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More than a dozen headstones at the Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce were vandalized with paint and graffiti some time in the last two weeks, the Commerce Journal learned Friday – and some of the graffiti included references to a violent street gang. 

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People are invited from far and wide to visit Texas A&M University-Commerce’s learning farm to pick their own blueberries and blackberries as part of the annual “U-Pick” season.

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It was practically standing room only in the council chambers at City Hall as community members attended the State of the City address Tuesday night in Commerce.

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It was about 5 a.m. on Jan. 3, 1971. Little Jim Ayres, age eight, was sleeping soundly in his bed. That’s when he heard a knock on the front door, and his life changed forever.

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The Commerce ISD Board of Trustees received the annual report from the School Health Advisory Council and approved a pair of contracts at its May meeting on Monday.

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Former Miss Black Texas Carmen Ponder is suing the city of Commerce and former Commerce Police Chief Kerry Crews over her 2017 arrest, which sparked national media attention.

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The results of the most recent Mayoral election have been made official thanks to a resolution passed in a special meeting of the Commerce City Council on Tuesday.

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Following the success of the first event last April, the Commerce Community Action Program will be bringing back its “We Care Fair” that saw a positive reception the first go-around.

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A meeting is scheduled for Thursday to answer questions and talk about the qualifications for the allocation of Hotel Tax funds from the city.

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Even with most students off of campus, the area will still be alive with the sound of music over the summer as Texas A&M University-Commerce hosts the ninth-annual Texas Summer Flute Symposium.

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The Captain Charles Croxall Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be hosting its annual Memorial Day service for the 67th time later this month.

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The City of Commerce is beginning regular spraying for mosquitoes, with the first sprays coming Monday and running until September.

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A tribute concert is scheduled for Saturday to honor the life and works of Dr. Theodore “Ted” Hansen, former Music Department Head and teacher at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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Hundreds of athletes from across north Texas will come to Commerce this week for the annual Special Olympics Track Meet being held at Memorial Stadium on Friday.

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The early voting period for the May 4 elections in Commerce is now over, and only election day looms in the near future.

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Those looking for a community platform to sell their antiques and hand-me-downs can get one at a community garage sale being held downtown next weekend.

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Get ready for a hearty fried fish meal that helps children in the community get presents for Christmas with the second annual Fish Fry Fundraiser, sponsored in part by Commerce Lil’ Angels and the Commerce Masonic Lodge.

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Walkers and runners will gather once again in Commerce in the memory of a former Texas A&M University-Commerce President at the third annual Dr. Dan Jones Memorial 5K Fun Run and Walk this weekend.

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A Commerce man, convicted last year of multiple counts of aggravated assault in connection with an alleged incident in December, 2017, has been sentenced to prison in connection with an armed robbery of a convenience store.

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An ordinance was passed on first reading to prohibit the use of groundwater at a former manufacturing site to help close out a long-running environmental cleanup program at the April meeting of the Commerce City Council on Tuesday.

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