Susan Lanning, the director of the Audie Murphy-American Cotton Museum in Greenville, says the museum is collecting the writing of people who are staying at home during the coronavirus crisis, in the form of diary and journal entries. Photos and art are also being requested. The documents will provide an excellent historic record of this unprecedented period. The museum also has started a new YouTube page that may be usef
Emily Glass, vice president of the Alliance Bank, owner of the Venue at 219, and former mayor of Sulphur Springs, says a customer of the Plain and Fancy Sandwich Shop recently contributed enough money for the business to make its payroll during the coronavirus crisis. Emily also discusses the decision of the Sulphur Springs City Council to
Cynthia Beacom, Hunt County Master Gardener, says perennials are economical and relatively easy to manage in the garden. She says one of her favorites is the purple coneflower. She says other colors of the plant don't work as well for her. She also recommends Jacob Cline bee balm (which attracts bees) and John Fanick phlox (which attracts butterflies).
Dr. Nick Patras, director of the Texas A&M-Commerce Counseling Center, says while at home waiting out the coronavirus, it's important to maintain a normal routine, of waking at a certain hour and doing the usual things necessary to prepare the the day. Dr. Patras says many students are finding it difficult to be back at home with parents and siblings after becoming accustomed to a certain amount of independence while away at college.