Monthly Archives: September 2009

A Reflection of Peace

“I dream my paintings and then I paint my dreams,” a quote by Vincent Van Gogh, a 19th century painter, was gently spoken by Allison Ingels. Allison works at Paws for Reflection, a ranch owned by Melode Seremet. The ranch uses horses and other animals to heal the mind, body and spirit of people […]


The word laodicean holds three different meanings. For the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion, Kavya Shivashanker, it can be a native or inhabitant of Laodicea or, it can mean to be indifferent or lukewarm especially in matters of religion. But for Timberview High School freshman, Liz Adetiba, it holds a special meaning. That […]

A Corsicana Tradition

There is a long-standing tradition in Corsicana of neighbors looking out for one another. What began with individual generosity continues today with those who work with organizations such as the Family Service Association. Back in 1905, Augusta Helms graduated from college in Sherman and returned to her home in Corsicana intending to do something […]

Happy Haunting

It is haunting time and quite a few Ennis families have already discovered the house that has caused many a little ghost, princess, super hero and pirate to run screaming for their parents in delighted fright. Kelly Ludwig, originally from West Texas, has lived in her haunted Halloween house for 10 years now, and […]

Plan Now for More Time Next Summer

October is finally here and with it cooler weather, we hope. It is a great time to reevaluate your yard and garden. If you find each year bringing more and more yard challenges, maybe it is time to think about moving toward a low-maintenance landscape. Such a project begins with reducing the size of […]