Abbott announces school safety plan

Abbott announces school safety plan

By Brandon Formby and Emma Platoff The Texas Tribune Less than two weeks after 10 people were killed in a southeast Texas school shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott laid out a 40-page, 40-strategy plan for preventing future school shootings, and left the door open to calling lawmakers back to Austin to pass some of those priorities. […]

Vol. 9, No. 49

May 16 – 12:25 a.m. 11600 Block, Ferguson Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspect pointed a gun at the complainant and demanded his property. May 16 – 6:08 p.m. 11000 Block, Walnut Hill Ln. (75238) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: Two unknown suspects pointed guns at the complainant and stole his property. […]

Composting takes a turn for the better

Composting takes a turn for the better

By Naïma Hill The must-have home service is finally in Dallas, and it’s here to stay! It’s time to take more than 30 percent of your trash and turn it back into a usable product. Organic waste such as vegetable scraps, egg shells, bread and more release methane when thrown in our unproductive landfills. Methane […]

Police create safe zone for online transactions

Police create safe zone for online transactions

The Dallas Police Department (DPD) and OfferUp have created the city’s first Community MeetUp Spot. This area, located at 1999 E. Camp Wisdom Road, is designed to create a safe space for buyers and sellers from online and mobile marketplaces. Transactions can now be completed in a surveilled, well-lit and monitored environment. This initiative is […]

Vol. 9, No. 48

May 8 – 2:31 p.m. 10300 Block, Davilla Ave. (75228) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: An unknown suspect held the complainant at knifepoint and threatened his life. May 8 – 9:17 p.m. 11500 Block, Ferguson Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The arrested person shot the complainant in his shoulder while trying to […]

Vol. 9, No. 47

May 2 – 2:53 p.m. 8400 Block, Cadenza Ln. (75228) Burglary of a Residence: An unknown suspect broke into the complainant’s home and stole property. May 2 – 11:48 p.m. 9800 Block, Ferguson Rd. (75228) Burglary of a Business: The suspect broke into a business and tried to access the safe. May 3 – 7:50 […]

Peacemakers talk set for June 12

By Nancy Black Join Peacemakers, Inc. and Dr. Hind Jarrah, executive director of Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation, for an educational and inspiring talk about the importance of cultivating a culture of peace in the home. The event is on June 12 from 6-8 p.m. at La Madeleine near SMU (3072 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, 75205). Dr. […]

Virgilio Sanchez

Virgilio Sanchez

APRIL 9, 1931 – MAY 3, 2018 Virgilio Sanchez, 87, of Dallas, passed away on May 3. Virgilio was born in McAllen to Juan and Felipita Sanchez on April 9, 1931. He went to McAllen High school. Virgilio married Esther Romero in Dallas, 1956. He attended Pan AM university in Edinburg, Texas, where he studied […]

Local boat club hosts national event

Local boat club hosts national event

By Kathryn Planos National Safe Boating Week is May 19-25 just ahead of Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. In conjunction with this, White Rock Boat Club, Sea Scouts, and America’s Boating Club of Dallas have teamed up to promote responsible safety practices for families in and around the water and while boating, including […]

Local young artist carries on tradition started 20 years ago

By Morgan Lyons Doreen Chen, a student at Jasper High School in Plano, is this year’s best of show winner in Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) annual student art contest. Chen’s work, based on the theme “Oh, the places DART goes” was selected from 1,157 entries from students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The 10th […]

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