Armadillo races is one of attractions at cowboy heritage festival in Frisco 

Originally published Nov. 14, 2014 in neighborsgo at The Dallas Morning News. About two minutes before the race was set to begin, Rorie Cowden played the “Call to Post” bugle tune over a loudspeaker. His wife, Toni, put on thick leather gloves and reached into three large pet crates full of shredded newspaper to retrieve the racers. Clad […]

Union Missionary Baptist offers hot meals, warm hugs to the community to nourish souls 

Originally published in The Dallas Morning News on Nov. 9, 2014. His clothes were dirty and his beard patchy, but Lawrence Gibson’s smile shined as bright as the the metallic cross around his neck. His sneakers were well-worn, but he showed them off as he stood in line for food at the small church. “I […]