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Dylan digs a new home

Dylan digs a new home

Hi, my name is Dylan. I’m a sweet, charming, handsome lab mix boy looking for his furever home. I’m good natured, polite, and affectionate. I can be entertaining and quite silly at times, but I am very smart and trainable. I’m potty-trained and love other […]

Picnic sides for Summer

Picnic sides for Summer

Potato Salad with Bacon and Parsley | Serves 6 From “Real Simple: Easy, Delicious Home Cooking (Time Home Entertainment). 1 1⁄2 pounds new potatoes (about 15) Kosher salt and black pepper 4 slices bacon 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons […]

A ghost town named Eureka

A ghost town named Eureka

On the far eastern edge of Wylie lies a significant parcel of land, rich in history: The lost ghost town of Eureka.  This small community played an important part in the Wylie development before the first railways rolled into Wylie on October 13, 1886. Originally […]

When cotton was king

When cotton was king

Residents remember good old days on the farm By April Towery For many, cotton brings to mind images of a fluffy white ball that removes polish from a fingernail or applies ointment to a wound. For another generation, however, it’s a commodity they and their […]

Theme Park thrills

Theme Park thrills

By Sydni Ellis Click, click, click. Your heart beats faster with each passing second. Click, click. Your stomach is clenching-the cotton candy you ate earlier is threatening to reappear. Click. You’re holding your breath at the top. Whoosh! You’re hurtling full speed ahead with your […]

Military museum a hidden treasure

Military museum a hidden treasure

By Joe Reavis Visitors to the Military Heritage Collection of North Texas will come away pleasantly surprised and planning their next visit when they see the scope of artifacts displayed in four nondescript buildings, or if they take the opportunity to drive an armored vehicle. […]

Modern Lunch

Modern Lunch

Citrus, Shrimp, & Quinoa Salad Serves 4  | 20 mins Sicilian orange salads with black olives are a staple of mine in the winter when citrus is at its peak, but they certainly aren’t a whole meal. This citrus salad, however, is satisfying complete, combining […]

Vintage Trailer Bliss

Vintage Trailer Bliss

By Sydni Ellis Dreamy sunsets paint the sky a messy blend of orange and pink, while sweet-smelling grass, pristine mountains and bubbling water surround you. It’s the beginning of summertime – camping season! While there’s nothing wrong with sleeping bags inside a tent, we prefer […]

Labor  of Love

Labor of Love

By Sonia Duggan Whether by experience or keen observation, many of us know motherhood is not a walk in the park. Every stage, from infant to early adulthood, presents a new set of challenges that eventually they will grow out of. But for mothers of […]

Streetside Showers

Streetside Showers

Bringing hope to those who need it most By Sonia Duggan In the morning, in the evening, or post workout, who doesn’t love a good, hot shower? Water running down your face, lathering up with your favorite soap and shampoo before wrapping yourself in a […]