Women LEAD know journeys shape future leaders

The Women LEAD (Learn, Excel, Achieve, Dream) scholarship program awarded 10 outstanding Dallas ISD seniors with a total of $40,000 in college scholarships. Founded in 2013 by the Junior League of Dallas in collaboration with Mary Kay Inc., the Women LEAD scholarship program assists female high school students in pursuing their dreams of higher education […]

Lakewood resident wins volunteer award

By Shelia Huffman Claire Cunningham was honored as Juliette Fowler’s Visionary Woman of the Year at Friday’s annual luncheon at Dallas’ Omni Hotel. The long list of community achievements attributed to Claire include teacher and advocate for children. She is credited with the creation of Dallas ISD’s successful magnet school program and was instrumental in […]

‘Avengers: Infinity Wars’ action filmmaking at its best

By Chic DiCiccio Have you ever worried that Captain America won’t survive to see the end credits in the movie named after him? Do you think Spider Man really isn’t going to be okay? Of course not. These are unspoken agreements that Marvel Studios has made with us for the last 10 years. We don’t […]

Neighbor’s lasting memories keep growing

By Jeanne Guerra She’s popping up again all over. A little earlier this spring because of our unusually warm weather. I see her in my backyard, under the neighbors’ trees, along the creeks I pass on my way out of Lochwood. She was blazing white at first, and now she is clad in delicate peach, […]

Exhibit shows future of space missions

By Taylor McDonnell In T-minus 12 days, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s enthralling Journey to Space exhibition will leave the mothership when it closes May 6. Exploring all the cosmic curiosities and quirks of what it means to be an astronaut, Journey to Space delves into the extraordinary conditions, dangers and rewards of […]

Rattlers look to win over Dallas

There is a new professional sports team hoping to shake up Dallas and take a bite out of the local sports scene. The Dallas Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) began their season on April 21 with a 15-7 win versus the Chesapeake Bayhawks. The nine-team league includes franchises in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte and New […]

Vol. 9, No. 45

April 17 – 11:55 p.m. 3700 Block, Dilido Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspects pulled the complainant out of his vehicle and stole it. April 18 – 5:55 a.m. 10700 Block, Mapleridge Dr. (75238) Burglary of a Business: An unknown suspect used a rock to smash the glass window to the business, […]

A CERTified victim

By Nancy Black I had a compound fracture of my left tibia with excessive bleeding and severe bruising. I also had a bloody nose, but was not in shock, though I was dazed and confused. My teenager had a dislocated shoulder and a huge gash on the leg. We were victims of a horrible earthquake. […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees President Dan Micciche, District 3

Remarkable turnaround is making waves throughout the state When it comes down to student achievement, without a doubt, effective teachers make the biggest impact. Sure, creative, innovative programs, extracurricular involvement, a robust curriculum and other aspects play a part in academic success for students. But an effective teacher in every classroom is the key to […]

Custom-made coop part of 2018 Peep Tour raffle

Custom-made coop part of 2018 Peep Tour raffle

By Suzanne Gentry Flodin Feeling cooped up? Then make plans to attend the urban chicken experience tour of the year. A Peep at the Coops, a one-day tour of private urban chicken coops in North and East Dallas, is set for May 6. The event features some of the most innovative coops for raising chickens […]

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