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Episode 091 – 9/22/21 – Dr. Kimberley Cantu Interview I

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 – Kiersten & Nick Lavallee Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Awards, a Triple-A rating and a bond election, we cover it all in A Moment with the Mayor
• COVID-19 epidemic continues its spread locally
• Home brewers event coming to downtown soon
• In sports, we have the winners and losers of last week’s MISD football games and who plays this week

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb dishes up a report on tectonic plates
• Health specialist Catrina Brown keeps you healthy in the workplace in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion talks about how top preserve your deck in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain is serving up a libation who’s title sounds like it could be a NASCAR race in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve has a rags-to-riches interview with Mansfield residents Kiersten and Nick Lavallee. Plus, 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 089 – 9/8/21 – Rev. Dr. Katie Hays Interview II

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic continues its spread in Mansfield
• Texas Rangers baseball team honors the “Mansfield Three”
• Battle of the Nines charity event marks 35 years of giving back to the community
• City announces the return of the Veterans Day parade
• Which Mansfield ISD football team was the lone winner last week? I’ll tell you in Sports.

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb breaks down the fuel in the Big Boy locomotive
• Migraines are more than a pain and health specialist Catrina Brown talks about how to overcome them in the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion’s in hot water (again) in the Ask Terry segment
• To strawberry or not to strawberry? That is the question as Brian Certain is serving up another libation in the Cocktail of the Week

We have seven-day weather forecast and Steve concludes his interview with the Reverend Dr. Katie Hays. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to the restaurant fo your choice courtesy of Mansfield Overhead Door! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 088 – 9/1/21 – Rev. Dr. Katie Hays Interview I

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Mansfield man survives third bout with COVID 
• Fiery crash on Monday remains under investigation
• COVID-19 continues its increasing local spread
• The Friday Night Lights season got off to a rough start for Mansfield ISD football teams

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb goes deep in nuclear fusion
• Health specialist Catrina Brown gets a little salty on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up a concoction that’s a little sweet, sour, bitter and salty in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will talk in-studio with local pastor Katie Hays. Also, 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 087 – 8/25/21 – Alma Martinez & Brenda Norwood Interview II

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Mansfield ISD student arrested after being caught with gun at school
• MISD seeks your support in a Penny Swap Election in November
• COVID-19 continues its increasing local spread
• Water quality, early debt payoff and more, we cover it all with A Moment With the Mayor
• Mansfield Police now accepting applications for its Citizens Academy
• Mayor accepts a clean city challenge
• Friday Night Lights starts this week with most Mansfield teams playing out of town

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb talks about Nuclear Fusion
• Health specialist Catrina Brown talks about snake bites on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion answers your questions in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain is serving up another original concoction containing watermelon and a shrub with Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will conclude his interview with educational legends Alma Martinez and Brenda Norwood. And, you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to Dirty Job Brewing with our trivia question of the week! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 086 – 8/18/21 – Alma Martinez & Brenda Norwood Interview I

Stories we’re covering this week:
• MISD honors Alma Martinez and Charlene McKinzey at school dedication ceremonies
• We heard the train a-comin’ and, boy, was it big!
• COVID-19 continues its increasing local spread

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb talks about performing music in space
• Health specialist Catrina Brown tells about back-to-school physicals on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up another original concoction in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast plus an interview with educational legends Alma Martinez and Brenda Norwood. And, a little later in the episode you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to Dirty Job Brewing with our trivia question of the week! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 085 – 8/11/21 – Jasmine Moore Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• MISD honors Brenda Norwood at school dedication ceremony
• Trash, a veteran’s memorial, interns, and a balanced budget, Mayor Michael Evans will recap Monday’s city council meeting
• COVID-19 is in the rise again in Mansfield. Reporter Dennis Webb will have an update
• MISD releases Friday Night Lights schedule
• City launches a new festival

Coming up in the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb talks about a scary event on the International Space Station
• Health specialist Catrina Brown has advice for these hot summer days on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up another original concoction that’s a take on a classic in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve interviews Lake Ridge grad and Olympic athlete Jasmine Moore. And, you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to Dirty Job Brewing with our trivia question of the week! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 084 – 8/4/21 – Orion Jean Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• City releases plans on a major downtown development
• School board appoints a former trustee to fill an empty seat
• COVID-19 cases are on the rise again in Mansfield
• MISD to host back-to-school bash
• Lake Ridge grad competes on an international stage

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb talks about problems on the Hubble Telescope
• Health specialist Catrina Brown has the ingredients for a healthy diet on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion answers your questions in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain is serving up an Old Fashioned, with a twist in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast, plus you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to Dirty Job Brewing with our trivia question of the week and Steve interviews 10-year old author Orion Jean. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


About Mansfield EXTRA!

An interview with Olympic Triple Jump athlete (and Lake Ridge High School alum) Jasmine Moore.


Episode 083 – 7/28/21 – Michael Evans Interview

The Features Section edition! This week:
• Mansfield and Tarrant County COVID case numbers are concerning
• Health specialist Catrina Brown has a topic that’ll have you saying “gesundheit” on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Science reporter Dennis Webb fills us in on the richest man in the world’s flight to space
• Brian Certain is following doctor’s orders in the Cocktail of the Week

And, later in the episode you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the restaurant of your choice with our trivia question of the week! Thanks to Adam at Garage Door Rescue for donating the gift cards! Plus, Steve goes in-depth with Mansfield Mayor Michael Evans. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 082 – 7/21/21 – Dee Davey Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Park shooting leaves one victim hospitalized
• COVID cases are on the rise

Coming up in the Features Section:
• Health specialist Catrina Brown has tips on keeping your kiddos healthy due the summer break on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up an original cocktail perfect for a Texas summer in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve interviews local real estate maven Dee Davey. 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 trivia question of the week! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 081 – 7/14/21 – Ted Wood Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Police officer promotions, park improvements and bond ratings are talked about with A Moment with the Mayor
• Who cooks the best steak in Mansfield? We have the answer.

