ENNIS, TX — Craig Meier, a born and reared Ennisite, works as a full-time auctioneer in Dallas and Ellis County. However, these days he might be more recognizable as one of the stars of the hit
BURLESON, TX — Christians observe many traditions around Easter. Some start 40 days before Easter Sunday with a time of reflection, fasting and penance that represents the 40 days Jesus spent alone in the wilderness before starting his ministry. Some continue 50 days following Easter Sunday, including the celebration of Jesus’ ascension into
BURLESON, TX — In this city of character, Molly C. Denson operates in full-spectrum generosity. Teaching her students at Kerr Middle School with
CORSICANA, TX — Even though he grew up and was educated in the big city, Eldon Franco loves the smaller setting a town like Corsicana provides.
ENNIS, TX — `They say the best things in life are free. At the end of this school year, one lucky Ennis High School student will know for sure. The
GRANBURY, TX — Born to help, Melvin Robinson can’t remember not working. The son of a Cleburne sharecropper, Melvin helped his mother wash peaches
MANSFIELD, TX — Even though Gail Baker is a retired teacher, she is far from finished teaching. Most Tuesday nights, you’ll find her surrounded
MIDLOTHIAN, TX — Flying high and solo is as close to true freedom as a pilot can get. Omri Kalinsky, a member of Texas Soaring Association, has
OVILLA, TX — B.J. Tucker lives in Ovilla with his wife of 27 years, Amy, and their five children: Chris, Amber, Brandon, Alyssa and Kyle. He also
CEDAR HILL, TX — The parks and recreation building in Waxahachie has a new face — or rather several new faces. A welcome addition to the building,
WAXAHACHIE, TX — Ralph Cooke has long been a hidden treasure in Waxahachie. His friend, Brown Street Church of Christ elder Glenn Perryman, believes
CORSICANA, TX — She’s never left Corsicana, because she loves it here. However, today’s Corsicana is very different from what she remembers from her childhood. “We didn’t have a car, so
The journey called life is filled with joys, complications, lessons and experiences. Based on their personal interests, aptitudes, desires and dreams, every person has the power to experience life on their
GRANBURY, TEXAS — Early in 1963, Betty Smallin found herself in California, a young mother and housewife who didn’t know anyone in the area. Fortunately, the family next door moved in about the
BURLESON, TX — For those who love the sport of tennis, the pop of a ball against the pavement and the squeak of shoes moving across a court are exhilarating sounds. Nothing compares to the intensity
GRANBURY, TX — Janel Morris has a reputation of going above and beyond for her physics students at Granbury High School. Physics is the study of interactions between matter and energy in the universe.
WAXAHACHIE, TX — Brian and Heather Rose knew early on in the pregnancy that their little boy would come into the world with a birth defect. “At 14 weeks, I had my first sonogram,” Heather remembered.
RED OAK, TX — Colbe “CJ” Noland is 12 years old, and his favorite subject at Red Oak Intermediate School is math. In his free time, he enjoys his Playstation 3 or going outside to play sports.
MIDLOTHIAN, TX — A cool breeze drifted through the craggy slabs of granite as father and son, Cliff and Matthew Hackler, stood where only a few have dared. The 32 F temperature hardly made a difference