Commerce Public Library director Nan Clay says the library now offers Family Literacy Night activities on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m., in addition to General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes at the same time.
Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor says the Greenville Municipal Building, and the Municipal Auditorium inside, will be 75 years old this Friday, October 24. The city of Greenville is planning a major observance of the event next week.
Commerce Chamber of Commerce manager Paul Voss says the annual Christmas parade will be held on Saturday, December 6 this year, rather than the traditional Thursday evening. The parade will be preceded by a holiday fair on the downtown square in the afternoon. And Paul says a Fall Market is being held Saturdays on the Fix and Feed parking lot.
Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti says the city has developed a localized page of information on the Ebola crisis. And the mayor says the popular "Halloween on the Square" event will be on Halloween Night, Friday, October 31.
With the A&M-Commerce Lions football team ranked in the NCAA Division II top 25 for the first time since 2001, Athletic Director Ryan Ivey says the game Saturday night against West Texas A&M may draw 8-9,000 fans, and the homecoming game November 1 against McMurry may attract an even bigger crowd. And Ryan says the artificial turf of the new varsity softball field is nearly complete, and some fall games may be played on it soon.