Dinos ready for vacation

Museum offers $1 admissions for low-income families By Taylor McDonnell Can you dig it? The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is getting all prehistoric this summer as it celebrates the “summer of the dinosaur.” From the much-anticipated Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibition making its Texas debut, to summer discounts and extended hours, to all-new dinosaur-themed exhibits, […]

Exchange Club of Lake Highlands exceeds $2.4 million in awards

By Don Lee The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented its annual scholarship awards to graduating seniors at Lake Highlands High School (LHHS). They were presented at a breakfast at Lake Highlands United Methodist Church on May 18. Fifty-three awards totaling $153,000 were presented. Since the inception of this program in 1971, more than $2,400,000 […]

Giving Circles pledge to honor, sustain, expand

By Juliette Coulter The Village Giving Circle at Dallas Women’s Foundation has officially debuted and joins two other giving circles hosted at Dallas Women’s Foundation: HERitage Giving Circle and Orchid Giving Circle. On April 29, The Village Giving Circle launch reception was held at the home of Shonn Brown, and raised more than $106,000, from […]

Proper training leads to solid foundation

By Dr. Beth Leermakers I need professional help. I finally acknowledged that I need a dog trainer to help me manage my challenging foster dogs. Oliver has to get along with at least one other dog in my house so he doesn’t have to be walked by himself. Oliver is socially awkward and intimidates new […]

Vol. 9, No. 50

May 23 – 12:19 p.m. 11500 Block, Data Dr. (75238) Burglary of a Building: An unknown suspect climbed the fence and stole property. May 23 – 12:45 p.m. 9000 Block, Markville Dr. (75243) Online Impersonation: The suspect created a false Tinder account using the complainant’s information. May 23 – 2:42 p.m. 2500 Block, Blyth Dr. […]

Performance has new ideas about cancer

Performance has new ideas about cancer

By Shelia Huffman Dance Idea held their premier performance, “Cacophony,” on stage Saturday evening at Central Christian Church. Dance Idea is a multi-media performance group celebrating dance in a variety of forms — choreography, dance for camera, performance, and private and group lessons. “Cacophony,” choreographed by Director Elizabeth Owens, is a story about two women […]

Abbott announces school safety plan

Abbott announces school safety plan

By Brandon Formby and Emma Platoff The Texas Tribune Less than two weeks after 10 people were killed in a southeast Texas school shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott laid out a 40-page, 40-strategy plan for preventing future school shootings, and left the door open to calling lawmakers back to Austin to pass some of those priorities. […]

Vol. 9, No. 49

May 16 – 12:25 a.m. 11600 Block, Ferguson Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspect pointed a gun at the complainant and demanded his property. May 16 – 6:08 p.m. 11000 Block, Walnut Hill Ln. (75238) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: Two unknown suspects pointed guns at the complainant and stole his property. […]

Composting takes a turn for the better

Composting takes a turn for the better

By Naïma Hill The must-have home service is finally in Dallas, and it’s here to stay! It’s time to take more than 30 percent of your trash and turn it back into a usable product. Organic waste such as vegetable scraps, egg shells, bread and more release methane when thrown in our unproductive landfills. Methane […]

Police create safe zone for online transactions

Police create safe zone for online transactions

The Dallas Police Department (DPD) and OfferUp have created the city’s first Community MeetUp Spot. This area, located at 1999 E. Camp Wisdom Road, is designed to create a safe space for buyers and sellers from online and mobile marketplaces. Transactions can now be completed in a surveilled, well-lit and monitored environment. This initiative is […]

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