Paris – Lamar County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information regarding a recent burglary in Paris.
The crime occurred in the 1900 block of NW 19th Street during the night of December 19. Unknown persons reportedly forced entry into Bower's Garage, an automotive repair shop, where they removed an unknown amount of tools. The value of the tools is said to be in the thousands of dollars.
Information on this crime can be reported anonymously by calling Lamar County Crime Stoppers at 903-785-8477.
Greenville – Greenville residents have a chance to watch the inauguration Tuesday. Area residents are invited to the DV8 Internet Caf in Downtown Greenville for an inauguration watch party between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday. In addition to the swearing in of Barack Obama, the event will feature guest speakers from the City of Greenville, the Greenville Branch of the NAACP and local ministers. More information is available at 903-455-0004.
Sulphur Springs man charged with first murder in city since 2005; Students to notice new Music Building construction upon arrival for spring semester Tuesday; Hogeye Community Center official saddened by Friday's fire that destroyed facility; City of Greenville to hold inauguration watch party Tuesday; Portion of Interstate 30 to be renamed after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; KETR to provide six hours of inauguration coverage Tuesday.
A&M-Commerce women win, Lion men fall in overtime Saturday; Mavs defeat Jazz in high scoring affair Saturday; Marc Cuban deciding where to donate money following fine; Cardinals and Steelers to meet in Super Bowl.
Hogeye Community – Shocked was the word used to describe Friday's fire in Hunt County that destroyed the Hogeye Community Center.
Ruby Miller has been secretary at the Center for the past decade, and says the facility was a convenient asset to the community. The structure had been standing since the early 1960's, according to Miller.
Commerce – Michael Young says he'll stay with the Texas Rangers and play 3rd base, but isn't happy about it; the Buffalo Sabres rally from 3 down to beat the Dallas Stars in a shoot out; no extension yet for Tech head coach Mike Leach; a double header tomorrow at home for the A&M-Commerce Lions basketball teams; and it's the NFL Conference Championships Sunday.
KETR speaks with Commerce High Pricipal Virdie Montgomery and several students about a campaign to gather donated shoes and give them to needy children around the world. The effort comes to a head at the basketball games on 1-16-09.
Samaritan Feet and Friends of Rachel morning interview on KETR