Carol Taylor, Hunt County Historical Commission chairman, relates the stories of tornadoes that have touched down in Greenville and the surrounding area over the years, including one in 1870 that destroyed the Hunt County Courthouse.
Blacklands Cafe. Carol Taylor, chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Tim McMurray, Texas A&M-Commerce athletic director, comments on the new football locker room at Memorial Stadium/Ernest Hawkins Field. The players got to enjoy the new facility for just a couple of days in March before the coronavirus crisis caused the campus to be closed. Tim also discusses how the athletes are training for what everyone hopes will be the fall 2020 season in football, soccer and volle
Byron Taylor, president and CEO of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, says a study shows the median price of homes in Hunt County are up 9.5% this year, at $197,000. But listings are down 2.9 percent in the coronavirus crisis. Also, Byron says the Chamber is cautiously returning to normal activities with a quarterly membership luncheon Friday, June 5 at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center. On the Chamber's Facebook page is a new video on the
Paul Voss, Commerce Chamber of Commerce manager, says Hunt County has purchased the building to the east of the Chamber office on Main Street in downtown Commerce. Renovation of the building is underway and it soon serve as the office for the Justice of the Peace Kerry Crews and Constable Wayne "Doc" Pierce. Also, Paul says a number of Commerce businesses have now received checks from the federal government to help offset the closings caused by the coronavirus.
Gene Casselberry, longtime Commerce businessman and community leader, passed away over the Memorial Day weekend. Here, we present an archival conversation with Gene and Dick Latson of Commerce Community Cares.
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.