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The Uptown Forum has been a downtown fixture for four decades. Image courtesy of the Uptown Forum.

Uptown Forum Carries On

  The historic building at 2610 Lee Street was built in 1919 for the Perkins Brothers Department Store. For almost fifty-five years Perkins supplied clothing, shoes, cosmetics, and hats to the ladies of Greenville. Sadly, the shopping malls located near the Interstate Highway Interchanges spelled the demise of the downtown […]

Garth Adams, GCU Counselor, accepts gifts from the City of Greenville. Image is courtesy of Tracy Fentum.

73,000 Strong!

Hunt County is home to world-famous Texas A&M University in Commerce and Paris Junior College in Greenville. Another has joined the ranks and is accepting students for the next spring semester. Grand Canyon University is a private, non-profit, Christian university in Phoenix, Arizona. It is currently the largest Christian university […]

Chris Yost drives the tractor around the church grounds as kids squeal with delight. Image courtesy of Wesley UMC.

Carver Kids Visit the Pumpkin Patch

Two busloads of kids from Carver Elementary School in Greenville, Texas visited the Pumpkin Patch at Wesley United Methodist Church. The Pumpkin Patch is just one of the outreach festivities the church utilizes to reach out to the community. Pastor Chris Yost drove the tractor and made sure the children […]

The signage has been in place for a month and a half at Walmart in Greenville. Sometimes event planners realize that one does not mess around with Texas Weather. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Walkathon Washed Up!

The long-anticipated event was canceled Friday evening by Drugfree Greenville. The mission of Drugfree Greenville is to increase awareness of substance abuse. One of the casualties will be the Weekend Walkathon that was canceled late Friday night as the National Weather Service (NWS) issued flash flood warnings for this weekend. […]