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb analyzes rich people going to space
• Health specialist Catrina Brown keeps us healthy during the workday on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up an original, award-winning drink in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve interviews local foodie Ted Wood about some new eateries in town. 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 trivia question of the week, thanks to Garage Door Rescue for the gift cards. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 080 – 7/7/21 – Joe Jenkins Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Fire Department hosts COVID-19 shot clinic
• Local athletes make Mansfield proud

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb wraps up his series on rocks falling from space
• Health specialist Catrina Brown takes us to the seashore for more than just seashells on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion digs himself into a hole in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain is serving up a drink that says, “Take me back to my childhood!” in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve interviews Mansfield businessman Joe Jenkins about a big event coming to our city. And, you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the restaurant of your choice with our trivia question of the week courtesy of Garage Door Rescue LLC! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 079 – 6/30/21 – Casey Lewis Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
BREAKING NEWS: School board president stepping down
• Mansfield Police nab Amber Alert suspect
• Proclamations, accolades and Day Miar Road are just a few of the topics when we spend a Moment with the Mayor
• City gears up for the annual Mansfield Rocks Weekend celebration
• Getting caught with fireworks within city limits is one way to light up your pocketbook
• Science reporter Dennis Webb continues his series on falling space rocks that keep hitting our planet
• Health specialist Catrina Brown goes out on a limb on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion has the shocking news about the fuse box in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain is serving up a drink that says, “Take me to the beach!” in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve interviews Councilman Casey Lewis about some improvement projects that may be coming to our city. 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 078 – 6/23/21 – Marty Haggard Interview

EXTRA! MISD school board president Courtney Lackey Wilson recaps Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Mosquitoes nippin’ at your ankles? We offer some relief
• COVID-19 is still among us and space rocks keep falling on our planet
New feature alert!
• Catrina Brown has you covered when it comes to skin care on the Texas Health Tip of the Week
• Brian Certain is serving up a drink containing peanut butter whiskey in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and Steve interviews Marty Haggard, the son of Country music icon Merle Haggard. 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 077 – 6/16/21 – Stephen Shaw (Elvis T Busboy) Interview II

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 – Stephen Shaw (Elvis T Busboy) Interview I

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 075 – 6/2/21 – SWAU Interview

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 074 – 5/26/21 – Rick Wilson Interview II

EXTRA! MISD school board president Courtney Lackey Wilson recaps Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

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 073 – 5/19/21 – Rick Wilson Interview I

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.


Episode 072 – 5/12/21 – Bernadette McCranie Interview

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.


Episode 071 – 5/5/21 – “AM Podtail” Interview

UNEDITED “Podtail” interview

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.


Episode 070 – 4/28/21 – Jason Perrin Interview

EXTRA! MISD school board president Courtney Lackey Wilson recaps Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

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.


Episode 069 – 4/21/21 – Joe Smolinski Interview 2

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.


Episode 068 – 4/14/21 – Joe Smolinski Interview 1

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.


Episode 067 – 4/7/21 – Jeh Horton Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week the COVID-19 epidemic is back on its decline in Mansfield
• Office supply stores offer to laminate your COVID-19 shot card for free
• April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and reporter Stacey Main continues her month-long series of special reports
• Dennis Webb updates us on the helicopter on Mars
• It’s all about the stripping and home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion explains in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain gets sophisticated with the Cocktail of the Week

Alexa as the 7-day weather forecast and Steve talks in-studio with Mansfield musician Jeh Horton. Plus, the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Jake’s Burgers and Beer. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 066 – 3/31/21 – Sarah Zink Interview 3

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic has gone back to increasing its spread in Mansfield
• Keeping your kids safe in the digital world. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and reporter Stacey Main launches a month-long series of reports
• You can’t get there from here. Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion explains in the Ask Terry segment
• Brian Certain asks that you not be a stubborn mule when trying the Cocktail of the Week

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve says farewell to an old friend in this week’s talk segment. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Big D Barbecue! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 065 – 3/24/21 – Sarah Zink Interview 2

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic apparently continues its decline in Mansfield
• Council candidate takes heat over the timing of her residency
• Health, finances and streets are addressed during A Moment With the Mayor
• Mansfield Chamber of Commerce receives recognition from the U.S. Chamber
• Downtown businessman gives inside look at his latest business offering
• Brian Certain tells you about a cocktail that dates back to the first century in the Cocktail of the Week

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve goes in-depth in Part Two of his interview with Mansfield resident Sarah Zink. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Big D Barbecue! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 064 – 3/17/21 – Sarah Zink Interview 1

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic apparently continues its decline in Mansfield
• Fundraiser honors Mansfield police officer in a big way
• It’s time to don your best green running gear for the Pickle Run this weekend
• Registration is open for Mansfield Citizens Police Academy Class 30
• And then there were… 21
• Terry’s in the mood for a quickie in the Ask Terry segment
• What’s the one simple thing missing from your home bar that most people misunderstand? Brian Certain has the answer in the Cocktail of the Week.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve goes in-depth and in-studio in a fun interview with Mansfield resident Sarah Zink. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Big D Barbecue! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 063 – 3/10/21 – Brad Russell Interview 2

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic apparently continues its decline in Mansfield
• What’s going on in the city? We’ll find out when we spend a Moment with the Mayor
• City of Mansfield scores high marks with its residents
• Trash and recycling pickup days are changing for a large portion of Mansfield
• Deer stuck in storm drain concludes with a happy ending
• The times they are a-changing. This Sunday to be exact
• It’s splash-and-dash time, but not really, in the Ask Terry segment
• Dry or sweet, shaken or stirred, we’ve all heard of this week’s offering in the Cocktail of the Week

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and, Steve concludes his in-studio talk with Mansfield musician Brad Russell. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Big D Barbecue! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 062 – 3/3/21 – Brad Russell Interview 1

Stories we’re covering this week:
This week, the COVID-19 epidemic apparently continues its decline in Mansfield
Governor says it’s time to put your mask down
MISD looking for a few good names
Mansfield resident hit with $3,000 snow storm electric bill
Restaurant seeks to raise funds for injured police officer
Safety rant time! Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion talks about what you can do to prepare you for the next snow storm in the Ask Terry segment
• This week Brian Certain educates us the Margarita. It’s more than just a woman’s name, on the Cocktail of the Week

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and, Steve talks in-studio with Mansfield musician Brad Russell. And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Big D Barbecue! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 061 – 2/24/21 – Karen Marcucci Interview 2

EXTRA! MISD school board president Courtney Lackey Wilson recaps Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic spread apparently continues its decline in Mansfield; keep taking precautions
• City heroes, trash pickup, and the winter storm, we talk about it in A Moment with the Mayor
• NASA continues its robot attack on Mars
• Hindsight is 2021 and home improvement Terry Radzwion will explore the spacetime continuum and other topics in the Ask Terry segment
• Let’s take a trip to New York City, Manhattan to be more specific as Brian Certain serves up the Cocktail of the Week

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and, Steve talks in-studio with Mansfield ISD school board member Karen Marcucci. 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.


