The executive director of the Hunt County United Way, Frances Dalbey, discusses domestic abuse, UW agency Women in Need, and the kickoff dinner for the annual UW fund-raising campaign Thursday, October 24 on this edition of the Blacklands Cafe.
Texas A&M University-Commerce economics professor and interim dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship Dr. Dale Funderburk says comparing federal debt to your personal debt is not an "apples-to-apples" comparison, because you can't print money or borrow massive amounts from foreign countries.
"Bras for the Cause," an event that helps raise money for breast cancer victims in the Hunt County area, takes place tonight from 6:30-9 p.m. on Lee Street in downtown Greenville. You're invited to vote on the best decorated bras. Co-chair Janeen Cunningham guests on Blacklands Cafe.
Dr. Eric Gruver, director of the "War & Memory" project at Texas A&M University-Commerce, says many Northeast Texas veterans of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Cold War have shared the memory of their experience for the oral-history endeavor.
Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti discusses a mini-housing boom in Commerce, and plans for new music-oriented enterprise that will be located in the old A.L. Day Elementary School building on the east side of Commerce. Information here on Tipitina's.
Research shows that the number of Americans who say they have "no religion" has doubled since 1990. First United Methodist Church senior pastor Valarie Englert discusses this trend on the Blacklands Cafe.