Vol. 9, No. 48

May 8 – 2:31 p.m. 10300 Block, Davilla Ave. (75228) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: An unknown suspect held the complainant at knifepoint and threatened his life. May 8 – 9:17 p.m. 11500 Block, Ferguson Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The arrested person shot the complainant in his shoulder while trying to […]

Medicycling (or Go ask Alice)

By Nancy Black “Do not use [name of pharmaceutical product*] if you are allergic to [name of pharmaceutical product],” the soothing female voice-over actress from a commercial said. “How am I supposed to know if I’m allergic to something if I’ve never tried it?” I responded out loud as I watched late night TV while […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees President Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  President Dan Micciche, District 3

Students closing out the year on a high note Dallas ISD students in fifth- and eighth-grade can be proud of their accomplishments on the first administration of the STAAR, which shows them outpacing the state in nearly every category. Results released by the Texas Education Agency show all math comparisons increased by at least five […]

Hospice now available for man’s best friend

Hospice now available for man’s best friend

By Dr. Beth Leermakers When is it time to say goodbye to a beloved pet? My parents recently made the heart-breaking decision to put down their 17 year old little dog. Sandy, whom they adopted 12 years ago, had a mass on his side, was going blind, had limited mobility and often had accidents in […]

Swank speaks out about domestic violence

Swank speaks out about domestic violence

By Shelia Huffman Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support celebrated its 25th annual fundraising luncheon Friday, May 11 at Dallas’ Hilton Anatole Hotel. Nearly 1500 people gathered in the Chantilly Ballroom to support women and children who have been victims of domestic violence and abuse. The staggering statistics are that this year alone more than 1300 […]

Rite of passage celebrated at Lakehill

Rite of passage celebrated at Lakehill

The Junior-Senior Ring Ceremony remains one of the most significant events of the Upper School end-of-year activities. There has always been a special bond between the junior and senior classes at Lakehill, and this year’s group is no exception. Held on April 26, amidst the elegance of the Warwick Melrose Hotel, the Junior-Senior Ring Luncheon […]

Local boat club hosts national event

Local boat club hosts national event

By Lisa Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) wrapped up their spring regatta season at the USRowing Central Regional Championships with 78 medals, four Regional Championship titles and three boats heading to USRowing Youth National Championship next month in Lake Natoma in Gold River, CA. It was an incredible showing this year as 18 DUC boats […]

Seed-to-table dinner set for June 10

Seed-to-table dinner set for June 10

Promise of Peace Gardens is hosting a 100 Mile Dinner at the Statler Dallas on June 10 with four of Dallas’ favorite celebrity Chefs. Chefs Graham Dodds, Peja Kristic, Matthew McCallister and Junior Borges will deliver a five-course dinner with passed appetizers. Live music by Mack Price and Mack Price Jr. will add to the […]

Strawberry Galette

Strawberry Galette

Filling: 6 cups hulled and quartered strawberries 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons flour Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 pie crust, either homemade or packaged Flour, for rolling out pie crust 3 tablespoons butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons sparkling sugar (optional) Heat the oven to 400F. In a bowl, combine […]

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