June 26, 2013


Vivian Castleberry, a longtime features editor at The Dallas Times Herald, was recognized with a lifetime achievement award from the Dallas Peace Center at the 26th annual Peacemaker Awards Dinner last December 5. Working to promote nonviolence, she founded Peacemakers Inc., a nonprofit that sponsors international women’s peace conferences. The University of North Texas named its peace studies institute for her.


Shirley Mays Pond, now retired from her 25-year career as executive administrative assistant to various members of the Texas State Legislature, enjoys traveling, gardening, reading, music and politics. She has three daughters and three grown grandchildren.