Local Interest

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

Plethora of holiday events planned for December

Nov 25, 2011

With Black Friday in full swing, final preparations are being made for area Christmas activities early next month.

Regional choir to perform annual Christmas concert

Nov 24, 2011
www.netchoral.org

14 years ago, a group of Northeast Texas singers came together to form what has now become a staple in the region for vocal excellence and entertainment.

The lack of rain in Northeast Texas has had an effect on crops and hay production, as well as the landscape.

Morris Partain

COOPER - Volunteers at the First United Methodist Church in Cooper have been counting their blessings for the success they have had serving a free Thanksgiving meal to those in need every year for past 20 years.

www.ci.greenville.tx.us

GREENVILLE - It's beginning to look a lot more like Christmas in downtown Greenville.

Commerce Cable Channel 3 moves to 95.2, 95.3 or 95.4

Nov 21, 2011

COMMERCE - After more than 35 years, the government-access channel on Commerce cable television has been moved from channel 3 to digital channels 95.2, 95.3 or 95.4, depending on the make of the set.

COOPER - The Hope House in Cooper might be a tiny 240-square foot building, but it doesn’t lack in hope – or love.

GREENVILLE - Supporters of Mary of Puddin Hill in Greenville can again shop at the legendary store five months after the business closed its doors.

University Community Update, November 15, 2011

Nov 15, 2011

COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Dan Jones on Tuesday informed faculty and staff of the latest enrollment numbers, A&M System Board of Regent activity, new faculty solicitations and future planning. Listen to the complete address.

Planned Veterans Memorial in Paris, www.rrvvm.com

PARIS - Strong military support by families, school children and teachers were on display at Saturday’s USA Show in Paris.

Jennifer Terry of Euless didn’t realize when she chose to give birth to her son, Jaxson, she was choosing life – a life for herself.

A&M-Commerce Flickr

COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce invites veterans, their families and community members to campus Nov. 2-5 to celebrate the 20th anniversary celebration of the Veteran’s Vigil.

COMMERCE — Texas A&M University-Commerce invites veterans, their families and community members to campus Nov. 2-5 to celebrate the 20th anniversary celebration of the Veteran’s Vigil.

Halloween is always fun for young folks and older folks alike! Check out some of the Halloween festivities going on here in Northeast Texas!

Today is Homecoming for A&M-Commerce, with activities scheduled all day.  KETR will be set up at the Tailgate Party that starts at 11am east of the new Music Building.  The party lasts until 2pm and live coverage of the game vs Angelo State begins at 1:30pm with JP Heath and Brock Callaway.

Come join us for the party and bring your radios to tune in to 88.9 KETR during the game!

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