Greenville veterinarian Dr. Karri McCreary says pets are living longer, just as humans do. But Dr. McCreary says dogs, in particular, have differing life expectancies, with bigger dogs living longer than small dogs. And she says it's now common for cats to live for 20 years or more.
Commerce Chamber of Commerce manager Paul Voss says the theme of the Bois D'Arc Christmas Celebration in Commerce Saturday is "A Gingerbread Christmas." The event begins at 2 p.m. on the downtown square and includes live music, vendors, Santa photos, children's movies and the annual Christmas parade at 7 p.m.