East Dallas celebrates five new Eagle Scouts

East Dallas celebrates five new Eagle Scouts

By Luke Bunting U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) recently honored new Eagle Scouts in his district with a special recognition reception at his district office in Dallas. Parents and invited guests attended the reception along with the Eagle Scouts. “Today’s Eagle Scouts are the leaders of tomorrow,” Congressman Hensarling said. “The values, ethics and morality […]

Library asking for backpack donations

Library asking for backpack donations

Join friends and coworkers to help insure all our neighbors stay warm this winter. Bring a gender-neutral backpack to any Dallas Public Library location. Fill the backpack with items that can be hard for our homeless neighbors to get but crucial to staying healthy as the winter gets colder. Please collect or fill adult backpacks […]

Students to bring kooky family to life

Students to bring kooky family to life

By Kate Langley Lakehill’s musical theater students will bring the “The Addams Family” to the Lakehill stage on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. A preview of the musical will be performed for students on Nov. 9 at 8:45 a.m. “The Addams Family” is a musical comedy with […]

Local women help ‘the vision of life’ change

Local women help ‘the vision of life’ change

By Sujata Dand As the sun begins to set in East Dallas, the unexpected sound of African drumbeats echoes through the Lakewood neighborhood. The music and the aroma of authentic Congolese cuisine guide you to a celebration commemorating the 10-year anniversary of Congo Restoration, a non-profit organization lovingly supported by many of these East Dallas […]

‘Sheroes’ topic of talk

‘Sheroes’ topic of talk

Dr. Rose-Mary Rumbley, author, actress, storyteller and 50-year honorary member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will sing the praises of unsung “Sheroes” of Texas at the AAUW meeting Nov. 3. She will narrate stories illustrating how these women made their cities proud. Rumbley (pictured above) is often referred to as the best […]

Members get sneak peek at book sale titles

Members get sneak peek at book sale titles

Lochwood Branch Library Friends’ Book Sale Fundraiser is on Oct. 30- Nov. 5 at the Dallas Public Library’s Lochwood Branch.  A “Members Only Preview Sale” is on Tuesday, Oct.30 from 3-7p.m. There will be memberships available at the door, so bring your friends! Support the library and get first choice on thousands of books, CDs, […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

I have now served as a Trustee on the Dallas ISD school board representing East Dallas and Vickery Meadow for six years. Rather than talk about upcoming events or current news items this month, I would like to use this column to reflect on the state of the district. When I talk with people about […]

New playground ready to enrich lives

New playground ready to enrich lives

WEE CAN ACADEMY — ROSS AVENUE   By Abbie Bauguess Molina Healthcare learned about the Ross Avenue Wee Can’s need for some help, and jumped right in. They donated new equipment and almost 30 volunteers to install and spruce up the preschool playground at Wee Can Academy — Ross Avenue.   The mission of Wee Can […]

School receives historic book

School receives historic book

ROBERT T. HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL   By Josh Ault It was back in 1986 when Ken Lampton, of Monterey, Calif., purchased a book at an antique store. He realized quickly that this book, written in 1900 about Texas geography, was special and the man who gathered the information, Robert T. Hill, sounded familiar. “When I […]

First maternity fashion line ‘born’ in Dallas

First maternity fashion line ‘born’ in Dallas

STATE FAIR OF TEXAS By Shari Goldstein Stern   Elizabeth Taylor and Princess Grace each spent more than one nine-month period of their lives sharing their bodies with another human in the making. As high-profile women, each had the challenge of looking beautiful during those precious times.  Debbie Reynolds, Lucille Ball and Judy Garland had […]

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