News

Severe weather
9:21 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Community helps band director pick up pieces from tornado

The damage to Jeremy Wofford's home after the April 3 tornado
Jace Sturgill

COMO - It’s left the students of a rural Hopkins County school district heartbroken, but inspired. The fact that their band director, Jeremy Wofford, continues to make the nearly one hour drive to his Como classroom in the days and weeks after a tornado destroyed his family’s Royse City home.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
4:14 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Regents Professor to be honored

COMMERCE - The University Convocation honoring Dr. R. N. Singh as the 2010-2011 Regents Professor for Texas A&M University-Commerce is Thursday, April 19 at 11 a.m. in the University Auditorium.

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Law enforcement
4:01 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Uniform Crime Reporting issues stats for Greenville

GREENVILLE - Crime in Greenville rose significantly during the first three months of 2012 compared to last year, but less than the same timeframe in 2010.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
3:19 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

"Sports Doctor" leaves impact on Texas universities

Stephenville Empire-Tribune

STEPHENVILLE - The Texas A&M University-Commerce and Tarleton State families are mourning the loss of alumnus and popular sports announcer Dr. Ron Newsome. 

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TransCanada
8:42 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Court dismisses pipeline petition

Julia Trigg Crawford addresses a rally outside the Lamar County Courthouse in February
Photo by Allen Rich, North Texas E-News

TEXARKANA - An appeals court has dismissed a petition seeking to stop TransCanada’s pipeline from traveling through a Lamar County farm after the petition’s author failed to issue a case record.

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Grayson College
7:22 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Another local community college raises tuition

SHERMAN -  The Grayson College Board of Trustees elected Tuesday night to raise the cost per credit hour by an additional $4 for in district students and $7 for out-of-district students.

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Severe Weather
7:18 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Storm victims offered relief through SBA

A residence in the Diamond Creek Subdivision in Forney
Photo by the National Weather Service

A handful of local counties are among 13 in North Texas for whom the federal government is offering low-interest disaster loans.

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Dan Rather
9:47 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

Dan Rather on Texas, Twitter and journalism

Dan Rather sits down with Scott Harvey, Jerrod Knight, and Savannah Christian of The East Texan in KETR's studios.
Jason Flowers TAMU-Commerce Photo

COMMERCE - A candid, humble and at times emotional Dan Rather, longtime anchor of the CBS Evening News, reflected on his more than 60 years in journalism during a Tuesday evening visit to the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.

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Police and Courts
9:19 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Officials find Wilson acted in self defense

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A specially called Hopkins County Grand Jury has decided against the murder indictment of a Sulphur Springs man.

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School finance
8:23 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Judge sets trial date as more schools join finance lawsuit

AUSTIN - State District Judge John Dietz signed an order Monday establishing an October tentative trial date for Texas’ school finance lawsuits.

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