COMMERCE — A pair of students who met at Texas A&M University-Commerce in the 1960s, married, and worked in education and insurance have not forgotten their alma mater.
This year’s Dairy Festival parade will be led by a couple whose roots in Hopkins County go back more than 100 years and have been involved in the milking industry since childhood. Randy and Shelia Koon say they are “honored and thrilled” to be selected as parade marshals for this year’s kickoff to 50th Annual Hopkins County Dairy Festival, yet they are not the type of people to seek the limelight.
The people who organized a downtown rally in April protesting government spending policies are holding true to their promise to hold another, similar event.
The longstanding rule of “One person, one vote” still applies in the runoff election between Clay Walker and Bradley Edge for the Place 2 City Council seat. An extremely weak turnout, however, is making it highly likely that, no matter the outcome, only a handful of voters will decide who sits in the second chair on the left of the City Council dais next month.