Commerce

Busy Overpasses in Eastern Hunt County to be closed during summer for construction

Busy Overpasses in Eastern Hunt County to be closed during summer for construction

It looks like drivers around eastern parts of Hunt County, particularly in the Campbell, Ardis Heights and Shady Grove areas, will likely be dodging construction zones as two overpasses in the eastern half of the county will receive a makeover of sorts.   Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, […]

IRS Phone Scam Targets Local Residents

IRS Phone Scam Targets Local Residents

According to a press release from the Commerce Police Department’s Facebook page, an elderly lady living in Commerce received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service.   The lady was informed that she had been audited and that she owed a few thousand dollars […]

Rising Temperatures in Pacific lead to potential for biggest El Niño since 1997

Rising Temperatures in Pacific lead to potential for biggest El Niño since 1997

So far in 2015, Hunt County has surpassed our average rainfall total – and it’s only mid-July.  In fact, the local area had been in a years-long drought prior to this past Spring’s sudden drenching deluge.   It appears that the upcoming fall, winter and spring months will be just […]

Texas Taxes to Take a Holiday August 7-9

Texas Taxes to Take a Holiday August 7-9

Spencer Henderson, Jr | Writer Hunt County News Thursday, July 9, 2015 Even though the Hunt County area has yet to experience our first 100-degree-plus day, it is never too early to start thinking about shopping for back-to-school. The State Comptroller’s office announced yesterday afternoon that the annual Back-to-School Sales […]