Tag: Texas

Bois D’arc Bash to the Future

Bois D’arc Bash to the Future

This weekend marks the thirty-third anniversary of the annual festival celebrating Commerce as the Bois D’arc Capital of Texas! The “Bash to the Future” event celebrates the incredible, sticky, durable Bois D’arc tree. Sections of Bois D’arc trunks support thousands of period homes in and around North Texas. Many pastures […]

The Texas State Capitol in Austin. Image courtesy of the State of Texas.

New Laws Go into Affect

While most of Hunt County was partying, shooting fireworks or enjoying each other’s company, 26 new laws came into affect at the stroke of midnight this morning.  Only three or four will directly affect consumers. Identification Requirements to use Credit and Debit and Prepaid Debit Cards Merchants now have the […]

Joel tells us to head to the South Sulphur River for cantaloupe. His field near Wolfe City flooded. Image by Joel McKay.

The County Copes with the Storms

The storms started yesterday afternoon and soon Wesley Street was flooded in places. Several cars stalled out and occupants rescued by Greenville Fire and Rescue.  Rain gauges soon overflowed and residents are estimating six to seven inches of rain has fallen in the past 24-hours. Rain continues to fall. The […]