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Dr. Bob Johnson and the Rev. David Lay of the Bread of Life Church and Food Pantry of the Commerce Community Action Program (C-CAP) relate plans for a holiday-season trip to the historic East Texas city of Jefferson on Friday, December 6.  The Rev.

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Sharon Feldt of Sulphur Springs, our books commentator, recently attended the annual "Pulpwood Queens Weekend" in the East Texas town of Jefferson, where authors came to mingle with readers.  One of the authors Sharon met is Lisa Wingate, author fhe best-selling novel, "Before We Were Yours," based on a true-story of a "family lost and found."  Also, Sharon discusses an upcoming April 27 conference of the

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Our books commentator, Sharon Feldt of Sulphur Springs, says the historical novel "Wickwythe Hall" by Judithe Little is a gripping story based on the decision of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to fire on French ships to prevent them from falling into the hands of the Germans during World War II.  Sharon met the author at a Pulpwood Queens Girlfriends' Weekend event, which will

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John Ballotti, representing the Commerce Community Action Program (C-CAP), says C-CAP is again organizing a bus tour to the historic East Texas city of Jefferson for its holiday Candlelight Tour of Homes on Friday, November 30.  The bus will pick up passengers at the Home Depot in Greenville and the Magnuson Hotel in Commerce. The deadline to buy tickets ($55) is Monday, November 5.  To buy tickets, call Dr. Ballotti at 903-886-5432 or Dr. Bob Johnson at 903-468-2659.

Sarah Hobbs (left) and Matt Meinke outside the KETR Studios.
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Sarah Hobbs is living her dream. From humble beginnings in Jefferson, to attending college at Texas A&M University-Commerce, she's now making a name for herself as a strong voiced, independent Texas singer and songwriter.