Episode 060 – 2/17/21 – Lori Williams Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• The COVID-19 epidemic spread continues its decline in Mansfield
• Winter storm wreaks havoc in many parts of Mansfield
• Changes in trash and recycling pickup coming soon to parts of Mansfield
• City council and school board ballots all set for May elections
• Space robot takes its little helicopter to Mars
• Feeling a little old fashioned? Brian Certain serves up the Cocktail of the Week.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and, Steve talks in-studio with Mansfield Chamber of Commerce CEO Lori Williams. Plus, 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.


Episode 059 – 2/10/21 – 6 Tacos in 6 Tacos

Brian Certain’s ‘Cocktail of the Week’ full length report

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic spread continues its decline in Mansfield; keep taking precautions
• U. S. Congressman representing Mansfield dies from COVID-19
• Off-duty Mansfield police officer seriously injured in a traffic accident
• More names added to the school board ballot
Feed the Need proves to be an overwhelming success for local charity
• We’ll spend a moment with the mayor and talk about a city intern program, honoring a Mansfield police officer, and how the council is helping save big bucks for the citizens of our city.
• Every good golfer knows to replace their divots, but in the garage? Home improvement expert Terry Radzwion explains in the Ask Terry segment.
• We start a new weekly feature today. Are ya thirsty? It’s the Cocktail of the Week and Brian Certain steps up sets the table.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and, just in time for Valentine’s Day, Steve gathers up a group of hungry friends and talks about 6 Tacos in 6 Days. 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.


Episode 058 – 2/3/21 – Terrhonda Hillman Interview 2

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic spread continues a third week of decline in Mansfield. Still bad, but moving in the right direction
Pickle Parade postponed to 2022
Twisted Root shows signs of life again
CDC makes recommendations on how to enjoy a safe Super Bowl
• Library creates micro study booths
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion has some concrete ideas about concrete countertops in the Ask Terry Segment

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will conclude his talk in-studio with author and Mansfield resident Terrhonda Hillman. 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.


Episode 057 – 1/27/21 – Terrhonda Hillman Interview 1

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Amazon distribution center is coming to Mansfield
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic spread continues a second week of decline in Mansfield. Still bad, but moving in the right direction
• Mayor Evans presents his first State of the City Address
• The race is on for City Council and School Board seats
• Chamber of commerce hands out local business awards
• 10-year old needs no encore at district spelling bee
• A new feature here on the podcast — A Moment With the Mayor
• ISS: Roaming laboratory or space junk?

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will talk in-studio with author and Mansfield resident Terrhonda Hillman. 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. 


Episode 056 – 1/20/21 – Wayne Willingham Interview 2

EXTRA! MISD school board president Courtney Lackey Wilson recaps Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic may be leveling its spread in Mansfield but it’s still bad
• Filing process to run for City Council and School Board has opened
• SBA opens second round of Covid small business relief funds
• City plans for road improvements near Mansfield National
• Library kicks off creative way to pay off late fees

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will conclude his interview with singer-songwriter Wayne Willingham. 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.


Episode 055 – 1/13/21 – Dr. Jared Wood Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic continues its spread in Mansfield, and the trends are getting worse
• City Council says goodbye to a couple of old friends
• David Cook is sworn-in as a State House representative
• City Council swears in two new members
• Mansfield sees its first snowfall in five years
• Local company takes a national television stage through robotics
• In sports, Summit High almost reached the high school playoffs summit
• Just like Lionel Richie, home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion explains why he’s dancing on the ceiling in the Ask Terry segment

And, don’t forget the trivia question of the week for a $40 gift card to First Watch Café! Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will talk in-studio with paleontologist Dr. Jared Wood, director of the Dinosaur Science Museum in Keene! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 054 – 1/6/21 – Wayne Willingham Interview 1

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic continues its spread in Mansfield, and the trends have not improved
• Temporary waiver on vehicle title and registration is nearing its end
• City of Mansfield offers a simple solution on how to recycle your Christmas tree
• Farr Best Theater continues to offer up entertainment in a tough year for the arts
• The first baby born in Mansfield in 2021 is a girl
• For Mansfield ISD, it’s down to one team in the high school football playoffs. We’ll take a look at Summit’s chances in sports.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will talk in-studio with local musician Wayne Willingham. 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.


Episode 053 – 12/30/20 – Dr. Mirna Masri-Sellers Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic continues its spread in Mansfield, and the trends have not improved.
• In sports, and then there was ONE in Mansfield I-S-D football playoffs. Tommy Cummings will report.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will talk in-studio with health and wellness expert Dr. Mirna Masri-Sellers on how to kick-start the new year on a healthy note! And, as always, we will conclude this episode with 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.


Episode 052 – 12/23/20 – Santa Dave Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic continues its spread in Mansfield, getting worse each week.
• Local company breaks ground on a new wellness center.
• In sports… Timberview and Summit take it to the next level in high school football playoffs
• Some people just crack me up. I’m home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion and we’ll talk about it in the Ask Terry segment.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast for the first week in winter and Steve will talk with Santa Dave to get you into the holiday spirit! And, as always, we will conclude this episode with 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.


Episode 051 – 12/16/20 – Letatia Teykl Levitt Pavilion Interview Part 2 of 2

EXTRA! Newly-appointed school board president Courtney Lackey Wilson recaps Tuesday’s school board meeting.

