Commerce merchants provided the city with an early Christmas present, reporting a huge boost in sales tax rebate revenues to end the current fiscal year, according to a report released by the Texas Comptroller’s office.

The Commerce High School cheerleading squad continued its winning ways with a division victory at the National Cheerleaders Association State of Texas competition, as well as receiving an overall award.

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Two people were killed during a shooting at the Party Venue on U.S. Highway 380 west of Greenville, Texas on 10/27/2019.

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With a recent announcement from A&M System Chancellor John Sharp, all system campuses will implement a ban on smoking E-cigarettes, or "vaping." What are your thoughts on the matter? Results of the previous poll: How well do you think the Commerce Tiger football team will fair this year? — 28 responses — No Playoff appearance: 13 votes — Playoff appearance: 7 votes — One playoff win: 5 votes — Multiple playoff wins: 2 votes — State Championship or bust: 1 vote

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Fair Oaks, California - Danny "Dan" Bert Hudgins, 89, of Fair Oaks, California, passed away December 24, 2019, of natural causes. He was born in Commerce, Texas on January 26, 1930 to Jones Marion and Ellie Hudgins. He married Dorothy Reed on December 10, 1948; they were married for 59 years…

Karen Sue Vickery, age 75, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, formerly of Commerce, Texas, passed away on September 22, 2019, in Ironton, Missouri. She was born in August of 1944 in Cardwell, Missouri, to Herman and Ludean Clark and is survived by her husband of 51 years, James L. "Jim" Vicke…

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