Kipling’s poetry helps ignite artistic expressions

Kipling’s poetry helps ignite artistic expressions

By Liz Hamilton It’s not every day that students get to engage with a deep question across all of their core classes. But at St. John’s Episcopal School, it has been a common sight as sixth grade students embarked on a cross-curricular PBL (problem-based learning) to investigate the question: “How do we use the arts […]

Abbott urges Texas schools to take action

Abbott urges Texas schools to take action

UNIVERSITY BRIBERY SCANDAL By Patrick Svitek The Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott is urging Texas universities to re-evaluate their admissions processes in the wake of a federal investigation that led to bribery charges against a coach at the University of Texas at Austin. “As far as the University of Texas is concerned — but I […]

Community celebrates new season on lake

Community celebrates new season on lake

WELCOME, SPRING! White Rock Lake Weekly reader Mark Becker took this beautiful photograph of rowers passing the sailing club. Congratulations, Mark! You just won a $25 gift card to a favorite local restaurant! Submit your original photo of the lake or its surrounding areas to editor@whiterocklakeweekly.com. You could be our next winner!

TV reality show provides spark for mechanic

TV reality show provides spark for mechanic

By David Mullen Sometimes, even the best auto repair shops need a little expert service of their own.  Robert Knapp grew up locally in the automobile business. His father owned Mustang Auto in University Park and was partners in a facility at Abrams Road and Richmond Street. The family had a NAPA Auto Parts, and […]

Dallas shelter dogs ready to run for fun

Dallas shelter dogs ready to run for fun

Dallas Animal Services (DAS) is launching the Dallas90 Dog Runners program, which will allow current DAS volunteers the opportunity to go running with an adoptable dog! This program is a win-win: the dogs get exercise and socialization, which makes them happier, healthier and more adoptable, while volunteers get to enjoy a fun run with a […]

Lamott to share hope with Nexus

Lamott to share hope with Nexus

Bestselling novelist and essayist Anne Lamott will share her experiences at the Women’s Auxiliary of Nexus Recovery Center’s Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, April 30 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. Lamott’s new book “Almost Everything: Notes on Hope” was published last year. The community is invited to join in the mission to support and promote the […]

Church distances itself from decision

Church distances itself from decision

GREENLAND HILLS UNITED By Sujata Dand Kristin Mallory walks her 4-year-old twins into preschool at Greenland Hills United Methodist Church.  “Can you open the door for me?” she says to her son August as they approach the entrance. Mallory’s hands are full carrying two backpacks and a cup of coffee.  “You are so strong!” August […]

Festival includes region’s top chefs

Festival includes region’s top chefs

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden has announced an amazing lineup of chefs for the third annual Food and Wine Festival, which expands to a three-day celebration from March 21 to 23 during the popular springtime festival Dallas Blooms. Tickets are now available to purchase for this springtime foodie extravaganza. A sellout the last two […]

These boots are made for standing

These boots are made for standing

Big Tex asked and Texas answered! The State Fair of Texas and Lucchese received more than 250 entries for the Big Tex Boot Design contest and the finalists have been selected. Now it’s up to you to choose which design Big Tex will wear during the 2019 State Fair of Texas — cast your vote […]

Cancer survivor raises attack on germs

Cancer survivor raises attack on germs

By Shari Goldstein Stern According to the Center for Disease Control, “On any given day, about one in 31 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection.”  Richard Harris was a three-time cancer survivor when, during one of his many hospital stays, he was presented with the same problem as always, which he knew wasn’t […]

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