Teachers known for dedication to students

Teachers known for dedication to students

Photo courtesy of Gigi Ekstrom Each year, the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce recognizes teachers who have made significant contributions in the classroom and in the community. They are selected based on professional practice, community engagement, leadership in professional development and attention to diversity. Head of Middle School and English and Social Studies teacher […]

Local artist captured a piece of history

Local artist captured a piece of history

By Nancy Black Throughout her life, Dallas-based artist Bronson Charles was the most sought-after oil portrait artist in the South. She was known for painting remarkable portraits of members from prominent Texas families, including the Hunt, Crow and Murchison dynasties, as well as judges, generals and numerous other prominent citizens.  But during the 1980s, Bronson […]

Cowboys great proves that ‘Frazier Cares’

Cowboys great proves that ‘Frazier Cares’

ROBERT T. HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL By Josh Ault Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for everything we have, but for some families, just having a turkey on the table is tough. Dallas Cowboy safety Kavon Frazier stopped by Hill Middle School on Nov. 16. Photo courtesy of Robert T. Hill Middle School Shelly Thibodaux, […]

Vol. 10, No. 26

Nov. 26 – 2:14 a.m. 8200 Block, E. R.L. Thornton Service Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of a Business: Unknown suspects pointed guns at the complainant and demanded he open the cash register.  Nov. 26 – 9:17 a.m. 1700 Block, Glenlivet Dr. (75218) Theft of Property: The suspects stole packages from the complainant’s porch. Nov. 26 […]

On your marks, get set, volunteer!

On your marks, get set, volunteer!

Once again, For the Love of the Lake is partnering with the Dallas Marathon to recruit course guides. This year, the BMW Dallas Marathon takes place on Sunday, Dec. 9. We are hoping to get at least two people assigned to each spot. Course guides are posted at key intersections throughout the race to make […]

Ministries create memorial arch for city

Ministries create memorial arch for city

By Brooke Tinch Faith & Grief Ministries recognize that the holiday season can bring sadness and a swirl of conflicting emotions for those who are grieving. The Memorial Arch provides a place to remember your loved ones by writing their names on ribbons and tying them to the arch with names of others who are […]

Autumn Leaves’ residents bring Hope

Autumn Leaves’ residents bring Hope

“Work hard, be kind and amazing things will happen.” The mission statement for Autumn Leaves Senior Living facility is in full swing, but especially this time of year. The residents of Autumn Leaves are holding a food drive to help those less fortunate. The proceeds benefit White Rock Center of Hope. The Center Hope (WRCH), […]

Church celebrates 115th with party for community

Church celebrates 115th with party for community

By Shelia Huffman Steeped in local history and firmly embedded in the community, East Dallas Christian Church (EDCC) often referred to as an urban oasis, plays a vital role in the lives of the people who make up the fascinating and diverse neighborhoods east of the city. The church is home to The Housing Crisis […]

Vol. 10, No. 24

Nov. 6 – 9:31 a.m. 3100 Block, Peavy Rd. (75228) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: An unknown suspect swung a pocket knife at the complainant. Nov. 6 – 7:33 p.m. 9000 Block, Maple Glen Dr. (75231) Burglary of a Residence: Unknown suspects broke into the complainant’s home and stole property. Nov. 7 – 7:01 […]

Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

The story of Thanksgiving usually starts with the 3-day celebration of harvest by the Pilgrims and native Americans in the fall of 1621 in the Plymouth colony of Massachusetts. It was not a holiday, it was a gathering. George Washington issued his Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789 at the close of the Revolutionary War and other […]

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