Dan Semprini, director of fitness and wellness at the Morris Recreation Center at Texas A&M-Commerce, says teams of four are signing up to compete for prizes in "Fitober" during the month of October. The deadline to register is Monday (Oct. 5).
Blacklands Cafe. Dan Semprini, director of fitness and wellness at the Morris Recreation Center, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Pud Kearns, with Housewarmers of Greenville and a leader of Bras for the Cause, says the event will be virtual this year, with three separate Facebook Live programs starting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8. Proceeds will benefit Hunt Regional Healthcare cancer-treatment facilities.
Hank Pickering, a volunteer for the the Northeast Texas Trail, says several projects being directed by the Chaparral Rails to Trails organization are progressing. Trail improvements from Merit to Paris are near completion, and from the Roxton to Paris are underway. A one-and-a-half mile part of the trail in Wolfe City will soon be paved. Hank says the NETT raised about $5,800 on North Texas Giving Day, exceeding the goal of $4,000.
Carol Taylor, Hunt County Historical Commission chairman, says the 1920 U.S. census -- 100 years ago -- showed the nation to be changing in fundamental ways, as the majority of people were now living in cities. The 2020 census is officially scheduled to end on Wednesday (Sept. 30).
Alice Reese, Herald-Banner movie critic, reflects on the return of 86-year-old movie icon Sophia Loren in "The Life Ahead," a Netflix movie directed by her son, Edoardo Ponti. It will be released on November 13. We also discuss the probable further delay of major movies scheduled for release in the fall.