Grant applications due by March 13

Grant applications due by March 13

By Drew Eubank The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center today announced that applications for Moody Fund for the Arts (MFA) grants are now being accepted at moodyartsfund.org until Friday, March 13 at noon. MFA was created to provide flexible grants to small Dallas arts groups that are supported by the City of Dallas Office of […]

Chili Gala benefits Family Gateway

Chili Gala benefits Family Gateway

White Rock Rotary supplied food for and served more than 100 residents at the Family Gateway shelter during their annual Chili Gala. Everyone had fun visiting and handing out children’s books during cleanup time. If you enjoy varied community service with a small, friendly group, be our guest at JJ’s Cafe. White Rock Rotary meets […]

Celebrate recovery with Hubcap Pancakes

Celebrate recovery with Hubcap Pancakes

By Cynthia Smoot In celebration of National Pancake Day on Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Dallas 24 Hour Club is hosting a Pancake Special with their ginormous Hubcap Pancakes, which are the size of an actual hubcap and a staple in the 24 Hour’s history. For decades, the Hubcap Pancakes have been served with a dollop […]

Exemplary progress being made in schools

Exemplary progress being made in schools

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Three Dallas ISD schools are among only 26 in Texas nominated for the 2020 National Blue Ribbon School award. Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy, Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Early College High School, and Edward Titche Elementary School are the district nominees.  The U.S. Department of Education awards the Blue Ribbon […]

No cuffs at this court

No cuffs at this court

Dallas Municipal Court is popping up in the neighborhood to help citizens resolve their outstanding City of Dallas warrant(s) and traffic citation(s). Residents with outstanding warrants will not be arrested at any pop-up location or the Dallas Municipal Court Building. City staff will provide on-site assistance and services to address the needs of the community. […]

Top Texas volunteer calls Lakehill home

Top Texas volunteer calls Lakehill home

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill sophomore Blake Perry (pictured) was recently named a Prudential State Honoree and one of Texas’ top youth volunteers of 2020. Blake advanced to the state level of competition after being selected as Lakehill’s local honoree in November. Ten Texas students were selected as Distinguished Finalists for their impressive community service activities. […]

Bied aces ACT

Bied aces ACT

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill senior Preston Bied (pictured) earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2019, only 4,879 out of nearly 1.8 million students, or fewer than half of one percent (.5 percent), who took the ACT earned the top composite score of 36.  The […]

Herb’s Paint & Body family honored with Golden Deeds

Herb’s Paint & Body family honored with Golden Deeds

The highlight of the Exchange Club of Lake Highlands holiday dinner was a special recognition of longtime resident Alan Walne and his family. The club presented a “Book of Golden Deeds” award to Alan, his family and Herbs Paint and Body. This is a national Exchange Club award. In its 57th year of existence, only […]

Soccer scholarships available

Soccer scholarships available

By Victor Aves J.L. Long sixth grade spring soccer registration time is here! League play is through the YMCA. The team is co-ed and open to anyone attending J.L. Long or any nearby school. Players can be of any skill level including beginners. Registration is now through Feb. 21. The spring team’s first practice is […]

Expert says: have a safety plan in place

Expert says: have a safety plan in place

By Rebecca Aguilar The same scenario keeps playing over and over in my head since last Sunday, when I was at Dave & Buster’s in Dallas. The music was loud, the restaurant was busy, laughter was in the background from children playing in the arcade. I’m sitting in the bar area, having lunch with my […]

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