Local pet food bank kicks off holiday drive

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

A campaign to raise funds for a pet food bank begins Friday and runs through New Year’s Eve.

Years melt away for long-separated Cuban siblings

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

After fleeing Cuba decades ago, Gerardo Garro reunited with five siblings at his Keller home this week.

‘Leslie’s Lions’ offer courage to other cancer patients

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Bedford resident Leslie Bauer gave away 65 plush lion toys during her own cancer treatment to inspire others in need of support.

Mr. Christmas

| Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

During his nine years in Keller, Ed Speakmon has been earning a reputation and a nickname as “Mr. Christmas” that comes from a serious penchant for demonstrating holiday cheer with his outdoor decor. Each year, he maps out ever-growing ways of decking the halls — decorating the trees, lawn, driveway, eaves, roof and windows. And that’s just for starters.

Crazy for Christmas

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

It usually starts with one piece that warms your heart — so say the marketing folks of Department 56, the maker of those handcrafted miniature villages often found atop dining room buffets or adding sparkle to gift shop displays during the holiday season.

The Giving Life: The Giving Life

| Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Gratitude is contagious. Sometimes when we count our own blessings. we’re inspired to share what we have with others. In this season of peace on earth and good will toward all, the volunteers at three Keller-area charities that help local children clearly believe it is better to give than to receive.

Getting in the Spirit

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

You don’t even have to look past our cover to see that K’s December issue is all about Christmas, Christmas, Christmas, and I doubt you can flip through more than 10 pages without feeling yourself developing a more festive frame of mind.

Season’s Eatings

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

After the cooking marathon of Thanksgiving is over, a lot of us face the prospect of Christmas menu planning in dire need of some new inspiration. We peeked into the kitchens of four local chefs to find some favorite dishes they prepare at home when their own families and friends gather during the festive season. Varied and undoubtedly tasty, some originate from longstanding traditions, while others are favored for sheer convenience, and they range from a Lamb Wellington sure to dress up any formal dinner table to gluten-free scones for Christmas morning.

Surprises to Stock Up On

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Crafty Clean

Greater Keller Women’s Club Movie Night

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Moviehouse & Eatery had its grand opening Nov. 7, but friends and supporters of the Greater Keller Women’s Club enjoyed a sneak peek of the new dine-in theater’s generous offerings during an exclusive movie night Oct. 26. Members lounged in the comfy recliners for screenings of Back to the Future and Frozen while sampling menu items. All proceeds were earmarked for the club’s community-improving causes.