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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

Bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope By Sonia Duggan Christmas 2020 will be a new experience this year for six Collin County families – three in Wylie, one in Plano and two in McKinney – who moved into new homes thanks to 

Light the night

Light the night

By Sydni Ellis Christmas isn’t just one day — it’s a thousand little moments that make the end of the year so special. It’s taking your first sip of hot cocoa, hearing your favorite holiday song on the radio, stealing kisses under the mistletoe, feeling 

Hobbies for life

Hobbies for life

By Sonia Duggan The pandemic may have tempered our social lives and forced us to spend much more time at home than we wanted, but for many of us, hobbies have been a lifeline. Not only do they provide a creative outlet, they give us 

Perfect pairings

Perfect pairings

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Bacon and Dried Cherries | 12 servings  ½ lb bacon  2 lbs fresh Brussels sprouts, halved or quartered if they’re large  1½ tsp kosher salt, divided  1 cup dried cherries  1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced  ¼ cup apple cider vinegar  

Welcome Wally to your home!

Welcome Wally to your home!

Wally is a young boy full of happiness and energy and loves people! He is quiet during down time and has no issue being in his crate.We think Wally has some heeler or herding breed in him from his play style! He is great with 

Called to Serve

Called to Serve

American Legion Hale-Combest Post 315 Wylie, Texas By Sonia Duggan The American Legion has been long known as an organization where local veterans get together and serve other veterans, patriotic causes and people within a community.  Originally chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as 

Centennial  worth Celebrating

Centennial worth Celebrating

By Sydni Ellis Well-dressed ladies wearing wide-brimmed hats, long skirts and grim determination on their faces hold up signs that read, “Votes for Women!” “To Ask Freedom for Women is Not a Crime,” and “Mr. President, How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty?” among others. 

Crazy for Cars

Crazy for Cars

Local custom shops build dreams By Joe Reavis Over the past several years, several area businesses have set up shop in the area to cater to the automotive enthusiast, providing whatever level of car project help is needed, from a little assistance to a complete, 

Epic 30-Minute Roasts

Epic 30-Minute Roasts

Venison Loin with a Creamy Sauce  Venison has a particular gamy, intense flavor, so it is good to pair it with something light, sweet, and complementary in flavor. For this recipe, we first sear the meat in a skillet, then finish it in the oven. 

Colorful Kitchen Inspiration

Colorful Kitchen Inspiration

5 impactful, on-trend cabinet stylings The kitchen is the heart of many homes, and careful planning is a necessity when it comes to redesigning this essential living space. Picking out cabinetry – and a color for those cabinets, in particular – can be a challenging