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Lone Star Search & Rescue

Lone Star Search & Rescue

Faith-based canine search and rescue team on a mission to serve By Jeremy Hallock Lone Star Search and Rescue Director Terry Benjamin often asks the question, “If not us, then who?” Search and rescue is learned by failing, he says, not being successful. His command 

Sweet Temptations

Sweet Temptations

Fresh Strawberry Poppy Seed Cake Makes a 7-inch round cake Strawberry Reduction 8 oz fresh strawberries 1 tsp fresh lemon juice Fresh Strawberry Cake Canola oil spray, for pan ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted cup sugar 2 large eggs, whisked lightly 1 cup self-rising flour 

That’s Entertainment!

That’s Entertainment!

Award-winning author, screenwriter, filmmaker, and actor reflects on career By Jeremy Hallock Book signings, school and library visits are just a few ways a Garland-raised entertainer connects with his audience when visiting family and friends over the holidays. Now living in New Jersey, Gregory G. 

California is for Couples

California is for Couples

By Sydni Ellis If the popular travel quote is to be believed “Love is the food of life, travel is the dessert” by Amanda Jane Sturges then taking a vacation with your significant other is an even sweeter gift than chocolates this Valentine’s Day. Who 

Cultivate a heart-healthy lifestyle

Cultivate a heart-healthy lifestyle

By Carrie Dunlea The heart is a vital component of the human body that beats an average of 100,000 timer per day, pumping blood throughout your body, fueling every movement and thought.   Taking care of this essential organ isn’t just about avoiding unhealthy habits; 

Bring this sweet boy home!

Bring this sweet boy home!

This handsome boy has a sweet name — Butterscotch. He is a 1-year-old Labrador/Shepherd mix.  He is the sweetest and silliest boy! He loves being with people but especially loves his 4-legged friends. He is currently in a foster home but would love to find 

Plan the perfect honeymoon

Plan the perfect honeymoon

By Carrie Dunlea After a whirlwind of wedding festivities, it’s no wonder why so many couples look forward to their honeymoons and the opportunity to escape, unwind and celebrate the beginning of their life together. But with so many destinations, activities and logistics to consider, 

Soup’s On!

Soup’s On!

Every home chef should have a rich & filling soup recipe in his or her repertoire to enjoy at mealtime when chilly temperatures set in.   Puree of Split Pea Soup | Makes 8 servings Split Pea Soup is often a staple of soup lovers 

Smart travel for seniors

Smart travel for seniors

By Carrie Dunlea Having made it to their golden years, many seniors have the extra time to devote to recreational pursuits, but it often comes with a limited budget. Instead, seniors can arm themselves with their earned wisdom and discover the multiple travel perks that 

Bourbon with a Texas flavor

Bourbon with a Texas flavor

Collin County distillery accumulates awards By Bob Wieland A Collin County distillery proudly commemorates the year its location was granted to early settlers in the Republic of Texas. The 1845 Distilling Company is a family-owned and operated artisan bourbon distillery located in Lowry Crossing. It