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  • Splish-splash

    Another option for repurposing a vacant lot in downtown Commerce was brought to the City Council’s attention during its Tuesday meeting.

    June 21, 2014

  • Judge’s wife admits she spiked his wine with antifreeze

    An Ohio grandmother has pleaded guilty to felonious assault of her  husband, a prominent local judge, by lacing his glass of wine with antifreeze before he turned in for the night.

    June 19, 2014

  • There's an app for that

    Texas A&M-Commerce students now have an additional way to stay connected with their personal university story: their phone.

    June 17, 2014

  • Muralupdate1.jpg Downtown splash park a possibility in city's future

    Commerce residents may have a new way to cool off later this year.

    June 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_3352.JPG Reading program to develop leaders

    The leaders at Commerce Independent School District and Texas A&M University-Commerce want to equip the student leaders at Commerce High School with tools to be successful in and out of the classroom. 

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Muralupdate1.jpg Mural first of three planned for city

    Downtown Commerce is a little more visually represented now.

    June 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • RGB_Children's_Museum_1_6-4-14.jpg The best little museum in Texas

    Sharline Freeman’s life has taken a lot of unexpected twists and turns that led her to the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum in 2009.

    June 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Reports of damage in county from overnight storms

    High winds associated with powerful thunderstorms overnight caused damage to buildings and resulted in scattered power outages across the county.

    June 9, 2014

  • Man arrested for drugs in hotel room

    A Greenville resident was taken into custody after he was found with a large quantity of drugs in a hotel in Commerce. 

    June 9, 2014

  • Vigil_photo.jpg Lion Strong gather for vigil

    Hundreds of students gathered in the old East Circle on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce Wednesday night to celebrate the lives of Devin Oliver and Aubree Butts, two A&M-Commerce basketball players who died in a car crash Tuesday night.

    June 5, 2014 5 Photos

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