Free activities for teens ready to start

Free activities for teens ready to start

Dallas Park and Recreation Department is increasing its outreach to teens with a series of free late-night activities and free camps. An exciting aspect of TREC is the nighttime recreation that will be available at five recreation centers from 7 – 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays beginning June 14. TREC activities will give youth lifetime […]

Community Foundation supports students

Community Foundation supports students

By Sara Hundley The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation announced this week that 25 graduating high school seniors have been awarded Foundation scholarships commencing in the fall of 2019. “The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation is proud to continue in our tradition of assisting children graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School to achieve […]

City still recovering from nature’s wrath

City still recovering from nature’s wrath

SUPER STORM SUNDAY Seventy-miles per hour straight-line winds caused havoc throughout the City of Dallas this past Sunday. Within minutes of the severe thunderstorm hitting, more than 350,000 homes and businesses lost power, entire trees were uprooted and most street lights stopped working. This trampoline flew from its backyard in East Dallas and was impaled […]

Dallas artist Laura Runge wins 2019 label competition

Dallas artist Laura Runge wins 2019 label competition

By Amber Gallaty The yearly competition to find the best original art for the U.S. label of Georges Duboeuf’s world-famous Beaujolais Nouveau has ended with the highest levels of social media engagement to date, and an impressive number of submissions by talented artists from around the country. More than 600 pieces were entered, with native […]

‘Love’ benefits from Lakehill’s locks

‘Love’ benefits from Lakehill’s locks

By Gigi Ekstrom Several members of the Lakehill community recently made the decision to donate a part of themselves to those in need: their hair. Hair donations make a huge difference for women and children with cancer, medical conditions, or trauma resulting in hair loss. Natural hair donations allow for a broader range of real […]

Pinkett Smith lends support to victims of crime

Pinkett Smith lends support to victims of crime

By Elizabeth Lenart New Friends New Life (NFNL) announces Jada Pinkett Smith will headline the New Friends New Life Annual Luncheon on Friday, October 11, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., at the OMNI Dallas Hotel, 555 S. Lamar St. A successful actress, producer, director, humanitarian and activist, Pinkett Smith is passionate about fighting human trafficking, advocating […]

Angela Ruch ‘drives like lightning’

Angela Ruch ‘drives like lightning’

By David Mullen “Lady and gentlemen, start your engines.” On Friday, June 7, top female NASCAR driver and soon to be reality star Angela Ruch will race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Ruch currently competes with Niece Motorsports in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series, driving the No. 44 Chevrolet. On the track, she […]

Betty Lou Calvert Williams

Betty Lou Calvert Williams

Betty Lou Calvert Williams of Dallas/Mesquite/Houston, passed away peacefully in her room at Holly Hall Retirement Community in Houston on May 27, 2019. She was born in November 1927 to George and Maude Calvert in Oklahoma City. Betty is a true Oklahoman. Her father, George Calvert, first arrived in Oklahoma in 1889 as a child […]

Murski welcomed as new head of school

Murski welcomed as new head of school

Dallas Academy is honored to announce Elizabeth Murski, M.Ed, LPC as Head of School. Murski (pictured) is Dallas Academy’s eighth head of school in the 54 year history as the original learning difference school in Texas. Since arriving in 2005, Murski has distinguished herself as a respected leader and visionary for the faculty and school. […]

Mentorship program proves successful

Mentorship program proves successful

By Harriet P. Gross With the ending of the school year, White Rock Rotary announced the winners of its six Molotsky Scholarships for 2019. They are given annually to graduating seniors at Lake Highlands High School in memory of the late Leonard Molotsky, a club member who served for more than a decade as deputy […]