Oswald’s killer left relatives asking questions

By Shari Goldstein Stern Many Americans across the country can tell you where they were November 22, 1963, who they were with, and how they felt during the sequence of hideous events that day and the days that followed. Those living in Dallas felt an indelible pain. While history buffs, conspiracy theorists and fanatics alike […]

Calendar

Fri 11/16 W. C. Handy, b. 1873 Burgess Meredith, b. 1908 Daws Butler, b. 1916 Harvey Martin, b. 1950 Marg Helgenberger, b. 1958 1907 – Oklahoma became the 46th state. 1952 – In “Peanuts,” Lucy 1st held a football for Charlie Brown. Sat 11/17 Rock Hudson, b. 1925 Martin Scorsese, b. 1942 Danny DeVito, b. […]

Pets make giving thanks more fun

Pets make giving thanks more fun

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate what’s going well in our lives. Family and health often top the list when Americans count their blessings. Many pet parents consider their cats and dogs part of their family. Our fur-children may contribute to our physical and emotional health and well-being. Here are seven […]

Carving up the ‘Turkeys of the Year’

By David Mullen In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, even with one and one half months remaining in the sports year, it is not too early to point out those people and entities that have earned our annual “Turkeys of the Year Award.” Nike. The case study for sports marketing for decades, Nike brought in […]

Vol. 10, No. 24

Nov. 6 – 9:31 a.m. 3100 Block, Peavy Rd. (75228) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: An unknown suspect swung a pocket knife at the complainant. Nov. 6 – 7:33 p.m. 9000 Block, Maple Glen Dr. (75231) Burglary of a Residence: Unknown suspects broke into the complainant’s home and stole property. Nov. 7 – 7:01 […]

Traditions transpiring

By Nancy Black   Now is the time of year I do three things: start freaking out about the holidays; pull out all our hats, coats and gloves; and head to a German bakery for Advent calendars. (I know I can find them elsewhere, but it just puts me in a festive spirit to walk […]

Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

The story of Thanksgiving usually starts with the 3-day celebration of harvest by the Pilgrims and native Americans in the fall of 1621 in the Plymouth colony of Massachusetts. It was not a holiday, it was a gathering. George Washington issued his Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789 at the close of the Revolutionary War and other […]

Educators help create transformative schools

Educators help create transformative schools

By Sujata Dand Two-year old Rosa Ramirez quietly sets the table for her classmates at the Lumin Bachman Lake Community School. First, she puts down the placemats, next — the cups for water, and finally — the spoons. “Cuchara,” she says. “Spoon.” “She is getting ready for lunch,” her teacher says with a smile. There […]

Team wins gold in ‘Frostbite’ regatta

Team wins gold in ‘Frostbite’ regatta

By Lisa Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) rowing team competed in its last fall regattas of the 2018 season at the Frostbite Regatta on November 10, and Bill Braxton Regatta on November 11, both in New Jersey along the shores of the Cooper River. With five crews and 45 athletes, this was DUC’s first appearance […]

A Christmas Carol

STAVE TWO. THE FIRST OF THE THREE SPIRITS When Scrooge awoke, it was so dark, that, looking out of bed, he could scarcely distinguish the transparent window from the opaque walls of his chamber, until suddenly the church clock tolled a deep, dull, hollow, melancholy ONE. Light flashed up in the room upon the instant, […]