Dr. Karri McCreary, co-owner of the Greenville Animal Hospital, says it's not always easy to tell when a pet is in pain. Pets' instinct may be to hide the pain, she says, because, in nature, it would be dangerous for them to show a weakness.
Blacklands Cafe. Dr. Karri McCreary, co-owner of the Greenville Animal Hospital, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Penny Stark, organizer of the Freedom Folk Music Festival at the Texan Theater in downtown Greenville at 2 p.m. Saturday (March 14). Among the performers is Hannah Kirby of Sulphur Springs, who gained a great deal of fame from a successful run on the NBC television program, "The Voice." KETR's Matt Meinke, the host of "Notably Texan," will be the master of ceremonies.
Tim McMurray, Texas A&M-Commerce athletic director, discusses the participation of the A&M-Commerce women's basketball team in the NCAA Division 2 regional tournament at Lubbock this weekend. The Lions are the no. 2 seed and play Eastern New Mexico at 2:30 p.m. Friday.
Dr. John Ballotti, Sherry Johnson and Debbie Patterson visit the Blacklands Cafe, representing the Commerce Community Action Program, or C-CAP. Sherry discusses the planned bus trip to the Choctaw Casino in Durant, Okla., Wednesday, March 18. The deadline to make a reservation is Thursday, March 12. Debbie discusses the "We Care Fair" for non-profit organizations Saturday, April 25. And Dr. Ballotti says the Community Garden, on property behind the First United Methodist Church, is ready for spring gardeners.
Steve Killian, superintendent of Cooper Lake State Park, says the park will be full of campers and other visitors the next two weeks for spring break. Steve says about 50 percent of the park's visitors come from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.