Hunt County Master Gardener Byron Chitwood says it's time to prepare for late winter and early spring gardening. Byron says "new," or red, potatoes can be planted starting around mid-February, and now is a good time to begin preparing the gardening plots. A copy of Byron's tips is available on the Blacklands Cafe Facebook page.
Sharline Freeman, executive director of the Northeast Texas Children's Museum in Commerce, relates plans for the 10th annual "Daddy-Daughter Dance" at 6 p.m. Saturday (February 2). Also, in February the Children's Museum will present the "Weird Science Program" for fifth graders.
Sharon Feldt of Sulphur Springs, our books commentator, recently attended the annual "Pulpwood Queens Weekend" in the East Texas town of Jefferson, where authors came to mingle with readers. One of the authors Sharon met is Lisa Wingate, author fhe best-selling novel, "Before We Were Yours," based on a true-story of a "family lost and found." Also, Sharon discusses an upcoming April 27 conference of the