Archive | September, 2012

Barnyard at the Texas State Fair

Today is opening day of the great State Fair of Texas! And we’re happy to say the Children’s Medical Center Barnyard petting zoo will be there once again. Don’t forget, when you and your kids stop by to pet the pigs or any animals, use the hand sanitizer available in dispensers all around the Barnyard. […]

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Swine Flu

Sept. 27, 2012 – Janet St. James, WFAA Medical Reporter, shares details on a new strain of swine flu that has already infected hundreds of people. Because much of the illness has come from pigs, the Texas State Fair is requiring a health inspection for all pigs before they go on display.  Children’s infectious disease […]

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Fueling Your Athlete

Fueling Your Athlete

Nothing says “Texas” like youth sports. From soccer tots to linebackers and gymnasts, our kids are ready to compete. To help them perform at their best, they need more than practice, pads and playing time. They need proper nutrition. Four tips for fueling your athlete 1. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. Proper hydration — before, during and […]

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Beads of Courage — In a Mom’s Words

Since September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve been talking a lot about the Beads of Courage Program and how it tells the story of a patient’s fight against cancer. We wrote about 5-year-old Emily Venable’s strand of beads in an earlier post, Program Provides Enchanting Experience. Each one of her 500 beads honors another milestone: chemotherapy, doctor […]

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Will Waxahachie Axe Corsicana?

My name is Chrisanna Melick, and I have been the journalism instructor at Waxahachie High School for 20 years. I also attended WHS as a student and have a deep understanding of the tradition of Waxahachie football. Thursday’s game is big because we are still trying to discover just what kind of team  we are […]

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Can Corsicana Overcome Injuries?

My name is Mary Frances Rash. My son is Zack Rash and plays quarterback for the Tigers. I am the Vice President of Spring Sports for Corsicana High School Booster Club. I have been involved with the Booster club for 4 years.  Corsicana and Waxahachie have had a rivalry for many years. The towns are about 30 minutes apart […]

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