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

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 […]

Donations needed for at risk students

By Kristina Uresti Texans Can Academies, a non-profit organization giving young Texans a second chance at life through education, announced that they are sponsoring a back-to-school fund drive, Countdown to Class, for their students who need assistance getting ready for the approaching school year. As summertime comes to an end, students across the state of […]

Vol. 10, No. 9

July 24 – 12:02 p.m. 2900 Block, Peavy Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: An unknown suspect pointed a gun at the complainant and stole her vehicle. July 24 – 7:20 a.m. 7400 Block, Greenville Ave. (75231) Theft of an Auto Accessory: An unknown suspect stole the headlights out of the complainant’s 2006 Buick. […]

Local actor brings iconic role to life at Firehouse

Local actor brings iconic role to life at Firehouse

By Shari Goldstein Stern Max Swarner is a gifted actor with a natural ability to transform himself into roles as challenging as Jesus Christ in “Godspell,” as demanding as Tony in “West Side Story,” and as playful as Professor Harold Hill in “The Music Man,” (TMM) now in a run at Firehouse Theatre through Sunday, […]

Beer Garden party celebrates six years

Beer Garden party celebrates six years

Lakewood Brewing Company (LBC) opened its doors in North Texas six years ago, and is throwing a huge celebration party for the community. Everyone is invited to Lakewood’s Taproom & Beer Garden on Saturday, Aug. 4 from Noon to 8 p.m. to enjoy a full day of beer, food, games and live entertainment. Performing on […]