Carol Taylor, the chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, says voters in Tuesday's Texas primary might be surprised to learn how much voting has changed since 1900. The poll tax of $1.25 would be equivalent to about $45 today.
Blacklands Cafe. Carol Taylor, chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Dr. Velvete Womack, our wellness commentator and owner of Balanced Newtrition in Rockwall, reviews a Mayo Clinic article that advises caution in using complementary and alternative medicine. The article reminds us not to take information about supplements and other products on the Internet at face value.
The executive director of the Northeast Texas Trail, Jack Neal, discusses the many attractions of the trail, which follows an abandoned railroad line 132 miles from Farmersville to New Boston. The Trail has a very active Facebook page.
Jeremy Gamez, our personal technology commentator and the business technical analyst of the Texas A&M-Commerce provost's office, reflects on a recent article by a college freshman warning of addictive nature of the cell phone. The article "Your Phone is Not Your Friend" by Alex Satola appeared in the Michigan Daily, the student newspaper at the University of Michigan.
Sharon Feldt, award-winning Sulphur Springs children's book author and member of the Silver Leos writing group at Texas A&M-Commerce, says the Silver Leos will host the annual Fred Tarpley Writing Conference Saturday, March 10. Featured speakers will be New York Times best-selling authors Bobbi Kornblit, author of "Shelter from the Texas Heat" and "Red Carpet Rivals" and Reavis Wortham, author of the "Red River Mystery" series and the "Sonny Hawke" series of n