Yearly Archives: 2015

Shooting Straight

Carrie Burge entered a big pavilion holding 2,000 people in Argentina. Years of practicing with a bow and arrow, numerous competitions and a great deal of faith brought her to the international event. Huge Roman-style pillars lined up in two rows, a large fire pit in between them. She stood at the highest point […]

The Role of a Lifetime

When Waxahachie High School senior Kaiden Maines recalled the night she won Best Actress in the 2015 State UIL One-Act Play competition, the words flowed from her as though she were reciting lines from her latest script. Channeling her phenomenal creative energy has put the budding thespian on track to a career on Broadway, […]

Getting the Fever

Classic cars simply have curb appeal — and road appeal. Just ask Jimmy and Brenda Cauthen of The Cruisers Club. Jimmy serves as president of the club, which started in 2001, and Brenda is the treasurer. Both are as passionate about cruising and showing and fixing up cars as anyone can be. Having gone […]

Getting Better with Age

Trent Berryman is not a typical young man. He wants to put his name next to those like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, and the fact is, he very well may do it. Trent has lived in Midlothian since he was a kid with his parents, Martin and Chantilly, and his brother, Preston. He […]

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 […]

Worlds within Worlds

Tucked away in her writing studio, Audrey Fahlberg enjoys a calm and colorful world of her own, as she cocoons inside her cottage at Lakestone Terrace. There’s a world of stories waiting in Audrey’s heart. Hoping to write about her travels in a way that brings to life another world, one that no longer […]

Creating Outside the Box

Jillian Arreazola moved to Ennis from Allen, Texas, with her family when she was in the fourth grade. Her journey in the vast world of art began as a sophomore at Ennis High School. Her ability to work with glass has matured over the years to include pieces that are one of a kind […]

Developing Winners

The first step toward learning new skills is often the hardest — both for the student and for the teacher or coach. Coach Audrey Marx has found this to be true as the girls’ basketball coach when she joined Coach Jody Reese, the boys’ basketball coach, at Corsicana ISD’s Collins Middle School. “The kids […]

Rocket Up: Take Two

In recent years, NASA has proposed space exploration, private spaceflight and a scientific research station on the moon. Their vision is to fabricate a lunar base by the year 2024, where astronauts will create a permanent laboratory in which they will be living and working to create a settlement. A manned mission to Mars is the […]

Improving the Days

Located a few blocks from the county courthouse in what used to be the train depot, the Chamber of Commerce serves Weatherford in many ways. Jennifer Williams occupies an office that used to be the ticket booth. When she came to work four years ago as the executive assistant to Chamber President Tammy Gazzola, […]