The settlement that grew around the Man and Feild mill began to take shape once the mill was up and running in early 1860. Soon after Julian Feild opened the first post office in the settlement and was named postmaster. He also opened the first general merchandise store that same year.
Well, when is enough?! The Mansfield News-Mirror article “Activists fight extending well permits” (Jan. 21, 2015 edition) shows that some people are never happy. Just last year, the City Council “beefed up its ordinance.” Well, I guess the beefing up process will go on until activists (none named in article) make it economically unfeasible for gas companies to drill.
The Lake Ridge boys basketball team improved to 8-2 in district competition with a four-point victory over Red Oak on Friday night, and coach Donte Wilson said he sees definite room for improvement for his team.
There’s an old adage in sports that it’s not where you start, but where you end up. The Lake Ridge boys soccer team is hoping it can end like it has started. The reigning district champs have come storming out of the gate this season, winning their first seven matches, including their first four in District 14-5A competition.
Mansfield’s boys and girls swim teams each swam to district titles in District 8-6A last week at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium, while Lake Ridge’s girls and Legacy’s boys also snared team championships in District 8-5A.