Commerce – A free workshop for starting and operating a small business comes to Commerce this week.
Live the Dream! is sponsored by Small Business Development at Paris Junior College. According to Director Pat Bell, the seminar will be held Thursday from 2-4 p.m. at the Commerce Chamber of Commerce downtown.
Paris – The first major storm of the season to hit the Northeast Texas region took little time to develop into a tornado.
At around 3:53 p.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service Office in Fort Worth issued a tornado warning for eastern Fannin and central Lamar counties as a developing tornado was spotted near Honey Grove.
Reno, Nevada – A soldier from Lone Oak who was severely wounded in the Fort Hood shooting rampage is once again hospitalized after suffering a fall.
Officials say Staff Sgt. Patrick Zeigler fell during a trip to Reno, Nevada where he was being honored by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
It's a possible setback to what doctors had called a miraculous recovery in the past 16 months. According to a Fort Hood spokesman, the 29-year-old Zeigler was on a ventilator Friday after surgery to remove a blood clot.
Commerce – An announcement is forthcoming concerning an agreement between Williams Motors in Commerce and an investor that will restructure the company as it exits Chapter 11.
A judge in federally bankruptcy court last week denied a motion by Mt. Pleasant-based Guaranty Bond Bank to end chapter 11 protection which, if granted, could have led to the immediate liquidation of the business.