This is ‘Our Commerce’
Commerce, Texas is a unique community in north east Texas and yet in some ways very typical.
Lions reveal true character
Character is revealed during times of success and times of tragedy. Texas A&M University-Commerce, and specifically the Athletics Department, showed its character last week when two student-athletes were tragically killed in a car accident.
A short history of Father's Day
There are more than 70 million fathers in the United States today.
“The Van Cliburn Competition is the most important piano competition in the world,” says John Giordano of Fort Worth, who was chairman of the Van Cliburn jury for 40 years.
Enough with the junk
Let’s play a game.
Lessons learned from decades of making speeches
I’ve been making speeches to various groups since 1973 when I made my first chamber of commerce speech in Dumas, Texas.
Yard full of turtles
Barbara Ellison of Cameron loves her backyard. It is full of flowers and birds. Occasionally a squirrel will drop in for a meal. “I could stay out here from morning ‘til night,” says Barbara. “It’s so pretty and we enjoy taking care of it.”
Mapping Texas’ rocks
Jim Runge of Eldorado is always doing unusual things.
Motel a real winner
I traveled to Kingsville to do some filming and interviewing on King Ranch.
Fighting more than just fires
For the past few weeks I’ve been attending a Citizen’s Fire Academy hosted by the Greenville Fire Department.
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