Officer Santander's life was cut short in Dallas two days ago.  Special prayers were said at the Dallas Cathedral. Photo by Ashley Landis, Dallas Morning News.  Image used with permission.

Officer Rogelio Santander Remembered

Dallas Police Officer Rogelio Santander interned with the Commerce Police Department prior to enrolling in the Criminal Justice School at Texas A&M- Commerce.  Eventually, he became a Dallas police officer three years ago.  The twenty-seven-year-old officer is a three year veteran of the Dallas department before his life was cut […]

Teams fanned out along Beltway 380 last year to take part in the Keep Greenville Beautiful Trash Off. Image courtesy of Keep Greenville Beautiful.

Don’t Mess with Texas

Keep Texas Beautiful partners with community cleanup programs, including the Great American Cleanup and Don’t mess with Texas Trash-Off, assist in removing litter from roadsides, city parks, neighborhoods and waterways. Keep Greenville Beautiful (KGB), one of four-hundred community partners, will participate in a statewide effort this Saturday. Teams will meet […]

Two time award winning author and speaker, Kevin Hines will speak in Commerce next week. Image courtesy of Texas A&M Commerce.

Kevin Hines Will Address Mental Health Conference

A&M-Commerce welcomes Kevin Hines as the 2018 Mental Health Matters Day Keynote speaker, for his presentation Cracked, Not Broken, on April 2 at 2 p.m. in Ferguson Auditorium. In 2000, two years after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Hines attempted to take his own life by jumping off the Golden […]

Dr. Keck has the audience's attention as he tells the story of The Commerce Texas A&M  Lions winning the Division Championship. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Faces and Places: Dr. Ray Keck at Daybreak Rotary

Many highways and byways brought Dr. Ray Keck to Texas A&M-Commerce two years ago. Keck is a native of San Antonio graduated from the Texas Military Institute.  He then went on to Princeton in New Jersey and Harvard in Massachusetts. He was instrumental in doubling the size of students at […]

A mild frost can occur when the outside temperature falls below 36 degrees. You will see it in the early morning on a chilly day. Image courtesy of the US Weather Service.

It is Almost Time for Spring Planting

Typically, frost can occur when the temperature falls below 36® F.  This is especially true in the rural areas of the county. Frost is a localized phenomenon that can be quite variable across a small area. Frost becomes more widespread when the temperature falls below 32 degrees. If you planted […]