Greenville residents to use the 64-gallon blue carts for recycling.

Louisville Courier-Journal

GREENVILLE - Bill Thomas, who served as a state representative from 1989-1993, was a noted author and decorated serviceman. 

Jason Flowers

COMMERCE – KETR News Director Scott Harvey was recently honored by the Commerce ISD School Board by the passage of a resolution to nominate him to the Texas Association of School Boards’ Media Honor Roll.

Don’t be left in the dark during severe weather

Dec 15, 2011
Jerrod Knight

Sounds from the A&M-Commerce ThorGuard Warning System may have left some citizens confused as to the type of warning on Thursday morning.

Kiwanis Club hopes for final boost in donations

Dec 13, 2011

COMMERCE - The Commerce Lil’ Angels campaign continues through the rest of this week, with approximately 200 children still in need of items this holiday season.

50 Year Club celebrates past, tradition

Dec 12, 2011
Flickr: A&M-Commerce

COMMERCE - Members of the 50 Year Club at Texas A&M University-Commerce revisited campus the weekend of December 10.

GMA HAS A NEW WEBSITE

Dec 11, 2011

GREENVILLE - The GMA (Greenville Municipal Auditorium) officially launched its new website, www.showtimeatthegma.com, at the MercyMe concert Tuesday, December 6.

 

Dr. Larry Lemanski serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

It just takes a phone call or an email to get the service. KETR intern Ben Kelso recently took a ride with "The Grocery Butler" to see how the service works. 

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GREENVILLE - The Greenville Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau in partnership with the Greenville Board of Development is proud to announce that Eric Nadel will be the speaker for the 2012 Annual Banquet. 

Fredericksburg resident and award-winning horse and mule trainer, Mary Wasson and Miss Dee, a 10-year-old trail M-U-L-E are finalists in the TV-reality competition, America’s Favorite Trail Horse.

2011 Cooper Bulldogs

District 7-2A DIV. II has released their All District Football awards for 2011.

Bonham Warrior football All-District Selections

Nov 29, 2011

BONHAM - The 2011 Bonham Warriors Football team placed 16 players on the 2011 All-District Football Team in 10 3A.

Community invited to CISD's Winter Arts Festival

Nov 29, 2011
CISD students applaud during 2010 Winter Arts Festival

COMMERCE - Commerce ISD will showcase students in a celebration of the visual and performing arts December 8 at Commerce High School.

Superintendent Blake Cooper said the Winter Arts Festival has become an annual holiday tradition where the choirs, bands, theatre students and artists present their best works to parents and the community.

“Last year’s Festival was well received by the community and we hope it only grows through the years,” he said.

More than a dozen CHS football players awarded

Nov 28, 2011

COMMERCE - 13 Commerce Tigers were honored as part of 10 3A All-District Selections, recently announced. 

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