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The First United Methodist Church of Commerce invites the community to a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church located at 1709 Highway 24 across from Texas A&M University - Commerce.  Everyone is invited to attend; those who are lonel…

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At least two contested races have developed in Hunt County, following the first few days of candidates filing for the March 6, 2018 political primary elections.

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Two grand juries are scheduled to convene in Hunt County this week, one to continue its standard six-month term and a special panel to investigate the April death of a school crossing guard in Greenville.

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Former college athlete and sexual assault survivor Monika Korra will be making a public-speaking appearing at Texas A&M University-Commerce next week.

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The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team has enjoyed its best period of sustained success in the last five years, and while many players and coaches have helped to create the team’s winning culture, one of the team’s smallest members has been one of its biggest contributors.

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A special grand jury will meet next week to investigate the April death of Christine Jewell Sandlin, a school crossing guard in Greenville, which followed an accident involving Hunt County District Attorney Noble D. Walker Jr.

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Hunt County voters will be casting ballots tomorrow for a special election to decide the fate of seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution, as well as several local issues in certain municipalities.

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Commerce Middle School will be hosting a Veteran's Day program in the CMS Auditorium on Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will immediately follow the program.

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(RNN) - Community members gathered Sunday evening for a vigil near the Texas church that was the site of a mass shooting as details emerged about the alleged shooter's military service and discharge.

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  • Nan Clay Commerce Library Director

The Commerce Public Library has just been awarded a $22,190 grant from the Ladd and Katherine Hancher Foundation to digitize the complete Commerce Journal from 1901 to the present.   The Library will be mailing the microfilm to a company that will digitize the microfilm reels, index and make…

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The winningest football coach in Texas A&M University-Commerce history will be honored this weekend at the final home game of the season as the football field will be renamed in his honor.

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More than 500 jobs were added to the local County workforce between August and September, and the Hunt County unemployment rate remains at its lowest level in almost two decades, according to a report released Oct. 20 by the Texas Workforce Commission.

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Veterans will be saluted in downtown Greenville next month during the annual Hunt County Veterans Day Parade, then will receive a free lunch courtesy of VITAS Healthcare.

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A special grand jury will be set to investigate the April death of Christine Jewell Sandlin, a school crossing guard in Greenville, according to the special prosecutor handling the incident.

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The wait is over for community members anticipating the opening of the new local arts co-op center that has been in the works for years.

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Commerce City Manager Darrek Ferrell sat down with the Commerce Journal on Tuesday to discuss progress on a proposed “residents only’ parking system as well as the search for a new city Police Chief.

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The City of Commerce enjoyed another boost in sales tax rebate revenue this month, according to a report issued Wednesday by the Texas Comptroller’s Office.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce is welcoming prospective students later this month at their bi-annual “Mane Event” preview day on Oct. 21.

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Hunt County Shared Ministries (FISH), in partnership with the Hunt County Coalition, is accepting applications until October 31 for Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Baskets through the “Hunt County Gives” program. Those needing assistance for the upcoming holiday season may register at FISH l…