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 […]

Keynote speaker breaks down barriers

By Juliette Coulter Dallas Women’s Foundation has announced a blockbuster speaker for its Oct. 30 luncheon: Ava DuVernay, writer, producer, director and distributor of independent films. The first African American female director to helm a $100 million budget feature film, DuVernay is breaking down barriers through films, such as her award-winning “Selma” and “13th,” that […]

Volunteers make meals possible

By Shelia Huffman The Visiting Nurse’s Association (VNA) Meals on Wheels provides hot, nutritious, freshly prepared meals five days a week to Dallas County residents who can’t provide for themselves due to illness, advanced age or disability. These meals contribute to the overall health and well-being of participating seniors, including those with chronic illnesses that […]

Vol. 9, No. 46

April 24 – 7:45 a.m. 11600 Block, N. Central Expy. (75243) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect cut the cloth top to the complainant’s vehicle, entered and stole spare change and the car battery. April 24 – 2:35 p.m. 8500 Block, Breakers Pt. (75243) Theft of Property: The suspect stole packages belonging to […]

Voters can elect to protect the climate

By Pat Sanchez As Americans were watching Obama’s legacy of environmental protection laws being dismantled, not just one by one, but in broad swathes. Sweden took one giant leap forward earlier this year. Sweden’s Climate Minister (there is actually a position with this responsibility in that country) signed into law a climate referral. In essence, […]

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