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Girlfriend Getaways

Girlfriend Getaways

By Sydni Ellis Girlfriends. Sisters. BFFs. Squad. No matter if you’ve known her for five minutes or 50 years, girlfriends are our greatest blessing. Who else can you have a 3 a.m. giggling session with no matter how old you are? Who else always has […]

Responders for Christ

Responders for Christ

Texas Baptist Men serve disaster victims year round By April Towery From Alto, Texas, to Mozambique, the Texas Baptist Men group is staying true to the scripture, “By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another.” The group formed […]

Ribbon-Winning recipes

Ribbon-Winning recipes

“Made On A Hot Texas Day” Peach Fried Pies Sue Rainey, Pottsboro, TX | 2nd Place–Southern Comfort Food 1 T. cornstarch 1 T. butter ¾ c. sugar Sugar for sprinkling 3 c. chopped peaches Oil for frying Mix cornstarch and sugar; add to peaches and […]

Unique treasure hunt attracts all ages

Unique treasure hunt attracts all ages

Wylie Rocks brings creativity to downtown By Sonia Duggan For the past two years, a quiet game of hide-and-seek has been going on in Wylie. First it started downtown, then it spread to the library and local parks. Before long, these unique treasures hidden in […]

Give Ginny a home!

Give Ginny a home!

Ginny is a 3-year-old, 60 lb. American Staffordshire Terrier mix who has never met a stranger. She’s a playful, goofy gal that loves to play and gives tons of kisses.  Having been a stray, she’s grateful to have a soft place to sleep and food […]

Island Hopping in the U.S. 

Island Hopping in the U.S. 

By Sydni Ellis What three things would you want on deserted island? As a kid, my answers were always variations of “a boat to get home, a phone to call for help, my mom to keep me company.” For some reason, I was terrified that […]

Pick Daisy as your new pet!

Pick Daisy as your new pet!

Hi, I’m Daisy, a beautiful 4-year-old Lab mix girl weighing 54 lbs. I’m good-natured, affectionate, sweet and very trainable. I’m very smart too. I already know how to come and sit. I’m also potty-trained and have excellent leash manners.  I am dog and cat-friendly, but […]

Design pro tips for homeowners

Design pro tips for homeowners

By Carrie Dunlea Photo spreads in home design magazines can be awe-inspiring. Quite often homeowners wish they could lift the looks right off the pages of magazines and transform their own homes into picture-perfect retreats.  It takes an eye for design to pull a room […]

The spice of life

The spice of life

Local company mixes up tasty dips, soups By April Towery Everyone thinks their mama’s home cooking is the best – but the children and grandchildren of Carmela Randack may have an advantage in that competition.  Carmie was born in Pittsburgh, and her family moved to […]

Sensational Salads

Sensational Salads

Add fruits, veggies to meals for plant-forward nutrition Family Features Tangy Kale Slaw with Cilantro & Honey | Serves 6 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon light mayonnaise  1 tablespoon honey 1 1/2 teaspoons cilantro leaves, washed and chopped 1 teaspoon lime juice 1/4 […]