Local Interest

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

Funeral services set for Francisco Melendez

Mar 28, 2012
www.westoaksfuneralhome.com

SULPHUR SPRINGS - The longtime Sulphur Springs city employee who died on the job last week will be laid to rest Thursday.

Luis Noble / Cooper Review

COOPER - Since 2006, the Northeast Texas Regional Film Commission has been promoting movie production in the area, working to connect filmmakers with cities, landowners, business owners and local resources. 

Greenville joins ART Region

Mar 21, 2012
http://www.greenville-chamber.org/

GREENVILLE - The Greenville Chamber/Convention and Visitors Bureau has joined the ART Region of Texas.

Cindy Roller / The Cooper Review

Multiple roads were temporarily closed as of Tuesday morning in various parts of Northeast Texas, according to the Texas Department of Transportation Office in Paris.

Spring blooms

Mar 13, 2012

KETR Correspondent and Cooper Review Editor Cindy Roller recently captured these images at City Park in Cooper.

COMMERCE, TEXAS (March 5, 2012) -- The Commerce Public Library is hosting a special passport event in Commerce on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications.  The library is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2012, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.

Dream becomes reality for student musicians

Mar 2, 2012

NEW YORK CITY, NY - For musicians, the idea of performing at world famous Carnegie Hall is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

COOPER - Do you know what the number is to dial, when you don’t know who to call? It is 2-1-1.

Photo by Cindy Roller / The Cooper Review

The Monday forecast for Northeast Texas includes a 100% chance of precipitation, and at 10:00 AM, wind chill is 27 degrees F.

Customers taking to Twitter to seek help, express outrage

Gaby Estrada

The Lions After Dark crew is taking the program to the streets once again, with a live broadcast originating from the Sam Rayburn Student Center on Fridays during the Spring 2012 semester.

The Commerce Rotary Club is accepting nominations for the “Employer of the Year” and “Employee of the Year” awards that will be presented at the 2012 Chamber of Commerce Banquet on February 9, 2012.

Museum’s Daddy-Daughter Dance returns

Jan 3, 2012

COMMERCE -  Plans for the annual Daddy-Daughter Dance have begun. The event will be Saturday, February 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Tickets go on sale at the beginning of January.

MLK Jr. awards ceremonies planned locally

Dec 28, 2011
www.africawithin.com

Over 100 people and organizations will be recognized during awards ceremonies next month in honor of the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

MLK Jr. awards ceremonies planned locally

Dec 28, 2011
www.africawithin.com

Over 100 people and organizations will be recognized during awards ceremonies next month in honor of the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

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