Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says she's on a mission: to spend a year reading books about Texas. Pud discusses her favorites so far, including "Goodbye to a River" by John Graves, about the Brazos River of Central Texas.
Blacklands Cafe. Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Malinda Allison with the Friends of the Honey Grove Public Library looks ahead to a launch party for the historical novel, "More Than Words Can Say" by Texas writer Karen Witemeyer, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (June 15) at the library in downtown Honey Grove. A previous novel, "More Than Meets the Eye," is set in nearby Pecan Gap. Witemeyer was recently voted the no.
Hunt County Master Gardener Cynthia Beacom says Asian Jasimine, and several variants, provide excellent ground cover in shady areas. Also, Thursday (June 13) is the deadline to apply for the Master Gardeners' training program starting Wednesday, September 4.
Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville reflects on two venerable Greenville summer locales, Graham Park, at the intersection of Sockwell Boulevard and Walnut Street in north Greenville, and the Wright Park Golf Course on Highway 69 South, on the east side of town. Pud also discusses the weekly "Friendly Live" events at noon Wednesdays in the Texan Theater in downtown Greenville.
Commerce ISD Superintendent Charlie Alderman comments on summer programs offered by the district, including new programs funded by a $1.5 million state and federal grant (shared with the Boles ISD) in cooperation with the Commerce Boys and Girls Club, and a continuation of the "Summer Experience," in connection with Texas A&M-Commerce, as part of the ASPIRE (A School Experience for Innovation, Recreation and Enrichment). Around 300-400 children are participating.