Aaron’s legacy bigger than his records

Aaron’s legacy bigger  than his records

By David Mullen Hall of Fame baseball players like Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson and others would tell you how great they were. So would Hall wannabes Pete Rose, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. Henry “Hammerin’ Hank” Aaron was deafening with his silence. He let his bat and […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 4

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 4

Jan. 19 – 2:15 a.m. 11400 Block, Woodmeadow Pkwy. (75228) Aggravated Home Invasion: The suspects broke into the complainant’s residence and robbed them at gunpoint.  Jan. 19 – 6:30 p.m. 11400 Block, E. Northwest Hwy. (75218) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspect pointed a gun at the complainant, demanded his property and threatened to […]

Shock and amazement

By Nancy Black My doctor died. He died of COVID-19. And I’m in shock. Doctors and health care workers are not supposed to die while helping others to live. I am also amazed by the people in this city, state and nation who still think the coronavirus is a “hoax.” It’s been almost a year […]

James F. Hatcher

James F. Hatcher

On Friday, January 22, 2021 the world lost a great husband, father, uncle, brother, grandfather, friend and tireless servant to so many to COVID. God took him home and said, “Son, you made me proud and your great work is done, welcome home.”  Born in Dallas, Texas April 13, 1941 to James Escoe and Lorraine […]

Hero artists wanted!

Hero artists wanted!

The annual Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Student Art Contest has begun accepting individual entries from all North Texas students through Tuesday, March 23. The theme of this year’s contest is “Everyday Heroes Ride DART.” Heroes come in many forms, and this year’s art contest gives young artists the chance to salute the hometown heroes […]

Student learning boosted by new team

Student learning boosted by new team

COVID-19 drove educators to look at things differently after accepting the fact e-learning would be a necessary component to instruction for the foreseeable future. Much like the students they lead, Dallas Academy teachers stepped up to face the challenges and embraced the opportunity to find a new and exciting way to teach during the global […]

Anxiety not just for people — Fido has fears, too

Anxiety not just for people — Fido has fears, too

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Bicycles and joggers and cars. Oh my! Fast-moving people and objects make my 60-lb. foster dog Brodie very nervous. He barks, lunges and spins in circles when a car or bicycle approaches him quickly. Training sessions and Prozac have helped Brodie feel more comfortable, but our daily walks are still stressful […]

Dynamic duo to discuss leadership

Dynamic duo to discuss leadership

By Juliette Coulter Dallas Love Field Airport and the Dallas Mavericks present “Lead With Love: A Conversation with Cynt Marshall and Tex Moton” where they talk about their commitment to leadership, diversity in the community, the Dallas can-do spirit and the Mavericks!   Cynt Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, leads by example and challenges […]

Big Tex says: Fire up your creativity

Big Tex says: Fire up your creativity

By Karissa Condoianis The State Fair of Texas is excited to announce the 2021 Virtual Creative Arts Contests, kicking off with Texas Theme Cookie Decorating. In addition, the 2021 Virtual Creative Arts Contest Handbook is now available online.  With four brand-new virtual contests, Texans can celebrate their creativity year-round. Whether participants are showing off their […]