‘Good Boys’ destined to become cult classic

‘Good Boys’ destined to become cult classic

By Chic DiCiccio Some of the easiest movie jokes involve making young kids curse. Even “Avengers Endgame” did it with a cleverly placed s-bomb. For 90-minutes, that gag is the main thrust of “Good Boys.” However, the movie lives up to its title as nearly all the debauchery is done by three 11-year old boys […]

First Watch sails in Lake Highlands

First Watch sails in Lake Highlands

By Sara Newberry The name First Watch is inspired by the first shift of the day on a ship, and the goal of the Florida-based chain is to help their customers start their day off right with a delicious and reasonably healthy breakfast. Since the early 80s, First Watch was built on a “customer-first” philosophy, […]

Teacher goes back in time to learn

Teacher goes back in time to learn

From Staff Reports Josh Ault, a seventh-grade teacher at Robert T. Hill Middle School in Dallas, recently completed an intense, week-long immersion in American history at the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute.  The Teacher Institute was created to encourage history education and make it engaging for students. Now in its 30th year, the Teacher Institute helps […]

Exchange Club spruces up Flag Pole Hill

Exchange Club spruces up Flag Pole Hill

Twenty-two members and guests of The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands gathered at Flag Pole Hill on Saturday, July 27 to perform a general clean up of the area. This included picking up limbs that had fallen in the June storm, mulching flower beds and the removal of many bags of litter. The pavilion also […]

Rangers need to flip the page

By David Mullen The Texas Rangers are a long way from making the cover of Sports Illustrated like the in-state rival Houston Astros did five years ago. The Rangers zig when they should zag, should be getting younger but get older and have a bleak future living in the vicinity of the spry American League […]

New programs offer additional opportunities at Dallas ISD for 2019-2020

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3 Teachers have been hired, schools have been spruced up, supplies and uniforms have been purchased, and everyone is ready for the start of a new school year on Monday, Aug. 19. To help your school year get off to the right start, the district’s Back To […]

Basil Roland Gentry

Basil Roland Gentry

  Basil “Big Money” Roland Gentry, 93, of Garland, Texas entered the Pearly Gates of Heaven surrounded by family on Aug. 6, 2019. Basil was born to parents Joseph Napoleon Gentry and Nora Cornelia Farmer Gentry on January 26, 1926 in Reinhardt, Texas. He was the last man living from Reinhardt, which is now East […]

Program’s growth depends on more resources

Program’s growth depends on more resources

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY By Lisa Miller North Texas Giving Day is back this year on September 19! Leading up to the big day, we will be profiling select White Rock Lake-area participating nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, Dallas United Crew is participating for its fifth year. When you look out onto to White Rock […]

From concert to Casa View, it’s all about love

From concert to Casa View, it’s all about love

WOODSTOCK — 50 years LATER By Shari Goldstein Stern Boomers are likely to remember the summer of 1969, when an estimated half a million 1960s music enthusiasts descended on 600-acre farm grounds in Bethel, New York to enjoy the music of some of their favorite artists. A few of those were Joan Baez, Chicago, Three […]

Get free gumbo for school donations

Get free gumbo for school donations

Shell Shack is hosting a school supply donation drive from Aug. 19-23. During these dates, stop into any location with new backpacks, pencil pouches, binders, calculators, markers, notebooks, construction paper, folders or other helpful supplies, and you’ll get something for your generosity: a free bowl of delicious Chicken and Sausage Gumbo or New England Clam […]

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