Lack of intelligent thought leads to a ‘Fallen Kingdom’

Lack of intelligent thought leads to a ‘Fallen Kingdom’

By Chic DiCiccio After about 10 seconds of screen time, it’s apparent that Jeff Goldblum is wondering, “What the hell am I doing here?” Unfortunately, it takes longer than 10 seconds of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” for audiences to reach that same moment. This sequel to a reboot of a franchise with several sequels (the […]

Calendar

Fri 6/22 Billy Wilder, b. 1906 Kris Kristofferson, b. 1936 Ed Bradley, b. 1941 Meryl Streep, b. 1949 Cyndi Lauper, b. 1953 1870 – Congress created the Dept. of Justice. 1944 – Pres. FDR signed the “GI Bill of Rights.” Sat 6/23 Bob Fosse, b. 1927 June Carter Cash, b. 1929 Wilma Rudolph, b. 1940 […]

Pro athlete combines brain, brawn

By David Mullen The new local lacrosse team — the Dallas Rattlers of the Major Lacrosse League (MLL) — is off to a great start. They are in first place and have a 7-2 record heading into Atlanta on Saturday, June 23 to face the Blaze. Their first round pick, Ben Reeves, is coming off […]

Vol. 10, No. 3

June 12 – 6:24 a.m. 14400 Block, Garland Rd. (75218) Terroristic Threat: An unknown suspect threatened the complainant with a knife, placing the complainant in fear of his life. June 12 – 10:52 a.m. 7500 Block, Fair Oaks Ave. (75231) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspects held the complainant at gunpoint and stole his […]

Benjamin Milam Norwood

OCTOBER 3, 1959 – JUNE 15, 2018 Benjamin Milam Norwood, 58, passed away on June 15, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Carol Douglass Norwood, and his daughter, Morgan Elizabeth Norwood. A memorial service will be held on June 23 at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas […]

A glitter-free zone

By Nancy Black “Where is all this glitter coming from?!?!” I cried out those words to my household members this week as I walked our hallways spying little bits of sparkles randomly appearing at my feet. My dog and cats didn’t answer, but my teenager swears they had nothing to do with it. Must have […]

Physician has important role in challenging show

Physician has important role in challenging show

By Shari Goldstein Stern “Nants ingonyama bagithi baba, Sithui (uhm) ingonyama,” opens “The Lion King’s” (TLK) “Circle of Life” in Zulu. Said another way, “it is the lion’s way; the lion is winning; it’s a victory.” That familiar first note tells you you’re in the right, familiar place. The mysterious, haunting melody opening the first […]

Horticulture expert honored by alma mater

Horticulture expert honored by alma mater

By Juliette Coulter Jenny Wegley has loved to watch her personal garden grow, as well as the garden she tends to in her job as vice president of horticulture at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Her work has now been acknowledged with another recognition from her alma mater, Stephen F. Austin State University, where […]

You can lead a horse to DART but you can’t …

You can lead a horse to DART but you can’t …

Officer Smokey, from the Dallas Police Mounted Patrol Unit (DPDMU), along with his four-legged and two-legged colleagues, participated in a student safety event with Dallas Area Rapid Transit this week. The DPDMU was established in 1982. The police horse is mostly used as a “patrol vehicle” that can be deployed on back streets, alleys, apartment […]

Pilot heads to North Pole for cold, hard cash

Pilot heads to North Pole for cold, hard cash

By Shelia Huffman The mission of Angel Flight South Central (AFSC) is to help people in need by providing free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes. The organization arranges travel through a network of volunteer pilots for people who require specialized medical treatment not available to them locally. Every year, Angel Flight pilots fly […]

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