Month: October 2020

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 

Prep your garden for winter

Prep your garden for winter

By Carrie Dunlea Taking steps to protect plants from winter weather is an important part of maintaining a healthy garden that thrives from year to year. Timing is of the essence when winterizing, experts suggest the best time to winterize is after the first hard 

Mona might be the one!!

Mona might be the one!!

Puppy wiggles, bright eyes, and a heart full of happiness… sound good? This is Mona, a sweet, happy girl looking for her place in the world. Could that place be with you?Mona is a 34-lb. Carolina Dog approximately 10 months old. She’s all happiness and 

Child Advocacy Center: providing light in the darkness

Child Advocacy Center: providing light in the darkness

By Wyndi Veigel Imagine being a teacher and one of your students makes a claim of abuse by a family member. Unsure of where to turn, you report the incident to local law enforcement. As a mandatory reporter you have no choice but to speak 

Charming Charleston

Charming Charleston

By Sydni Ellis Cobblestone-paved streets. Centuries-old lighthouses. Orange-and-red daylilies, roses and abelias. The city of Charleston, South Carolina, is simply charming — especially in the fall. If you are looking for a place where horse-drawn carriage rides still exist and antique lighthouses still stand prominently 

Turning women into girls

Turning women into girls

Sisters on the Fly celebrates over 20 years of adventure  By Sonia Duggan Imagine being part of a group where only women are allowed. No kids, no husband, no pets. Your only responsibility is for yourself – and making sure you have fun! Sure, there’s