Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor relates the story of a riverboat captain who lost 300 oak barrels of "good whiskey" in the 1850s, when the Red River was at least partially navigable.
Blacklands Cafe. The chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, Carol Taylor, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Jack Neal, director of the Northeast Texas Trail, and a trail supporter, Hank Pickering, guest on the Blacklands Cafe. Hank is a regular user of the part of the trail that passes through Wolfe City and recently organized a clean-up campaign. He also created the sign seen on this page. The Northeast Texas trail covers about 130 miles from Farmersville to New Boston, following former railroad right-of-ways.
Derek Price, owner of Greenshoot Media and author of the "Cargazing" newspaper column, says automobile companies are adapting to what seems to be millennials' cooler attitude toward cars. Derek says only about 60 percent of 18 year olds now have a driver's license, compared to 80 percent in the 1980s. He says car companies are adapting. The companies are making cars much more capable of connecting with smart phones. Another idea being a
Bert Cooper, director of Community Seeds in Lone Oak, says the organization benefits from the Branded Ranch Rodeo Saturday (May 19) at the Hopkins County Civic Center in Sulphur Springs. A day full of family-oriented, Western activities begins at 10 a.m.