Texas A&M University-Commerce assistant professor of counseling Dr. Linda Ball discusses marriage issues. She says research shows that it takes married couples six years to realize that problems exist in their relationship.
Blacklands Cafe. Texas A&M University-Commerce assistant professor of counseling Dr. Linda Ball is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Cooper Review editor Cindy Roller discusses the new slaughtering plant that will apparently be coming to Cooper, providing 15-20 jobs. Cindy also discusses plans for a new program at Cooper Elementary School that will provide free breakfast and lunch for all children at the school.
Commerce Community Cares, a charitable organization, is about to start its fund-raising campaign for 2014-15. The organization provides funding to the Commerce Food Pantry, which helps about 40-50 families per week, according to Dennis White, one of the leaders of the Food Bank. White and Dick Latson of Commerce Community Cares guest on the Blacklands Cafe.
Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti says the City Council has decided a tax increase won't be necessary in fiscal year 2014-15, and city employees will see a pay increase. The mayor says a committee has been formed to study installing fountains in downtown Commerce in the open area next to the new Dr Pepper mural. Also, the mayor says the current Monroe Street paving project south of Live Oak Street should be complete in mid-September.