Dr. Thomas Newsome, associate vice president and dean of students at Texas A&M-Commerce, and Helena Hortman, director of the A&M-Commerce Children's Learning Center, say the Center is taking applications for children to attend the center in the fall. The applications are available on the center's website. The center is funded by student-service fees and A&M-Commerce students pay a reduced fee for their children to attend.
Commerce Chamber of Commerce manager Paul Voss says the CHAOS Kids program for tweens and teens is underway again this summer. The Commerce Police Department conducts the program under the leadership of Angela Price. It provides youngsters with projects that are useful the community.
Dr. Karri McCreary, co-owner of the Greenville Animal Hospital, says she is seeing a major increase in distemper in dogs. Dr. McCreary estimates the number of distemper cases has perhaps doubled in the past couple of years. She said distemper was almost considered a thing of the past when she was in vet school, but it has returned in this area because too many people do not vaccinate their pets. Dr. McCreary says the disease is almost always fatal.
Byron Taylor, the president and CEO of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, reviews the Hunt County highway construction projects in the beginning stages of development funded by a $24 million bond issue approved by voters in 2016. The projects will be supported by $194 million in funding from the Texas Department of Transportation. The projects include FM 2642, which wi
Northeast Texas Trail executive director Jack Neal says Clarksville is hosting the "Gateway to Texas" cycling event through Sunday. Some of the bike riding events will take place on the NETT. We also discuss other NETT attractions -- the Onion Shed in Farmersville (pictured) and the Farmers and Artisans Markets Saturdays in Paris.