Local Interest

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

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. 

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
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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.

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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.

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