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Fall festival to feature hayride, maze, petting zoo

Fall festival to feature hayride, maze, petting zoo

The hay maze at Covington’s Fall Festival is always a family favorite. (Rowlett) Covington’s Nursery invites the community to join them in celebrating the coming of autumn at its 4th Annual…

Explore Fiji: from snorkeling and rafting to touring gardens and hot springs

Explore Fiji: from snorkeling and rafting to touring gardens and hot springs

Although the island paradise known as Fiji covers a wide 75,000-aquare-mile area swath in the South Pacific, only 10 percent of is actually land. But, that land is exactly what…

Day by Day / Cookout

Day by Day / Cookout

Your Friday Funny by Forney artist Donald Frederick.…

One town: one team

One town: one team

(Wylie) The Roaring Raiders look to continue their dominance on the field when they host the mighty Pirates, as the two teams clash for the towns bragging rights on Friday,…

Know the three C’s of motivation

Know the three C’s of motivation

“The manager’s job, then, is not to motivate people to get them to achieve; instead, the manager should provide opportunities for people to achieve so they will become motivated.” –…

Dallas author celebrates Sarah Bernhardt Centennial

Dallas author celebrates Sarah Bernhardt Centennial

2012 event marked by new book by Pulitzer-nominated author In Sarah Bernhardt, Her Films, Her Recordings (Foreword by Kevin Brownlow, Academy Award-winning film historian), Pulitzer-nominated author David W. Menefee of…

‘Boobies’ bracelets banned

‘Boobies’ bracelets banned

Do you “heart” boobies? Wylie elementary schools certainly do not. The highly popular rubber bracelets that read, “I ‘heart’ boobies,” are banned from Wylie’s elementary schools. The bracelets are sold to…

‘Angel with a Tail’ by Wyndi Warren

‘Angel with a Tail’ by Wyndi Warren

The greatest beauty is found in the hearts of those who love, but how do you cope with the losing the one you love? In the memorable Angel With A…

Berlin after the fall: much to see and do in a city eight times the size of Paris

Berlin after the fall: much to see and do in a city eight times the size of Paris

 It’s been 50 years since East Germany (under the direction of the former Soviet Union) constructed the Berlin Wall, an imposing concrete barrier with guard towers and other defenses designed…

Lift your spirits with hot-air ballooning on your next vacation

Lift your spirits with hot-air ballooning on your next vacation

Each October, visitors flock to the world’s most-photographed event: the International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque, N.M. This year marks the 40th anniversary of this celebration of the beauty and thrill…