Sulphur Springs – Within about 30 days, construction could start for the new "Brightstar Center" on Main Street in Sulphur Springs.
The city will advertise for bids to build the new covered facility that will host a variety of activities including shows, movies and parties. It can also be used for the Farmer's Market on days with inclement weather.
The City Council is expected to award a contract for the winning bid at its July 6th meeting.
Commerce – Derek Heinze, a senior Texas A&M University-Commerce communication art student, has collected multiple advertising awards over the past year and is gaining national recognition after having his work selected for inclusion into the 2010 HOW International Design Annual.
Greenville – A 56-year-old man was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Greenville Monday.
The accident took place just before 10 a.m. in the 2000 block of Stonewall Street.
A motorist struck an adult male who was standing in the roadway near the intersection of Bourland Street. Reports indicate that the driver of the vehicle attempted to avoid the collision but was unable to prevent the accident.
The male victim was transported to Parkland Hospital by air ambulance.