Gospel Hour leads to pot luck fun

Gospel Hour leads to pot luck fun

By Shelia Huffman “Lord, lift me up, and let me stand, a higher plane than I have found, Lord, plant my feet on higher ground” was the opening hymn at Sunday’s Gospel Hour at Central Christian Church in Dallas.  The choir, under the direction of Tim Caffee, received a round of applause for the riveting […]

Bank helps launch futures

Bank helps launch futures

By Raquel Henry International Bank of Commerce (IBC Bank) awarded eight deserving Dallas/Fort Worth-area Texans Can Academy students scholarships as part of the bank’s “We Do More” philosophy. Each student received a $1,000 scholarship at a reception on June 14, 2019, totaling $8,000 in scholarships awarded. IBC Bank’s A.R. Sanchez, Sr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded […]

Friends to honor Arts & Letters founder

Friends to honor Arts & Letters founder

By Mary Wilonsky Kay Cattarulla, who founded the acclaimed Arts & Letters Live literary series at the Dallas Museum of Art, will be honored with the May Dickson Exall Award at the Friends of the Dallas Public Library annual dinner on Thursday, November 14. The award, recognizing outstanding contributions to libraries and literacy in North […]

Big Tex chooses Texas wines for Fair

Big Tex chooses Texas wines for Fair

By Karissa Condonianis In keeping with the State Fair of Texas mission of promoting agriculture, education and community involvement, involvement, the Fair is introducing its new Blue Ribbon Wine Selection program. Sponsored by GO TEXAN and in partnership with the Texas Wine Advocate, 12 of Texas’ best wines were selected from a pool of more […]

White Rock Rotary sends kids to camp

By Harriet P. Gross Every year, Rotary Clubs from our part of Texas sponsor high school students’ attendance at RYLA, a special week-long camping experience. This year, White Rock Rotary is making it possible for three students to attend, one each from Bryan Adams, Lake Highlands and Conrad High Schools. RYLA stands for Rotary Youth […]

‘Honor Chair’ presented to DART

‘Honor Chair’ presented to DART

By Mark Ball A San Antonio nonprofit organization that honors fallen first responders by building special wooden chairs in their honor has presented a chair to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Police Department.   The organization, Saving a Hero’s Place, presented the honor chair Friday, July 5, at DART Police Headquarters with Thompson’s family in […]

BA alum captured community memories

BA alum captured community memories

By Shari Goldstein Stern Before cell phones, there were cameras. And photographers. Flashbulbs and negatives. Before Facebook, your photos were your photos. Since Facebook, your photos are up for grabs. And professional photographers are becoming an endangered species. Likewise, before White Rock Lake Weekly there was The White Rocker, circa 1945.  Robert Starkey, who was […]

Comic-Con for sports launches in Dallas

By David Mullen This is not the type of convention where you will find hundreds of people in Spiderman, Captain America and Wookiee costumes. This is SportsCon, billed as the “most interactive sports convention in the world” and it is coming to Dallas.   SportsCon is the ultimate fan experience that brings players from all sports […]

Now Lake Highlands CAN, too

Now Lake Highlands CAN, too

By Raquel Henry Texans Can Academies announced a new high school campus in the Lake Highlands community of Dallas that will be open to students this upcoming school year. Texans Can Academy -Dallas North, the organization’s newest dropout prevention and recovery school for 9th through 12th graders, is enrolling for the fall semester and is […]

Local musicians feature timely classics

Local musicians feature timely classics

Join the Fine Arts Chamber Players (FACP) every Sunday afternoon in July for the 39th annual Basically Beethoven Festival. The program features professional musicians and elite student musicians from North Texas. Each show begins with a Rising Star Recital at 2:30 p.m. followed by the Feature Performance at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m. […]

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