Autumn Johnson, director of Campus Recreation at Texas A&M University-Commerce, reflects on an article advocating that hedonism has its place. A University of Zurich study finds that enjoying short-term pleasures contribute as much to happiness as self-control.
Kim Saenz, director of the Hunt Regional Emergency Centers in Commerce and Quinlan, reflects on a story about a new program led by Texas A&M in which telemedcine kiosks are placed in rural communities, such as Cameron, north of Bryan-College Station.
Emily Glass, co-owner of The Venue at Two-Nineteen and former Sulphur Springs mayor, comments on the $750,000 Texas Parks and Wildlife grant received by the city for improvements at Pacific Park on the city's east side. Sulphur Springs voters have also approved a bond issue for the project, pushing the total value of planned improvements to the park at $2.25 million. Also, plans
Charlie Alderman, Commerce ISD superintendent, says Commerce High School reopens today (Monday, August 31) and Commerce Elementary School will reopen Tuesday, September 1. The schools closed last week because at 10 percent of students had a "close contact" with someone who had tested positive for the coronavirus. The new standard set by the school board will be that the schools will close if one percent of students test positive for COVID-19.