Rescue groups need foster parents to save lives

Rescue groups need foster parents to save lives

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Want to save a life? Foster a dog, cat, bunny or other animal. City shelters throughout Texas (that must accept incoming strays and owner surrenders) are beyond full. Fort Worth Animal Care and Control recently took in more than 400 dogs in one week, and Dallas Animal Services often has similar […]

Viewers chose women’s basketball over men’s

Viewers chose women’s basketball over men’s

By David Mullen After the UConn Huskies defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 75-60 in the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship game on April 8 in Glendale, Ariz., there was no time for fanfare except from the fans in Storrs, Conn. celebrating their second consecutive NCAA title.   The once fail-safe sport of NCAA men’s basketball is […]

Roaring Voices unites organizations

Roaring Voices unites organizations

By Katrina Craycroft As a Varsity Coxswain at Dallas United Crew (DUC), Pavi Paila is not afraid to speak up. On any given day, this high school senior directs the launch, practice, race and recovery of four- and eight-man shells. Responsible for steering and execution in a race, Paila knows that her voice — by […]

Garden backdrop for perfect pairings

Garden backdrop for perfect pairings

By Juliette Coulter The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden held its seventh annual Food and Wine Festival on March 21 with nearly 1,500 guests attending despite the rain. About 45 chefs served their specialty dishes such as Japanese sushi, Mexican elote and mini fish tacos, Thai fried rice, mouthwatering desserts and more. Chef Chair Sharon […]

Broiled Asparagus with Harissa Butter

Broiled Asparagus with Harissa Butter

12 ounces asparagus, ends trimmed  2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup (1/2 stick)  unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 tablespoons harissa  1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt Heat broiler on high. Line a baking sheet with foil. In a large bowl, toss together asparagus and oil; season generously with salt. Spread asparagus into a single layer […]

Nursing home employee accused of stealing

Nursing home employee accused of stealing

CANDY’S DIRT By April Towrey, Assistant Editor from CandysDirt.com The business office manager of Autumn Leaves, an East Dallas senior living community, is on unpaid leave after being accused of bilking residents out of more than $67,800.  It doesn’t appear that the woman has been fired yet, pending the results of a police investigation and […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 14

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 14

March 26 — 4:36 a.m. 10900 Block Garland Rd. (75218) Burglary of a Building with Forced Entry: The suspect broke the lock to the door, entered the business but could not locate any cash. March 26 — 3 p.m. 12100 Block Abrams Rd. (75243) Injured Person/Firearm Injury: An unknown suspect shot the complainant in the left foot. March 27 […]

Local schools nominated for musical awards

Local schools nominated for musical awards

By Haley DiFonzo  Broadway Dallas is pleased to announce the 2024 nominees for the 13th Annual Broadway Dallas High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA). The awards ceremony will take place live at the Music Hall at Fair Park on Friday, May 24. The Broadway Dallas High School Musical Theatre Awards aim to inspire and honor […]

Safer Dallas to tee up

Safer Dallas to tee up

Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia will hit the links for The Rotary Club of Dallas’ annual Back the Blue Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, May 6, from 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. at Prestonwood at the Creek Golf Club. The tournament — presented by Courtney Underwood — benefits Safer Dallas, a nonprofit devoted to supporting the Dallas […]

League provides for future leaders

League provides for future leaders

Junior League of Dallas (JLD) awarded $40,000 in collegiate scholarships to 10 college-bound women from Dallas ISD during its 11th annual Women LEAD Speech Competition and Awards Ceremony held Saturday, March 23 at JLD Headquarters. The top 10 ranked finalists were selected from a highly competitive set of 26 applicants from Emmett J. Conrad High […]

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