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Two educators, a community leader and a former professional athlete and coach will be inducted into Commerce ISD’s Hall of Honor during ceremonies on September 20. Honorees include Carolyn Brown Burt, Kristin Barker Hames, Medley Wilson and Wade Wilson. 

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An alumnus of Texas A&M University-Commerce was named as a “Rookie of the Year” by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

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A resolution was passed to establish a Neighborhood Empowerment Zone to bolster affordable housing growth in the northeast part of town and a measure to implement a street improvement survey received much scrutiny at the regular meeting of the Commerce City Council Tuesday night.

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Some improvement was made and some regression was discovered when the annual A-F Accountability ratings were released by the Texas Education Agency last week.

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School is back in session at Texas A&M University-Commerce next week, which means this week will see thousands of students return to Commerce.

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The highly-touted Honors College at Texas A&M University-Commerce is doubling in size after merging with the smaller Regents Scholars Program and receiving increased funding.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s pick for national intelligence director, Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe, withdrew from consideration Friday amid concerns in Congress about his experience and qualifications.

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For the past 30 years, Suzette Doescher has studied with numerous instructors and practiced a variety of disciplines designed to enhance quality lifestyles and endeavors.  She has combined her 15 years of business management, marketing and corporate training, her education, and her meditatio…

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The Principal at Commerce High School had high remarks for the Commerce Independent School District’s new drug testing policy, saying that it acted as an effective deterrent in its first year.

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The congressman representing Hunt County and much of Northeast Texas is in line to be the next Director of National Intelligence, which may spark a race to fill the congressman’s position.

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The Commerce Police Department announced in a statement this week that two juvenile suspects have confessed to the vandalism of a local cemetery last month.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce will be holding training sessions and other events in an effort to ensure civil discourse among the university community.

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The Commerce City Council made a surprise move to table a measure that would allocate funds from the city’s hotel tax budget for community organizations, choosing to think over the amounts more and make a decision later.

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Four new inductees into the Commerce Independent School District’s Hall of Honor were announced and a school meal price increase was passed at the July meeting of the CISD Board of Trustees on Monday.

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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…