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One of Waxahachie’s more well-known residents, Dale Hansen, was honored this past Wednesday night by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) in Washington, DC. Noted for an array of achievements over the years, not the least of which are his compelling, thought provoking “Unplu…

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There is something I have noticed about this thing we call life.  Storms are sure to come. In fact, more than likely, you are either in one of three places at this very moment. You are either coming out of a storm, about to step into one, or you are smack dab in the middle of one. 

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If you spend a lot of time on the internet, you’re not just shopping or being entertained, or following the news or participating in an online community. You’re probably also dealing with accounts and information that eventually can become part of your digital “estate.” 

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I would like for you to imagine being a little girl, 7 years old. You have been coming to the Ellis County Children’s Advocacy Center for several months now for therapy.

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I want to publicly commend John Hamilton on his outstanding research and well-written article on how Waxahachie got its name, published in last Wednesday’s edition. I also want to express my heartfelt gratitude to John for sharing his work with the Sun and our readers.

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We are creatures of habit.  Most of us start our day the same way every morning; we get up about the same time; eat breakfast, go to work; come home, eat dinner, spend time with those we love, and then go to bed.

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“We didn’t start the fire, it was always burning since the world’s been turning; we didn’t start the fire, no we didn’t light it, but we tried to fight it” 

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I had tried just about everything to lose weight when some of my other chubby friends talked me into going with them to a hypnosis clinic with the “guarantee” that weight loss was a “no fail” absolute result. So, off we go, a carload of us girls travelling to this hypnosis place in a nearby …

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As an investor, you will have access to accounts that are taxed differently from one another. And it’s possible you could benefit from tax diversification by owning accounts in these three categories: 

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There are immeasurable opportunities within the walls of Global High, where students who are willing to put in the time and effort can carve a path to whatever goal they set off to achieve.

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I recently had to replace my car for a newer model because the computer on mine died. My oldest son is a computer whiz, builds computers and has a plethora of replacement parts for repair. I was sure he could fix the problem by replacing the mother board. That’s a confusing term and I’ve nev…

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John Wooden, coach of the UCLA Bruins, was a cut above other leaders. During his tenure, he coached the Bruins to 10 national basketball championships in 12 years, seven in a row. He was relentless when it came to character development among his players. In his book They Call Me Coach, he wr…

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This past Thursday night, Waxahachie’s Chamber of Commerce honored several people and organizations for the contributions each has made to this special city. Not only was the banquet well organized and top notch, the opportunity to hear a variety of inspirational stories was, well, inspirational.

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If you stop and really think about it, it is pretty incredible to think that when God created each of us, every single person living, He created each person with a divine purpose. He created each of us with a specific calling and life task that He wants us to fulfill and do for Him.

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Excitement and fun are what a trip to the movies should be all about. Sometimes I think that’s forgotten as we look for the latest in special effects, massive explosions or dramatic car chases. I was reminded about that fact as I went to see “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” with my nephew…

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Today the rain has subsided and the weather is mild. Outside feels and smells almost spring-like. According to the weather-people, we are in for more wet stuff, though.

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By now, most who had begun 2019 with good intentions have either fulfilled them or, like a lot of us, let those resolutions go by the wayside. I used to make New Year’s resolutions but can’t remember when I’ve ever kept one. I always have the best intentions and make promises to myself. 

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America, at least during my lifetime, has had to continuously deal with a percentage of the population obsessed with characterizing another’s worth. Often-used labels like racist, sexist, bigot ... in social discourse has now become commonplace and neverending. To make matters worse, the lis…

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Have you ever really stopped and thought about the things in your life that are most important to you and how much time you give those things or individuals in your life? Your family, your profession, your hobbies, such as golf or hunting. I mean dig deep and really think about it. 

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Like most people, you probably know several organizations worthy of your philanthropy and you may well have contributed to them, perhaps on an annual basis. In the past, when you’ve made charitable donations, it’s been a win-win: You were able to provide support to a worthy organization and …

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Horror films are something that I have always typically avoided due to their cheesy nature, predictable plots and unremarkable characters. After much shaming by my boss, friends and some family members, I decided to put their criticisms to rest by going to see “The Prodigy.” 

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When you hear the phrase, they’re a great leader, what comes to mind? You might think corporate or church success, well-developed management skills, conflict resolution, wise decision-making, courage, gifted communication, winning attitude, motivational abilities, use of power, or a domineer…

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The crowd in this large room must have been at least 1,500 people, many of them parents and friends of the 20 young men on stage who had won the honor of being named “All-State.” Other attendees included members of the Texas Musical Educators Association, which held its annual convention in …

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I’m a collector  — of things and ideas. The ideas clutter only my brain. But the things — ah, that’s another story, and is probably too broad a topic to cover in one On the Edge column.

“Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” - Proverbs 22:6

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One thing is for certain, in the world we live in today, we certainly have a lot to be worried about. How much time do we actually spend in worry? If we are honest with ourselves and we stop and think about it, most of us probably worry entirely too much.

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Liam Neeson is an actor who surprises audiences time and time again. His latest film, “Cold Pursuit,” shows he’s found yet another way to reinvent himself, building on his already loyal following. 

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Many wonderful comments have been made during the past week since Lesli Priebe, the legendary girls basketball coach at WHS, announced her retirement. The heartfelt words of recognition and appreciation for an extraordinary career have all been fitting and well deserved. I’d like to expound …

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It was in the sixth grade of elementary school — that was the first time I remember living a some-what normal family and school life.