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Thursday, April 16th, 2009
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Celina teacher and novelist Michelle Houts reads from her new book "The Beef Princess of Practical County" to third-graders at Celina West Elementary School on Wednesday. The book, which puts a positive spin on agriculture, was released this week.

Related online story:
First-time author Michelle Houts says the view from her Celina country home usually includes cornfields, kids and assorted critters. That's the place where her characters are born. [More]
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