Hunt County Master Gardener Wayne Bowman says composting -- "hot" or "cold" -- is a useful way to dispose of yard and household waste that produces beneficial compost or mulch for gardens and flower beds.
Blacklands Cafe. Wayne Bowman, Hunt County Master Gardener, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Alice Reese, Herald-Banner movie critic, says the teen comedy "The Half of It" is a modern update on "Cyrano de Bergerac," in which a inarticulate suiter persuades a friend to write love letters to a girl he wants to romance. In this case, the friend is also a girl and has her own feelings for the object of affection. It's available on Netflix.
Charlie Alderman, Commerce ISD superintendent, says Commerce High School seniors will graduate in a video event on YouTube and Facebook Friday night. Video clips of each senior receiving his or her diploma will be edited into a virtual ceremony that will be streamed online at 7 p.m. Seniors participated in a car parade from school to school Tuesday night. The school board has voted to re-open classrooms for the 2020-21 school year Wednesday, August 12.
Our books commentator, Sharon Feldt of Sulphur Springs, says the recent best-selled "One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow" by Olivia Hawker has a storyline that relates to our situation in the current coronavirus crisis. It is the story of two families facing extreme hardship on the Wyoming frontier. Sharon also reviews
Steve Killian, superintendent of Cooper Lake State Park, says the park will reopen for camping Monday, May 18 for those with existing reservations. Campers may begin making reservations, but Steve says it may be June 1 or thereabouts before they'll be able to camp. Meanwhile, the park has been hitting its occupancy limit early in the afternoon on Saturday and Sunday, so it's important to pay for admission online in advance before arriving at the p