Blacklands Cafe

Blacklands Cafe
7:00 am
Tue September 24, 2013

How about a 'forever phone?'

Rick Miller
Texas A&M University-Commerce

A&M-Commerce Training and Development instructor Rick Miller discusses a bold new vision for the cell phone.

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Blacklands Cafe
7:00 am
Mon September 23, 2013

New emergency care facility for Commerce, Quinlan?

Alicia Wittkopf, Hunt Memorial Hosptial District
Hunt Regional Medical Center

Alicia Wittkopf and John Heatherly of the Hunt Memorial Hospital District discuss the Nov. 5 bond election that if approved would fund new emergency-care facilities in Commerce and Quinlan, and renovations to the Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville.

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Blacklands Cafe
9:37 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Talking testing and accountability with Commerce ISD's Cooper

Blake Cooper
provided photo

Blake Cooper of the Commerce school district talks with John Mark Dempsey about standardized testing and vocational education.

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Blacklands Cafe
8:03 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Remembering when Greenville wore green

Carol Taylor
Hunt County Historical Commission

Hunt County Historical Commission director Carol Taylor describes how a wartime shortage of green dye could be the reason why the Greenville High School Lions wear red.

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Blacklands Cafe
8:14 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Jack Ingram to play in Greenville

Country music artist Jack Ingram
jackingram.net

Milton Babb of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce discusses this weekend's Rally 'Round Greenville events, including a performance by country musician Jack Ingram.

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Blacklands Cafe
8:49 am
Tue September 17, 2013

New jobs on horizon for Greenville

Caleb Slinkard
twitter.com

Greenville Herald-Banner and Commerce Journal editor Caleb Slinkard discusses economic development in Greenville with John Mark Dempsey. Also, an upcoming bond election could authorize funding new medical facilities in Commerce and Quinlan.

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Blacklands Cafe
8:29 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Commerce mayor discusses streets project

John Ballotti
Texas A&M University-Commerce TAMUC-Photo

Commerce mayor John Ballotti joins KETR's John Mark Dempsey for a discussion about the Commerce streets project and economic development in the city. It's the first installation of KETR's Blacklands Cafe, a news magazine feature heard during Morning Edition.

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