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic continues its spread in Mansfield including a dramatic increase in fatalities. On a happier note, go see your Space Station fly over
• Mansfield voters make history in runoff elections
• 53% is the magic number in the elections
• Mansfield ISD offering free meals through the end of the school year
• City of Mansfield turns on the free public Wi-Fi
• In sports, Timberview and Summit move on in high school football playoffs
• Boy, am I in hot water. I’m home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion and we’ll talk about it in the Ask Terry segment.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will conclude his in-studio talk with Letatia Teykl, executive director of the Levitt Pavilion Arlington. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with 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.


Episode 050 – 12/9/20 – Letatia Teykl Levitt Pavilion Interview Part 1 of 2

Stories we’re covering this week:
This week, the COVID-19 epidemic continues its spread across Mansfield
City is set to open the doors of the Man House Museum this weekend
Actors and live animals share the spotlight in this weekend’s drive-thru nativity
• In sports… it’s postseason playoffs time! We’ll tell you who’s moving on
It’s the most wonderful time of the year — Tool Time! I’m home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion and we’ll talk tools in the Ask Terry segment.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will talk in-studio with Letatia Teykl, executive director of the Levitt Pavilion Arlington. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with 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.


Episode 049 – 12/2/20 – Hugh Hunton Air Traffic Controller Interview Part 2 of 2

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic continues to spread in Mansfield, and an exciting thing in the sky this December 
• In sports… It was another brutal week for Mansfield ISD football teams.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will conclude his two-park interview with retired air traffic controller Hugh Hunton. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with 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.


Episode 048 – 11/25/20 – Hugh Hunton Air Traffic Controller Interview Part 1 of 2

Stories we’re covering this week:
• The COVID-19 epidemic continues to speed up its spread in Mansfield but there’s some good news with the bad
• Hometown Holidays gets a last minute makeover
• City council swears in a new member
• Early voting has begun in Mansfield
• It was a rough week for Mansfield ISD football teams. Ouch!
• Good fences make good neighbors. Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion will talk about just that in the Ask Terry segment.
• And, what are we thankful for? We’ll hear from some of our staff members as we close-in on Thanksgiving.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will talk with a retired air traffic controller. Think your job is stressful? And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to the new 54th Street Grill! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 047 – 11/18/20 – Brian Certain Bourbon Gospel Interview Part 2 of 2

EXTRA! School board president Karen Marcucci, MansfieId ISD School Board Trustee recaps Tuesday’s school board meeting.

Stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic appears to be speeding up it’s spread in Mansfield, and an old friend goes to space
• Early Voting for run-off elections starts soon
• Looking for a good book to read? Little libraries are popping up around town
• In Sports, we have the winners, the losers and what’s ahead for Mansfield I-S-D football.
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion hates snakes and we’ll find out why he needs to show a little backbone

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will conclude his two-part interview with “pastor” Brian Certain from Bourbon Gospel. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to the new 54th Street Grill! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 046 – 11/11/20 – Brian Certain Bourbon Gospel Interview Part 1 of 2

Stories we’re covering this week:
• The COVID-19 epidemic appears to be increasing its concerning spread in Mansfield.
• Local elections produces three winners and three run-off races
• Councilman Casey Lewis recaps Monday’s meeting
• Think twice before dumping that grease down the drain. The City will take it for free!
• Veterans celebration takes to the Internet
• In sports, Covid-19 has played havoc with high school football schedules and MISD is no exception
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion gets warm and cozy as he lights up the gas fireplace in the Ask Terry segment

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and, a little bit later in the episode, Steve will talk in-studio about spirits, and not the ghoulish, ghostly type. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to the new 54th Street Grill! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 045 – 11/4/20 – Nicolette Allen Interview

Stories we’re covering this week:
• The COVID-19 epidemic appears to be increasing its concerning spread in Mansfield. Also, a space birthday!
• Local candidate draws concern for receiving a large campaign contribution
• ’Tis the season for giving and Meals on Wheels needs your help
• Civic academy is rolled out for you to get to know your City even better
54th Street gears up for their grand opening
• How are Mansfield ISD football teams doing in district races this season? We’ll review and we’ll take a look at this week’s coming games in sports

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will talk in-studio with the new downtown coordinator, Nicolette Allen about all of the great things that are happening in Historic Mansfield. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to the new 54th Street Grill! We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 044 – 10/24/20 – Campaign 2020 in Mansfield comes to an end

EXTRA! School board president Karen Marcucci, MansfieId ISD School Board Trustee recaps Tuesday’s school board meeting.

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Does Mansfield need more early-voting booths? Our county commissioner speaks out
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic appears to be increasing its spread in Mansfield. Also, news from the moon
• Local self-defense expert offers tips for women on how to protect themselves while under attack
• Councilman Casey Lewis recaps Monday’s council meeting 
• In sports… In Mansfield ISD football, Legacy and Summit will face a big rivalry game while Lake Ridge and Mansfield High will have some real tests against ranked teams
• Baby, it’s cold outside! Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion preps your home for the upcoming winter

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Steve will talk in-studio with a couple of guests from a small, nearby university that has some big ideas. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Poured, the wine bar. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 043 – 10/17/20 – Campaign 2020 in Mansfield, The Race for Mayor

The stories we’re covering this week:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic appears to be increasing its spread in Mansfield
• In sports, it was a light schedule for MISD football teams the past week. We’ll see who won and who plays next
• It’s time to come clean about a couple of things. Home improvement special Terry Radzwion will do just that

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Campaign 2020 in Mansfield concludes with candidate interviews with mayoral candidates Brent Newsom, Michael Evans and Terry Moore. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Poured, the wine bar. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 042 – 10/14/20 – Campaign 2020 in Mansfield, City Council Place 6

This week’s headlines:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic remains on a stubborn plateau in Mansfield
• Music Alley Festival is just a few days away and we have the details
• In sports, Mansfield and Timberview were the big winners last weekend and we’ll take a look at this week’s Friday Night Lights
• It’s all about options. Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion will talk about them in the Ask Terry segment

