Monthly Archives: March 2015

Heroes among Us

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 machines were all there to help this tiny life grow stronger. Unfortunately, life could not be suspended at the side of the incubator. Parents needed to eat. […]

Magical Moments

CORSICANA, TX — It’s prom time in communities everywhere as the school year winds down toward summer, and this month, Corsicana High School’s Special Prom will again live up to its name. The idea wasn’t new to CHS special education teacher, Kelsey Whiteley, who had taught, coached and helped with a special prom at Athens […]

A Baker’s Dozen

WAXAHACHIE, TX — The wonderfully delicious smells permeate the hallways of Waxahachie High School even before patrons reach the door. Once the door is opened, they realize they have entered another dimension. They’ve entered The Reservation, the on-campus restaurant where Joel Skipper, executive chef, and his baker’s dozen take center stage. “The Reservation opened much […]

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 is a great proponent of vocational programs and the arts and aims to adapt his big-city ideas to bring success […]

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 in the wilderness before starting his ministry. Some continue 50 days following Easter Sunday, including the celebration of Jesus’ ascension into heaven. […]

Painting Large

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, lead painter Aryn Dalton transformed the brick and stucco wall into a larger-than-life depiction of sports figures and symbols. Within the painting, sub-scenes create a unique design sure […]