Tag: Texas

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 […]

Brian Creed, Director of Commerce, Texas Public Utilities, says the Commerce water supply is safe.  Photo by Jim Satterwhite

Commerce Water Supply Deemed Safe

The City of Commerce, Texas mailed notices to residents last week regarding a possible contamination of the water supply according to a report in the Commerce Journal.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determined that an elevated level of trihalomethane (a gas used in refrigeration) and halo acetic acids (a byproduct […]

Today's photo of the Texas Capital is courtesy of Taylor S. Chonis taken on May 25, 2010.  All rights are reserved.

New Laws Affecting Texans

Several new laws came into effect today besides the much talked about open carry of firearms. Today a surviving spouse of a member of the armed forces killed in action can now receive 100%  of the property tax exemption on the residence or homestead provided that the spouse has not […]

There has been a newspaper in Wolfe City since the town's founding.  Photo courtesy of John Duncan and the Wolfe City Historical Society.

The Wolfe City Mirror to Cease Publication

Another Wolfe City icon is folding it’s tent. The Wolfe City Mirror Newspaper will discontinue with the Christmas 2015 edition. John “Dub” Duncan laments “I’ve enjoyed my years of them publishing my many historical newspaper articles, about Wolfe City.   I know everyone will miss the news. There has been a […]