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.
An entire school year has passed since the Commerce Independent School District began its robust new afterschool program, and since then, lessons have been learned to improve on the success of the first year.
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.
A special grave-marking ceremony will be held in Sulphur Springs’ City Cemetery for a veteran of the War of 1812 this weekend.
A Texas House bill that would allow the City of Commerce to gain more tax revenues for a “qualified hotel project” has been passed through the Legislature and now awaits action from the Governor.
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.
This story first appeared in The East Texan, the student newspaper at Texas A&M University-Commerce. It is being reprinted with permission.
Children in the community are being encouraged to keep their minds sharp with reading over the summer in the Commerce Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program.
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.
The Commerce City Council voted to table a measure that would authorize a street condition assessment and passed several items at its May meeting on Tuesday.
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.
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.
The annual Commerce Institute for the Arts summer camp is back this summer, and is being extended past the normal two weeks thanks to a new partnership.
It’s not something you see too often nowadays in today’s world of social media, but one young student at Commerce High School has aspirations to start a newspaper at her school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Those interested in taking to the water and learning better swimming techniques are invited to an interest and informational meeting being held by the Commerce Tigersharks swim team later this month.
An approval was made to award a contract for renovations and a study session was held regarding the upcoming district budget at a special meeting of the Commerce ISD Board of Trustees Tuesday.
The Commerce Journal was awarded a first-place prize and several top-three nods in the Northeast Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.
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.
The Commerce City Manager explained the process behind the procurement of services for an upcoming city auction and responded to the claim that he carried a “vendetta” against a local business owner.
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.
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.
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.
The Commerce Police Explorer program took home first-place honors at a pair of competitions in the last month, and continue to prepare teenagers for a career in law enforcement.
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.
The current class of Leadership Hunt County is raising money to help ensure that students and families in Commerce ISD are happy, healthy and ready to learn.
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.
Gearheads of all kinds are welcome once again to the Commerce downtown square for the fifth annual Bois d’Arc Car Show next weekend.
The biggest fundraiser of the year for the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum is back, as the annual silent auction is scheduled for April 29.
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.
The Commerce High School theater department put on a rousing show and came away with a good result in the area round of the UIL One-Act Play competition earlier this month.
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- Who’s your daddy?: Looking back at some of the ‘fathers’ of Hunt County
- ‘U-Pick’ season begins at Twin Oaks Farm
- Park expansion nearing completion
- Suspect in Neylandville homicide appointed attorney
- A&M-C names two assistants to men’s basketball staff
- ‘A lifesaver for some families:' CISD learns lessons, experiences success with ACE program
- Texas House bill benefitting Commerce passes to Governor’s desk
- CHS' Brown helps team Texas to 102-95 victory in Faith 7 Basketball Bowl.
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