Derek Price, writer of the "Cargazing" column that appears in the Herald-Banner and that is nationally syndicated, reflects on news that the price of used cars has sharply increased during the coronavirus pandemic.
Derek Price discusses the rise in the price of used cars during the pandemic. (John Mark Dempsey/KETR)
Bert Cooper, director of Community Seeds of Lone Oak, says because of the threat of the coronavirus the annual fund-raising Christmas dinner hosted by the organization at 6 p.m., Thursday (Dec. 3) will be a "backward parade." In other words, cars of supporters will pass through the National Guard Armory parking lot on Jack Finney Bouldevard, viewing holiday lights and other holiday attractions, and receive a prime-rib dinner to-go as they leave. Supporters of Community Seeds should indicate their plans to attend by Wednesday (Dec.
Pud Kearns of Housewarmers of Greenville says among the many Thanksgiving weekend events in Greenville and Hunt County will be "Small-Business Saturday" (November 28) when holiday shoppers are urged to patronize their homesown small businesses. The Uptown Forum in downtown Greenville has a full schedule of events scheduled for the day. Among many other events, the Cla
Carol Taylor, chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, says Texas had two official Thanksgivings from 1941 to 1957. President Lincoln set the last Thursday of November as the official Thanksgiving Day in 1863. President Franklin Roosevelt signed legislation changing the official holiday as the fourth Thursday of November in 1941, in a move designed to expand the Christmas shopping season.
With the 57th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination having passed on Sunday (Nov. 22), Rick Parent of Commerce relates how he happened to acquire a vintage Mannlicher Carcano rifle, the weapon Lee Harvey Oswlad allegedly used to kill President Kennedy.