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Episode 099 – 11/17/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Mansfield ISD announces upcoming job fair
• Education Foundation hands out largest amount ever
• The Covid-19 epidemic continues its decline here in Mansfield
• It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Mansfield
• In sports, Summit and Timberview football teams make a big statement at the District level

In the Features Section:
• From the science desk, reporter Dennis Webb is going to color my world, and yours
• Health specialist LaShunda Warner focuses one Vitamin D in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain asks, “Would you like a glass of wine?” in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and in the talk segment, Steve concludes his in-studio conversation with brothers Parker James and Caden Shea from the local rock duo Olive Vox, who are currently on a national tour! And, you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the restaurant of your choice with our Mansfield Trivia Question! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 098 – 11/10/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Voters pass MISD Penny Swap
• Proclamations, acclamations and a turkey trot. We cover it all with A Moment With the Mayor
• Summit High marching band competes at the state level for their first time ever
• The Covid-19 epidemic is still on the decline here in Mansfield
• In sports, we have the results of the final week of the regular MISD football season, and who’s playoff bound

In the Features Section:
• SCIENCE: Reporter Dennis Webb checks in from the science desk and he’s seeing colors
• HEALTH: Kristen Moore says winter fruits and veggies are some of the best in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• COCKTAIL: Brian Certain is serving up a classic that’s not just for brunch in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and in the talk segment, Steve talks in-studio with Olive Vox, a Mansfield-based rock duo who have just launched a national tour! And, a little later in the episode you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the restaurant of your choice with our Mansfield Trivia Question. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 097 – 11/3/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• City reveals plans for a high-end chop house
• City hires new economic development executive
• Mansfield sixth-grader receives $10,000 check from singer Katy Perry
• The COVID-19 epidemic remains on the decline here in Mansfield
• Mansfield resident set to perform one-woman play at the Farr
• In sports, we have the results of last week’s MISD football games, and who plays this week

In the Features Section:
• SCIENCE: Reporter Dennis Webb asks “Do you believe in science? Part 4”
• HEALTH: Specialist Kristen Moore says it’s okay to let your hair down in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• HOME IMPROVEMENT: specialist Terry Radzwion talks about securing your home for the colder months in the Ask Terry segment
• COCKTAIL: Brian Certain is serving up a classic with very simple ingredients

Also, the seven-day weather forecast and in the talk segment, Steve talks in-studio with a local author Shane Trotter about preparing our kids to thrive in an era of distraction, dependency, and entitlement! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 096 – 10/27/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Arlington police chief concludes Timberview shooting was not about bullying
• Proclamations, acclamations and amendments; we cover it all with A Moment with the Mayor
• The COVID-19 epidemic is still declining in Mansfield
• Have you invested in Bitcoin? A local investor tells us how
• It’s time too roll back the clocks, Mansfield
• Local charity asks that you don your best black and white for an upcoming event
• In sports, we have the results of last week’s MISD football games, and who plays this week

In the Features Section:
• Reporter Dennis Webb checks in from the science desk with a spooky science report for Halloween
• Health specialist LaShunda Warner says it’s time for a flu shot in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up the blues in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and in the talk segment, Steve concludes his talk with a former Mansfield resident who has chosen to move abroad. And, a little later in the episode you will have a chance to win $25 in “Primo Bucks” redeemable at El Primo’s or The Vault with our Mansfield Trivia Question! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 095 – 10/20/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• MISD heightens security measures at all district schools
• Early voting has begun in Mansfield
• Fatal crash closes 360 service road for hours
• When will the resurfacing of Heritage Parkway be completed?
• The COVID-19 epidemic is declining in Mansfield
• In sports, we have the results of last week’s MISD football games, and who plays this week

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb ponders the question “Do you believe in science – part three”
• Health specialist Catrina Brown talks about staying healthy at work in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion talks energy efficient windows in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain is serving up a fabled drink in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and in the talk segment, Steve talks with a former Mansfield resident who has chosen to move abroad. And, a little later in the episode you will have a chance to win $25 in “Primo Bucks” redeemable at El Primo’s or The Vault with our Mansfield Trivia Question! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 094 – 10/13/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• School district addresses bullying in the aftermath of Wednesday’s school shooting
• How important is counseling after a traumatic event? One local expert chimes in
• Proclamations, accolades, and ordinances: Michael Evans covers it all in A Moment With the Mayor
• The Covid-19 epidemic is showing signs of a decline in Mansfield
• In sports, we have the results of last week’s MISD football games including a couple of blowouts, and who plays this week

In the Features Section:• Science reporter Dennis Webb ponders the question “do you believe in science?” Part two
• Health specialist Catrina Brown talks about how migraines are more than just a pain in the neck in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up the perfect mix of bourbon and chocolate in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and in the talk segment, Steve concludes his Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with Mansfield resident Daryle Perez. And, a little later in the episode you will have a chance to win $25 in “Primo Bucks” redeemable at El Primo’s or The Vault with our Mansfield Trivia Question! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 093 – 10/6/21

Stories we’re covering this week:
• New Orleans-themed 5K promises to let the good times roll
• The Covid-19 epidemic is showing signs of leveling in Mansfield
• In sports, we have the results of last week’s MISD football games and who plays this week

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb ponders the question, “What is science?”
• Health specialist Catrina Brown talks about why your diet is leaving you hungry for more in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up a drink that can easily sneak up on you in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and in the talk segment, Steve celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Mansfield resident Daryle Perez. Plus, you will have a chance to win $25 in “Primo Bucks” redeemable at either El Primo’s or The Vault with the About Mansfield Trivia Question! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 092 – 9/29/20

Stories we’re covering this week:
• New York Times bestselling author set to come to Mansfield
• Mayor Michael Evans recaps Monday’s council meeting
• The COVID-19 epidemic may have leveled off in Mansfield
• It’s time to Chunk Your Junk, Mansfield!
• In sports, we have the results of last week’s MISD football games and who plays this week, and Timberview volleyball coach hits a milestone

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb digs up a fossil nuclear reactor
• Health specialist Catrina Brown talks about staying healthy while on vacation in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion talks about getting out of a sticky situation in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain is serving up another classic cocktail in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve concludes his one-on-one interview with Mansfield ISD Superintendent Dr. Kimberley Cantu. And, a little later in the episode you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the restaurant of your choice courtesy of Mansfield Overhead Door with our trivia question of the week! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 091 – 9/22/20

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Council approves next fiscal year’s budget
• MISD students rank among top one percent of PSAT scores
• COVID-19 epidemic continues its spread locally
• Love a good marching band? How about 24 of them? We’ll tell you when and where
• MISD wind symphonies earn national mark of excellence
• Renewing or signing up for a new library card could pay big bucks in September
• In sports, we have the results of last week’s MISD football games and who plays this week

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb
• Health specialist Catrina Brown talks about snakebites in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up a Dark & Stormy in the Cocktail of the Week

Plus, the seven-day weather forecast and Steve talks one-on-one with Mansfield ISD superintendent Dr. Kimberley Cantu and you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the restaurant of your choice courtesy of Mansfield Overhead Door with our trivia question of the week! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.

Episode 090 – 9/15/21