Mesquite Tree becomes The Big Easy

Mesquite Tree becomes The Big Easy

By Shari Goldstein Stern It will be Fat Tuesday in the French Quarter when residents of Mesquite Tree Nursing Center (MTNC) pull out the beads and masks to bring Mardi Gras to town. That’s Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the Big Easy — or the Center at 434 Plaza Drive in Mesquite. From 8 to 10 […]

Pastor wins chili ‘throw-down’

By Shelia Huffman The winners of the 2018 John Shinn Memorial Chili Cook-off were awarded Sunday afternoon at Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) during the church’s annual chili throw-down. About 15 crockpots of “red” were entered in the contest this year, but taking home the blue in the two categories judged (Traditional and Creative) […]

Students earn chance to study acting abroad

Students earn chance to study acting abroad

By Gigi Ekstrom Members of Lakehill Preparatory School’s Shakespeare and Friends Club competed in the school’s third English-Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition on Jan. 24. Seniors Reese Brown and Warren Lester, junior Justin Reed, sophomores Elizabeth Blanchard and Jonah Shaw, and freshmen Asher Chamoy and Keegan Clendenin each performed a 20-line monologue from a […]

Prof. Cullins wins honor for second time

Prof. Cullins wins honor for second time

From DallasISD Staff Reports The National Society of High School Scholars has named Thelvie Cullins, Jr., an Advanced Placement Calculus teacher at the School for the Talented and Gifted, as a Top Ten 2017 Claes Nobel Educator of the Year. This is the second year in a row that Cullins has received this honor. According […]

Spirited ladies acting like fairy godmothers

Spirited ladies acting like fairy godmothers

By Elizabeth Lenart St. Andrew United Methodist Church is hosting the 10th Annual Prom Closet, Feb. 27, 28 and March 1 (Tues.-Thurs.) 4 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 3, 9 a.m. – noon, in the Smith Worship Center at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 1401 Mira Vista Blvd. Girls from ANYWHERE in need of […]

State-of-the-art technology part of new campus

By Linda Gee First Baptist Academy continues to build and grow its academic and athletic campus in East Dallas. On Tuesday, January 16, more than 100 area notables, school families, donors, faculty, staff, and alumni gathered in the early evening for the ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration of the brand new 25,000-square-foot academic center located […]

Vol. 9, No. 39: March 16-22, 2018

March 6 – 2:06 p.m. 9200 Block, Vinewood Dr. (75228) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect stole the complainant’s vehicle. March 6 – 7:02 p.m. 5800 Block, Richard Ave. (75206) Burglary of a Residence: An unknown suspect entered the complainant’s open garage and stole property. March 7 – 6:50 a.m. 3100 Block, […]

Battle cannons reveal 300-year-old secrets

Battle cannons reveal 300-year-old secrets

By Brittany Eck This week, the Alamo welcomed the return of two historic cannons used during the 1836 Siege and Battle of the Alamo back to the Alamo grounds. The battle cannons revealed some surprising secrets during their conservation at the Texas A&M Conservation Research Lab in College Station, Texas. The cannons were sent to […]

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