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Cash Volunteer Fire Department Chief Ryan Biggers is the president of the Hunt County Fire Association. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

First Quarter Fire Response in the County

The thirteen fire departments in the Hunt County Fire Association responded to 3,606 calls last quarter. This number includes Greenville and Commerce Fire and Rescue. The majority was Emergency Medical Services support.  The fire and rescue may be used for lift assist or to perform life saving CPR (Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation).  […]

Assistant Superintendent Karen Cummings administers the Oath of Office to newly elected school board President John Kelso and Aaron Adel, Vice president. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

School Board Reorganized

A sea of red tee shirts reading “#Fight for Frau” greeted the school board as they filed in for the public meeting at the Wesley Martin Administration conference room.  A few other attendees had black shirts reading “Make GISD Great”. At one time several hundred people crowded the meeting room. […]

The main support column dwarfs the equipment. Four legs are taking shape. Soon BHP will have increased water pressure south of I-30. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

A Towering Project

Three communities south and west of Caddo Mills got to together to form their own water supply company in 1963.  The founders applied for a low interest Department of Agriculture loan, drilled the first well, built water mains and started to serve the communities in 1964. The communities are the […]

The milkweeds were planted just after mid-morning thunderstorms appeared over the Cotton Museum. Image courtesy of KGB.

Gardening in the Rain

A dozen or so volunteers, directors and docents from Keep Greenville Beautiful and other charities and churches turned out to the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum to prepare milk weed beds for Monarch Butterflies.  Monarchs prefer milkweed to lay their eggs.  The Monarchs hatch, turn into larva and finally into a […]

Image courtesy of a post card produced by the GMA.

Beatles or Stones?

The Greenville Municipal Auditorium will present the Battle of the Greatest Bands of all time facing off in a high energy, adrenaline pumping musical showdown.  Two tribute bands will battle it out on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 8 PM.  The Beatles are represented by the tribute band named Abbey […]