Sulphur Springs – A local business owner is elected vice chairman to the Independent Bankers Association of Texas.
Tom Sellers of Alliance Bank in Sulphur Springs was chosen during the 35th annual convention in San Antonio.
The Independent Bankers Association of Texas is the nation's largest state community banking organization, representing more than 2,000 Texas-based community banks and branches in 700 communities across the state.
Greenville – Two Greenville students suffered minor injuries after being hit by a car Thursday, the Greenville Herald Banner reports.
The girls were waiting at the corner of Wesley and Anderson Streets preparing to board a bus for Crockett Elementary School. Reports indicate the driver clipped one child with a rear view mirror, and hit the other directly. Another account says the girls had stepped off the curb and were in the street as the driver approached.
Greenville – Some of the region's notable citizens are to be honored this weekend during a ceremony in Greenville.
The Ambassador Fletcher Warren Chapter of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution has scheduled its annual awards program, beginning at 10:15 a.m. Saturday in the W. Walworth Harrison Public Library.
Commerce – City of Commerce officials are warning citizens against tampering with water service, or they will press charges.
The item was addressed during Tuesday's council meeting while discussing the recently installed radio-read water meters by Noresco. The new, more accurate meters were installed to help prevent revenue loss.
Scott Harvey hosts the exclusive news magazine of Northeast Texas. This week's guest is Dr. John Mark Dempsey with the Department of Mass Media, Communication and Theatre and Texas A&M University-Commerce. Our Friday Feature focuses on Cash for Clunkers!