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A traffic roundabout, such as this multi-lane roundabout posted at the web site of West Lafayette, Ind., are an increasingly utilized form of traffic control. Advocates say they are safer and more efficient than traditional two-way-stop intersections. Image courtesy of the Courier Press Archives.

Commerce Roundabouts

Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams and County Planner Dee Hilton addressed the County Commissioners in regards to moving forward with the roundabouts on Route 24, Highway 11, and Culver Street. The commissioners approved the expenditure of $360,000 to implement the design phase of the roundabout system. The Toole Design Team also […]

Image courtesy of Greenville Independent School District and the Greenville Herald-Banner.

Upcoming Election Will be Critical to School Finance

Our readers have asked, “what is up with the school board?” There are several things voters must keep in mind before going to the polls for early voting and election day on November 6th. Dr. Liggins said, “students are thriving and are making academic gains. Texas has rated the District […]

Lavonda Jo Greer Eastup, 87, Greenville,  August 29, 1931 – October 19, 2018

Lavonda Jo Greer Eastup, 87, Greenville, August 29, 1931 – October 19, 2018

Lavonda Jo Greer Eastup was born August 29, 1931, in Valdosta, Texas, Collin County, & she passed away on October 19, 2018. She was a long time Greenville resident. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ira Albert Greer & Maxine Lottie Box Greer, sister, Grinita Greer Bishop, son, Reggie […]

The early fall breeze bites as Dennis Strickland enjoys a steaming bowl of squash soup. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Faces and Places: Dennis and Janis at the Uptown Forum

Dennis Wayne Strickland worked with Gail Sprinkle to have several musicians perform at the ribbon cutting for the Uptown Forum as it begins another 40-years of carrying on eclectic retailing in Greenville. Dennis relaxes with a bowl of Butternut Squash Soup from Pizzo’s Sicilian Cafe as Janis Laughlin comments on the entertainers.