Let Troop 43 do the cooking!

Let Troop 43 do the cooking!

From Staff Reports The second annual BBQ Fundraiser benefiting the Assist the Officer (ATO) Foundation and Boy Scouts of America Troop 43 camp programs is now underway. The Assist the Officer Foundation provides financial assistance to officers who are facing the loss of income due to a serious injury, life-threatening illness or other catastrophic event. […]

‘The Outsider’ annoyingly good to watch

‘The Outsider’ annoyingly good to watch

By Chic DiCiccio There are slow burns and then there is HBO’s “The Outsider,” a 10-part miniseries that manages to be simultaneously compelling and frustrating. The first three one-hour long episodes have all aired and we are nowhere near learning who viciously murdered a young boy named Frank Peterson. This murder mystery piles on elements […]

Students awarded for character traits, academics

Students awarded for character traits, academics

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented its monthly student awards to four Lake Highlands High School students at its January 10 meeting. Character Counts awards are presented each month to two students who display outstanding character traits at school and in the community. Youth of the Month awards go to students who excel in […]

Biscuit Bar creatively re-purposes breakfast favorites

Biscuit Bar creatively re-purposes breakfast favorites

By R. H. Lannen A local chain, Biscuit Bar, has finally brought their version of fast-casual dining closer to the Eastside. As with many new restaurants in this style, they offer fast-food style food service and preparation with the bonus of alcohol. The Biscuit Bar is giving it their all to garner the attention of […]

Cats need owners to protect their health

Cats need owners to protect their health

By Dr. Beth Leermakers What vaccinations does your cat need? The answer isn’t as straightforward for cats as it is for dogs (covered in my last column; Vol. 11, No. 30). There is considerable controversy in the veterinary community regarding whether cats need certain vaccinations and what adverse effects they cause. Fortunately, there are scientific […]

Cheating in baseball nothing new

Cheating in baseball nothing new

By David Mullen No professional sport is held in higher reverence than baseball. It’s about the warm summer days engulfing a beautifully manicured field of green grass, memories of playing catch in the yard with your dad and then later with your son or daughter, memorizing stats, collecting cards, worshiping your local team and the […]

Dredge it up! Dredge it up!

Dredge it up! Dredge it up!

By Nancy Black Yay! We can all agree on something really big that affects all of us — White Rock Lake needs to be dredged. Ugh! The water is so gross! When my son was on the lake all the time during his rowing days, I was terrified he would fall in the water and […]

Harris wins for ‘vision’

Harris wins for ‘vision’

An inspiring speech from fifth-grader Colin Harris earned him first place in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition. Harris (pictured above), who attends J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard, competed alongside seven other outstanding fourth- and fifth-grade students at the Jan. 17 competition. The students shared their original speeches addressing a question: […]

Women remember past fights, plan for future

Women remember past fights, plan for future

By Rebecca Aguilar Several hundred women, men and children marched one mile in downtown Dallas in the fourth annual Women’s March for equal civil rights and reproduction rights. Maricela Martinez and her three girlfriends carpooled downtown to take part in the march. She said, “I march for the women who came before me, for myself […]

Echo reverberates around town for 2020

Echo reverberates around town for 2020

By Shari Goldstein Stern Echo Theatre, one of Dallas’ most beloved theatre companies, will begin its 2020 – 2021 season with a temporary leave from its gem of a venue, the Bath House Cultural Center. The building, located on the shores of White Rock Lake, will be closed for renovations and repairs for about three […]

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