News

Fatal accident
6:57 am
Mon October 17, 2011

Family, friends celebrate life of Max McKinnon

Max McKinnon

PICKTON - A Texas A&M University-Commerce student killed in an accident last week was laid to rest over the weekend.

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Arson
6:52 am
Mon October 17, 2011

Mitchell formally charged in September fires

PARIS - A local man has been indicted for arson in connection to a series of grass fires in Lamar and Red River counties.

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Hit-and-run
6:53 am
Fri October 14, 2011

Driver of hit-and-run identified, investigation continuing

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WOOD COUNTY - Authorities have identified the driver of the vehicle that struck and killed a teenage boy in Wood County last week.

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Energy conservation
5:45 am
Fri October 14, 2011

Commerce ISD setting the pace for savings

COMMERCE - The Commerce ISD has been recognized for energy savings less than two years after an agreement that sought energy-efficient behavior.

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Road construction
5:00 am
Fri October 14, 2011

State Highway 24 expansion moves forward

COOPER - The Sulphur River Regional Mobility Authority (SURRMA) Board of Directors laid out the details of a planned expansion to Highway 24 during a recent meeting.

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News
3:12 pm
Thu October 13, 2011

Charges dismissed against East Texas judge

QUITMAN - A county judge in East Texas has been cleared of official oppression over removal of a protester who wore duct tape on his mouth to protest a ban on public comment.

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Kidnapping
2:25 pm
Thu October 13, 2011

Suspect apprehended in alleged kidnapping

COMMERCE - A Commerce kidnapping suspect is in custody and a woman safe after the Thursday morning incident in the 100 block of Maple Avenue.

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Accident
10:41 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Cooper resident killed in weekend wreck

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COOPER - A Delta County man has been laid to rest after a deadly motorcycle crash last Friday. Services were held Wednesday for Stephen Bryan Hicks.

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Drug bust
9:44 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Authorities raid Northeast Texas drug operation

HOPKINS COUNTY - An investigation is underway after a huge marijuana farm was found along the Hopkins-Franklin County line.

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Police and Courts
8:42 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Amad to serve three years probation

GREENVILLE - A Commerce woman receives probation after pleading guilty to two counts of using a debit card without permission.

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Murder trial
8:11 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Sentencing delayed in Caddo Mills murder case

GREENVILLE - The punishment for convicted murderer Randall Douglas Smith will have to wait two more weeks after a judge grants a pre-sentence investigation.

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Construction
7:11 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Officials hope to start spring semester at new school

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Sulphur Springs ISD administrators this week learned that their new Middle School, originally scheduled for completion this November, will instead be finished in December.

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Greenville
4:04 pm
Wed October 12, 2011

City welcomes new Venue Manager

GREENVILLE - Assistant City Manager John Adel has announced that Tess Todora has been hired as the new Venue Manager for the City of Greenville.

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Accident
10:31 am
Wed October 12, 2011

One critically injured in Wednesday morning collision

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HOPKINS COUNTY - State Troopers are reporting an accident between a car and a horse early Wednesday morning that left two men hospitalized.

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School finance
10:22 am
Wed October 12, 2011

Equity Center officially files suit against State

AUSTIN - A coalition of more than 150 school districts has sued the state of Texas over a school funding system they say is unfair, inefficient and unconstitutional.

The coalition represents more than one in 10 Texas districts, including several local districts like Bonham, Commerce, Greenville and Paris.

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