Exchange Club parade pops with patriotism

Every summer on July 4th, the Exchange Club of Lake Highlands salutes the community by hosting a patriotic parade and carnival. The parade includes children with decorated bikes and trikes, local neighborhoods, organizations and businesses with floats, Dallas Fire Rescue trucks, and the whole shebang is led by the Grand Marshall. The carnival is immediately […]

A bird? Plane? No! It’s Captain Compliance!

A bird? Plane? No!  It’s Captain Compliance!

If you’ve ever reported a public nuisance, you’ve very likely wondered: “What happens next?” Thanks to an innovative Code Compliance executive team, Dallas Code Compliance is connecting customers directly with Code Compliance Services (CCS) on social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor. By visiting Facebook.com/DallasCityCode or Twitter.com/DallasCityCode, customers can file code complaints immediately, including […]

Business pledges allegiance to flags

Business pledges allegiance to flags

By Shari Goldstein Stern A show of patriotism comes in varying degrees, from the family who flies the American flag at their home on Federal holidays to those residents who never do. Then there’s the hard-core patriot who proudly flies the flag year-round. Jack Calvin Lewis, a U.S. Air Force veteran raises two flags in […]

Vol. 10, No. 3

June 12 – 6:24 a.m. 14400 Block, Garland Rd. (75218) Terroristic Threat: An unknown suspect threatened the complainant with a knife, placing the complainant in fear of his life. June 12 – 10:52 a.m. 7500 Block, Fair Oaks Ave. (75231) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspects held the complainant at gunpoint and stole his […]

Benjamin Milam Norwood

OCTOBER 3, 1959 – JUNE 15, 2018 Benjamin Milam Norwood, 58, passed away on June 15, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Carol Douglass Norwood, and his daughter, Morgan Elizabeth Norwood. A memorial service will be held on June 23 at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas […]

Horticulture expert honored by alma mater

Horticulture expert honored by alma mater

By Juliette Coulter Jenny Wegley has loved to watch her personal garden grow, as well as the garden she tends to in her job as vice president of horticulture at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Her work has now been acknowledged with another recognition from her alma mater, Stephen F. Austin State University, where […]

Pilot heads to North Pole for cold, hard cash

Pilot heads to North Pole for cold, hard cash

By Shelia Huffman The mission of Angel Flight South Central (AFSC) is to help people in need by providing free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes. The organization arranges travel through a network of volunteer pilots for people who require specialized medical treatment not available to them locally. Every year, Angel Flight pilots fly […]

Vol. 10, No. 2

June 6 – 1:53 a.m. 5300 Block, E. Mockingbird Ln. (75206) Burglary of a Building: Unknown suspects broke the glass door to the building, entered the complainant’s business and attempted to open the cash register. June 6 – 10:01 a.m. 9600 Block, Forest Ln. (75243) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect stole […]

Timeless classic’s theme rings true today

Timeless classic’s theme rings true today

By Shari Goldstein Stern With the #MeToo movement underscoring so much of what’s currently in the news, the arts can teach us that this abysmal conversation isn’t really “new” news. The historical roots of men regarding women as property are inescapable. More than three centuries ago, a French novelist named Pierre Cholerlos de Laclos wrote […]

Cats’ secret messages may need decoding

Cats’ secret messages may need decoding

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Midnight zoomies. Kneading your shirt. Curling up in a shoe box. Have you ever wondered why your cat engages in some of these strange behaviors? These seemingly unusual behaviors may serve an adaptive purpose stemming from cats’ evolutionary origins. Kat Miller, Ph.D., director of anti-cruelty and behavior research at the ASPCA […]

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