Autumn Johnson, director of Campus Recreation at A&M-Commerce, discusses the idea of "micro-habits," a small change in your behavior repeated over 66 days that gradually bring about an improvement in your health and well-being.
Commerce ISD Superintendent Charlie Alderman says a group of retired teachers will serve as mentors for new teachers starting in the spring semester. The mentors will meet at least once per week with new teachers. Alderman says the group has more than 300 years of teaching experience collectively. Also discussed in this conversation, UIL realignment, Commerce High School boys and girls basketball, and cheerleading.
Alice Reese, Herald-Banner movie critic, says fans of the original "Star Wars" series, dating back to 1977, will enjoy "Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker," even though fans of the tangential series of "Star Wars" movies are not all enamored of it. Alice says the wait for the movie version of "Cats," out this week, was worth it, with excellent effects, music and dancing.
Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams says the City Council this week approved the first two Neighborhood Empowerment Zone projects, in which home owners or builders are given incentives to renovate homes or build multi-family structures in targeted areas. The projects are on Plum and Sycamore Streets. The council also received the resignation of City Manager Darrek Ferrell, and will be searching for an interim replacement.