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Child abuse
6:56 am
Tue December 20, 2011

Sheriff: Child abuse victim to be released from hospital

WEST TAWAKONI - The victim of an alleged case of child abuse in West Tawakoni is expected to recover from her injuries.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
4:34 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

A&M-Commerce first up on high-speed network

A&M -Commerce President Dan Jones and Chief Information Office Anwar Karim are presented a plaque from Dr. Pierce Cantrell, chief information of the Texas A&M University System.
Paul Bryan

COMMERCE - Quality service, innovation and collaboration were the themes behind the application and recent approval of a $6.6 million Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant to the Texas A&M University System.

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Paris Police
8:40 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Garrett to fill public information officer vacancy

PARIS - Paris Police Officer Curtis Garrett will assume duties as public information officer Monday. 

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Unemployment
8:36 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Local unemployment figures show positive gains

According to figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission, Hopkins County’s lowest jobless rate in the region continued to fall, down to 6.5 percent in November, a half percent drop from October.

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Murder case
7:54 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Campbell couple indicted for murder of two-year-old

GREENVILLE -  The indictment issued Friday by the Hunt County Grand Jury indicates Brandon Herrera was beaten to death or possibly strangled and/or smothered. 

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Road construction
7:52 am
Mon December 19, 2011

City to move forward on major street project

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce will consider the sale of $3 million in bonds for street improvements when they meet Tuesday.

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Sulphur Springs ISD
9:17 pm
Sun December 18, 2011

Architects hope to complete school by mid-January

Claycomb Associates - Framing installation at the new Sulphur Springs Middle School Media Center

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Substantial completion of the new Sulphur Springs Middle School is expected by the middle of next month, and move-in could take place during spring break.

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News
12:18 pm
Sun December 18, 2011

Thousands Attend Rally For Nativity Scene

ATHENS - Thousands have rallied on an East Texas courthouse lawn in response to an effort to remove a nativity scene.

The Athens Daily Review estimated that about 5,000 people came to Saturday's rally, which a Baptist pastor told the crowd was prompted by "the beginning of persecution of Christianity in our nation."

SPCA
8:20 am
Sun December 18, 2011

SPCA rescues more than 2,000 animals in 2011

DALLAS - The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says its North Texas operation rescued more than twice as many animals this year from suspected cruelty situations than in 2009.

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Paris Junior College
7:14 am
Sat December 17, 2011

PJC again among top 50 fastest-growing colleges

PARIS - A recent report by Community College Week ranks Paris Junior College 25th in the nation for rate of growth among two-year colleges for 2011.

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