Scouting project benefits refugees

Scouting project benefits refugees

University Park Troop 70 recently bestowed the highest honor of Eagle Scout on Lakewood resident and Jesuit College Preparatory junior Jack Tucker Carroll (pictured). He is the son of Kathy and Don Carroll of Dallas. For his Eagle project, Carroll organized a campaign for baby supplies benefiting Gateway of Grace’s Refugee Ministry. Jack enlisted friends, […]

Lakehill team makes strategic alliances

Lakehill team makes strategic alliances

On Saturday, January 26, Lakehill’s First Tech Challenge Robotics team, the Bionicles, competed in their second qualifying tournament in Ferris, Texas. The Bionicles’ robot, Thok, performed beautifully. Throughout the first half of the day, the team found themselves in the top spot in the rankings, out of 27 teams. The Bionicles held that position until […]

For a few bones, artists will entertain

For a few bones, artists will entertain

The ninth annual Concert for Kindness returns to Moody Performance Hall on March 10, bringing performance and visual artists together to celebrate art and animals all while raising funds for homeless pets. Presented by Artists for Animals, the evening features a multimedia concert, a silent auction and a heartwarming photography and art presentation. Proceeds from […]

Parasailing from iconic landmark not smart

Parasailing from iconic landmark not smart

Reader Greg Johnson sent in this photograph he took recently at Flag Pole Hill. The parasailor was trying to take off from the top of the hill and make it over power lines, Northwest Highway and nearby trees to fly over White Rock Lake. He did not succeed. Congratulations, Greg! You just won a $25 […]

Monster says: Trade books for treats

Monster says: Trade books for treats

By Ava Skipworth Monster Yogurt is helping Read Across America this month. Through March 2, all locations will be taking book donations to be delivered to local low-income schools. Local yogurt lovers are encouraged to donate new or gently used books so that no child is left behind when it comes to enriching themselves through […]

Area active as others watched big game

Area active as others watched big game

By David Mullen While most of America suffered through a boring Super Bowl LIII and with all due respect to the dynasty that is the New England Patriots and their defense that kept the Los Angeles Rams at bay, the sports world did not come to a halt.   In fact, there were a few […]

Little things make big differences at home

Little things make big differences at home

By Stephan Sardone Whether constructing a house from the ground up or renovating an existing home, we are always looking for the newest and most innovative ways to improve your overall living experience inside the house and out. Some of these upgrades are easy and can become DIY projects. Others will require the work of […]

Where is Hermey when I need him?

Where is Hermey when I need him?

By Nancy Black I answered my own question before I even finished asking it. This was all in my head, mind you. “Does anyone really like going to the dentist?” The answer was yes. I actually do know someone who loves to go to the dentist. He goes in for cleanings every three months like […]

Black History Month matinees offered

Black History Month matinees offered

Every Saturday in February at 3:30 p.m., enjoy a free showing of a movie celebrating the events and achievements of African Americans held at the White Rock Hills Branch Library. The library is located at 9150 Ferguson Rd. Contact the library at 214-670-8443 for the title of the movie being shown each week. — From […]

Comerica becomes Fairy Godmother

Comerica becomes Fairy Godmother

Comerica Bank is hosting its fifth annual Prom Dress Drive, benefitting Dallas CASA and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas, during the month of February. Five Dallas-area Comerica banking centers will serve as drop-off locations for new or gently-used, cleaned formal dresses and accessories. Donations will benefit local teen girls, who otherwise may […]

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