Mason named LSC Linebacker of the Year
A&M-Commerce senior linebacker Danny Mason has been named the 2012 Lone Star Conference Linebacker of the Year, announced late last week by league officials.
Kilted Monkey brings pub food, family atmosphere to Commerce
It’s obvious to anyone who walks through their doors that the Kilted Monkey, located on Live Oak Street, is unique to Commerce.
Northeast Texas Children’s Museum celebrates 19th year
Ten years ago the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum opened in a vacant grocery store with an uncertain future.
Today the Children’s Museum has moved to the former location of Watson’s Cafeteria on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus and has a goal of welcoming 20,000 visitors before the year ends.
Commerce firefighters honor comrades who fell on 9/11
There are a wide variety of events across the United States every September that honor the memory of those that died in the terrorist attacks on 9/11. The biggest heroes that emerged from those horrific events were the emergency responders in New York City, particularly the firefighters.
Indoor arena set to be completed this year
As manager of the Texas A&M University-Commerce Animal Science Educational Farm, Chris Ellason has a lot on his plate.
Neverblu hits mark with ‘Joshua’ release
It takes some guts to put out an alt. rock album these days. The genre is more closely associated with the inauthentic machismo of Nickelback than well-crafted, thought-provoking music. But that’s exactly the kind of record Dallas-based Neverblu created with their most recent release “Joshua.”
Commerce Tiger Sharks compete at regional, state meets
The Commerce Tiger Sharks swim team of the Texas Amateur Athletic League trained hard throughout the summer and two swimmers competed at the Games of Texas Swimming Championship this last weekend.
Knight named Commerce Rotarian of the Year
88.9 KETR General Manager Jerrod Knight has strong ties to the Commerce area. A Wolfe City High School and Texas A&M University-Commerce graduate, Knight returned to Commerce after stints at radio stations in Dallas, Jacksboro, Okla., Woodworth and Fort Worth to work for the same radio station he interned for in college.
Journalism student gaining experience in nation’s capital
Most Texas A&M University-Commerce students are spending their summer relaxing poolside and enjoying their time off, but senior journalism major Keyania Campbell is spending her summer in Washington D.C. doing marketing communications for Kirov Academy of Ballet.
New Ridgecrest pastor to focus on discipleship
Ridgecrest Baptist Church’s pastor R.J. Nanny may be young, but his ministry philosophy relies on tried and true concepts.
“The direction I wanted to take them was getting out of a Bible study mentality and focuses on discipleship,” he said. “Bible study is where you sit and collect data, discipleship is where I teach you to follow Jesus and then train you to teach others.”
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