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Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum, Facebook

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says the "African-American Experience in Hunt County" exhibit continues through Saturday, April 24 at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum in Greenville.  In addition to artifacts, it includes oral-history, video interviews with numerous citizens, inluding Melva Hill (pictured).  Some of the interviews are available on YouTube

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Pud Kearns of Housewarmers of Greenville says a new dog park has opened at Arnold Park at 2300 Jones St. (north of Park Street or east of Johnson Street).  The Park Street Historical Association has funded the new park.  A dog park already exists at Graham Park in north Greenville.  Pud says the city of Greenville is offering Code Red Warnings to be delivered to cell phones during severe weather.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville comments on Saturday's quarterly citywide cleanup project in Greenville.  Greenville citizens may bring many large items to the Fletcher Warren Civic Center to be disposed of, not including air conditioners and refrigerators, batteries and chemicals.  Pud also says the Audie Murphy-American Cotton Museum has a new exhibit, "The African-American Experience in Hunt County," which includes video inte

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville relates a number of Valentine's weekend events in Greenville, including all-day activities at the Uptown Forum in downtown Greenville on Saturday, and a performance by the Glenn Miller Orchestra at the Texan Theater on Sunday.  Also, Women in Need is holding a virtual "Chocolate Indulgence" event through Valentine's Day.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says a new organization for beekeepers in Hunt County is orgaizing.  Also, Pud discusses "Remember for Me," the support group for family members of people who suffer from Alzheimer's disease.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says a tranining seminar at the Best Western Hotel from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday (Janaury 16)will teach participants to survive in an active-shooter situation.  The seminar is presented by "Protect His House," a group that promotes safety for church congregations. Because of the coronavirus situation, it is uncertain if the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade will take place Monday (January 18).

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says although Greenville will not have a Christmas parade this year, several events featuring Christmas lights will bring a festive feeling to the city.

Uptown Forum, Facebook

Pud Kearns of Housewarmers of Greenville says among the many Thanksgiving weekend events in Greenville and Hunt County will be "Small-Business Saturday" (November 28) when holiday shoppers are urged to patronize their homesown small businesses.  The Uptown Forum in downtown Greenville has a full schedule of events scheduled for the day.  Among many other events, the Cla

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville relates numerous Halloween events planned for this weekend in Greenville and Hunt County, including the “Trick or Trot 5K Race” at 8 a.m.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville reminds us that the annual Bras for

Bras for the Cause, Facebook

Pud Kearns, with Housewarmers of Greenville and a leader of Bras for the Cause, says the event will be virtual this year, with three separate Facebook Live programs starting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8.  Proceeds will benefit Hunt Regional Healthcare cancer-treatment facilities.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says a workshop on the city's new comprehensive plan will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 13 at the Reecy Davis Recreation Center at 4320 Lee Street and is open to the public.  A display of the material will be on view from 2 to 8 p.m., and then will be on view at the W.

Bras for the Cause, Facebook

Pud Kearns of Housewarmers of Greenville, and one of the major leaders of Bras for the Cause, says the annual fund-raising event for Hunt Regional Healthcare will be virtual this year on Facebook Live, Thursday evening, October 8, because of the situation with the coronavirus.  A virtual kickoff event will also take place on Facebook Live at 7 p.m., Thursday night, August 20.

Park Street 4th of July Parade, Facebook

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says although the city of Greenville's Fourth of July fireworks show has been postponed (possibly to Labor Day or Veterans' Day, Pud says) and the Park Steet Fourth of July parade has been cancelled, some other activities will take place.  Pud explains how the Firecracker 5K will continue for solo runners, who will have several days to complete the run.  And the

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville discusses the growing list of events in Greenville, with the gradual "reopening" following the coronavirus shutdown, including registration for fall sports leagues and a children's summer camp at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville relates plans for a George Floyd peaceful protest march at 3 p.m.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville and Bras for the Cause says the Hunt Regional Medical Center is using a robot provided by Bras for the Cause several years ago to sterilize personal protective equipment (PPE) each day.  The robot was originally provided to sterilize cancer-treatment facilities with ultraviolet light, but Hunt Regional realized it could also be used to sterilize valuable PPE in the coronavirus crisis.  Pud also says she believes m

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville reminds Northeast Texas residents to complete the U.S.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says the Hunt Regional Health Care web page features a link to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) self-checker for the coronavirus, which will help determine if you have symptoms of the illness.

Reecy Davis Center, Facebook

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.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville recently completed a year-long exploration of books about Texas, fiction and non-fiction, starting with "God Save Texas" by Lawrence Wright and concluding with

Remember for Me, Facebook

Pud Kearns, with Housewarmers of Greenville, discusses the regular activities of "Remember for Me," an Alzheimer's support group.  Remember for Me is doing a series of seminars.  The next is scheduled at 10 a.m.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville shares information about the Greenville ISD teachers' supply closet, which receives donations of classroom supplies.  CC and Company, a retail  store in the Uptown Forum in downtown Greenville, is accepting donations of supplies and cash.  Also, Hunt County Shared Ministries (FISH) is in need of volunteers to put toget

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says the annual Greenville Christmas Parade returns to its traditional date of the first Friday in December this year, starting at 6 p.m., Friday, December 6.  The parade route will be west on Washington Street from the Municipal Building and east on Lee Street.

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says citizens are invited to attend a public workshop on a new comprehensive plan for the city of Greenville, at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, November 14 at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center.  Among other November events, Greenville Theater Works presents a performance of "It's a Wonderful Life" as a 1940s live radio play, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, November 22-23, and at 2 p.m.

Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Contest, Facebook

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville reviews plans for the Bob Willis Fiddle Festival and Contest today and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday, November 1-2) in downtown Greenville.  The event features a performance by Bob Wills' Texas Playboys directed by Jason Roberts and the Rider in the Sky Western swing and comedy group Saturday night in the Greenville Municipal Auditorium.

Bras for the Cause, Facebook

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville, one of the organizers of Bras for the Cause, says the theme of the event scheduled for Thursday evening, October 10, in downtown Greeenville, is "Brallywood."  The artfully and humorously designed bras receive votes in the form of pledges from those who visit the numerous locations where the bras are displayed.  Proceeds from the event are helping to pay for a 4D Ct scanner used in cancer treatment by the Hunt Coun

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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says the Haunted Landmark of downtown Greenville will team with Carter Bloodcare for a blood drive from 6-10 p.m.

Greenville Theatre Works, Facebook

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville previews September events, including the Greenville Theatre Works presentation of  the frantic comedy "Noises Off" at the Greenville Municipal Auditorium Friday-Sunday (September 13-15).

RickyCSimmons.org, Facebook

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says 1970s Greenville Lions football great Ricky Simmons will speak at 9 a.m. Thursday at Greenville Middle School on his triumph over drug addiction and imprisonment.  Simmons played college football at the University of Nebraska and in the USFL.  He will sell and sign copies of his book, "The Explosion of Redemption."  Also, Pud discusses Food Truck Friday at the Greenville Sports Park at 6 p.m. Friday.

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