Two members of the Commerce High School Roaring Tiger Band are advancing to the next round of auditions after being selected to the All-Region Jazz Band by the Association of Texas Small School Bands last weekend.

The third-annual “Commerce Strong” event, which was originally scheduled for the end of August, has been rescheduled and will take place this weekend, coinciding with tailgating festivities at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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And they're off! Participants filled the streets of Commerce today for the third annual Dr. Dan Jones Memorial 5K Fun Run and Walk.

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Tommy Dale Stephenson, 73, formerly of Commerce, passed away 9/17/19. Tommy graduated from Commerce HS in 1964. Visitation is 9/21 at 1 p.m., funeral 9/21 at 2 p.m. at Commerce Funeral Home. Condolences and registry at

Ava Ann Brecheen Duncan, born Sept. 14, 1928 in Commerce, died July 17, 2019 in Houston. Known as "Abie," she was the daughter of Ava Lee DeJernett and John Cameron Brecheen and the granddaughter of Dr. W. B. DeJernett, pioneering physician in East Texas. As a teenager, Abie worked behind th…

W.C. Ferrell, Sr., 90, passed away Sept. 5, 2019. A memorial service with military honors will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. in Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time. He was preceded in death by parents W.W. Ferrell an…

Commerce, TX

Right Now
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Feels Like: 84°
  • Heat Index: 84°
  • Wind: 11 mph
  • Wind Chill: 78°
  • UV Index: 8 Very High
  • Sunrise: 07:11:26 AM
  • Sunset: 07:20:17 PM
  • Dew Point: 73°
  • Visibility: 10 mi


Cloudy early with peeks of sunshine expected late. High 93F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.


A few passing clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low near 75F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.


Scattered thunderstorms. High around 90F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.