Father granted custody of child who’s mother had him get 13 surgeries DESPITE being healthy

You may remember Kaylene Bowen from when you first saw her in 2014 hosting a fundraiser for her son, Christopher, who she said had cancer. Turns out- he didn`t have cancer, and it later came out that she had him go to the hospital 323 times, undergoing 13 major surgeries – even though he wasn`t sick! “It was just a shock to me that someone could actually do so much — 13 surgeries?” says Christopher’s grandmother, Nellie Crawford, “I just […]

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Spice of Blythe: Best Christmas Appetizers

Pink Magnolia Chef Blythe Beck tells about us a Beck family tradition – making appetizers instead of big ticket items for Christmas! She says run to the grocery store and get some cold cuts, maybe you can make an easy pizza roll or cheese ball. She also adds that her family always has the “green stuff!” Lastly, she says don’t forget the alcohol to keep you and Santa jolly! Spice of Blythe: Take the stress out of the holidays, get […]

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The “Jailbroken” Fire Stick – is it legal or illegal to stream movies for free?

With Christmas one week away – many of us are finishing up our shopping scrambling to find the hottest gifts for our loved ones! One gift high on the list this year? The ‘jailbroken’ Amazon Fire Stick. But jailbroken doesn`t really mean what it sounds like! Many YouTube videos talk about the addition of other apps on the fire stick that make it possible to stream movies not even available to rent yet. One of the most popular applications originally […]

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The “Jailbroken” Fire Stick – is it legal or illegal to stream movies for free?

With Christmas one week away – many of us are finishing up our shopping scrambling to find the hottest gifts for our loved ones! One gift high on the list this year? The ‘jailbroken’ Amazon Fire Stick. But jailbroken doesn`t really mean what it sounds like! Many YouTube videos talk about the addition of other apps on the fire stick that make it possible to stream movies not even available to rent yet. One of the most popular applications originally […]

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A Plano 8th grader get a big surprise birthday present after asking for them since 3rd grade: Braces!

PLANO, Tx. – Many middle schoolers ask for gadgets or technology for their birthdays, but Plano 8th grader, Aeva Leck, asked for a different type of metal. “Cause my teeth aren`t the straightest,” she says. “Aeva`s been asking for forever for braces,” says her mother Jessica Benenate, “and then I got braces, my dad helped me out cause I had other issues going on, and it just made me hurt even more cause I know how badly she doesn`t just […]

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Five local charities are receiving hundreds of donated bedroom sets from UT in time for the holidays!

DALLAS, Tx. – If you`ve been christmas shopping lately and looked for bedroom furniture, then you know that a quality set can be pricey. That`s why Dallas Life Executive Director, Bob Sweeney, says what happened this week was so special. “Families to Freedom, contacted us and Sarah said we have this donation of furniture. We`ve partnered with them, so we`re going to be able to see this furniture come in, revitalize the rooms and our dormitories,” says Sweeney. “So the […]

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Five local charities are receiving hundreds of donated bedroom sets from UT in time for the holidays!

DALLAS, Tx. – If you`ve been christmas shopping lately and looked for bedroom furniture, then you know that a quality set can be pricey. That`s why Dallas Life Executive Director, Bob Sweeney, says what happened this week was so special. “Families to Freedom, contacted us and Sarah said we have this donation of furniture. We`ve partnered with them, so we`re going to be able to see this furniture come in, revitalize the rooms and our dormitories,” says Sweeney. “So the […]

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Felons are giving back to the community by helping elderly put up their Christmas Lights!

GRAND PRAIRIE — This time of year can be wonderful – the trees, the decorations, the camaraderie, but there`s something extra special about those lights… “Rick always had them out the week before Thanksgiving or the week after Thanksgiving,” says Rhonda Ramsey. “I tried last year but I put them all out backwards and I couldn`t get them plugged in.” Rhonda says Rick, her childhood sweetheart and husband of more than 40 years, passed away three years ago from cancer. “He […]

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Price of opioid addiction recovery prescriptions becoming more of a burden

PLANO – “Four months ago I was homeless, you know, and I wanted to die, and I just didn`t have the courage to kill myself,” says recovering alcoholic and opioid addict, Francene Fegely. She says she’s been in and out of rehab and detox programs since she was in her teens. “Opioids, heroin and stuff like that and it was a instant feel good thing that I don`t know that took over and everything.” She says she over dosed three […]

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