Ease on down the road

Teach your teen to drive, without driving each other crazy DAY 32 – DETOURED We still haven’t made it to the Drivers License office to apply for the Learner License so Sam can begin the driving portion of the parent-taught instruction. The Rockwall DL office recently moved from the Brookshire’s shopping center on Ridge Road […]

Blue Ribbon News contest winner enjoys Shenaniganz

Blue Ribbon News contest winner enjoys Shenaniganz

Jamie Jones Rubush, a volunteer ESL teacher in the Reading for Adults program at the Rockwall County Library, was among the Blue Ribbon News fans from across Dallas/Fort Worth who recently entered our promo with Shenaniganz. By simply “LIKING” our Blue Ribbon News Facebook page, Jamie’s name was entered into our drawing for her choice of […]

Jason Castro on marriage, fatherhood, faith (video)

Jason Castro on marriage, fatherhood, faith (video)

As promised, here’s a snippet (well, a full five minutes) of our backstage conversation with Atlantic recording artist and American Idol finalist Jason Castro. This footage was shot after Jason performed for well over an hour at Firewheel Town Center in Garland, where the Rowlett Exchange Club presented its second annual QueFest. The two-day charity […]

Jason Castro sings ‘Hallelujah’ at QueFest (video)

Jason Castro sings ‘Hallelujah’ at QueFest (video)

(Garland/Rowlett) The grounds at Firewheel Town Center were filled to near capacity as Jason Castro took the stage Sunday evening for the Rowlett Exchange Club’s second annual QueFest celebration –  a two-day charity fundraiser benefiting the nonprofit organization’s child abuse prevention efforts. Last year, QueFest 2010 fell victim to a devastating summer storm, but not […]

Just look at what you’ve done

Perhaps the fact that North Texans have been sweltering in triple digit heat for the past 62 days has something to do with why we’ve had such an overwhelming response at our newly launched DFW news site.  After all, folks are looking forward to Labor Day concerts, football games and tailgate parties, fall festivals and holiday craft fairs […]

School fairs prepare kids for class, but are parents ready?

I remember the first time my son went fishing and discovered that cleaning a fish did not mean giving it a bubble bath. It rocked his world. Then we took a family trip to San Antonio, to visit the Alamo. My son cried in disappointment, because he thought we were there to see Elmo.  As […]

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