Tag: Texas

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 […]

Landon Wine is included in the top 500 producers in the world! Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

Hunt County on the Wine Producer’s Map

The Landon Winery at the intersection of Lee and Johnson Streets in Greenville is among the Eighth Percentile of the top 500 producers in the world. Bob Landon spoke at the Daybreak Rotary Club Thursday morning and said “I started to produce wine when I was in the 7th grade […]