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Dennisha Thacker Denny with RE/Max 3D Real Estate poses with the hot air balloon. Image courtesy of 3D Real Estate.

John L. Horn Named Worthy Citizen for 2018

Byron Taylor, President, and CEO of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce said, “This may be the 99th Banquet to name Hunt County’s Worthy Citizen of the year.” Jack Finney formally presented the sterling silver trophy in 1947. The Herald-Banner in an article dated December 2016 stated, “79-names of worthy citizens […]

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 […]