Baylor cruises while Texas snoozes

Baylor cruises while Texas snoozes

By David Mullen Sorry, Chip and Joanna Gaines. There is a new power team in Waco receiving national attention. And they play on a hardwood floor, they don’t refinish one. The Baylor Bears are the 2021 NCAA National Basketball Champions, and they earned their place at the top facing remarkable odds. When coach Scott Drew […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 14

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 14

March 30 – 1:20 a.m. 700 Block, Rainwater Rd. (75218) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: An unknown suspect pointed a gun at the complainant.  March 30 – 5:40 a.m. 7000 Block, Ferguson Rd. (75228) Aggravated Assault: The suspect sprayed the complainant in the face with pepper spray, causing her face to swell.  March 30 […]

Free trip to Broadway on the line

Free trip to Broadway on the line

By Haley Harrington Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announced the organization’s first-ever virtual fun run and step challenge, Bolt to Broadway and Back, from May 8 through May 31 with a goal to raise $15,000 and complete 3,000 miles, equaling one round trip from the Music Hall at Fair Park to Times Square in New York […]

Puzzle-solving event goes virtual

Puzzle-solving event goes virtual

By Carrie Dyer Known as one of Dallas’ most distinctive fundraising events, The Great Adventure Hunt, presented by PNC Bank, is back April 16 for its 11th year, but with a virtual twist. The Great Adventure Hunt (known as ‘The Hunt” to aficionados) benefits ChildCareGroup, the area’s largest, oldest and most comprehensive early childhood education […]

A+A-B+B-AB+AB-O+O- = LIFE!

By Nancy Black Yippee! I’m fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and I don’t have to undergo brain surgery. Now what? No, I’m not going to Disneyland. I’m going to donate blood. I wasn’t sure if I could give, first because of my brain tumor treatment, which is now on hold. And second, because I was afraid […]

Dallas goes blue for neglected children

Dallas goes blue for neglected children

Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is hosting a virtual Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Event. The event will honor the 24 Dallas County children who died in 2020 due to abuse or neglect and recognize the Child Protective Services caseworkers who work on the frontlines of child welfare. Downtown Dallas buildings will be lit […]

DUC flies at Youth Cup

DUC flies at Youth Cup

On Sunday, March 28, Dallas United Crew (DUC) traveled to race in the second event of the America’s Youth Cup Series. Competitors included Sarasota Crew, runner-up in the 2019 Youth Men’s 8+, cross-lake rivals Jesuit Crew who placed sixteenth nationally in 2019, and other top crews from the east coast. Racing was suspended for more […]

Bluebonnets, bands, beer ring in spring

Bluebonnets, bands, beer ring in spring

From Staff Reports The City of Ennis invites all Texans to the 69th annual Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival, providing festival guests a safe environment to enjoy all of the activities they missed so much in 2020.  The festival kicks off at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 16. Throughout the weekend, there will be unique shopping […]

Letting nature run its course best practice

Letting nature run its course best practice

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Spring has arrived, and so have the baby animals. If you find a baby bird, possum or squirrel on its own, should you rescue it? Probably not. In many cases, it’s normal for wildlife babies to be on their own temporarily. Rescuing a wild animal that doesn’t need help decreases its […]

Ribbon cutting reveals new possibilities

Ribbon cutting reveals new possibilities

By Teresa L. Bond The Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center and the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 5 celebrating the completion of construction of the $1.5 M Bond Project on the Bath House. The new construction on the Bath House Cultural Center started in May […]