– Motorists on Culver Street and Highway 24/50 in Commerce will be notified automatically of crossing pedestrians after Texas A&M University-Commerce installed pressure plates to the crosswalk lighting system around campus.
"By having automatic, as well as manual activation of the crosswalk lighting system, we now have a redundancy which affords better protection for all pedestrians using the crosswalk," said David McKenna, A&M-Commerce executive director of facilities and support services.
Commerce – Deanna Mullins, medical social worker at Goodall Hospital and social work alumna of Texas A&M University-Commerce, has been named the Medical Social Worker of the Year by the Maine Chapter of the Society of Social Work.
"I truly feel the education that I obtained through the social work department at A&M-Commerce says a lot about what the bachelor's and master's social work program brings to one's practice," Mullins said.
Greenville – Two suspects remain in custody at two separate county jails, charged in a weekend home invasion near Lone Oak.
Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks says deputies received a report late Sunday afternoon of a possible home invasion at a residence on County Road 3221.
With assistance from the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office and the Winnsboro Police Department, law enforcement were able to locate 23-year-old Joshua William McLemore and 30-year-old Silas G. Reppond, both of Winnsboro.