Episode 077 – 6/16/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Local residents cry “Not in my backyard!” and win
• Mansfield Cares channels Las Vegas for charity
• We’ll talk special events, awards and a touching letter as we spend A Moment With the Mayor
• COVID-19 is still here, and rocks keep falling on our planet
• New fine dining restaurant set to open soon in Mansfield
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion is bugged about bugs in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain is serving up a drink that screams summer in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve concludes his fun in-studio talk with local musician Stephen Shaw, also known as Elvis T. Busboy. And, a little later in the episode you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the brand new Torchy’s Tacos with our trivia question of the week! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 076 – 6/9/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic in Mansfield remains low but stubborn and how meteor impacted Planet Earth, a couple states to the west
Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic in Mansfield remains low but stubborn
• Mansfield ISD school board race end in a photo finish
• Local restaurateur takes first place in Food Truck Championship
• Local event set to commemorate Juneteenth
• Feel the need to break something? We may have just the answer
• Former Mansfield High football coach comes home to coach again
• How a meteor impacted Planet Earth, a couple states to the west
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion finds himself in a sticky, sweaty situation in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain is serving up a drink that’s either American or Russian. You decide, in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve has a fun in-studio talk with local musician Stephen Shaw, also known as Elvis T. Busboy. And, a little later in the episode you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the brand new Torchy’s Tacos with our trivia question of the week! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 75 – 6/2/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic in Mansfield remains low but stubborn and an update on the Mars helicopter
• MISD is seeking your input on how to spend potential federal relief dollars
• Mansfield Parks and Rec is open to suggestions regarding a future
recreation and aquatic center and library
• Brian Certain is serving up a drink that’ll wake you up in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve talks in-studio with Southwestern Adventist University Interim President Ana Patterson and Texas Health Mansfield executive Renee Crawford. And, a little later in the episode you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the brand new Torchy’s Tacos with our trivia question of the week! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 74 – 5/26/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic in Mansfield remains low but stubborn
• Early voting for two local races has begun
• From downtown business grants to honoring a nonprofit, we cover it all with A Moment with the Mayor
• City announces a park overhaul and a brand new park
• Need a job? A virtual job fair is going soon
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion talks about drilling through granite in the Ask Terry segment
• Reporter Dennis Webb waxes philosophically about science
• Brian Certain takes us to the Crescent City in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve concludes his talk with Mansfield native Rick Wilson. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Our Place Restaurant! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 73 – 5/19/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic in Mansfield remains low but stubborn
• Mansfield ISD COVID-19 safety and health protocols are coming to an end
• Navigating the mental health of a child; reporter Stacey Main talks with a local expert
• Mansfield ISD names Teachers of the Year
• Documenting the sounds of Mars. Reporter Dennis Webb will explain
• This week’s cocktail will make you pucker up. Brian Certain explains in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve talks in studio about days gone by with Mansfield native Rick Wilson. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Our Place Restaurant! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

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Episode 72 – 5/12/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic in Mansfield is still reduced but stubborn
• Setbacks, apartments and election integrity, we cover it all as we spend A Moment With the Mayor
• Are you ready for some tacos? 
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion talks about how to make your front door pretty in the Ask Terry segment
• It may look sweet but wait until you taste it. Brian Certain explains in the Cocktail of the Week

Plus, the seven-day weather forecast and Steve talks in studio with Assistant to the City Manager Bernadette McCranie. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Our Place Restaurant! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

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Episode 71 – 5/5/21

Photo courtesy of Brian Certain

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic in Mansfield is still reduced but stubborn, and some space stories
• The incumbents score big in local elections
• Former mayor takes a ribbing in the State House
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion refers to his oily, spotty background in the Ask Terry segment

We have the seven-day weather forecast and, this week, the Cocktail of the Week segment moves to the 20-minute talk segment as correspondent Brian Certain and friends join Steve in-studio to reveal the official cocktail of the About Mansfield Podcast. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Our Place Restaurant! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

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Episode 70 – 4/28/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic spread is reduced but stubborn in Mansfield and we have space stories
• We’ll talk budgets, the current political season and some marital advice as we spend A Moment With The Mayor
• April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and reporter Stacey Main continues her month-long series of reports
• This week, a request from home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion in the Ask Terry segment
• Whether it’s the hats or the horses, this week’s Cocktail of the Week is the best tradition of all and Brian Certain will talk about it

Also, the seven-day weather forecast and Steve talks with The LOT Downtown Program Director Jason Perrin. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $40 gift card to First Watch Café! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

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Episode 069 – 4/21/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic in Mansfield is reduced but stubborn, and the Mars helicopter flies
• Early voting has begun in Mansfield
• April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and reporter Stacey Main continues her month-long series of special reports
• This week: the simplest cocktail yet in this week’s Cocktail of the Week. Brian Certain reveals it later in the episode

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve concludes his in-studio interview with Mansfield City Manager Joe Smolinski. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Steven’s Garden and Grill! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

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Episode 068 – 4/14/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic in Mansfield is back on the decline
• Infrastructure, bonds and the elections, we cover them all with A Moment with the Mayor
Texas Tech to open satellite School of Nursing campus in Mansfield
• April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and reporter Stacey Main continues her month-long series of special reports
• Still working on your taxes to meet the April 15 deadline? You may be in luck
• Traffic at Matlock and Debbie just got a little tougher
• Science reporter celebrates two space anniversaries this week
• Cuban cigars and the Cuban sandwich are not ingredients in this week’s Cocktail of the Week. Brian Certain reveals the cocktail later in the episode.

Steve talks in-studio with Mansfield City Manager Joe Smolinski. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Dirty Job Brewing! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

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