Local Interest

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

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
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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. 

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.

Singing a joyful tune

Dec 21, 2011
Cindy Roller

COOPER - Cooper Elementary students filled the air with joyful holiday tunes for a large crowd during a program on Thursday, Dec. 15. 

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.

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