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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 […]

A Smart Alternative

This coming July, while many students are getting bored with their long summer vacation, a group of students from Mansfield ISD’s Ben Barber Career Tech Academy will be competing to be the first to cross the finish line in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during the Solar Car Challenge. “We spend a lot of time designing, building […]

It’s All About the Kids

As the weather warms, the crack of baseball bats will soon begin to sound. It’s time for youth league players to step up to the plate with confidence and begin making positive lifetime memories. Serving as president of the Mansfield Youth Baseball Association since January 2008, Kevin Lewis and fellow board members have made […]

Free as a Bird

Birds, beaches, bottles and beautiful art are all part of Dina Huffman’s Mansfield apartment. From her balcony or the picture window in her living room, Dina can watch the birds as they come and go in the green, forested scape that is just beyond her back fence. “These creatures survive the elements and are […]

Overcoming Obstacles

When the skilled auto industry jobs started shutting down in Michigan, Crystal Lewinson and her husband, Leslie, knew it was time for a change in address for their family. A sister living in the Dallas Metroplex encouraged them to move to Texas. “It took some convincing, but we packed up the children and drove […]

Artful Experiences

Growing up in Japan and around the country, multifaceted artist Suzanne Moncuse has translated her real-life experiences into art. She is fascinated with history, culture and people. As a watercolor artist, she thrives when given paint and brush to bring real life to the page. Suzanne’s background in a multicultural family strongly encouraged her […]

Jubilate Sounds

MANSFIELD, TX —  Even though Gail Baker is a retired teacher, she is far from finished teaching. Most Tuesday nights, you’ll find her surrounded by 30 or more children, faces lit, eyes reading music, mouths singing loudly. With the help of Tiffany Williamson, the musical duo put together the Jubilate Choir, a children’s choir […]