Terror shouldn’t have to unite America
After the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, many people are left asking “why?”
Two worthy events this weekend in Commerce
Great things are happening in Commerce this weekend, and deserve the support from Commerce citizens.
Tom Bailey, 57, of Commerce passed away on Dec. 21, 2012, in Commerce.
No reason for high STD rate
More than 48,000 Texas citizens contract a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) every year.
Post numerical addresses in case of fire emergency
Many homes (and businesses) in the City of Commerce and our county fire district do not have a numerical address clearly posted on the building or near the street.
Skatepark would provide more activities for children
I am writing this letter on behalf of the Commerce skatepark Project. The group of individuals involved with this project is devoted to seeing that our children and young adults have a safe place to ride their skateboards.
Local skatepark a win-win for skaters, business owners
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of opinion articles examining the benefits of the proposed skatepark in Commerce. This week’s opinion piece will focus on the community benefits of building a skatepark in Commerce.
One of the most obvious community benefits of building a concrete skatepark is reducing the amount of skaters using streets, public stairs, railings and benches by giving them a safe place to participate in their sport.
School district correct to move to new principal
Part of a high school principal’s job is to be a morally upright example for their students to follow.
When former Commerce High School Principal Adam Rupert was arrested on Nov. 14, 2012 for driving while intoxicated, he lost that example.
Skatepark proves to be a huge benefit to local youth
The Commerce Parks Foundation has been working diligently over the past two years to raise enough funds to build a skatepark in Commerce.
Getting out of spring break alive
Spring break should be a time for students to get away from their classes, forget about research papers and have a good time.
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