Author: Jim Satterwhite

Pamela paints a cotton bow on the building at Washington and Stonewall in Greenville. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

King Cotton

Cotton was king in the 1920-60’s in Hunt County.  Gins operated twenty four hours per day during harvest.  Cotton wagons lined the roads leading to the gins.  During October nights lint was burned in furnaces near every cross road gin in the county. Pamela Edwards is putting finishing touches on […]

A detour was in place Wednesday so excessive pot holes could be repaired before the next rains come.  Photo by Jim Satterwhite

Pot Hole Repair

Last weekend’s rain caused numerous problems for the street department and city hall.  A detour  was placed on Wesley Street in front of First Baptist Church Wednesday.  Traffic was diverted to St. John Street. The street department decided that the usual patch would not work due to traffic.  They stepped […]

There were plenty of seats as the city council met in the Municipal Auditorium due to flood damage to city offices.  Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

Council Says “NO” to Nude Skydiving

The Greenville City Council met in the Greenville Municipal Auditorium last night for the regularly scheduled October meeting. The change was a result of flood damage to the regular meeting room. Park Street resident, Dennis Mathis, spoke during the Citizens to be Heard portion of the meeting.  Mathis recognized the […]

The staff at Beyond Faith show off their Halloween Costumes at the Senior Health Expo.  Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

Senior Expo

The Herald Banner Newspaper sponsored a Senior Health Exposition at the Landmark on Lee Street today.  Vendors and representatives from Hunt Regional, hospice organizations, home health care, pharmacy, and final care providers took part. The home health care aides from Beyond Faith dressed the part.  Beyond Faith provides every thing […]

Monsoon like rains fell over the weekend and flooded city hall after a sump pump failed.  Nick from Dalworth Restoration stretches a hose to vacuum water from the carpet.  Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

Squishy Business

The rains came and splish-splash the city offices took a bath! Dalworth Restoration from Irving was called out at eight-thirty Sunday evening to clean up the city offices after the thirteen inches of rain received over the weekend.  A sump pump failed and water crept up a couple of inches […]