Efron darkly disturbing in ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Vile and Evil’

Efron darkly disturbing in ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Vile and Evil’

By Chic DiCiccio True crime is so hot right now. From podcasts to documentaries, there’s an unlimited supply. This includes last year’s Netflix doc, “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” which was as popular as any have been in recent memory. The creator of that documentary, Joe Berlinger, decided that four hours in […]

Johnson inspires youth into service work

Johnson inspires youth into service work

By Sameer Assanie Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, chair of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, on Saturday hosted her annual Military Service Academy Day at the DeSoto High School Collegiate Cafeteria. Conducted for each of the last 27 years, the 2019 Service Academy Day connected students from the 30th Congressional District of Texas […]

Searching for the perfect poke

Searching for the perfect poke

By Sara Newberry Poke, for me, is the perfect middle of the road option for when I’m in the mood for sushi, but either don’t have the time to sit down in a sushi restaurant, or don’t want to spend $30-$50 on a sushi meal.  I predicted about two years ago that poke would be […]

Kinder ‘masterful, relatable and relevant’

Kinder ‘masterful, relatable and relevant’

By Shelia Huffman The annual Juliette Fowler Communities Visionary Women lunch was held Friday at the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas. The luncheon, benefiting the children, youth and older adults at Juliette Fowler Communities was attended by several members of Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to help support Fowler’s contributions to the community. Central’s […]

DUC women bring home third regional title

DUC women bring home third regional title

By Lisa Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) wrapped up their spring regatta season at the USRowing Central Regional Championships with three DUC boats and 23 athletes qualifying to represent Dallas and the region in the upcoming USRowing Youth National Championship next month in Sarasota, Fla. Two crews defended their regional championship titles and can claim […]

Stars season ends in frustration

By David Mullen Continuing a march through the Stanley Cup Playoffs could be the most grueling accomplishment in professional sports. After off-season training and a series of exhibition games, teams play 82 regular season games in two different countries and then must quickly get ready for what could be as many as 28 more playoff […]

Hear ye! Hear ye!

By Nancy Black Even though I didn’t want to get picked, I was still disappointed when I was dismissed for the day. My juror number was 2705, and the courts were already full of potential panels by number 1180. Darnit. My inner “Law & Order” and “Forensic Files” fan was truly let down. I did […]

Senior class passes on traditions to students

Senior class passes on traditions to students

Lakehill seniors are rapidly approaching the end of their high school careers. On April 26, they had the opportunity to slow things down a bit and celebrate the journey that has brought them to this point as Lakehill celebrated Senior Day. Seniors began their day with a catered breakfast in the cafeteria with their parents. […]

Success, one step at a time

Success, one step at a time

Christmas came early for students at Barbara Jordan Elementary School, as they were given a gift to help them thrive in confidence — a new pair of shoes. Shoes That Fit partnered with the Bosse Companies to donate more than 120 pairs of shoes and socks to help students stay happy, healthy and positive. Karen […]

Bees plagued by colony collapse disorder

Bees plagued by colony collapse disorder

By Dr. Beth Leermaker Can you imagine a world without almonds? Without honey bees, there would be no almonds. Honey bees are essential for pollinating many flowers, fruits and vegetables. About a third of all the food Americans eat — including citrus fruit, berries, pears, apples, avocados, broccoli and cucumbers — depend on honey bee […]

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