Tag: Texas

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 […]

The scene is downtown almost eight years ago.  Very few cars park here today in Wolfe City but a new grocery store is opening soon.  Image courtesy of Google Images and Mike Price 2008.

Wolfe City Then and Now

Wolfe City, Texas- Mayor Barbara Woodruff took time to do a radio interview with radio station KETR last week.  She tells us that Wolfe City was first settled between 1860 and 1870 when J. Pickett Wolfe established a mill on Pickett Creek.  The post office came in 1862 and the railroads […]