Mary Sue Cole http://ketr.org en Spring opening date for Hunt County Fair: April 25 http://ketr.org/post/spring-opening-date-hunt-county-fair-april-25 <p><a href="http://hunt.agrilife.org/">Hunt County Agrilife Extension</a> agent Mary Sue Cole says the <a href="http://www.huntcountyfair.net/">Hunt County Fair </a>will start this year on April 25 and run through May 3.&nbsp; In recent years, the fair has opened in June, after opening in August for many years. Mary Sue says creative arts entries are due April 14.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 50162 at http://ketr.org Spring opening date for Hunt County Fair: April 25 Mary Sue Cole: Need to lose weight? Try the DASH diet http://ketr.org/post/mary-sue-cole-need-lose-weight-try-dash-diet <p><a href="http://hunt.agrilife.org/">Hunt County Extension </a>Agent Mary Sue Cole recommends the <a href="http://dashdiet.org/">DASH diet</a>, developed by the National Heart and Lung Institute, for post-holiday dieting.&nbsp; Also, the extension service has workshops coming up on food preparation and pie making.&nbsp; For more information, call (903) 455-9885.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 47924 at http://ketr.org Mary Sue Cole: Need to lose weight? Try the DASH diet Cole: Be careful with holiday foods http://ketr.org/post/cole-be-careful-holiday-foods <p><a href="http://hunt.agrilife.org/">Hunt County Extension </a>Agent Mary Sue Cole offers advice on preparing and storing holiday foods, from thawing the turkey to storing and reheating the leftovers.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 46939 at http://ketr.org Cole: Be careful with holiday foods Taylor on local history: Shawnees, settlers generally peaceful http://ketr.org/post/taylor-local-history-shawnees-settlers-generally-peaceful <p>Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor relates the story of the Shawnee tribe in Northeast Texas, including a very surprising tale of settlers coming to the defense of the Shawnee.</p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 46716 at http://ketr.org Taylor on local history: Shawnees, settlers generally peaceful Mary Sue Cole: Take the '40-Gallon Challenge' http://ketr.org/post/mary-sue-cole-take-40-gallon-challenge <p>Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole says, even though Texans recently passed Prop 6 providing for major new water projects, conservation will still be necessary for Texas to have the water it needs in the future.&nbsp; And so, she invites Texans to take the "<a href="http://www.40gallonchallenge.org/">40-Gallon Challenge</a>."</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 45574 at http://ketr.org Mary Sue Cole: Take the '40-Gallon Challenge' Cottage-food law changes create opportunties, risks http://ketr.org/post/cottage-food-law-changes-create-opportunties-risks <p>Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole says the state legislature has changed the &quot;cottage-food&quot; law pertaining to food prepared in the home for sale on the market.&nbsp; The new law reduces restrictions in some ways, creating opportunities for entrepreneurs, but also potentially creating some risk for consumers, Cole tells KETR&#39;s &quot;Blacklands Cafe.&quot;</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:20:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 43592 at http://ketr.org Cottage-food law changes create opportunties, risks