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Circus Coming To Commerce This Weekend (Oct. 22-23); New Businesses Opening

Commerce Chamber of Commerce, Facebook

Commerce Chamber of Commerce executive director Paul Voss says the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus of Hugo, Okla. will give performances in Commerce this Friday and Saturday (Oct. 22-23) at the Farmers Market on Bonham Alley downtown. Paul also says Ace Hardware is about to open in the shopping center where Braum's is located at Hwy. 24 and Live Oak. Tractor Supply is expected to start construction of a building on Live Oak west of the Taco Bell soon. A new chiropractor's office is opening in downtown Commerce, and the renovation is close to complete on building to the east of the Chamber office, where the new justice of the peace and constable's office will be located.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.