NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Free field trip adventures require donations By Juliette Coulter North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake-area nonprofits that participate. One of these nonprofits, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, is participating again and needs your help.  Located on the shores […]

Okra takes over The Lot

Okra takes over The Lot

Promise of Peace Gardens raising funds for local school children and their families By Elizabeth Dry Okrapalooza 2018 is this Sunday, Sept. 9 at The Lot in East Dallas. This is the ninth year the Promise of Peace Community Gardens have brought together Dallas’ top chefs to cook off for the best okra dish while […]

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Dallas Academy offers unique learning tools   North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake area nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, Dallas Academy, is participating for its third year. Many in the East Dallas community are aware of the presence of […]

Author’s goal? Fostering a desire to read!

Author’s goal? Fostering a desire to read!

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill Preparatory School students in kindergarten through eighth grade are in for a unique experience on Sept. 21, when award-winning author Josh Funk pays a special visit to the school.   Funk is the author of several children’s picture books, including the Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast series, How to Code […]

Help raise the roof at East Grand Prep

East Grand Preparatory, A Cityscape School is growing and serving families in our neighborhood. In the last four years we have grown from 150 students to now more than 900. We are proud to say that this year:  • We have started a kindergarten two-way dual language program for both native English and Spanish speaking […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Back to school It’s time to sharpen your pencils because the first day of school for Dallas ISD students is Monday, August 20. Parents and students had the opportunity to visit their school and meet their teachers at the district’s open house events this past week. Open House Schedule: Tuesday, Aug. 14 – Middle Schools […]

Vol. 10, No. 14 — Sept. 7 -13, 2018

Editor’s Note:  Our Crime Watch is currently unavailable from the Dallas Police Department.  We miss it as much as our readers.  The section will return soon!   Aug. 7 – 6:23 a.m. 9700 Block, Forest Ln. (75243) Burglary of a Business: Unknown suspects broke into the business through the ceiling, broke an ATM, stole cash […]

Books in bulk go on sale Aug. 24

From FODPL Staff Reports Just in time for the start of the school year, the Dallas Public Library is hosting a huge sale. The Friends of the Dallas Public Library (FODPL) is hosting the twice-yearly sale Friday, Aug. 24, through Saturday, Aug. 26, at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in downtown Dallas. All proceeds […]

Audrey Jewel (Covey) Secrest

Audrey Jewel (Covey) Secrest

April 5, 1920 — Aug. 11, 2018 Audrey Jewel (Covey) Secrest passed Saturday morning August 11, 2018, at the age of 98 in Carrollton, Dallas County, TX. She is reunited with her beloved husband, Jesse Athol Secrest, who predeceased her in 2013. From their first meeting in Corpus Christi, they shared a joy for life […]

Vol. 10, No. 10

July 30 – 2:22 a.m. 10900 Block, Lochmond Cir. (75218) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: Unknown suspects pointed a gun at the complainant and demanded her property. July 30 – 9:20 a.m. 3500 Block, N. Buckner Blvd. (75228) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect broke into the complainant’s vehicle and stole a parking […]

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