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After 40 years, John F. Kennedy Center a ‘must see’

After 40 years, John F. Kennedy Center a ‘must see’

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. opened on Sept. 8, 1971, and has hosted thousands of performances by great artists from across America and…

Of snakes & pumpkins: even a perfect fall day is better with prayer

Of snakes & pumpkins: even a perfect fall day is better with prayer

 Our Texas porches want pumpkins in autumn, temperatures notwithstanding. There might not be color in the trees yet, so we depend on pumpkins and chrysanthemums.  I’ll set my favorite yellow…

Day by Day / Yardwork

Day by Day / Yardwork

Your Friday Funny by Forney artist Donald Frederick.  …

Register through Sept. 30 for Community Wellness Challenge

Register through Sept. 30 for Community Wellness Challenge

Prizes awarded to overall lifestyle transformation winner (Rockwall County) The Rockwall County YMCA recently welcomed new Membership and Wellness Director, Liz Jones – a certified yoga instructor, personal trainer and wellness…

‘Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself’

‘Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself’

You may have heard the saying, “world peace begins at home,” but what does that mean to you personally?  To me, this means first looking within ourselves for answers.  Author…

Wylie East announces homecoming spirit themes

Wylie East High School will celebrate Homecoming the week of Oct. 24-28. The Homecoming Parade is Monday, Oct. 24. Due to a scheduling conflict, the Homecoming Dance is not the…

Glow in the dark pep rally at WEHS (video)

(Wylie East High School) The Wylie East Raiders hosted their first pep rally of the year on Friday, Sept. 9. During the pep rally they had the lights off and…

What you need to know about using credit cards for international travel

What you need to know about using credit cards for international travel

Most credit card users in the U.S. are accustomed to swiping their cards through a machine that reads the information stored on the magnetic stripe, then signing their name on…

Seven alternatives to punishment

Seven alternatives to punishment

Six-year old Bobby walks into the kitchen from playing soccer.  Bobby’s dad, Tom, had asked Bobby to take off his muddy shoes before entering the house.  Red Georgia mud dotted…

Breastfeeding support group to meet Wednesdays

Breastfeeding support group to meet Wednesdays

(Rowlett) Lake Pointe Medical Center is now offering a free, weekly Breastfeeding Support group, facilitated by Sue Knight, RN IBCLC.   Moms and their babies are invited to join the group from 6 to…