Sharon Feldt of Sulphur Springs, our regular books commentator, in this instance discusses a new monthly newspaper, the Community Chronicle, published in the Wood County town of Yantis. The newspaper specializes in "good news" about Northeast Texas.
Blacklands Cafe. Sharon Feldt of Sulphur Springs, our books commentator, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says the Texan Theater in downtown Greenville is returning to its history as a movie theater by showing cartoons and short features from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and full-length classic films from 11-2 Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free.
The director of the Tipitina's Creative Co-op in Commerce, Rick Parent, says work crews have begun preparing to provide electrical power to the old A.L. Day Elementary School building in Commerce. That will be a major step in Tipitina's occupying the building at 905 College Street, one block east of Park. Currently, Tipitina's operates in an auxilary building adjacent to A.L. Day. Rick says he'll be offering photography classes soon, and Tipitina's is now hosting creative-arts parties.
Carol Taylor, the chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, discusses the writings of Frederick Law Olmsted, a noted architect who traveled Texas with his brother in the 1850s. Olmsted found the food in Texas particularly bad, with the exception of food in the German communities of the Hill Country, such as New Braunfels, and Galveston.
Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says Ridgecrest Baptist Church's "Tools for Schools" project is packing hundreds of backpacks with school supplies at 9:30 a.m. today (Wednesday, August 1) and 9 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday, August 2) at Bowie Elementary School. The backpacks will be distributed Saturday and Saturday, August 25.