Gone, and probably forgotten

Gone, and probably forgotten

By David Mullen This marks the final season of Major League Baseball at Globe Life Park, previously known as Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Ameriquest Field in Arlington and The Ballpark in Arlington. Through the decades, after opening on April 11, 1994 at a cost of $191 million, the stadium has been home to a few […]

TV reality show provides spark for mechanic

TV reality show provides spark for mechanic

By David Mullen Sometimes, even the best auto repair shops need a little expert service of their own.  Robert Knapp grew up locally in the automobile business. His father owned Mustang Auto in University Park and was partners in a facility at Abrams Road and Richmond Street. The family had a NAPA Auto Parts, and […]

Lamott to share hope with Nexus

Lamott to share hope with Nexus

Bestselling novelist and essayist Anne Lamott will share her experiences at the Women’s Auxiliary of Nexus Recovery Center’s Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, April 30 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. Lamott’s new book “Almost Everything: Notes on Hope” was published last year. The community is invited to join in the mission to support and promote the […]

One-on-one tutoring proves successful

One-on-one tutoring proves successful

By Lisa Bracken In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Reading Partners is doubling down on its mission by having all staff and AmeriCorps members across the country take part in an organization-wide day of tutoring to help ensure that students receive as many individualized tutoring sessions as possible. The 2018-19 school year marks the 20th […]

Local Market to double SNAP dollars

Local Market to double SNAP dollars

Good Local Markets kicks off White Rock Farmers Market’s 11th season on Saturday, March 9 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 9150 Garland Road in Dallas. This season, Good Local Markets will be doubling SNAP/EBT dollars, increasing healthy food access for SNAP users. SNAP/EBT users will be able to slide their card at the farmers market […]

Sharpening game with help from pros

Sharpening game with help from pros

By David Mullen Now is the time many area residents turn their attention to getting their golf game in order. A high-tech facility has just opened in Dallas where you actually learn using the newest equipment combined with one-on-one instruction from former pros. Founder and director of golf Anthony Broussard and former PGA player Jeb […]

Albright discusses fascism, foreign policy, Trump

Albright discusses fascism, foreign policy, Trump

By Kara Schectman On Sunday, Feb. 11, the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth welcomed 2,500 guests and the 64th Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to the McFarlin Auditorium on the SMU Campus. Albright discussed her latest New York Times #1 Bestseller Fascism: A Warning. Albright is the first female U.S. Secretary of State, serving […]

Luncheon discusses women in the early church

Luncheon discusses women in the early church

By Shelia Huffman Rev. Dr. Katie Hays was guest speaker at the Disciples Women’s February meeting at Central Christian Church. Her topic was “Women’s Moral Agency in the Early Church.” Katie currently pastors Galileo Church, where LGBT and neurodiversity are welcome. However, Katie grew up in a more traditional congregation, one where women did everything. […]

AARP ready to help taxpayers prep

AARP ready to help taxpayers prep

Free in-person tax help is available Feb. 5 – April 16. The Dallas Public Library partners with AARP Tax-Aide to offer free in-person tax assistance through trained volunteers. Assistance is geared toward people with low-to-moderate income, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. People […]

Luncheon raises money for research

Luncheon raises money for research

Sons of the Flag, a Dallas-based organization that supports military, veteran and first responder burn survivors and their families through funding for innovative research, treatment and education, held its fifth annual Stars & Stripes Luncheon and Film Festival recently at Brook Hollow Golf Club. The luncheon served as a kick off for the organization’s Stars […]