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Friday, May 31, 2019 at 07:15 PM CDT

Texas Connects Us to a Quaint Small Town With a Joyful Name

Texas Connects Us to a Quaint Small Town With a Joyful Name

Drive about six hours west of Dallas, and you'll find a place that is a world away from the hustle and bustle of a big city. Happy is a quiet small town, where everyone knows everyone. The town's slogan is "The...

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 07:16 PM CDT

TXCU: How a Collin County Justice Program Helps Veterans

TXCU: How a Collin County Justice Program Helps Veterans

At the Collin County Jail, there is a program dedicated to giving military veterans who got into trouble with the law, a hand up to succeed in civilian life.

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 06:35 PM CDT

Ellis County Youth Expo Hosts 'A Day in the Ring'

Ellis County Youth Expo Hosts 'A Day in the Ring'

More than 300 student volunteers from 4-H and Future Farmers of America pair up with 300 special needs youth in Ellis County to learn about animals and form new friendships.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 06:53 PM CDT

Unexpected Gift for SMU Student

Unexpected Gift for SMU Student

Graduation season is here and to understand why one SMU grad is especially thankful, you have to travel back five years and nearly 2,000 miles to the small town of Tela, Honduras.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 05:55 PM CDT

Innovation Helps Make Life Easier for Two Puppies

Innovation Helps Make Life Easier for Two Puppies

Granbury High School engineering students are putting what they learn in the classroom to the test in the real world, building prosthetic wheel carts for two puppies born with no front legs.

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