Cynthia Beacom, Hunt County Master Gardener, says fall is great time to plant perennial flowering plants, such as phlox and lantanta, and also to plant bulbs, such as daffodils. Planting in the fall will allow perennials to establish their roots during the winter months, and bulbs will sprout and blossom in the spring. Cynthia enjoys spider lillies, which are planted from bulbs, but hard to find. She recommends ordering through "The Bulb Hunter,"
Dick Latson and Dr. LaVelle Hendricks. board members of Commerce Community Cares, discuss the charitable group's annual kickoff event at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the Ben E. Keith building in Commerce. CCC has achieved it's goal of $27,000 for the 2018-19 year and has set the same goal for 2019-20. The organization provides funding to 12 Commerce non-profit organizations.
Commerce ISD Superintendent Charlie Alderman reflects on the the recently announced state accountability ratings, in which the district received an overall rating of B, up from last year's C rating, and Commerce High School received a B, but the Commerce Middle School received an F rating and A.C. Williams Elementary received a D. Alderman says the district and the high school ratings are multi-faceted, while the middle school and elementary ratings are based on a single-day of testing.