Author: Jim Satterwhite

The state of the art electronic sign does not draw traffic from the Interstate as it should. Image courtesy of Luckett Crane Service.

The Little Bakery that Was

David Ellis called us and ask about the Collin Street Bakery in Greenville. “Did you hear that they were closing their doors?”. Ashley Hammons said, “Sunday will be the last day that the bakery will be open in Greenville.” She asked the clerk “why” and was told, “Business is not […]

Dr. Cheri Waggoner, GISD Hero of Hope. Image courtesy of GISD.

January 2019 Hero of Hope Honored

Dr. Cheri Waggoner is the Greenville ISD “Hero of Hope” for January 2019. She is a licensed specialist in school phycology in special education at L. P. Waters Preschool and Carver Elementary. Dr. Waggoner was nominated by many GISD staff, parents, teachers, and others for this prestigious honor.  “She is […]

Larry Davis portrays Mark Twain at the GMA in Greenville, Texas Friday night. Image is courtesy of Dennis Wayne Strickland.

A Visit with Mark Twain

Mark Twain, born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, was raised in Hannibal, Missouri. The river town later provided the setting for his humorous novels about “Tom Sawyer” and “Huckleberry Finn.” He served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother […]

The very best Sicilian luncheon is available on Sundays from eleven until three at the Uptown Forum in Greenville.

Sunday Lunch at the Forum

The days are getting longer in North Texas, Pizzo’s Sicilian Café is now open from 11-3 after church on Sundays. Angela Marie Melia, Chef Ang, is the direct descendant of maternal grandparents who hailed from Sicily. Their last name was Pizzo, from which the name and inspiration for the café […]