Carol Taylor, the chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, says progress is being made in locating a cemetery for people who died on the county poor farm in the period from the 1890s to the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Blacklands Cafe. The chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, Carol Taylor, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Texas A&M-Commerce athletic director Tim McMurray reflects on the NCAA playoff prospects for the A&M-Commerce football and volleyball teams. Tim says if the Lions win Saturday at Minnesota-Duluth, and if Azusa-Pacific wins at Tarleton State, the Lions would host Azusa-Pacific on Saturday, November 24. If the Lions and Tarleton win, the Lions would play at Stephenville. The Lions volleyball team will play Angelo State at 2 p.m.
Sam Walker, the Texas A&M-Commerce director of alumni engagement and former head basketball coach, discusses the connections between alumni and athletics, and reflects on the recent success of A&M-Commerce teams.
Sarah Latham, Hunt County Agrilife Extension Agent, says many people are moving to Hunt County on small parcels of land with the intent to produce cottage-industry products for sale at farmers' markets and similar venues. Agrilife will present a program on the rules and regulations of cottage industries at 8:30 a.m. Friday in the Fletcher Warren Civic Center on U.S. 69 South in Greenville. The fee for the course is $25.
Commerce Middle School principal Dr. Shenequa Miller is organizing a mentorship program called "Make the Knot" in which local men will mentor Middle School boys. They will each teach a boy to tie a necktie. One organizational meeting has already happened, and the next meeting for mentors will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday (November 8) in the Commerce Middle School library. The mentors will meet the boys at 2:25 p.m., Wednesday, November 28.
Carol Taylor, the chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, says an event honoring the men from Hunt County who gave their lives in World War I will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday (November 10) on the north lawn of the Hunt County Courthouse. A monument there contains the names of each person from the county killed in the war. Sunday, November 11 will mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending World War I.