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Breast cancer myths

Breast cancer myths

Cancer claims the lives of millions of people across the globe every year. But the fight against cancer is anything but hopeless, as the World Health Organization notes that between 30 and 50 percent of all cancer cases are preventable. Learning about cancer is one […]

Just give Jake a chance

Just give Jake a chance

Hey y’all, I’m Jake! I’m a sweet 100 lb Rafeiro do Alentejo mix. I’m a handsome boy with a dark brindle coat and honey-colored eyes … and I’m quite the charmer too. I love chasing squeaky toys and going for walks. I’ll keep you endlessly […]

Sweet Success

Sweet Success

Caramel company calls Wylie home By Joe Reavis From a suggestion by her husband that she should take culinary classes, Rain McDermott of Wylie earned three culinary degrees and founded Dallas Caramel Company to create handcrafted candies shipped throughout the United States. The word is […]

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 […]