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Rearview Mirror Memories

Rearview Mirror Memories

By • on March 31, 2015

WAXAHACHIE, TX — A small group of slaves gathered under an oak tree on Waxahachie’s East Main Street. The year was 1864. The occasion was a prayer meeting, the first of many to be held by the Rev. Biggind, a Baptist preacher. Later in the same year, around the 9th of November, the small congregation under the oak tree officially became Samaria

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Burleson

Helping Them Soar

Helping Them Soar

By • on February 5, 2015

BURLESON, TX — In this city of character, Molly C. Denson operates in full-spectrum generosity. Teaching her students at Kerr Middle School with

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Corsicana

Magical Moments

Magical Moments

By • on March 31, 2015

CORSICANA, TX — It’s prom time in communities everywhere as the school year winds down toward summer, and this month, Corsicana High School’s

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Ennis

Revving Up

Revving Up

By • on March 2, 2015

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

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Granbury

Gettin’ R Done

Gettin’ R Done

By • on March 3, 2015

GRANBURY, TX — Born to help, Melvin Robinson can’t remember not working. The son of a Cleburne sharecropper, Melvin helped his mother wash peaches

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Mansfield

Just Tooling Around

Just Tooling Around

By • on March 10, 2015

MANSFIELD, TX — At the ripe old age of 13, Dave Smith lifetime filled with leather crafting. Now at unknowingly began a hobby that the age of 67,

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Midlothian

Heroes among Us

Heroes among Us

By • on March 31, 2015

MIDLOTHIAN, TX —  The days had become nights and the nights were endless. The tiny baby was but a whisper of life. The tubing, tapes and frightening

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North Ellis County

Serving Those Who Need Her Most

Serving Those Who Need Her Most

By • on April 1, 2015

OVILLA, TX — Many people say they refuse to be defined by their past, but Tonyeka Drake would not be one of those people. As a young child, she

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Southwest

Painting Large

Painting Large

By • on March 2, 2015

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,

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Waxahachie

A Baker’s Dozen

A Baker’s Dozen

By • on March 12, 2015

WAXAHACHIE, TX — The wonderfully delicious smells permeate the hallways of Waxahachie High School even before patrons reach the door. Once the door

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Weatherford

Family Bond

Family Bond

By • on April 1, 2015

WEATHERFORD, TX — Family has been referred to as the nucleus of society. Family is what binds us together and plants roots for the tree of life.

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Past Stories

Ready for Change

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. As the new principal of Corsicana High School, Eldon

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Performing for Change

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

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Shooting from the Sky

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

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Love in Action

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

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In the Present

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

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Kiss the Cook

WEATHERFORD, TEXAS — Romance can be discovered in many ways. Some may find it in simple gestures of love with a quick embrace or a stolen kiss. Others may enjoy an evening out or a romantic weekend

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Dots, Bams and Cracks

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

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Soaring High and Free

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 the opportunity to experience that freedom whenever

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Running for a Better Life

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 enjoys his career in IT sales. He works out six days

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WAXAHACHIE, TX — Ralph Cooke has long been a hidden treasure in Waxahachie. His friend, Brown Street Church of Christ elder Glenn Perryman, believes it is time for that to change. “Ralph recently

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