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Help wanted – 150 positions open at Mansfield company

With low unemployment figures and a growing world economy, companies are getting more creative in luring good talent to their workforce. Case in point is Mouser Electronics in Mansfield, Texas. Already the city’s largest private employer, the Berkshire Hathaway company announced in late February that it seeks to add more than 150 full-time employees to its global headquarters and distribution center in the coming weeks. Rather than merely touting their competitive wages, the company is upping the ante when it comes to attracting and retaining good talent. “We’ve just opened a health clinic on-site for employees,” said Tracey Mellenthin, vice […]

Team Spirit

Heather had no idea that running late for work one day would actually reap lifelong benefits. As she rushed past a neighbor and his friend working on a car, she returned a quick and fleeting greeting, not stopping to make eye contact or any other causal exchanges. Not turned off, but actually intrigued, AJ asked his friend to give “the girl running by” a call on his behalf. After a small amount of convincing, she made the first of many phone calls to AJ. “He was talkative!” she laughed as she recounted. “He was also very sweet, funny and kindhearted.” […]

Fundraiser for Fun

Have you or your children ever ridden a horse, a bike, traveled down a zip line, gone fishing or climbed a rock wall? Well, there are children from Duncanville and the surrounding areas, who are physically challenged that would never have the opportunity to do any of these things except for the sponsorship of the Duncanville Lions Club and the Texas Lions Camp at Kerrville, Texas. On April 22 and 23, Armstrong Park in Duncanville will be the destination of competition barbecue smokers, blues lovers and families from all over Texas. The Big Red Smokin’ Blues & BBQ Festival is […]