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and Campaign 2020 in Mansfield continues with candidate interviews with Todd Tonore and Philip DeGroat who are running for City Council Place 6. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Poured, the wine bar. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 041 – 10/7/20 – Campaign 2020 in Mansfield, City Council Place 2

This week’s headlines:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic remains on a stubborn plateau in Mansfield
• Reporter Stacey Main has all you need to know to vote this coming election season
• In sports, Tommy has last weekend’s high school football winners and losers and the matchups for this coming week.
• Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion gets downright squirrelly in the Ask Terry segment

Alexa is here with the seven-day weather forecast and Campaign 2020 in Mansfield continues with candidate interviews for City Council Place 2. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Poured, the wine bar. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 040 – 9/30/20 – Campaign 2020 in Mansfield, School Board Place 7

This week’s headlines:

• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic has returned to its stubborn plateau
• It’s time to unload your junk, Mansfield
• In sports, which Mansfield I-S-D football teams won their season openers? Tommy review the outcomes and preview this week’s games
• It’s October and it’s going to get cold before too long. Home improvement special Terry Radzwion talks about how it affects you and water in the Ask Terry segment.

Alexa is here with the seven-day weather forecast and Campaign 2020 in Mansfield starts today with three in-studio interviews with the candidates who are running for MISD School Board Place 7, Corrine Fiagome, Yolanda McPherson and Courtney Lackey Wilson. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Brooklyn Pie and Cafe. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 039 – 9/23/20

EXTRA! School board president Karen Marcucci, MansfieId ISD School Board Trustee recaps Tuesday’s school board meeting.

This week’s headlines:
• This week, the COVID-19 epidemic is on the rise again in Mansfield.
• Campaign 2020 is in full swing!
• Local church set to release music with a mission
• Restauranteurs ready to open Mansfield’s first rooftop bar
• Local tennis organization thanks you for NOT playing in their tournament
• Fundraiser says it’ll be a night to remember
• In sports, Friday night lights starts this week in Mansfield.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and we will talk in-studio with local entrepreneur Phillip Washington, Jr. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Brooklyn Pie and Cafe. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 038 – 9/16/20

This week’s headlines:
• The COVID-19 epidemic remains leveled off at a new plateau in Mansfield, after a declining trend. It is still not over.
• Councilman Casey Lewis recaps this week’s council meeting
• Mansfield ISD Superintendent on the mend after surgery
• County Commissioner undergoes successful surgery
• MISD celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month
• In sports, high school football season starts in a couple of weeks. With COVID-19 protocols in place, what will it look like in the stands?
• Last week we went low, this week we’re gonna go high .. temperature. We’ll talk about it later in the Ask Terry segment.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and we will conclude our two-part talk in-studio with school board president Karen Marcucci. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Brooklyn Pie and Cafe. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 037 – 9/9/20

This week’s headlines:
• The COVID-19 epidemic appears to have leveled off to a new plateau in Mansfield
• Local author addresses her fears in a new book
• In sports, we preview the MISD season openers
• Terry has sunk to new depths. Find out how far in the Ask Terry segment

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and we will talk about West Texas oil wells, Christmas in Europe, swimming and a whole lot more in-studio with school board president Karen Marcucci. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Brooklyn Pie and Cafe. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 036 – 9/2/20

This week’s headlines:
• MISD gears up for in-person learning
• The COVID-19 epidemic appears to continue to its declining trend in Mansfield
• Downtown group launches its first parklet
• City offers to replace your broken or missing cleanout cap for free
• In sports, Friday night lights returns September 24th. Let’s take a look at who plays who in the Mansfield ISD season openers.
• We’ve got unfinished business on the patio. Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion will get out there in the Ask Terry segment.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and we will talk about health and wellness, dolphins and the American Revolution in-studio with Dr. Joseph Adams. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Brooklyn Pie and Cafe. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 035 – 8/26/20

EXTRA! MISD school board president Karen Marcucci recaps Tuesday’s school board meeting.

Karen Marcucci recaps Tuesday’s school board meeting.

This week’s headlines:
• School board candidate bows out of the race
• This week’s COVID-19 epidemic appears to continue its declining trend in Mansfield
• Councilman Casey Lewis recaps Monday’s council meeting
• Parks and Rec reveals their 10-year master plan to council
• It’s time to “Clear the Shelter,” Mansfield!
• Local gearhead spends hours and thousands on her dream vehicle
• In sports, does Mansfield’s Kennedy Brooks have what it takes to be an OU running back? We find out from one OU beat writer
• Let’s go to the patio! Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion has a do-it-yourself fix for you in the Ask Terry segment.

Alexa has the seven-day weather forecast and we will talk in studio with local entrepreneur Michele Gooch. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Jakes Burgers and Beer. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 034 – 8/19/20

This week’s headlines:

• Superintendent to take medical leave of absence
• This week the COVID-19 epidemic appears to have resumed its decreasing trend in Mansfield
• School offers help top students with learning differences like dyslexia, ADHD and autism learn online
• Major mixed-use development project is coming soon
• Mansfield woman transforms nighttime karate studio to daytime classroom
• In sports, has Kennedy Brooks played his last down for the University of Oklahoma football team? We talk to an OU beat writer who will give us his thoughts
• Got a crack problem… with your mortar or your concrete? Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion has a do-it-yourself fix in the Ask Terry segment.

