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  • Operation Cold Spell brings narcotics distribution to a freeze

    Almost two dozen individuals were arrested yesterday in Commerce after the Commerce Police Department, along with Texas A&M and Sulphur Springs Police Departments and Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office conducted busts after a four-month-long investigation into drug rings in the city.

    March 6, 2014

  • Through her eyes

    War is hell.
    Just ask freelance photographer Erin Trieb, who has seen her share of violence covering the war in Afghanistan over the past four years.

    March 6, 2014

  • Election day today

    Voters will be heading to the polls today, to make their choices in the Democratic and Republican party primary elections, which in Hunt County includes multiple contested races on the GOP side.

    March 4, 2014

  • Potential no-kill Commerce shelter

    Members of the Commerce Humane Association want a few more details on how the No Kill Hunt County group would move forward in turning the Commerce Animal Shelter into a no-kill shelter.

    February 28, 2014

  • Commerce ISD praised by McKinney district

    The Commerce ISD Board of Trustees assembled on Feb. 17 to recognize the accomplishments of certain Commerce ISD students and community members, as well as discuss the progress of initiatives that are being implemented to enrich and improve Commerce as a school district.

    February 25, 2014

  • It’s closing time

    Last call for drinks in Commerce will stay the same.

    February 24, 2014

  • Leon Harrison.jpg A family history of breaking down racial barriers

    The Harrison family is a family of firsts in Commerce.

    February 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Run for the Nations Running for the nations

    Downtown Commerce will be connected with the nations on April 5.

    February 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Clarifying indigent defense in Hunt County

    Hunt County spent $1,967,635.97 in indigent defense in 2013, according to the Texas Indigent Defense Commission (TIDC). Of that, $1,547,664.50 was spent on attorneys’ fees. That cost was broken down as follows: $1,079,133.82 was spent on felony trial court attorney’s fees, $356,381.50 was spent on misdeamenor trial court attorney’s fees, and $74,150.00 was spent on juvenile attorney’s fees.

    February 18, 2014

  • Dan and Jalinna Jones Education ceremony

    The Hunt/Hopkins County AFrican American Leadership Conference, Commerce Ministerial Alliance and Kappa alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (of Texas A&M University-Commerce) have announced the winners of the annual Dan and Jalinna Jones Education Awards.

    February 17, 2014

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