Carol Taylor, chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, says a project is underway in cooperation with the Deparment of History at Texas A&M-Commerce to collect oral-history interviews with people who experienced integration during the 1960s in Hunt County. The oral-history recordings will serve as a resource for future historians and other writers.
Emily Glass, vice president of the Alliance Bank in Sulphur Springs and former mayor, says a recent report commissioned by the city of Sulphur Springs shows the land on the Thermo Mine property donated to the city is free of contamination. She says the city is considering industrial development on the property as well as use of the property as a recreation area.
Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says the Reecy Davis Sr. Recreation Center in Greenville has recently enjoyed some facility improvements. The center, located at 4320 Lee Street west of downtown, offers senior citizens the opportunity for walking and other exercise activities. A game room is open daily and line-dancing classes are offered on Wednesday morning. Also, Pud reports that the AARP is offering tax-return help at the W.