Archive for August, 2011


McKinney hosts 10th anniversary 9/11 ceremony

Friday, August 26th, 2011

from the City of McKinney August 26, 2011 e-newsletter To mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the McKinney Fire and Police departments are hosting a day of remembrance on Sunday, September 11, 2011. This annual event pays tribute to those who lost their lives in the tragic attacks. The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. [...]

Dunhill Homes Opens New Model in Craig Ranch

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Dunhill Homes has opened a new model in The Retreat at Craig Ranch located just east of Custer and Stacy Road in McKinney, Texas, and in their Grand Opening week already sold three homes. The Retreat at Craig Ranch is an exclusive enclave that allows residents a luxurious lifestyle with access to world-class amenities and [...]

Simple Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall

Friday, August 26th, 2011

It may not seem so from the numbers on our outdoor thermometers, but fall really is right around the corner. When temperatures start to dip and you head back indoors to nest, you’ll want your home to be warm and inviting. Whether you’re enjoying a new home in Allen, TX or you’ve been in your [...]

New Homes in Craig Ranch

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

The world-class master planned golf community of Craig Ranch presents some exciting new offerings from McKinney, TX home builders. They include stunning new homes in The Retreat at Craig Ranch and the Chateaus of the Settlement at Craig Ranch. The Retreat at Craig Ranch offers a low-maintenance, luxury lifestyle focused on comfort and elegance. These [...]

Plano firm’s toy truck saves soldiers’ lives in Afghanistan

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Plano firm’s toy truck saves soldiers’ lives in Afghanistan by STEVE STOLER WFAA Posted on August 10, 2011 at 10:00 PM  Updated Wednesday, Aug 10 at 11:20 PM  Related: Insurgents involved in deadly Afghanistan attack killedadd to reading list PLANO — American soldiers fighting the war in Afghanistan say a toy truck saved the lives [...]

Going Back to School: Tips for Getting Ready for the New School Year at Frisco ISD

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Getting off to a good start at the beginning of a new school year sets the tone for the rest of the year. Whether you’re settling into your new home in McKinney, TX or you’ve lived here a while, these tips will help you and your children prepare for a great school year: • Schedule [...]