The fate of the Marvin Nichols Reservoir proposal - at least insofar as it figures into the Texas Water Development Board's plans - now lies in the hands of that agency's three-person governing body, consisting of chairman Carlos Rubinstein, Bech Bruun and Kathleen Jackson.
On this Memorial Day, Dr. Eric Gruver and Hayley Hasik of the East Texas War and Memory Project at Texas A&M University-Commerce, relive the Project's visit to the Ardennes Forest, site the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.
You don't have to look too hard on the Paris Independent School District's web page to find the open letter to parents and friends about the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, commonly known as the STAAR test.
Cooper Review editor Cindy Roller discusses the runoff election Tuesday, May 27, between incumbent Delta County Judge Herb Brookshire and Jason Murray. Also on the ballot Tuesday in Delta County and most other counties in the KETR listening area are the runoff elections between U.S.
Multiple classes are coming to Commerce this summer.
The first class of The Commerce Citizen’s Police Academy is scheduled to start June 5.
The Citizen’s Police Academy has been established to promote an understanding of the Commerce Police Department and its policies and procedures. Police work is filled with many variables that require professional solutions. The goal is to address perceived suspicions and misconceptions by establishing mutual trust and cooperation between the police and the citizens of Commerce. It is also an opportunity to promote civic awareness.
The Paul Matthews Exchange Building in downtown Greenville is for sale. The seven-story building is owned by the city of Greenville. The editor of the Herald-Banner, Caleb Slinkard, expects a decision on selling the building to be made very soon. This week, the Herald-Banner reported that one of the two bids on the building had been withdrawn, leaving one bid at $3.3 million. Also, discussed the recent sale of the abandoned former C.B.'s Hamburgers and Wilhite Candy buildings at Wesley and O'Neal Streets.
Carl Allen Welch of Quinlan was taken into custody following a late Friday night shooting. As of 11 a.m. Saturday, he was being held in custody in the Hunt County Jail on a theft charge from Rains County.
In a report from South Sulphur Unit at Cooper Lake State Park: Due to recent rains over Cooper Lake and the watershed that feeds its tributaries, the lake has risen approximately 6’ in the last three months. Thanks to the rise in water levels, all boat ramps on Cooper Lake are open.
The Dam on Cooper Lake is in good condition, according to the Army Corps of Engineers. It is monitored daily and is safe for travel. All problems or potential problems are thoroughly investigated.
Among the red paint-brush flowers and tall grasses lay a few, almost forgotten, headstones at Simmons Cemetery. A group of volunteers gathered last Tuesday out in a hidden corner of Ben Franklin to tend to those buried in the cemetery.