Alexa is here with the seven-day weather forecast and we will talk in studio with Mansfield area musician Brad Thompson. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Jakes Burgers and Beer. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 033 – 8/12/20

This week’s headlines:
• Council approves a new city manager
• The COVID-19 epidemic appears to have resumed its increasing trend in Mansfield
• School board president takes a look at what the school year MAY look like
• Long lines result in change in policy and an apology from MISD superintendent
• Mansfield small business takes COVID testing to a national level
• Entrepreneurs open farm-to-table business in downtown
• Council approves moratorium to limit the amount of downtown tattoo shops
• In sports, Mansfield’s Tijay Antone has strong debut for the Cincinnati Reds

Why do smoke detectors only last ten years? Home improvement specialist Terry Radzwion has the answer in the Ask Terry segment. Alexa is here with the seven-day weather forecast and we will talk in studio with Mansfield Mission Center Executive Director Carmin MacMillan. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Jakes Burgers and Beer. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 032 – 8/5/20

This week’s headlines:
• The COVID-19 epidemic appears to have stopped its increasing trend in Mansfield.
• Pediatric doctor addresses concerns about school kids and COVID.
• Census takers hit the streets starting this weekend
• It’s Tax-Free Weekend in Texas. The more you spend, the more you save!
• Knock, knock, the ban on door-to-door solicitors has been lifted
• In Sports, amid COVID concerns, MISD football teams may get to start workouts on September 7th

Alexa has the the 7-day weather forecast and Steve will conclude his two-part in-studio interview with Mansfield entrepreneur James Sellers, only this time, James does the interviewing! And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Jakes Burgers and Beer. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 031 – 7/29/20

This week’s headlines:
• COVID-19 continues to spread in Mansfield
• Councilman Casey Lewis recaps Monday’s meeting
• City Council seeks changes to the charter by adding five propositions to the November ballot
• Battle of the Nines tees up their annual charity event
• City rolls out the Vial of Life program for local senior citizens

Alexa has the 7-day weather forecast and we’ll talk in-studio with Mansfield entrepreneur James Sellers. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to 360 Brunch House. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 030 – 7/22/20

This week’s headlines:
• COVID-19 continues to spread in Mansfield
• Tarrant County health department orders county schools to go online-only until the end of September
• Local home centers band together in requiring their shoppers to wear masks
• Five easy tips will have you wearing your mask comfortably all day
• It’s time to take out your old tax returns. Shred Day is just around the corner
Alexa has the 7-day weather forecast and we’ll talk in-studio with guitar luthier and Mansfield resident Chris Jenkins of Lame Horse Instruments. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to 360 Brunch House. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 029 – 7/15/20

This week’s headlines:
• The COVID-19 epidemic is still getting worse in Mansfield
• Councilman Casey Lewis recaps Monday’s council meeting
• The coronavirus has forced a lot of people to work from home. But are you doing it properly?
• City releases summer Road Report
• Look to the skies, Mansfield. It’s a comet!

Alexa is here with the 7-day weather forecast and About Mansfield’s Stacey Main interviews Alliance for Children Director of Community Engagement Katia Gonzalez. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to 360 Brunch House. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 028 – 7/8/20

This week’s headlines:
• MISD offers choice of online or in-person for the upcoming school year
• COVID-19 epidemic continues to spread in Mansfield
• City Council seeks input from residents on City Manager search
• Early voting continues in Mansfield
• County offers solutions on how to be mosquito-free this summer
• Study shows kids who grow up with dogs behave better than those who don’t

Alexa has the weather and we conclude our two-part in-studio interview with Mansfield Heritage Foundation President Dr. Christopher Ohan. We will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to 360 Brunch House. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 027 – 7/1/20

This week’s headlines:
• Early voting has begun in Mansfield
• COVID-19 virus continues to spread in Mansfield
Mansfield Farmers Market opens to a better than expected crowd
• North Texas cities offer ways for you to watch fireworks in comfort
• Possessing fireworks could add to the cost of the retail price

Alexa has your holiday weekend weather forecast and we have an in-studio interview with Mansfield Heritage Foundation president Dr. Christopher Ohan. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to 360 Brunch House. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 026 – 6/24/20

This week’s headlines:
• Council unanimously approves homestead exemption
• COVID-19 not getting better in Mansfield
• Big League Dreams closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19
• City leaders talk about making change in race relations
• City staff seeks approval for a Main Street “parklet”
• Assistant Fire Chief retires after 24 years of service
• Sahara Desert dust could make for a stunning sunset in Mansfield

Alexa is here with the weather and Stacey Main interviews the Mansfield ISD PTA Council President Samantha Lee. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Fish City Grill. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 025 – 6/17/20

This week’s headlines:
• Canceled Juneteenth event opens the door for two new events
• Community leaders team up to create a new line of dialogue
• Tarrant County commissioners set up small business grant program
• Is COVID-19 getting better or worse in Mansfield?
• Search for wrench-wielding woman ends in arrest
Mans Best Field is more than just a walk in the park
• Are they coming or are they not? The latest on H-E-B’s plans for Mansfield

Alexa has the weather forecast and we have an in-studio interview with the Director of the Mansfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Theresa Cohagen. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Fish City Grill Mansfield.

We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 024 – 6/10/20

This week’s headlines:
• City manager announces immediate retirement
• Peaceful protest draws thousands to the streets of Mansfield
• Texas Ranger statue with ties to Mansfield is removed from Love Field
• Governor Abbott implements Phase 3 of reopening Texas
• Strip mall at Broad and Walnut Creek sees businesses moving out
• Local church gets the cross they asked for and more

Alexa has the weekly weather forecast, we have a fascinating in-studio interview with former NASA engineer Mansfield resident Dennis Webb and will conclude the episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Fish City Grill.

We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 023 – 6/3/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Local protest remains calm amid the chaos around the country
• Mansfield residents speak out on attending the protest in Dallas Friday night
• Did a meteor cause a major house fire in Mansfield? We have the answer
• Pickled Mansfield denied supplemental funds by council
• The City implements Phase Two of re-opening Mansfield
• It may look fake but don’t toss that debit card that you received by mail
• Man’s Best Field Dog Park is set to open
• Ben Barber students blast their work into space
• Are you out of work? The coronavirus has created a slew of job openings

Alexa is here with the weather and we have an in-studio interview with off-the-beaten-path restauranteurs Jan and John Cox of Steven’s Garden and Grill. And, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to Fish City Grill. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 022 – 5/27/20:

This week’s headlines:
• A new line of disposal face shields are developed in Mansfield
The LOT Downtown clears their event calendar until the fall
• What are the recycling do’s and don’ts in Mansfield? We’ll give you a rundown
• Smart irrigation tips for a greener lawn that won’t break your bank
• Are you ready for cicadas? Millions of them?
• Speaking of insects, summer’s coming and we have tips on how to keep mosquitoes at bay
• Have you had your dream vacation dashed by the coronavirus? Today we present another segment of “Broken Vacations.”

