Players must get paid

By David Mullen Alabama head football coach Nick Saban makes $11.1 million per year, with an opportunity to make another $700,000 in bonus money. Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney makes $8.5 million per season, with a potential bonus of $1 million. Michigan coach and alumni Jim Harbaugh can make up to $8.3 million this […]

Princesses and peas

Princesses and peas

By Nancy Black I nibbled at first; then I finally took the bait. After driving my K-Pop music-crazed teenager to and from Fort Worth twice this past weekend, I was hooked. I had to find out what the “sign” was all about. “Mattress companies lie!” the billboard on I-30 I kept passing reads. The website […]

John Allen Steger

John Allen Steger

John Allen Steger, age 70, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. Born January 26, 1948 in Dallas to Hugh Lynn and Maxine Wilson Steger, he graduated from Hillcrest High School and received his Bachelors in Forest Science from Colorado State University. After graduation John went to work at Weyerhaeuser Company in […]

Grief support important for pet’s well-being

Grief support important for pet’s well-being

FOR THE LOVE OF THE ANIMALS By Dr. Beth Leermakers For an animal lover, one of the most heart-wrenching sights is a dog being dropped off by his family at an animal shelter. Many dogs whimper and cling to their people in apparent despair and confusion, wondering why they’re being left in a loud, scary […]

Media ethics lecture to feature Belo’s Moroney

Media ethics lecture to feature Belo’s Moroney

Jim Moroney (pictured), recently retired publisher of The Dallas Morning News, will give the 19th annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics at SMU at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The lecture, titled “I Am an ‘Enemy of the People,’” will be held in Caruth Auditorium in the Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop […]

Seniors celebrate with a Fosse Follies

Seniors celebrate with a Fosse Follies

By Shari Goldstein Stern When you’re a senior in high school, performing in musicals and plays is a very big deal. As a senior in college, acting in theater department productions can be life-changing. When you’re a senior citizen, appearing in the “Spectacular Senior Follies” is a life-affirming opportunity for seniors — if they can […]

Klyde Warren Park offers outdoor opera event

Klyde Warren Park offers outdoor opera event

The Dallas Opera announces a free public simulcast at Klyde Warren Park featuring Carmen, by Georges Bizet. The special presentation takes place in Downtown Dallas on Friday, Oct. 19 (program begins at 6:30 p.m., curtain time – 7:30 p.m.).  This will be a live simulcast of the opening night performance in the Winspear Opera House […]

Majestic wildlife graces lake’s shores

Majestic wildlife graces lake’s shores

FINE FEATHERED FRIENDS This amazingly beautiful photograph of a bald eagle and a blue heron hanging around together at White Rock Lake was taken by White Rock Lake Weekly reader Phyllis Burright. Congratulations, Phyllis! You just won a $25 gift certificate to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your original photo of the lake or its […]

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