Tim McMurray, Texas A&M-Commerce athletic director, remarks on the expansion of the Lone Star Conference by eight schools, to 19 members, in the 2019-20 basketball season. It makes the LSC the largest Division II conference in the NCAA. The new members are Dallas Bapitst, Lubbock Christian, Oklahoma Christian, St. Edward's, St. Mary's, Texas A&M-International, Arkansas-Fort Smith, and UT-Tyler.
Sharline Freeman, director of the Northeast Texas Children's Museum, says the museum has welcomed close to 3,000 visitors since reopening October 26. The museum is located in a new location at 100 Maple Street (Highway 11 east).