More than a dozen area city and county law enforcement agencies have been awarded grant money for bulletproof vests.
Commerce and Lone Oak High Schools have been presented the 2011 College Readiness Award by the Texas ACT Council.
Two more area counties have been removed from burning restrictions. The ban for Hopkins and Red River counties were lifted Wednesday.
Some stop signs in Commerce have been removed. The Commerce Police issued a statement detailing the removal of some stop signs along Charity Street in Commerce.
Northeast Texas voters Tuesday approved a proposition for the sale of alcohol in one city, the increase of a one quarter of one cent sales tax in another, and for the third time in three years; failed to pass a major school bond item.
Voters across Texas will be heading to the polls today to vote on 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.
A former Democratic Leader in South Texas has been convicted of embezzling about $200,000 in party funds.