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 Mayor Wyman Williams says the council discussed the financing of about $90,000 in improvements to the Commerce Animal Shelter in a special meeting this week. The walls of the shelter are in need of repair to prevent wild animals from getting in. The council approved changed to the Drought Contingency Plan, allowing for penalties to be imposed for violations.
Steve Killian, superintendent of the Cooper Lake State Park, says the park with benefit from the recent passage of Proposition 5 among the state constitutional amendments, along with other state parks. It will direct funds from sales taxes on sporting goods to the parks. Steve says it may allow a heavily damaged pier at Cooper Lake State Park to finally be repaired years after it was nearly destroyed.
Tim McMurray, Texas A&M-Commerce athletic director, remarks on the expansion of the Lone Star Conference by eight schools, to 19 members, in the 2019-20 basketball season. It makes the LSC the largest Division II conference in the NCAA. The new members are Dallas Bapitst, Lubbock Christian, Oklahoma Christian, St. Edward's, St. Mary's, Texas A&M-International, Arkansas-Fort Smith, and UT-Tyler.