Herald-Banner film critic Alice Reese reviews two movies opening this week: "Jason Bourne," the latest in the action series starring Matt Damon, and "Nerve," a thriller about a cell-phone game that's been compared to Pokemon Go.
Sharon Feldt, our books commentator from Sulphur Springs, says two noted literary figures are scheduled to speak this fall in Northeast Texas. Stanley Nelson, editor of the Clarion-Ledger newspaper in Ferriday, Louisiana, and the real-life figure upon whom novelist Greg Iles based his books Natchez Burning and The Bone Tree, will speak Saturday, October 8 in Winnsboro. Nelson has written his own non-fiction book, Devils Walking. On Wednesday, Octobe
Texas A&M University-Commerce alumnus Brian Pate writes a blog called "Blogging the Blacklands." The subject of the blog very often is A&M-Commerce athletics. He says conducted surveys of the greatest fotball players in ET/A&M-C history at various positions, and has recently been blogging on the University's athletic facilities. Brian is an investment banker in Denton County. This is his first time as a guest on the Blacklands Cafe.
Greenville Herald-Banner reporter Brad Kellar shares his observations on recent decisions by the Greenville school board to form the GISD's own police force, and to seek a change in no-pass, no-play that would exempt advanced and college-level courses from the rule.