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Funding, recognition sought for historical district

Dec 23, 2011

COMMERCE - Residents living along Bonham Street in Commerce can expect more signage in their neighborhood, and perhaps future funding for area improvements. 

Wal-Mart Shoplifter Charged with Theft and Assault

Dec 23, 2011

Isaiah Dominique Hearne is being held in lieu of a total of fifteen thousand dollars bond in the Hunt County jail on a charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury. 

HUNT COUNTY - Another case of animal cruelty in Hunt County is under investigation for the second time in the last few weeks.

City to move forward on major street project

Dec 19, 2011

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce will consider the sale of $3 million in bonds for street improvements when they meet Tuesday.

Dead end area of Bonham and Bois D Arc streets where shots were reportedly fired Friday.

COMMERCE - Multiple shots were fired and four suspects arrested following a Friday morning pursuit in Commerce. 

Colder conditions bring more roadway awareness

Dec 6, 2011
Deborah Smith - Motorists along SH 24/50 south of Commerce slow down as crews de-ice bridges.

COMMERCE - As the winter season approaches, you’re reminded to use caution when driving over area bridges.

COMMERCE - This weekend the recycling bin reopens for Commerce citizens so they can dispose of plastic, glass, junk mail and other items. 

COMMERCE - Trial has been scheduled for next year in the illegal dumping case filed by the City of Commerce against a New Orleans-based real estate firm.

COMMERCE - Contractors will soon begin mapping out a timeline for when to begin work on Commerce City streets after receiving approval from the council on Tuesday.

Street repairs coming for Commerce in 2012

Nov 15, 2011

COMMERCE - The Commerce City Council Tuesday will consider approval of a nearly $3 million contract to begin repairs of city streets.

One hospitalized in three vehicle wreck

Nov 14, 2011

COMMERCE - One person was injured in an apparent three vehicle accident along Culver St/Loop 178 in Commerce Monday night.

Marcum to seek Mayor's seat in 2012

Nov 14, 2011
www.cobymarcum.com

COMMERCE - A junior Texas A&M University-Commerce political science major intends to run for the Mayor of Commerce in next year’s municipal election.

Residents asked to begin saving recyclable materials

Oct 31, 2011

COMMERCE - This Saturday marks the first day that Commerce citizens will be able to drop off recyclable items.

One injured in minor bike wreck

Oct 10, 2011

COMMERCE - University Police at A&M-Commerce say that an apparent pedestrian-only accident involving a male on a bicycle was the result of the victim having a seizure.

City preparing to sell bonds for major road project

Oct 6, 2011

COMMERCE - The Commerce City Council has authorized City Manager Marc Clayton to move forward on a three year, nearly $4 million street renovation project.

A&M-Commerce employee struck by vehicle

Sep 28, 2011

COMMERCE - An employee at Texas A&M University-Commerce was injured this morning after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the roadway.

Commerce Police investigate death of young child

Sep 27, 2011

COMMERCE - Autopsy results are pending in the death of an 18-month-old female child, found deceased at a residence in Commerce.

Bois d'Arc Saturday Afternoon Tours Offered

Sep 19, 2011

COMMERCE, TX - Three Saturday afternoon tours and a downtown welcome of a new downtown landmark have been added to the Bois d'Arc program for Sept. 24. Reservations may be made by calling 903-886-6498 before Sept.24 or by calling the Commerce Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 24 and asking for Lavonne Wells or Evonne Richardson. The three tours will depart from the street between the Commerce Public Library and the Commerce Post Office.

Celebrity Archers Speaking, Shooting at Bois d'Arc Bash

Sep 19, 2011

COMMERCE, TX (ketr) - Two celebrity bowyers will be attending the Commerce Bois d'Arc Bash on Sat., Sept 24, to discuss making bows and to demonstrate hitting the bull's eye. Their bows are crafted from bois d'arc, of course. They are James W. West and Tim White of McKinney, bowmakers and scoutmasters, who are celebrities among members of their troops. Within Indian domains the bois d'arc tree was famous as the preferred wood for bows. The tree was not known east of St. Louis until March 1804 when Meriwether Lewis sent samplings to President Thomas Jefferson.

City of Commerce, TX

Clayton assumes city manager's role full-time

Jun 21, 2011

COMMERCE – The City of Commerce has a new city manager, following council's decision Tuesday to remove the interim tag from Marc Clayton's title.

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