Dallas Morning News
Master naturalists give advice on planting Texas-tough species
When Ellis County master naturalists walk together at the nature park they tend for the city of Midlothian, they are on a group treasure hunt.
Lightning strikes destroy 2 homes
Both families were home when their houses were struck by lightning, but no one was injured in either blaze, said Fire Chief Barry Bondurant.
Mansfield Bible Church is hosting a 1k Fun Run and 5k Family Night Run at 8:15 p.m. Aug. 15 at Katherine Rose Memorial Park.
Get the school year started off right! Join us for a Blessing of the Backpacks during the 10:50 a.m. worship service Aug. 24. It's about celebrating and blessing the school year, giving thanks for our kids, and blessing their journey of learning.
Midlothian residents react to 'disgusting' verdict awarding Ventura $1.8M
"I think it's totally disgusting," said Vietnam vet Don Radabaugh as he enjoyed a beer Wednesday at Ellis County BBQ.
Encore Land plans to develop 3,100 home lots in DFW
Those homes are scheduled for completion this fall. Land investment firm Encore Land LLC, a division of Dallas-based Encore Enterprises Inc., plans to develop 3,100 home lots throughout North Texas in the next year.
The Washington Post
Jesse Ventura wins $1.8 million in damages against Chris Kyle, slain Navy SEAL sniper
A jury in Minnesota awarded $1.845 million in damages Tuesday to former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, deciding that he was defamed by the late Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle who said he punched Ventura out in a bar in 2006 after the former governor said the SEALs "deserved to lose a few" in war.