Author: Jim Satterwhite

Tempers flared when the US Constitution was signed at 1787 Philadelphia Congress. Image is public domain.

Monday Was Constitution Day

The United States Constitution is the fabric that wraps our nation together.  The young nation declared its independence from the crown in 1776 but did not cobble a governing document together for almost eleven years.  Blame could be attributed to poor communication among the young states. Some signatories feared a strong […]

From piston-driven fighters to highly manueverable F-35 fighters the Air Force has evolved in the first seventy years. Image courtesy of the United States Air Force.

The Air Force Turns Seventy-one

Courageous Airmen have refined the Air Force mission to Fly, Fight, and Win through their blood and sacrifice since 1947. The Air Force is the foundation for multi-service, interagency and coalition operations. The Air Force provides the joint team the ability and freedom to fight in the air, on the […]

Pickle Juice was in demand at several rest stops along the courses of the Cotton Patch Challenge. Image courtesy of Cotton Patch Challenge Facebook page.

22nd Annual Cotton Patch Challenge

The 22nd Annual Cotton Patch Challenge sponsored by the City of Greenville, Texas brought cyclist from North Texas, several surrounding states, and countries surrounding the United States Saturday. The challenge had six demanding but beautiful courses originating at the Hunt County Courthouse and going to Rains County and back to […]

An army helicopter crewman, HM2 Ross, and Major Bocanegra walk to a waiting helicopter from the Majors Field Terminal. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Helicopters Over Hunt County

Hospital Corpsman S. Ross was at the Greenville Airport today as three Chinook helicopters landed at Majors Field and about thirty soldiers got off and enjoyed a welcome relief stop and snacks provided by the City of Greenville and Hunt County News. Corpsman Ross re-enlisted in the United States Navy […]