Local Interest

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

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.

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.

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. 

Marketing Communications

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.

University to host 'Banned Books Week' event

Sep 24, 2013
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.

Disc golf 'on course' in Sulphur Springs

Sep 19, 2013
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.

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.

9-11: Where were you?

Sep 11, 2013
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?

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.

Arthur James
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.

www.commerceisd.org

Motorists in Commerce likely noticed more traffic than usual Friday morning as Commerce and University police personnel were directing traffic around an accident at the intersection of Culver and Monroe St.

Cindy Roller / KETR/Cooper Review

Local firefighters, police officers and military personnel will be honored at the Cooper-Commerce high school football game in Commerce. 

Six-Man High Schools: 2013 football preview

Aug 30, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com

These four schools start their football season tonight.

Private Schools: 2013 football preview

Aug 30, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com

These private schools start their football season tonight.

Terrell Tigers: 2013 football preview

Aug 30, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com

Though the Terrell Tigers have been in a rebuilding phase recently and even had a 0-10 season last year, the fan support has never wavered. 

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