Devoted volunteers celebrate 20 years!

Devoted volunteers celebrate 20 years!

WHITE ROCK DOG PARK By Judy Babb More than 20 years ago, White Rock Lake Dog Park was but a glimmer in the eyes of park founders Andie Comini and Melissa Tinning. They and other dog lovers would secret their dogs out to an area park and take the dogs off leash and let them […]

Market helping close nutrition gap

Market helping close nutrition gap

By Amity Thomas Good Local Markets is excited to announce a new collaboration with Whole Foods Market on the program, “Nourishing Our Neighborhoods,” a nutrition incentive program supporting community-based efforts that help increase food access and promote healthy eating.  As part of the “Nourishing Our Neighborhoods” program, Good Local Markets is doubling SNAP/EBT/P-EBT dollars, up […]

Vol 12, No. 31 — Crime Watch

Vol 12, No. 31 — Crime Watch

July 27 – 3 p.m. 6100 Block, N. Central Expy. (75206) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: An unknown suspect displayed a black handgun to the complainant in a threatening manner, causing the complainant to fear for her safety.  July 27 – 9:23 p.m. 6100 Block, E. Mockingbird Ln. (75214) Aggravated Robbery of a Business: […]

Council member has huge goals for Dallas

Council member has huge goals for Dallas

By Judy Babb Dallas City Council member Paula Blackmon is a force to be reckoned with and one whose efforts resulted in things Dallasites are familiar with. She has had her hands in countless projects during her 25 years of public service. The successes are many. If you’ve visited Klyde Warren Park, you are standing […]

Funnel Cake Queen leaves lasting legacy

Funnel Cake Queen leaves lasting legacy

By Shari Goldstein Stern Let’s say your family is well organized enough to maintain a list of must-have “Fair food” in advance of every trip to the annual State Fair of Texas (SFOT). Now say you’re obsessed enough to fold that list with the leftover coupons for rides and food, still in your wallet since […]

Crime Watch — July 30 – August 5, 2021

Crime Watch — July 30 – August 5, 2021

July 20 – 10:45 a.m. 2700 Block, N. Haskell Ave. (75204) Terroristic Threat: An unknown suspect tossed fireworks into the complainant’s stairwell and yelled “gun!,” causing the complainant to fall. July 20 – 5:45 p.m. 4200 Block, Live Oak St. (75204) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect stole the complainant’s vehicle.  July […]

Armando Leija Esparza

Armando Leija Esparza

Visitation and a reception for Armando is scheduled for Thursday, July 29 from 5-8 p.m. at Anderson Clayton Gonzalez, 1111 Military Parkway in Mesquite, 75149. A rosary service will occur Thursday, July 29 at 7 p.m. at Anderson Clayton Gonzalez Funeral Home Chapel.  Esparza’s friends and family will gather for his funeral on Friday, July […]

Parents seeking virtual school find few options

Parents seeking virtual school find few options

By Judy Babb As the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, school districts across Texas looked at virtual school options for students who wanted to stay virtual for 2021-22. The Texas Education Association was moving ahead with offering virtual school for students and parents who wanted it for their children.  All that planning came to screeching halt when […]

Crime Watch — Vol 12, No. 29

Crime Watch — Vol 12, No. 29

July 13 – 11 a.m. 9600 Block, Forest Ln. (75243) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: The suspect fired a handgun at the complainants.  July 13 – 1 p.m. 9200 Block, E. R.L. Thornton Fwy. (75228) Theft of Property: The suspect stole three phones from a T-Mobile store.  July 13 – 10 p.m. 5300 Block, […]

Kits make summer learning fun

Kits make summer learning fun

By Taylor Mayad Summer learning loss has been prevalent for decades, but this year the problem is bigger, considering the tumultuous year young people faced with hybrid and remote learning. Science education — a challenging subject to teach, especially remotely — may have suffered the most. To help counter the situation, the Perot Museum of […]