LHHS students receive Lee Scholarships

LHHS students receive Lee Scholarships

Scholarship awards of $5,000 each have been presented to two Lake Highlands High School (LHHS) seniors in memory of Melinda Lee, a 1992 graduate of LHHS. Both are honor graduates who will attend Texas Tech University this fall. Marcelo Uribe has received the Melinda Lee Texas Tech Endowed Scholarship. He is a member of the […]

Chamber hosts hopefuls

Chamber hosts hopefuls

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is holding a City of Dallas Mayoral Run-Off Candidate Forum luncheon on May 31. Mayoral candidates Eric Johnson (pictured above, right) and Scott Griggs will be in attendance. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., with the luncheon at noon. Tickets are $35 for chamber members and $40 for guests. […]

Community invited to share Ramadan

Community invited to share Ramadan

By Kara Schectman Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA has launched a nationwide “Open Mosque” initiative during the month of Ramadan to open the doors of all its mosques across the country to the public, not only for the weekly Friday prayer services (May 17, 24 and 31) but also a special Iftar (dinner) Open Mosque event […]

DUC women bring home third regional title

DUC women bring home third regional title

By Lisa Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) wrapped up their spring regatta season at the USRowing Central Regional Championships with three DUC boats and 23 athletes qualifying to represent Dallas and the region in the upcoming USRowing Youth National Championship next month in Sarasota, Fla. Two crews defended their regional championship titles and can claim […]

Senior class passes on traditions to students

Senior class passes on traditions to students

Lakehill seniors are rapidly approaching the end of their high school careers. On April 26, they had the opportunity to slow things down a bit and celebrate the journey that has brought them to this point as Lakehill celebrated Senior Day. Seniors began their day with a catered breakfast in the cafeteria with their parents. […]

Success, one step at a time

Success, one step at a time

Christmas came early for students at Barbara Jordan Elementary School, as they were given a gift to help them thrive in confidence — a new pair of shoes. Shoes That Fit partnered with the Bosse Companies to donate more than 120 pairs of shoes and socks to help students stay happy, healthy and positive. Karen […]

Bush lends support to alcoholic women

Bush lends support to alcoholic women

THE MAGDALEN HOUSE By Nina Herndon The Magdalen House is honored to host former First Lady of the United States Mrs. Laura Bush at the 2019 Leave a Legacy Dinner, presented by Ben E. Keith Company Foundation. The dinner, held on October 3 at The Hall on Dragon in the Dallas Design District, will celebrate […]

DUC trains for Regionals

DUC trains for Regionals

By Lisa Miller The spring season for Dallas United Crew (DUC) culminates on May 4 -5, in Oklahoma City as they defend four 2018 regional championship titles and vie for the right to move on to the National Championships in Sarasota, Fla. later this summer. To ready themselves for this important event, DUC traveled this […]

Teachers shown as noble agents of change

Teachers shown as noble agents of change

From Dallas Teachers Speak Staff Reports Tuesday May 7 is National Teachers Day. Dallas Teachers Speak project is a city-wide art exhibit that strives to change the narrative about teachers and the profession of teaching. It is a joint initiative of 29 Pieces, a Dallas based arts organization, the University of North Texas at Dallas […]

Roger Emrich

Roger Emrich

Story courtesy of KRLD Radio A Texas Broadcasting legend is dead. Roger Emrich, a member of the Texas Radio Hall of Fame and a long-time sportscaster and reporter for 1080 KRLD and the Texas State Network, died Saturday night, April 27. He was 62. Emrich’s son Ted, a network sportscaster in his own right, announced the […]

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