Local Interest

Delta County
11:13 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Slideshow: 'Chiggerfest' in Cooper

Cindy Roller KETR/Cooper Review

The 2013 Delta County Chiggerfest recently celebrated its 20th year -- good fun and food with lots of vendors and events for all ages. KETR's Cindy Roller, editor of the Cooper Review, took some photos at the event.

Greenville
1:48 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

GISD considering bond package in 2014

City of Greenville

Local residents could receive a call next month, asking them if they are in favor of the Greenville Independent School District issuing bonds next spring to pay for a career and technology center.

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Washington, D.C.
4:16 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

KETR to participate in FEMA Emergency Alert project

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is working with a number of NPR stations throughout the gulf region to provide information to the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced a cooperative pilot project with National Public Radio’s (NPR’s) technology research and development group, NPR Labs, to demonstrate the delivery of the first-ever, real-time emergency alert messages to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in five Gulf states. 

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Commerce
10:34 am
Wed October 2, 2013

New portrait honors legacy of Ivory Moore, Sr.

Ivory Moore addresses the crowd at the unveiling of his new portrait that hangs on the second floor of the McDowell Administration Building on the A&M-Commerce Campus.

On Saturday, September 28, 2013, Texas A&M University-Commerce unveiled the portrait of Ivory Moore, Sr., now showcased on the second floor of the McDowell Administration Building.

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A&M-Commerce
4:08 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

University to host 'Banned Books Week' event

Liana Lopez will speak at Texas A&M University-Commerce Sept. 25.
soundcloud.com

Multimedia journalist Liana Lopez is coming to Northeast Texas on Sept. 25 to speak as part of a combined observance of Hispanic Heritage Month and Banned Books Week.

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Hopkins County
1:29 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Disc golf 'on course' in Sulphur Springs

Coleman Park
MHS_Planning-Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/52734033@N08/

Disc Golf is a rapidly growing sport in the United States, and a Sulphur Springs resident is currently working on getting a new course constructed in a local park.

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JMD's Blog
10:57 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Remember the Texans

The NFL's Dallas Cowboys and the AFL's Dallas Texans were once rivals for the city's football fans in the 1960s. The Texans moved to Kansas City after an AFL Championship win. KC hosts the Cowboys at Arrowhead Stadium, noon Sept. 15.
johneisenberg.com

As you watch the Cowboys play the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend, think of what might have been – the Dallas Texans might be playing the Kansas City Cowboys.

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Opinion
7:00 am
Wed September 11, 2013

9-11: Where were you?

davidpakman.com

It's Sept 11, 2013. Today marks the twelfth anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history. Many people remember exactly what they were doing at the moment they heard what had happened. Do you?

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Commerce Tigers
10:33 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program- Week 1

Nationally recognized Memorial Stadium in Commerce was the location for Friday's match between the Commerce Tigers and the Cooper Bulldogs. Hear highlights from that match, and catch up on score results from around the region.

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JMD's Blog
10:55 am
Fri September 6, 2013

The five (or six) greatest Lions

Arthur James, ETSU runningback from '66-'69.
ntxe-news.com

Observers of East Texas State/A&M-Commerce football over the past 20 years or so can be excused for not appreciating the rich tradition of the program – a lot of losing seasons, no playoff appearances, let alone post-season victories.  But it was not always thus.

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