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Amazing Libraries around the World

Amazing Libraries around the World

By Sydni Ellis Libraries are magical places. As a little girl, I remember roaming the shelves, looking for pictures of characters I loved on the covers because I couldn’t read yet. A few years later, I was stacking books so high in my arms that […]

Charting new territory

Charting new territory

Quest for learning transforms local residents By April Towery As a new year and a new decade begins, the resolutions are big – and many have been years in the making.  We talked to Collin County residents who have made major life changes to better […]

A Year of Champions

A Year of Champions

The 2019 In & Around Champions are an amazing group of North Texans with a heart for serving and bringing awareness to a cause. Children, veterans, the homeless, disaster victims…whatever the nonprofit may be, they have all made, and continue to make, an impact in […]

Weeknight Desserts

Weeknight Desserts

Berries And Cream Cobbler | Yield: 6 servings  Sweet berries are combined with a creamy filling and then topped with a flaky cobbler crust to make this dessert. My youngest son loves this cobbler, and he’ll hover next to it as it cools, just to […]

Celebrate the New Year with Zed!

Celebrate the New Year with Zed!

Meet Zed! He is a handsome 3-year-old boxer/pit bull mix who weighs 70 lbs. He has great manners and is a perfect gentleman at home and is housebroken. He walks well on leash and would love to take walks with his furever people. Zed loves […]

Charming Christmas Towns

Charming Christmas Towns

By Sydni Ellis Turn on Hallmark Channel, go see Last Christmas in theatres or stream practically any Christmas movie ever made, and you’ll notice one thing they all have in common: a delightful town square with fresh fir trees, twinkling lights and charming architecture. That […]

25 years of singing, serving

25 years of singing, serving

By Sonia Duggan It’s evident that Allen Stroud and his flock of singing seniors have a good thing going.  For 25 years, the Pastor of Music at First Baptist Church in Wylie has been orchestrating and conducting practices, concerts and trips for the Silver Chords […]

Roast a Holiday Meal to remember

Roast a Holiday Meal to remember

Simple to prepare and easy to carve, all you need to do is season (or marinate), roast and serve. Find more recipes and tips to create a holiday dinner to remember at OmahaSteaks.com. Whiskey Marinated Holiday Roast Cook: 2-3 1/2 hours | Total: 4 days […]

Clark needs a home for Christmas

Clark needs a home for Christmas

Hi there, my name is Clark! I am a super sweet Pittie mix looking for my furever home. I’m full of life, silly and entertaining. My perfect people would take me on walks around the neighborhood and play with me in the backyard. Also, I […]

Hugs Café

Hugs Café

Changing the world one hug at a time By Sonia Duggan & April Towery Hugs Café in McKinney is a great place to have a salad or sandwich, but there’s something else that makes the restaurant unique: its employees. For Ashton, Becky, Blaine, Chris, Cierra, […]