Gene Casselberry, longtime Commerce businessman and community leader, passed away over the Memorial Day weekend. Here, we present an archival conversation with Gene and Dick Latson of Commerce Community Cares.
Blacklands Cafe. Gene Casselberry and Dick Latson of Commerce Community Cares. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Hunt County Master Gardener Wayne Bowman says composting -- "hot" or "cold" -- is a useful way to dispose of yard and household waste that produces beneficial compost or mulch for gardens and flower beds.
Alice Reese, Herald-Banner movie critic, says the teen comedy "The Half of It" is a modern update on "Cyrano de Bergerac," in which a inarticulate suiter persuades a friend to write love letters to a girl he wants to romance. In this case, the friend is also a girl and has her own feelings for the object of affection. It's available on Netflix.
Charlie Alderman, Commerce ISD superintendent, says Commerce High School seniors will graduate in a video event on YouTube and Facebook Friday night. Video clips of each senior receiving his or her diploma will be edited into a virtual ceremony that will be streamed online at 7 p.m. Seniors participated in a car parade from school to school Tuesday night. The school board has voted to re-open classrooms for the 2020-21 school year Wednesday, August 12.
Our books commentator, Sharon Feldt of Sulphur Springs, says the recent best-selled "One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow" by Olivia Hawker has a storyline that relates to our situation in the current coronavirus crisis. It is the story of two families facing extreme hardship on the Wyoming frontier. Sharon also reviews