Ordinance puts new emphasis on living requirements

Mar 22, 2012

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has amended its residential rental ordinance that relaxes occupant restrictions and puts the focus on parking requirements. 

New Director of Finance to begin work March 28

Mar 12, 2012

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has named Warren Jamieson its lone finalist for the position of finance director. 

Commerce robbery suspects apprehended

Mar 6, 2012

COMMERCE - Two suspects wanted for an alleged robbery in the 900 block of Martin Luther King St. last month have been arrested.

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce could have a new finance director in place by next month after interviewing seven candidates last week. 

No injuries from Celeste, Commerce house fires

Mar 6, 2012

HUNT COUNTY - Two houses in Hunt County were destroyed in separate fires Sunday, one which could be the result of arson. 

Three persons fall victim to robbery

Mar 1, 2012

COMMERCE - Commerce Police are investigating an alleged robbery Tuesday evening in the area of Elm and Britton Streets. 

District basketball awards announced

Feb 29, 2012

District 10 3A Awards have been handed out for boys basketball, with Commerce Senior T.J. Pannell sharing the honor for Co-offensive Player of the Year.

Submitted by Alton Biggs

COMMERCE - Anticipation is building among regional Bridge players. That is the day of an annual fundraiser at Northeast Texas Children’s Museum.

COMMERCE - The latest candidates to file for the Commerce City Council include a school teacher and former assistant police chief. 

COMMERCE - One person was injured in a vehicle-pedestrian collision Friday evening along a Commerce crosswalk that’s predominantly used by university students.

Williams pleads guilty to arson at city jail

Feb 24, 2012

COMMERCE - A Commerce man who set fire to his jail cell has been sentenced to half a dozen years behind bars. 

City joins others in support of transportation plan

Feb 22, 2012

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce is the latest Hunt County entity to sign off on a draft transportation plan that will guide the region for the next few decades.

Local candidates begin to file in

Feb 15, 2012

COMMERCE - Two people have filed for the position of Commerce Mayor, while an incumbent is seeking reelection in the city.

Agreement reached to begin sidewalk planning

Feb 15, 2012

GREENVILLE - Landscapes around local school districts will soon begin to take shape as part of the Safe Routes to Schools Program.

Official Press release from Commerce Police Chief Kerry Crews- "Commerce Police Officers responded to a call of two men that were robbed at gunpoint in the area of the 1800 block of Mayo at about 9:45 p.m. on February 8, 2012. "

Former Commerce City Manager gains employment

Feb 3, 2012

CLEVELAND, TEXAS - Dion Miller is back in a city manager’s role nearly two years following his departure from the City of Commerce, where he was suspended and then ultimately resigned.

COMMERCE - Commerce ISD was among a handful of area schools reclassified to either a higher or lower class as part of Thursday’s biennial announcement by the University Interscholastic League. Hear from the Voice of the Commerce Tigers John Mark Dempsey. 

Customers taking to Twitter to seek help, express outrage

Smoke testing scheduled for Commerce sewer lines

Jan 30, 2012

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce is advising residents in the Norris Community that smoke testing of sewer lines will take place on Tuesday during regular business hours. Testing is expected to last approximately two weeks.

Commerce man indicted for aggravated kidnapping

Jan 26, 2012

GREENVILLE - The Hunt County Grand Jury recently handed down the formal charge against Christopher Bernard Alex, in what authorities say was related to a domestic violence incident. 

Strong outlook for local lake amidst drought

Jan 19, 2012
Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept.

COMMERCE - Despite severe drought that has threatened water supply levels for some Northeast Texas cities; the City of Commerce finds itself in good shape.

Residents asked for input on funding refinements

Jan 18, 2012

ARLINGTON - Proposed changes to strategically fund and expedite transportation projects in Texas are the topic of a Thursday meeting in Arlington which could change the status of the Highway 24 expansion.

Litigation between Commerce and Mayor to continue

Jan 17, 2012

COMMERCE - The Commerce City Council Tuesday night took no action concerning the city’s lawsuit against Mayor Quay Throgmorton and his wife, Paige.

Council to discuss lawsuit, drought stage

Jan 17, 2012

COMMERCE - The Commerce City Council will meet in executive session Tuesday night to address its nearly yearlong lawsuit against Mayor Quay Throgmorton and his wife, Paige.

Fisher to serve two years for assaulting officers

Jan 12, 2012

GREENVILLE - A local man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to attacking law enforcement officers last spring. 

Citizens asked to recycle again this weekend

Jan 4, 2012

COMMERCE - Keep Commerce Beautiful celebrates their third month of recycling with another event planned for this Saturday.

Museum’s Daddy-Daughter Dance returns

Jan 3, 2012

COMMERCE -  Plans for the annual Daddy-Daughter Dance have begun. The event will be Saturday, February 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Tickets go on sale at the beginning of January.

Commerce Man Scheduled to Plead Guilty

Jan 3, 2012

A guilty plea is scheduled for a Commerce man in connection with an April shooting incident in the city.

Commerce Student Gives This Holiday

Jan 2, 2012

A local child this Christmas has learned that it truly is better to give than to receive.

Vacant home burglarized just before Christmas

Dec 25, 2011

COMMERCE - Three people are suspected of burglarizing a Commerce residence on Friday as the resident was away with his family for the holidays.