SMU has 411 on NYE

SMU has 411 on NYE

By Nancy George New Year’s in the United States hasn’t always been celebrated with fireworks and champagne toasts. SMU cultural historian Alexis McCrossen’s forthcoming book, Time’s Touchstone: The New Year in American Life, reveals what New Year’s has meant to Americans since George Washington was president. Who knew the U.S. president once invited all Americans to a New Year’s […]

Horseradish-Crusted Rack of Lamb

Horseradish-Crusted Rack of Lamb

1 rack of lamb (about 1 and 1/2  pounds) 1/3 cup horseradish 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon minced rosemary Salt and pepper Heat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Season lamb generously all over with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, stir together horseradish, mustard and rosemary and spread over […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 50

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 50

December 19 — 1:54 a.m. 3100 Block Ross Ave. (75204)  Resisting Arrest Search or Transport: The arrested person refused commands, used dead weight against being secured and pulled away from arresting officers.  December 19 — 2:17 p.m. 8900 Block Skillman St. (75243)  Driving While Intoxicated with two or More Convictions: The arrested person was operating […]

It takes a village

By Nancy Black Seven hundred. That’s how many editions of White Rock Lake Weekly we have published since our inception in 2009. We’re not only shouting, “Happy New Year!” this week, we’re cheering on our 15th year of bringing family-friendly community news to East Dallas. And I feel we are just getting started! If you […]

Letting Fido check his pee-mail is part of the fun

Letting Fido check his pee-mail is part of the fun

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Is “improve fitness” one of your new year’s resolutions? If so, you’re not alone. It was the second most popular resolution, endorsed by 39 percent of respondents to a recent Forbes Health survey. This year, why not enlist your dog as your walking/running partner?  Walking has many benefit for dogs, including […]

Sports world loses players of epic impact in 2023

Sports world loses players of epic impact in 2023

By David Mullens The sports world lost some of the most noted professional and amateur athletes, coaches and personalities of the last 100 years in 2023. Gone are arguably pro football’s greatest player and best middle linebacker ever. College basketball said farewell to its most volatile coach. Baseball lost a pair of beloved third basemen, […]

Dallas loses legend

Dallas loses legend

Hugh Grant Aynesworth was, as the title of his first book declared, “a witness to history.” For such an amiable — even soft-spoken — man, Aynesworth had a resumé of news stories and investigations that reads like a chronicle of the past 60 years of American violence and trauma. He personally saw and covered the […]

Backdoor’s NYE traditions continue

Backdoor’s NYE traditions continue

Start the New Year with a laugh at “Backdoor Comedy’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Bash with Paul Varghese & Friends,” Sunday, Dec. 31. The club’s annual comedy event, now in it’s 17th year, has become a DFW tradition and is still the hot ticket for North Texas New Year’s Eve celebrations. The Backdoor will present […]

New equipment increases ability to serve

New equipment increases ability to serve

By Jeff Smith White Rock Center of Hope (WRCH) announced this week that it received a $63,000 grant from the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) for capacity building through improved Food Pantry infrastructure. NTFB is the primary source of food for WRCH’s Food Pantry and around 500 others across a 13-county region. “Over the last […]

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