Students awarded for character traits, academics

Students awarded for character traits, academics

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented its monthly student awards to four Lake Highlands High School students at its January 10 meeting. Character Counts awards are presented each month to two students who display outstanding character traits at school and in the community. Youth of the Month awards go to students who excel in […]

Dredge it up! Dredge it up!

Dredge it up! Dredge it up!

By Nancy Black Yay! We can all agree on something really big that affects all of us — White Rock Lake needs to be dredged. Ugh! The water is so gross! When my son was on the lake all the time during his rowing days, I was terrified he would fall in the water and […]

Harris wins for ‘vision’

Harris wins for ‘vision’

An inspiring speech from fifth-grader Colin Harris earned him first place in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition. Harris (pictured above), who attends J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard, competed alongside seven other outstanding fourth- and fifth-grade students at the Jan. 17 competition. The students shared their original speeches addressing a question: […]

Women remember past fights, plan for future

Women remember past fights, plan for future

By Rebecca Aguilar Several hundred women, men and children marched one mile in downtown Dallas in the fourth annual Women’s March for equal civil rights and reproduction rights. Maricela Martinez and her three girlfriends carpooled downtown to take part in the march. She said, “I march for the women who came before me, for myself […]

THE NEW SIDEWALKS ARE HERE!

THE NEW SIDEWALKS ARE HERE!

Pathways provide easy access to lake By Nancy Black The concrete for the new sidewalk along Garland Road in front of the Arboretum has finally been poured. Approved by the Dallas City Council in October of 2017, the new pathway stretches from the intersection of E. Lawther Dr. and Garland Rd. and runs along the […]

Hazing lawsuit filed

From Staff Reports A lawsuit for hazing against UT – Arlington’s Sigma Chi fraternity and affiliated entities and individuals has been filed by the Turley Law Firm on behalf of a former UTA student.  The suit states that the student, in order to be accepted into the fraternity, was forced to drink beer and liquor […]

SMU Dream Week includes Unity Walk

SMU Dream Week includes Unity Walk

Members of the community are invited to join SMU’s annual campus Unity Walk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s transformative leadership, global vision and enduring legacy. Dr. King spoke at SMU on March 17, 1966. “Unity Walk is our annual reminder that we must remain committed to […]

Assistant principal remembered for heart

Assistant principal remembered for heart

By Victor R. Aves During a misty rain on Friday, Jan. 10, members of the JL Long Middle School family, students, teachers, parents and administrators gathered to honor one of their own with a scheduled balloon release. The balloon release was in honor of Ms. Wilma King, who passed away on December 19. A total […]

Dallas apartments must recycle; Es la ley!

Dallas apartments must recycle; Es la ley!

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE By Kevin Richardson As of January 1, all apartment and condominium properties in the City of Dallas with 8 or more units are required to provide recycling access to residents. Under the new rules, property owners and managers are also required to educate their residents on the property’s recycling program so that […]

Make art? Need money? Apply now!

By Drew Eubanks The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center just announced that applications for the second year of grants awarded by the Moody Fund for the Arts (MFA) will be accepted online beginning at noon on Monday, Feb. 17 until noon on Friday, March 13 at moodyartsfund.org.   MFA was created to provide grants to […]

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