Our wellness commentator, Velvete Womack, reflects on a video comparing popular American breakfast items -- such as doughnuts and pancakes -- to the more healthful breakfast foods enjoyed in other countries. Velvete is the owner of Balanced Newtrition in Rockwall.
Alice Reese, Herald-Banner movie critic, says the new comedy "Tully," starring Charlize Theron as an overwhelmed mother, will be one of the best movies released during the summer movie season. "Overboard" is a remake of the 1987 film of the same name starring Goldie Hawn, but Alice says the roles have been reversed, and Mexican television and film star Eusenio Derbez is the star of the remake.
Carol Taylor, the chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, says the Landmark on Lee, originally the U.S. Post Office, was built in 1910 under Postmaster Albert Sidney Burleson. It was built for $60,000, around $1.5 million in today's dollars. Carol says at that time the postmaster was one of the most prominent cabinet positions because the U.S. was still predominantly a rural country and mail service was extremely important to people.
Commerce ISD superintendent Charlie Alderman says its a busy season for the school district with the school year coming to an end May 18 because of the early start to the school year last August. The 2018-19 school year will start August 13, a week later than last year. The Commerce ISD and others can start and end the school year earlier because it is a
Bonham Mayor Roy Floyd says the city of Bonham recently adopted a 20-year master plan for the Jones Field municipal airport. The city plans to extend the airport's runway from 4,000 to 5,000 feet, which would allow jets to land at the airport. The city expects to get grants from the state and federal governments that would pay for 75 percent or more of the cost.