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Local Interest

These are stories that may not qualify as 'breaking local news,' but are still of importance and interest to our region.

 

Dr. Larry Lemanski serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Grocery Stores Are Among the Businesses that Will Remain Open During Stay-at-Home Orders
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It just takes a phone call or an email to get the service. KETR intern Ben Kelso recently took a ride with "The Grocery Butler" to see how the service works. 

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GREENVILLE - The Greenville Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau in partnership with the Greenville Board of Development is proud to announce that Eric Nadel will be the speaker for the 2012 Annual Banquet. 

Fredericksburg resident and award-winning horse and mule trainer, Mary Wasson and Miss Dee, a 10-year-old trail M-U-L-E are finalists in the TV-reality competition, America’s Favorite Trail Horse.

2011 Cooper Bulldogs

District 7-2A DIV. II has released their All District Football awards for 2011.

Bonham Warrior football All-District Selections

Nov 29, 2011

BONHAM - The 2011 Bonham Warriors Football team placed 16 players on the 2011 All-District Football Team in 10 3A.

Community invited to CISD's Winter Arts Festival

Nov 29, 2011
CISD students applaud during 2010 Winter Arts Festival

COMMERCE - Commerce ISD will showcase students in a celebration of the visual and performing arts December 8 at Commerce High School.

Superintendent Blake Cooper said the Winter Arts Festival has become an annual holiday tradition where the choirs, bands, theatre students and artists present their best works to parents and the community.

“Last year’s Festival was well received by the community and we hope it only grows through the years,” he said.

More than a dozen CHS football players awarded

Nov 28, 2011

COMMERCE - 13 Commerce Tigers were honored as part of 10 3A All-District Selections, recently announced. 

Plethora of holiday events planned for December

Nov 25, 2011

With Black Friday in full swing, final preparations are being made for area Christmas activities early next month.

Regional choir to perform annual Christmas concert

Nov 24, 2011
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14 years ago, a group of Northeast Texas singers came together to form what has now become a staple in the region for vocal excellence and entertainment.

The lack of rain in Northeast Texas has had an effect on crops and hay production, as well as the landscape.

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COOPER - Volunteers at the First United Methodist Church in Cooper have been counting their blessings for the success they have had serving a free Thanksgiving meal to those in need every year for past 20 years.

Christmas tree arrives, holiday events planned

Nov 22, 2011
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GREENVILLE - It's beginning to look a lot more like Christmas in downtown Greenville.

Commerce Cable Channel 3 moves to 95.2, 95.3 or 95.4

Nov 21, 2011

COMMERCE - After more than 35 years, the government-access channel on Commerce cable television has been moved from channel 3 to digital channels 95.2, 95.3 or 95.4, depending on the make of the set.

Giving Hope – where there once was none

Nov 18, 2011

COOPER - The Hope House in Cooper might be a tiny 240-square foot building, but it doesn’t lack in hope – or love.

Iconic retail outlet back in business

Nov 18, 2011

GREENVILLE - Supporters of Mary of Puddin Hill in Greenville can again shop at the legendary store five months after the business closed its doors.

University Community Update, November 15, 2011

Nov 15, 2011

COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Dan Jones on Tuesday informed faculty and staff of the latest enrollment numbers, A&M System Board of Regent activity, new faculty solicitations and future planning. Listen to the complete address.

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PARIS - Strong military support by families, school children and teachers were on display at Saturday’s USA Show in Paris.

Being a living donor is an ‘amazing journey’

Nov 4, 2011

Jennifer Terry of Euless didn’t realize when she chose to give birth to her son, Jaxson, she was choosing life – a life for herself.

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COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce invites veterans, their families and community members to campus Nov. 2-5 to celebrate the 20th anniversary celebration of the Veteran’s Vigil.

COMMERCE — Texas A&M University-Commerce invites veterans, their families and community members to campus Nov. 2-5 to celebrate the 20th anniversary celebration of the Veteran’s Vigil.

Halloween is always fun for young folks and older folks alike! Check out some of the Halloween festivities going on here in Northeast Texas!

Today is Homecoming for A&M-Commerce, with activities scheduled all day.  KETR will be set up at the Tailgate Party that starts at 11am east of the new Music Building.  The party lasts until 2pm and live coverage of the game vs Angelo State begins at 1:30pm with JP Heath and Brock Callaway.

Come join us for the party and bring your radios to tune in to 88.9 KETR during the game!

A&M-C Writers Guild prepares for fall course

Oct 21, 2011

COMMERCE - A six-week, non-credit writing class sponsored by the Silver Leos Writers Guild at Texas A&M University-Commerce begins Monday.

Local jazz connoisseur, former KETR volunteer dies

Oct 19, 2011

CAMPBELL - Longtime on-air jazz personality and KETR volunteer Bruce Tater passed away October 17. He was 83.

The annual Miss Hunt County and Miss Hunt County’s Outstanding Teen Pageant is less than two weeks away and the call is going out for young women throughout the area to compete for the titles and scholarships.

Don’t Put Us Out to Pasture Yet: By Jody McIntier

Oct 18, 2011

WOLFE CITY - Working in animal rescue you get to see the good and bad of all breeds and ages of dogs and cats. 

GREENVILLE - Staff members from the Vista Care Hospice office collected approximately 233 pounds of food donations throughout August as part of an annual national food drive led by its parent company, Gentiva Health Services, Inc.

GREENVILLE -  Greenville Police Chief Daniel Busken is currently accepting donations to fund training and purchase equipment for RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) training.

GREENVILLE - A Saturday concert in Greenville aims to raise funds for the “Imagine No Malaria” campaign, designed to provide mosquito nets for children in Africa. 

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