8:26 am
Thu September 29, 2011

Destructive fire blamed on burn ban violator

PARIS - A Lamar County resident, alleged to have violated the county's burn ban, is charged with felony criminal mischief for a fire that burned hundreds of acres.

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8:25 am
Thu September 29, 2011

Fifth oil fraud suspect issued ten year sentence

GREENVILLE - Carl Tinsley Ratner is the last of five organized crime suspects to be sentenced after pleading guilty to his role in an alleged Wolfe City oil field fraud scheme.

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Identity Theft
8:24 am
Thu September 29, 2011

Hunt County identity theft defendant sentenced

GREENVILLE - A suspect in a widespread identity theft scheme targeting individuals across Hunt County is ordered to six years behind bars.

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Crosswalk accident
4:43 pm
Wed September 28, 2011

Employee in pedestrian-vehicle accident identified

COMMERCE (ketr) - A Texas A&M University-Commerce student has been cited with disregarding a stop sign which led to him hitting a university employee with his vehicle Wednesday morning.

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Award Recipient
10:27 am
Mon September 12, 2011

Joan Mathis named PJC's Distinguished Alumna

PARIS – The longtime Paris Junior College English instructor and 1958 PJC graduate will be honored during the annual homecoming festivities November 11-12.

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Fannin County
11:12 am
Wed August 24, 2011

Fannin County to stay with Bonham EMS
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10:11 am
Fri August 19, 2011

Fine issued for Commerce wastewater treatment plant violation

City of Commerce, TX
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3:51 pm
Tue August 16, 2011

Deceased Dallas Firefighter With Ties to Region

GREENVILLE – A native of Caddo Mills, Lt. Todd Krodle was a 1988 graduate of Greenville High School and earned a degree from East Texas State University.

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Missing Person
8:56 am
Mon August 8, 2011

Another search for Hallman turns up nothing

Crews attempted to find clues for Matthew "Matt" Hallman by conducting a horseback patrol since the area was too vast and the weather too hot to conduct a foot search.

Investigators are also following up on a lead which indicated Hallman purchased a large amount of camping equipment from a local store on the day he disappeared.

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10:31 am
Mon July 11, 2011

City searching for answers into Sunday drowning

COMMERCE – An investigation was continuing Monday into the death of 9-year-old Diamond Bronston, who drowned while swimming in the Commerce City Pool Sunday while the facility was closed.

Bronston reportedly climbed the fence Sunday after sneaking out of her home. She was found submerged in 13 feet of water by the time emergency personnel arrived at approximately 7:45 a.m. and later pronounced dead after being transported to Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville.

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1:32 pm
Sun July 10, 2011

Young girl drowns Sunday in Commerce

COMMERCE – The Commerce Police Department is reporting that a 9-year-old girl has drowned at the City Swimming Pool. The incident occurred Sunday morning at approximately 7:45 a.m. while the pool was closed.

Upon arrival on scene, a girl later identified as Diamond Bronston was found at the bottom of the pool in water 13 feet deep. Commerce Firefighter Jeremy Littlefield pulled her out of the pool and CPR was immediately performed. Bronston was then transported by ambulance to Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville where she was pronounced dead.

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Lakota Ranch
10:02 am
Wed June 29, 2011

Buffalo naming ceremony brings hope, joy

Lightning Medicine Cloud

The calf was born to the herd of Arby Little Soldier, who says he chose the name because the animal was born during a thunderstorm on May 12 and as a tribute to the first known white buffalo in Texas born in 1933.

The birth of a white buffalo is an estimated one in 10 million occurrence.

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10:14 am
Tue June 21, 2011

Clayton assumes city manager's role full-time

COMMERCE – The City of Commerce has a new city manager, following council's decision Tuesday to remove the interim tag from Marc Clayton's title.

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2:08 pm
Thu May 26, 2011

Covidien Plant in Commerce to Close, 309 Jobs Lost

COMMERCE – A global healthcare products leader that's been a significant player in the local economy is closing their doors, leaving more than 300 workers without jobs.

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Deadly shooting
10:25 am
Mon May 9, 2011

Local officers to receive Medal of Valor

COMMERCE – The State of Texas will honor three local law enforcement personnel for their heroics during last year's shooting at the Commerce Wal-Mart.

Commerce Police Lt. Terry Miller and Officer James Hildebrand, along with then Delta County Sheriff's deputy Paul Robertson, have been chosen as Medal of Valor recipients, one of the highest honors in the state.

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