Paddle boarders bring haunting to life

Paddle boarders bring haunting to life

LADY OF THE LAKE Fifteen women dressed up as Our Lady of the Lake on Halloween night. With the full blue moon shining bright in the night sky, the ladies paddle boarded from the White Rock Lake boathouse to a dock near Garland Road. A woman named Anne Clark wrote the earliest published account of […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Neighbor captures hope in a snap White Rock Lake Weekly reader John Spaulding took this beautiful photograph on May 28. It’s of a partial rainbow moving up from the ground back to the clouds, which he said and his wife had never seen before. The couple were at Boy Scout Hill looking east. Congratulations, John! […]

Genealogy DNA helps catch local rapist

Genealogy DNA helps catch local rapist

By Rebecca Aguilar A suspected serial rapist is behind bars in Dallas after investigators crack a 35-year-old cold case with the use of forensic genetic genealogy. David Thomas Hawkins has been arrested for the 1985 aggravated sexual assault of a Dallas woman. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office said DNA evidence linked Hawkins to three […]

Playhouses benefit CASA

Playhouses benefit CASA

By Roseanne Lewis Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) brings the 25th anniversary Parade of Playhouses to NorthPark Center July 10-26. The beloved event, which raises awareness about the needs of children living in foster care, displays custom-built, wonderfully unique children’s playhouses in the hallways of NorthPark. For 25 years, Parade of Playhouses has been […]

DART has plans for getting back to work

DART has plans for getting back to work

By Mark Ball Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will play a key part in getting workers back on the job in North Texas as the state allows businesses to partially reopen. As customers and employees return to public transit, they should be aware that several important changes have been made due to the coronavirus pandemic. […]

Facilities, programs must adhere to strict protocols

Facilities, programs must adhere to strict protocols

By Andrea Hawkins City of Dallas golf courses, tennis facilities, Elm Fork range and some outdoor fee-based programs will resume public operations with specific facility and usage restrictions on May 1. Dallas Park and Recreation operates six 18-hole golf courses, five full-service tennis centers and the Elm Fork Range. Fee-based recreational activities take place at […]

Local journalist sends tips from China

Local journalist sends tips from China

COVID-19 By Jonathan Betz I thought I’d share some pointers I’ve learned about the coronavirus after dealing with it for months in China.  I encourage you to start preparing — not for the virus itself, necessarily. But for the disruptions it may cause. This moves fast. There will probably be COVID-19 cases in your community. […]

DUC finds silver in Heart of Texas

DUC finds silver in Heart of Texas

By Lisa W. Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) novices returned to the shores of Festival Beach Park to race in the Heart of Texas Regatta on February 29 and March 1. At half the standard sprint distance, unrelenting intensity is the hallmark of races on the Heart of Texas’ seven-lane 1,000-meter course. Crews from Oklahoma […]

Greenville Ave. bash to benefit students

Greenville Ave. bash to benefit students

41st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade By Chris Kelley On Saturday, March 14, the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association (GAABA) will host the 41st Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival, presented by the Dallas Mavericks. The parade is the largest St. Patrick’s event in the Southwest and attended by more than 125,000 people every year. […]

Voting for lake a win-win-win for all

Voting for lake a win-win-win for all

By White Rock Lake Conservancy Staff Reports The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) — the dental specialists that save your natural teeth — announced that White Rock Lake Park is one of four natural landmarks in the United States chosen for the second “Worth Saving” Landmarks Contest.     The other three landmarks vying for national recognition […]

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