Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

Bringing Back Vocational Education in a Big Way! In my last column, I reported on the expansion of Dallas ISD’s career and technology education (CTE) offerings. I reported that Dallas ISD has brought back vocational education in a big way, with more CTE offerings than ever before! Students at Bryan Adams and Conrad high schools […]

Bonding hormones spark animals’ amour

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Chocolate-covered strawberries. Red roses. Slow dancing in the living room. Romance is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches. Although it’s unclear whether they feel love, some animals display similar behaviors to attract a mate. Like men, many animals will go to great lengths to impress women. Do animals love? Maybe. […]

Celebration! run moved to October

Celebration! run moved to October

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the White Rock Lake Conservancy has decided to move Celebration! White Rock to October so the community can have the full event, in person! Celebration! White Rock is the largest fundraiser of the year for White Rock Lake Conservancy, but the 2020 event had to be cancelled. All proceeds from Celebration! […]

How should the State Fair work in 2021?

How should the State Fair work in 2021?

Planning for the annual State Fair of Texas is underway. Considering the current landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial we collect guest feedback as we prepare to put on a safe State Fair this fall. We welcome all Fair fans to help us through this process by completing a short survey at BigTex.com/2021Survey. […]

Overnight Roasted Pork Sandwiches

Overnight Roasted Pork Sandwiches

2 white onions, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 6- to 8-pound bone-in pork shoulder 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 cup whole grain mustard 1 cup dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons Louisiana-style hot sauce Salt and pepper Crusty rolls and pickles or kim chi, for serving Heat oven to 200F. Spread the onions evenly over […]

‘Dark science fiction’ opens season

‘Dark science fiction’ opens season

By Tina Parker Kitchen Dog Theater continues its 30th season of theater and its season-long celebration of playwrights of color with the world premiere of “Last Ship to Proxima Centauri” by Greg Lam. The Earth has become uninhabitable. The last escape ship from Earth (Seattle, to be exact) arrives to their new home centuries after […]

Super Bowl LV lacks vigor

Super Bowl LV lacks vigor

By David Mullen Wake up everyone. Sunday, Feb. 7 is Super Bowl LV with the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs facing the hometown Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the least hyped NFL championship game since Lyndon Baines Johnson was president and “Bonanza” was the No. 1 rated show on television. A worldwide pandemic rears its ugly […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 6

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 6

Jan. 26 – 6:30 p.m. 11700 Block, Audelia Rd. (75243) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: The arrested person shot the complainant in the abdomen, causing him to suffer serious bodily injuries.  Jan. 26 – 11:13 p.m. 10000 Block, Walnut St. (75243) Murder: An unknown suspect shot and killed the complainant.  Jan. 27 – 1 […]

No disguising hunger

By Nancy Black I was blown away when I saw the commercial. Why in the world would an advertising company need to create a child suffering from hunger using Artificial Intelligence? Aren’t there enough food deprived children in America whose image you could have used? Doesn’t it cost a lot of money to create anything […]