Texas A&M University-Commerce associate professor of counseling Dr. LaVelle Hendricks warns that powdered alcohol, marketed as "Palcohol," and recently OKed by the Food and Drug Administration, poses considerable risk to children, and could create problems for organizations concerned with controlling the use of alcohol.
Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville recently returned from a visit to a friend in Australia. She happened to arrive on ANZAC Day, celebrating the veterans of Australia and New Zealand. Pud says we could take lessons from the Aussies on how to throw a parade and honor vets. And the Greenville Farmers Market is back, Saturday mornings from 9 a.m.
Hunt County Master Gardener Dr. Stephanie Suesan Smith says the Agrilife Extension Service in Greenville offers soil-testing kits that can tell you a lot about your soil, and what may be needed to grow certain kinds of plants. And Stephanie says a home-garden tour is coming up Saturday, May 31.
Our personal technology commentator, Rick Miller, describes some new products that may bring clean drinking water to people around the world who desperately need it, including a "drinkable book" and the "Lifestraw."
Texas A&M University-Commerce economics professor Dr. Dale Funderburk says, while Texas' central geography played a role, the state's business climate had more to do with the move of Toyota's California headquarters to Plano, bringing 4,000 high-paying jobs.