TeamConnor Relay raises awareness of childhood cancer

TeamConnor Relay raises awareness of childhood cancer

Fundraiser benefits childhood cancer research in memory of 8-year-old Frisco boy More than 100 supporters turned out Oct. 29 at Lone Star Ranch in Frisco for the TeamConnor Relay, which was run continuously from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants were encouraged to “run, walk, bike or hop” for at least one five-mile leg of […]

Breast cancer support group to meet

Join the Lake Pointe Breast Cancer Support Group from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 at Lake Pointe Cancer Center, 7501 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 120, in Rowlett. Lake Pointe Breast Cancer Support Group is for all breast cancer survivors, whether newly diagnosed or a long-term survivor. They provide information, resources, emotional support, healthy tips, guest […]

Tips to help business travelers track ancillary fees

As frequent business travelers know, airlines are generating ancillary revenue through an increasing number of fees for items such as baggage handling, onboard food and beverages, in-flight Wi-Fi access and preferred seats. Because ancillary items are often not purchased at the time of ticket purchase, they can be difficult for business travelers – and for […]

Extend an olive branch for children’s sake

The troubling nature of censorship is clearer when it falls on the very young.  A certain kind of silence, that which comes from holding back the truth, is abusive itself to the child. The soul has a natural movement toward knowledge, so that not to know can be to despair.  In the paucity of explanation […]

To run or not to run? That is the question

Even with a background in fitness, I have never been much of a runner.  I was a tall, skinny kid and although I was in basketball for one year in middle school, the running wore me out – I was a good shot, but I had no endurance and my skinny, little body had no power.  […]

Timothy Penland to autograph copies of his children’s books

(Grapevine) Author and speaker Timothy Penland will autograph copies of his books from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Merry’s Christmas & Clowns, 309 S. Main St. in historic downtown Grapevine. Books will be available for purchase. Penland is the author of the “Night Before” series which includes books such as The True Night Before […]

Tickets to Signature Series with Donald Rumsfeld include copy of memoir

The Newsradio 1080 KRLD Signature Series will begin Friday, Nov. 18 with Donald Rumsfeld. Rumsfeld, two time US Secretary of Defense, will visits with guests in an intimate setting at the Collin County Communinity College Spring Creek Campus in Plano.  All tickets include a copy of Rumsfeld’s New York Times bestselling memoir “Known And Unknown”.  Seating is limited. […]

ADHD: Teach children to pay attention, instead of paying for drugs

Attention deficit to attention abundance Nine million prescriptions were written last year in the United States for school aged children for Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD).  In 1975 roughly 150,000 children were taking Ritalin.  In 2003, the latest figures available, about 6 million American children took Ritalin. Drugging children to get them to behave seems […]

Extravagant, debut book by Pastor Bryan Jarrett

(Sachse) Pastor Bryan Jarrett of Northplace Church in Sachse details the journey of our extravagant response to God’s outrageous love in his debut book, “Extravagant,” available in the church’s Resource Center. Northplace Church is located at 2709 Third St. in Sachse. Sunday service times are 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Northplace offers a Spanish […]