Alexa has the weather forecast and we have an in-studio interview with Mansfield StarCenter Director of Operations Adam Larson. And, as always, we will conclude the episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to El Primo’s Mexican Grill and Cantina. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 021 – 5/20/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Governor presents Phase Two of Open Texas
• City prepares to “Welcome back, Mansfield”
• Mayoral and council election date has been confirmed
• Mansfield teacher honored at Dallas awards ceremony
• Council scrubs annual Rockin’ Fourth event
• Historical Museum looking to write Mansfield’s current history
• Have you had your dream vacation dashed by the coronavirus? Today we present another segment of “Broken Vacations.”

Alexa has the weather forecast and we have an in-studio interview with school board candidate Yolanda McPherson. And, as always, we will conclude the episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to El Primo’s Mexican Grill and Cantina. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 020 – 5/13/20:

This week’s headlines:

• MISD high school graduations move to a much larger venue
• Two area high schoolers headed to Carnegie Hall
• Pickled Mansfield seeks city funds to pay for canceled festival
• Legacy High student rehabs a community garden
• Local church looks for support for a 75-foot cross
• Monday is International Museum Day and we’ll talk with the manager of the Mansfield Historical Museum
• Have you had your dream vacation dashed by the coronavirus? We’ll have another segment of “Broken Vacations.”

And, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to El Primo’s Mexican Grill and Cantina.
Alexa is here with the weather and we have an in-studio interview with school board candidate Chad Lovell. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 019 – 5/6/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Blue Angels and Thunderbirds set for a Metroplex flyover
• Mansfield Parks and Rec offers a unique Mother’s Day gift
• Mansfield ISD superintendent is named to a nationwide coronavirus task force
• Mansfield ISD sets high school graduation schedule
• Eight MISD students nominated for Betty Buckley theater awards
• It’s Teacher Appreciation Week in Mansfield!
• Have you had your dream vacation dashed by the coronavirus? Today we start a new segment titled “Broken Vacations.”

Alexa has the weather forecast and we have an in-studio interview with school board candidate Courtney Lackey Wilson. And, as always, we will conclude the episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to El Primo’s Mexican Grill and Cantina.

We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 018 – 4/29/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Governor to start re-opening the state in phases
• The Director of Tarrant County Public Health updates is on the local COVID numbers
• Attorney provides area renters with legal advice
• Mansfield Rotary clubs show appreciation with stars and stripes salute
• Mansfield Parks and Rec calls the Flatten the Curve Virtual Marathon a huge success
• Officials look to you to help write our city’s history
• Vacation plans dashed by the virus? You’re not alone


Episode 017 – 4/22/20:

This week’s headlines:
• MISD school board approves to donate medical supplies
• Area couple welcomes 18 pounds of joy
• MISD schools to remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year
• Police chief publishes a note of thanks to the community
• Haven’t received your stimulus check? The IRS has a way to track it
• The Mansfield Parks and Rec department offers some fun stay-at-home tips
• City leader does a happy dance!
• Area high school seniors talk about school, prom and graduation

Plus, we have an in-studio interview with mayoral candidate Michael Evans and, as always, we will conclude this episode with the trivia question of the week for a $25 gift card to MaryLou’s Coffee and Sandwich Shoppe. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 016 – 4/15/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Coronavirus case numbers continue to rise in Tarrant County
• Local golfers create a change in policy
• “Feed the Front Line Friday” campaign kicks off in Mansfield
• The City of Mansfield asks for your cooperation in filling out the 2020 Census
• AirBnB steps up to help those working on the front lines
• Tax Filing Day moves from April 15 to July

Plus, an in-studio interview with city council candidate Philip DeGroat and your chance to win a $25 gift card to MaryLou’s Coffee and Sandwich Shoppe with the Trivia Question of the Week. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 015 – 4/8/20:

This week’s episode includes interviews with directors of two local nonprofits and a Mansfield woman whose Facebook group is looking for the brighter side of life. Plus, an encore presentation of an interview we aired in February with a Mansfield resident whose therapy dog had passed away. Sadly, less than two months later, the owner has passed.

And, the trivia question of the week with a $25 gift card to MaryLou’s Coffee and Sandwich Shoppe.


Episode 014 – 4/1/20:

This week’s headlines:

• Area gas prices plummet as residents heed the call to stay home
• Hundreds show support for our local medical community
• Residents flock to local restaurants. But, are we handling the food correctly when we get home?
• Put on your running shoes and enter the Flatten the Curve Marathon!
• The Mansfield Library may be closed but you still have options
• The government hopes to roll out stimulus checks next week. Are you on the list?
• The Parks and Rec department officially closes all park amenities

Plus, an in-studio interview with city council candidate Scot Bowman, and the trivia question of the week with a $25 gift card to MaryLou’s Coffee and Sandwich Shoppe up for grabs!


Episode 013 – 3/25/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Tarrant County officials issue a stay-at-home order to residents and workers
• What is ESSENTIAL? We’ll give you a rundown
• U.S. Surgeon General talks frankly to Americans
• Mansfield ISD launches Distance Learning
• Mansfield grocery stores offer special hours for at-risk community
• Mansfield council and school board elections will be delayed
• Area brides scramble to re-book their spring wedding dates
• In financial news, is it time to sell your 401(k)? A local advisor chimes in
• Working from home for the first time in your career? A local home-based entrepreneur has some tips
• This week’s poll question: “If passed by the Senate, how would you put the government $1,000 stimulus check to use?”
Plus, an in-studio interview with city council candidate Tamera Bounds and we will conclude with the trivia question of the week.


