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Retired Dallas Police Officer, Carol Mazzola, shared this image from the service of Rogelio Santander yesterday. Image courtesy of Officer Carol Mazzola.

Dallas Officer Eulogized at Lake Pointe

Police Officers and representatives from across the nation and Canada gathered at Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall yesterday for the funeral service of Dallas Police Officer Rogelio Santander.  Officer Santander graduated from Texas A&M University- Commerce in 2014 with a degree in Criminal Justice Management. Retired Dallas Police Officer and […]

The Sheriff's Color Guard will present the National and State Colors, pass in review and fire the 21-gun salute to fallen Texas Peace Officers.  Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Police Memorial Observation Set

Hunt County will observe Peace Officers Memorial Day at 10 AM on Saturday, May 19th.  The observance coincides with Armed Forces Day. Officer Rogelio Santander who died last week in the line of duty will be honored as well as County Detention Officer Attaway killed in a vehicle crash last […]

The engine kicks out 200 horsepower but it is enough to get two people airborne. Image courtesy of Jim Satterwhite.

Caddo Mills Fly-in

A “Fly-in” was held at the Caddo Mills Airport Saturday by General Aviation enthusiast, families and pilots.  There were many examples of the flying “station wagons” built by Cessna but the crowd was enthralled by a 1943 Boeing Bi-winged training airplane painted in the traditional yellow favored by training commands […]

Hanging baskets are quite attractive but special care and watering is required. Image courtesy of "Simple Garden Tips".

On the Grow: Hanging Baskets

Super markets and big box stores all offer the mundane, plastic hanging basket for plants.  Have you thought of making your own that is much more economical and decorative.  Master Gardener, Julie Morgan, tells how. Hanging baskets can add much to the outdoor porch and deck summer décor, but it […]

Officer Santander's life was cut short in Dallas two days ago.  Special prayers were said at the Dallas Cathedral. Photo by Ashley Landis, Dallas Morning News.  Image used with permission.

Officer Rogelio Santander Remembered

Dallas Police Officer Rogelio Santander interned with the Commerce Police Department prior to enrolling in the Criminal Justice School at Texas A&M- Commerce.  Eventually, he became a Dallas police officer three years ago.  The twenty-seven-year-old officer is a three year veteran of the Dallas department before his life was cut […]