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Our Heroes

Our Heroes

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 30, 2017) July 4, Independence Day for the United States, is a special day. It is the day that is at the pinnacle of our patriotism.…

Big storm, big blessing

Big storm, big blessing

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 31, 2015) As the terrible tornado began to develop just a few days ago, it became evident that my family was in its direct path. I…

When the Light Shines

When the Light Shines

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 21, 2015) You have never had to walk over to a switch on the wall and turn on the darkness. No, darkness is the default of…

The Darling of Zhytomyr

The Darling of Zhytomyr

On our recent mission trip to Ukraine as members of The Singing Men of Texas, we met this delightful lady at the city of  Zhytomyr, in western Ukraine. She was…

Starlight Singers present USO Dinner, Dance & Show

Starlight Singers present USO Dinner, Dance & Show

ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 14, 2015) Music teacher Jan Stonestreet’s desire is for her students to understand why the United States military should be honored and for them to personally meet…

Do the angels sing?

Do the angels sing?

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 18, 2014) Many would say this is a stupid question…”Of course the angels sing! Haven’t you read the Bible!?” Well…what do you say? It is an interesting…

Thankful – to be or not to be

Thankful – to be or not to be

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 26, 2014) The American holiday we call Thanksgiving is filled with concepts that seem, for many, to originate from a land long ago and far, far away.…

Taylor McClure of Rockwall: Aviation Radio Man/Gunner

Taylor McClure of Rockwall: Aviation Radio Man/Gunner

ROCKWALL, TX (November 10, 2014) Taylor McClure graduated from high school in 1942 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Military service in World War II was imminent, and the idea of being a…

The Tough Ombres – A local veteran’s story

The Tough Ombres – A local veteran’s story

ROCKWALL, TX (November 10, 2014) Corporal Dave Tolan served with the 712th Tank Battalion in WWII. This battalion was attached to the 90th Infantry Division, known as The Tough Ombres,…

The issue with time

The issue with time

ROCKWALL, TX (October 12, 2014) Time – it is that which we all possess. It is very valuable to all of us, but cannot be purchased, only spent. Time is…

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