Sulphur Springs Mayor Pro-Tem Emily Glass says the city's downtown area is one of five finalists for the National Urban Excellence Award. The gold medalist for the Rudy Bruner Award will receive a $50,000 award. Also, the City Council has enacted a monthly street maintenance fee of $5 for each residence, and larger amounts for various classes of businesses, to establish a dedicated fund for street-improvement projects.
Kim Saenz, director of the Hunt Regional Emergency Centers in Commerce and Quinlan, says we're now nearing the height of the flu season, but there's still time to get a flu shot. Even if the shot does not prevent you from getting the flu, Kim says it will lessen the effect of the flu. And Kim says
Commerce ISD Superintendent Charlie Alderman says the district is taking comments on the proposed 2019-20 school calendar through Monday, February 18 on the Commerceisd.org website. We discuss the no. 6-ranked Commerce Tigers boys basketball team that plays Redwater in a bi-district game at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Mount Pleasant.