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Life’s Playing Field

Life’s Playing Field

By • on March 12, 2014

ENNIS, TX — Some people just look like football players. We’ve all seen them. They’re hard to miss. These giants of the gridiron are blessed with a dominance that’s both physical and mental. Coach Kerry Jenkins is one of these gentle giants. Towering above his peers, it doesn’t havoc on the opposition. Fellow coach Dondre Johnson shares

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Burleson

Hometown Missionary

Hometown Missionary

By • on February 1, 2014

BURLESON, TX — Serving up love wherever she goes, Marzie Bartee cooks a mean King Ranch Chicken. And everybody just loves to help her. She coordinates

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Corsicana

Mother Knows Best

Mother Knows Best

By • on February 3, 2014

CORSICANA, TX – A mother/daughter relationship goes through many changes, with the mother being — at one time or another — a rule maker, teacher,

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Ennis

The Man in the Mirror

The Man in the Mirror

By • on December 31, 2013

ENNIS, TX —  There’s something different about Martin Torres. At first glance, it’s difficult to see exactly what that difference might be.

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Granbury

Learning Forever

Learning Forever

By • on December 31, 2013

GRANBURY, TX —  Our teachers juggle many tasks, from classroom instruction to tracking attendance. When Coach Leta Andrews’ students are absent

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Mansfield

A Mental Game

A Mental Game

By • on December 31, 2013

MANSFIELD, TX —  “I practically live in a bowling alley,” E.B. Holschuh laughed. As the bowling coach of the Frontier High School Bowling Club

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Midlothian

A Blessing Given

A Blessing Given

By • on December 31, 2013

MIDLOTHIAN, TX – That cold grey morning, thousands stood in the drizzling rain waiting for a national hero to be driven by — Midlothian’s own

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North Ellis County

You Are Their Voice

You Are Their Voice

By • on December 31, 2013

WAXAHACHIE, TX —  Rhodie Rawls has lived in Waxahachie for the past 30 years with her family. She and her husband spent 12 of those years as foster

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Southwest

Ride of Respect

Ride of Respect

By • on December 31, 2013

DESOTO, TX —  Jerry and Janice Hall and Dorothy and Tommy Brock ride with the Patriot Guard Riders out of respect for soldiers who made the ultimate

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Waxahachie

Always an Eagle

Always an Eagle

By • on December 3, 2013

WAXAHACHIE, TX – A Scout is helpful. A Scout is friendly. And of course, a Scout is courteous. These are the first three points to the Boy Scout

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Weatherford

Redirected Life

Redirected Life

By • on December 3, 2013

WEATHERFORD, TX – “I have not retired,” Jim Morrow said. “I’ve redirected.” As Bob Buford stated in his book, Halftime, Jim spent the

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Past Stories

What’s Happening: Feb 14-16, 2014

Texas A&M Singing Cadets: Feb. 15, 2014 7:00 p.m. Palace Theatre, Corsicana. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Cindy Williams, club president (903) 874-7792.   Chili Cook-Off

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Western Art, Yoga and More for January 9 – 15, 2014

Top picks of events to go to this week are: Freedom on Hooves: January 13-15, 2014, 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., John Justin Arena in Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3400 Burnett Tandy Dr., Fort Worth. During the

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Allemende Left and Dosado

CORSICANA, TX —  When Charlie and Debbie Ray retired and moved to the Lake Richland Chambers area, they were anxious to meet people and get involved in their newly adopted community, so they joined

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Little Blessings

BURLESON, TX — Stories of blind people achieving more than anyone expects inspire and encourage others to do great things. For most, such tales are little more than great stories. For Tonya Harden,

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Don’t Miss Events for 12/19/13 – 12/25/13

Christmas is finally here, and with it comes a quick list of “don’t miss” events to take in. 5K Run December 21, 2013 Waxahachie: Ryan Wilt Memorial Event: Ryan’s Run and Teezy’s

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December 5 – 11, 2013

This week, events in North Texas will help you learn how to prune trees or take you back to Bethlehem about 2,000 years and even give you a chance to see Santa Claus. December 5, 2013 Free Horticultural

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Carving Time

The age of retirement was several years away for Bob McCommas, a high school business teacher, when the desire to fulfill his creative talents began creeping in. Like many retirees, Bob knew he would like

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Twenty Seconds of Courage

RED OAK, TX —  Brian Caudell has found his niche in theater and acting, and he loves sharing it with others. “The biggest passion I have is theater,” he said. “It’s what I’ve done year

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A Hoedown Christmas

MIDLOTHIAN, TX – Uh, oh. Santa is in trouble. His entire operation is busted, and he is now broke. If Santa has no money, then where will the supplies come from to make the toys and presents? If

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A Mountain of Toys

MANSFIELD, TX – In December 2012, Flo Torres just wanted 2,000 toys for their Christmas Toys for Tots drive. With the organization adding an extra drop-off date to accommodate the Mansfield ISD

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