Paul Voss, Commerce Chamber of Commerce manager, relates plans for the annual "Bois D'Arc Christmas" this Saturday (December 7) in downtown Commerce. The theme of the parade at 6 p.m. is "Jingle Bell Rock." Other activities begin at 2 p.m.
Blacklands Cafe. Paul Voss, manager of the Commerce Chamber of Commerce, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Judy Rudoff and Amy Stark of the First United Methodist Church of Commerce relate plans for the Merry Marketplace, a sale and auction of Christmas gifts, many handmade, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (December 7) at the church, located on Highway 24 across from Texas A&M-Commerce. The event raises money for the church's mission projects, and also includes a homemade stew lunch.
Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says the annual Greenville Christmas Parade returns to its traditional date of the first Friday in December this year, starting at 6 p.m., Friday, December 6. The parade route will be west on Washington Street from the Municipal Building and east on Lee Street.
Bert Cooper, director of Community Seeds of Lone Oak, says the faith-based organization has purchased a 30-acre ranch near Lake Tawakoni where it will operate a rehabilitation program for homeless men modeled after the Denton Freedom House. Community Seeds hopes to open the facility early in 2020. The organization holds its annual Christmas fund-raising dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at the National Guard Armory on West Lee Street in Greenville.
Kim Saenz, director of the Hunt Regional Emergency Centers in Commerce and Quinlan, says respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is affecting numerous small children in the Northeast Texas area. It's similar to a cold, but with worse respiratory symptoms, such as mucus in the nose and throat. It's generally not life-threatening. Kim offers some suggestions for treatment. And she says she has s
Judy Rudoff and Amy Stark of the First United Methodist Church of Commerce relate plans for the church's annual free Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 to 1 Thursday (November 28). The church typically serves about 200 people on Thanksgiving. The church is located on State Highway 24, across from Texas A&M-Commerce. For more information on the event, call (903) 886-3220.
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.