Debbie Ottwell, a certified application counselor with the Hunt Memorial Hospital District, says she's assisted up to 75 people in applying for health care through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. To receive assistance, contact her at: email@example.com or call (903) 408-5888.
Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau director Milton Babb says the weekend of January 30-February 1 is a busy one for the Greenville Municipal Auditorium, with three concerts in three nights, including the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Friday night January 31. And the legendary Loretta Lynn will perform at GMA on Friday night, February 28. Also, Milton says the new Splash Kingdom water park is expected to attract around 80,000 visitors to Greenville this summer.
Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti announces that Schlotzsky's sandwich shop will construct a new building on the old Lone Star Pizza lot on Live Oak Street. And the mayor says some remedial work will be done on Monroe Street, with more street work soon to follow.
Commerce ISD superintendent Blake Cooper says the school district will soon install security buzzers in all of its schools, so that office personnel will have to "buzz in" visitors before they may enter the school.
Our personal technology commentator Rick Miller says the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas featured dozens of amazing new tech wonders, including "onesies," that will help parents take better care of babies, and Google Glass, which is having a positive effect on law enforcement.
Pud Kearns of Housewarmers previews numerous upcoming events in Greenville, including the observance of Martin Luther King Junior's birthday this Saturday and Sunday; a master gardener's program on Thursday of this week; a pie-making class on Thursday, January 23; and upcoming Greenville Entertainment Series and Dallas Symphony Orchestra programs in the Municipal Auditorium. With so many things to do, Pud says Greenville and Hunt County are definitely not "the hinterlands."