This week’s headlines:
• Coronavirus closes MISD campuses for two weeks.
• Local schools and universities switch to “Distance Learning”
• MISD students will continue to receive nutritional meals during the break
• Local nonprofit reaches out for community support
• U.S. officials recommend that you avoid groups larger than ten people
• Tarrant County Commissioner Devan Allen talks about the virus outbreak at the county level
• We’ll fill you in on which municipal facilities are open and closed during this time of quarantine
• Grocery store hoarding. One local expert breaks down the psychology behind it
• Will the Coronavirus affect your financial investments? We spoke with a local expert
• The state-bound Timberview Wolves never got the chance to hit the courts
• This week’s poll question: “Do you think the supermarket hoarding craze was fueled by mainstream media, social media, both or neither?” Plus, your weekly weather forecast and an in-studio interview with Sonia Salazar from Wyse Wellness regarding the benefits of CBD


Episode 011 – 3/11/20:

This week’s headlines:
• MISD keeps close tabs on the Coronavirus
• Eat, drink and be merry this Saturday! It’s the Pickle Parade
• Local ham radio operators team up to ensure an smooth parade
• Shutterbugs beware: A local contest has been created just for you
• The defending 5A basketball state champs are state bound again
Plus, with your weekly weather forecast, local sports, and an in-studio interview with fireman/entrepreneur Kevin Seeton.
Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 010 – 3/4/20:

This week’s headlines:
• A federal court judge rules that a local teacher’s suspension was unconstitutional
• Two MISD Academic Decathlon Teams Advance to State
• Mansfield ISD seeks its next Shining Star
• Legacy High School junior lands a lead role in a Hulu series
• Local artists gear up to paint 55-gallon drums
• Mansfield police and fire departments want you
• Lady Wolves head to State for the third consecutive year
And, our unscientific poll question “What’s your favorite baseball movie?”
We have the answers along with your weekly weather forecast and local sports.

Plus, in-studio with local resident Micki Rice about home staging, as well as the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!


Episode 009 – 2/26/20:

This week’s headlines:

• It’s full steam ahead for both the mayor and council races
The ballot for two school board seats is set for the May elections
• Early voting for national and statewide Primary Elections is in full swing
• Need a ride to the polls? Tarrant County Commissioners are picking up the tab
• The city council discusses short-term rentals in Mansfield
• MISD swimming athletes bring home medals from state competition
• Young minds design an award-winning city of the future

Plus, weather, sports, in-studio with a local entrepreneur who has a dirty job, as well as the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!

EDITOR’S NOTE: The interview with Dirty Job Brewing’s Derek Hubenak was recorded in December 2019. Their new hours are: noon-10pm Wednesday through Saturday and noon-6pm on Sunday.


Episode 008 – 2/19/20:

This week’s headlines:

• 2020, the year the U.S. government asks you to stand up and be counted
• The school district has a new spelling bee champion
• MISD culinary students advance to the state level
• Seven area National Merit scholarship semi-finalists have been named finalists
• And, What’s your favorite Mansfield-based nonprofit organization?

Plus, weather, sports, in-studio with wine bar owner Carroll Burney, as well as the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!


Episode 007 – 2/12/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Cancer has taken the life of a Mansfield coach
• City Council and school board ballots start to take shape
• Max the therapy dog, more than just man’s best friend
• Former Dallas Cowboys defensive back opens a business in Mansfield
• What’s the best way to reheat a pizza?
• And, our unscientific poll question “What’s your favorite Mansfield restaurant for a romantic dinner?”

Plus, weather, sports, in-studio with foodie Ted Wood, as well as the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!


EXTRA – 2/11/20:

An About Mansfield extra. A touching 30-minute in-studio interview with Mansfield resident Steve Burn about his therapy dog Max, who died of cancer last week.


Episode 006 – 2/5/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Downtown pedestrians continue to play Frogger as talk of midblock crosswalks are stalled
• Viewing the city’s development projects are now just a mouse click away
• County Commissioner to hold event to help ease the voting process
• The USA Hockey National Championships are coming to Mansfield
• This Valentine’s Day, how about some flowers, chocolates and… waffles?
• And, our unscientific poll question “What’s your favorite Mansfield park?”

Plus, weather, sports, in-studio with husband and wife artists extraordinaire Mary Elizabeth and Eddie Phillips, as well as the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!


Episode 005 – 1/29/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Little league crook gets sent to big league prison
• The race for the mayor’s seat expands to four
• Mansfield ISD names a new chief of police
• District high schoolers show their leadership skills
• The chamber of commerce recognizes the best of the best
• What color will you wear this Monday?
• And, our unscientific poll question “What’s the best concert you’ve ever attended?”

Plus, weather, sports, in-studio with John Geyerman with Free For Life International, as well as the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!


Episode 004 – 1/22/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Mayor, council and now school board races are taking shape
• Are you registered to vote? If not, we’ll tell you how and where
• Where are the safest cities in Texas and does it include Mansfield?
• Area residents chime in on “What is one thing you love about Mansfield?”
• And, our unscientific poll question “What’s the one song that keeps you in the car even though you’ve reached your destination?”

Plus, weather, sports, in-studio with Amy and Daryle Ryan of Flying Squirrel Coffee Company, as well as the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!


Episode 003 – 1/15/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Mayoral/council race
• Mansfield’s Emergency Alert System
• Salvation Army Red Kettle Challenge results
• What is a contronym?
• Unscientific poll: where can I find the best taco in Mansfield?

Plus, weather, sports, in-studio with Pam Comeau of Sage Mansfield, as well as the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!


Episode 002 – 1/8/20:

This week’s headlines:
• Mayoral candidates in Mansfield have doubled in the past week
• The city council has an opening and that race has begun
• Countywide vote centers for Tarrant County have been approved
• Two area mayors team up to help Mansfield residents get healthy
• Mansfield is home to the first baby born in 2020 in the DFW Metroplex
• Who retires after six years of service? We’ll tell you who.
• When is the best time to take down your Christmas decorations?

Plus. weather, sports, in-studio with Mansfield resident Ashley Russell about her amazing weight loss journey, as well as the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!


Episode 001 – 1/2/20:

This week’s headlines:
• The race for a new mayor in Mansfield has begun.
• Mansfield ISD has a new superintendent.
• Some new laws went into effect in Texas on January First.
• And, what are the best and worst Christmas songs?

News, weather, sports, in-studio with newspaper reporter Nicholas Sakelaris, the Mansfield Events Calendar and the trivia question of the week!


Episode 000 – 12/26/19: Getting you ready for the January 2 launch, this is an introductory episode of About Mansfield with background information about Steve Cosio’s experience and the basic format of the show!


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