Respecting the Rule of Law, judicial independence

Respecting the Rule of Law, judicial independence

By T Nguyen  tn@wturley.com The Rule of Law is a foundational principle in our American society. It has evolved into clear and fair processes to enforce laws, so that all citizens are held accountable to the same laws. The Rule of Law is based in democracy, separating legislative, executive and judicial powers. For example, to reduce […]

Abbott stays inside as protests grow outside

Abbott stays inside as protests grow outside

Peaceful protests continued outside Dallas City Hall Tuesday afternoon as Texas Governor Greg Abbott met inside with city and law enforcement leaders. Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, along with Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and both city’s police chiefs, joined Abbott in a press conference regarding the recent rioting in the State’s major cities. While the […]

Let the renovations begin!

Let the renovations begin!

By Nancy Black The Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center (FOTBHCC) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, May 26 to welcome the beginning of interior and exterior renovations. With a projected budget of $1.5 million, design consultants ArchiTexas, and contractors from Nedderman and Associates will update and improve Dallas’ very first cultural center. Dallas […]

#BRAVETHEMOMENT with DSM

#BRAVETHEMOMENT with DSM

By Haley Harrington Carter BloodCare and Dallas Summer Musicals open the theater for a second run of a three-day blood drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 26 to Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the Music Hall at Fair Park. After receiving a generous response to their first, social distanced blood drive in […]

Woodson to chair Rainbow Days virtual event

Woodson to chair Rainbow Days virtual event

By Sharon Adams Rainbow Days is excited to host its first-ever virtual fundraising event on Thursday, June 25, 2020. In the light of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, Rainbow Days unfortunately had to cancel its 23rd annual Pot of Gold Luncheon, which was scheduled to be celebrated in person on April 17, 2020. However, Rainbow […]

CEO says: Let nature nurture you

CEO says: Let nature nurture you

By Terry Lendecker The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will reopen on Monday, June 1 with timed ticketing to provide for the health and safety of our guests and employees. Timed ticketing will help to minimize physical contact and adhere to social distancing guidelines while enjoying a visit to the Arboretum. Advance online ticket reservations […]

Hillcrest student finds unexpected calling

Hillcrest student finds unexpected calling

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Luke Mock’s brother and sister were always big into acting, but when he started at Hillcrest High School as a freshman, he was a sports fan who joined the basketball team.But he didn’t enjoy playing basketball as much as he expected. And his junior year, he decided to follow his […]

COVID piñatas a big hit!

COVID piñatas a big hit!

By Rebecca Aguilar Tonya Pryor and her friend were driving down West Davis Street in Oak Cliff on Saturday when something green caught their attention. Huge COVID-19 piñatas were swinging in the wind, hanging outside ABC Party Headquarters. Pryor had to stop and get a photo. “I love them! We were on our way to […]

Historian draws lessons from medieval plague

Historian draws lessons from medieval plague

“The plague created great catastrophe, but it also created cohesion” By Nancy George The last time SMU historian Bianca Lopez met with her “Medieval Family” class in person, the students were discussing the “Black Death,” the bubonic plague that struck Europe and Asia in the mid-1300s. Thanks to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, they are now experiencing […]

Fair Park opens gates again for food bank

Fair Park opens gates again for food bank

By Julian Bowman The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), in conjunction with the Texas National Guard, Fair Park First, Spectra and In the City for Good, is returning to Fair Park to distribute free food on Thursday, May 14 from 9 a.m. until noon, or until all available food has been distributed. Fair Park First […]