Robert McCatcheon, Brookshires greeter and cheerleader, has not missed a Red Kettle Drive in the twenty-eight years he has been with the company. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Keep the Kettle Boiling

In 1891, Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee was distraught because so many needy individuals in San Francisco were going hungry. During the holiday season, he resolved to provide a free Christmas dinner for the destitute and poverty-stricken. He only had one major hurdle to overcome — funding the project. Where […]

Robert Smith greets Brent Money, sparkplug behind Capital Title and the Money Group. Image by Gail Sprinkle.

Capital Title/Money Group Wins Best Interior Award

The Capital Title Company/Money Group was named the winner of the Best Commercial Interior renovation for a city of under 50,000 population by the Texas Downtown Association. The association sponsors the annual program to recognize outstanding projects, places, and people of Texas. The old Colonial Theater Building has a colorful […]

Lower fuel cost will cause an increased holiday travel week. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Thanksgiving Traffic Woes

Even a casual driver has noticed that holiday traffic in Hunt County is nastier this week than last. Traffic on Interstate 30 routinely backs up due to construction in Royse City, Rockwall, and Dallas. Early morning news programs have estimated 4.1 million Texans will hit the road this holiday for […]