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The write stuff

The write stuff

Local authors prove they have what it takes By Jennifer M. Aguilar Have you ever read a book that changed your life? Most people could probably note at least one book that greatly impacted their lives, whether it be a fairytale or fable from their […]

A Legacy of Love

A Legacy of Love

Custom created bears hold memories for many By Sonia Duggan Comforting others at a time of need is something former pediatric nurse Toni Reese knows how to do very well. So well, in fact, after leaving the nursing profession years ago, today she has clients […]

EcoAdventures await in Costa Rica

EcoAdventures await in Costa Rica

By Carrie Dunlea Are you the type of person who loves to travel but at the same time you think about ways to reduce your carbon footprint? Do you have disdain for places where rows of condominiums litter the coastline and masses of tourists throng […]

Meet Lainey aka ‘wiggle butt’

Meet Lainey aka ‘wiggle butt’

Lainey is a sweet and silly pibble mix at approx 1 year, weighing 40lbs. When she greets you or wants loving, she wiggles her way into your arms for pets. Lainey is a loyal and loving pup. She would love a home with kiddos to play with […]

Big Flavor for the Big Game

Big Flavor for the Big Game

Cheesy Taco Wings | Heat oven to 450 F. 2 1/2 pounds chicken wing pieces 1 package McCormick Cheesy Taco Mix nonstick cooking spray 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce 1/4 cup finely chopped tomato 2 tablespoons sliced green onion 3 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco In […]

Say ‘Yes,’ pick the right dress

Say ‘Yes,’ pick the right dress

By Sonia Duggan   Even if you’ve imagined your future wedding down to the guest list, nothing will prepare you for the task of finding the perfect dress for your body type. Do your research and find a bridal shop that will cater to your […]

Triumph car collection a labor of love

Triumph car collection a labor of love

By Joe Reavis Murphy resident Mike Sabelhaus can’t point to a particular “gotcha” moment explaining his fondness for Triumph sports cars, but over the years he has accumulated a collection of five of the automobiles and actively participates in Triumph car club events. “I have […]

Rustic bouquets, greenery add natural flair to weddings

Rustic bouquets, greenery add natural flair to weddings

By Sonia Duggan Couples who choose to streamline their nuptials and create more intimate and less superficial affairs often gravitate toward more rustic style celebrations to showcase their ideals. Rustic weddings often appeal to millennials who often want to be as eco-friendly as possible. These […]

Gold Medal Getaways

Gold Medal Getaways

Celebrate the games, travel like an Olympian this year By Carrie Dunlea Celebrate the annual Winter Olympics this year by taking a trip to one of three former host cities in the United States. No athleticism is required for this trip unless you want to […]

An Education in Service

An Education in Service

WISD administrator looks for ways to serve students, community By Sonia Duggan When Elizabeth “Liz” Garrett started student teaching at Northeast ISD in San Antonio 48 years ago, little did she know she would culminate her career making a difference for the underserved students at […]