Local Interest

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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Community Event
8:13 am
Sun June 10, 2012

Summer options offered at Children’s Museum

Dr. Hailey, Marissa and Maddie pose as they prepare for the Dog Days of Summer Fun Friday.
Alton Biggs Northeast Texas Children's Museum

COMMERCE - This Friday marks the start of Fun Friday’s at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum in Commerce, with events scheduled through mid-August.

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Dairy Festival
4:16 pm
Sat June 9, 2012

Slideshow: Hopkins County Hot-Air Balloon Rally

The annual Hot-Air Balloon Rally and Glow at the 2012 Hopkins County Dairy Festival.
Cindy Roller

The event was held near Shannon Oaks on Interstate 30 in Hopkins county.

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Weekend Weather
8:30 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Here comes the sun!

Your Weekend Weather Forecast for Friday, June 8th
Daniel KETR

With lakes filled and yards flooded, the rain decides to back off for a while!

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Commerce Public Library
8:21 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Commerce citizens reconvene, explore funding options for historic library

Daniel Starks KETR

COMMERCE - Residents filled the Commerce City Hall Council Chambers Thursday evening as part of a second meeting to brainstorm ideas on how to plan, promote, and carry out an effort to save the city's public library, a Texas historical landmark constructed in 1918. 

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In Memorial
2:51 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Memorial service set for Spencer June 23rd

Dr. Otha Spencer

According to a Texas A&M University-Commerce facebook post, First United Methodist Church in Commerce will be the site of a memorial service for longtime ETSU professor emeritus and author, Dr. Otha Spencer.

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HUD Investigation
1:31 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Greenville Housing Authority faces discrimination charge by NAACP

City of Greenville

The Greenville, TX branch of the NAACP has filed a complaint with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) over alleged discriminatory practices related to Section 8 housing in Greenville.

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Rainy Week
12:08 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Goodbye Sunshine!

Your 5 Day Weather Forecast for Tuesday, June 5th
Daniel KETR

With graduations underway and summer schools starting, the skies are expected to yield to shade and rain across some parts of the region this week.

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