Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 3

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 3

January 9 — 1:14 p.m. 9000 Block Vantage Point Dr. (75243)  Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect recklessly shot off a weapon, causing damage to a vehicle. January 9 — 6:50 p.m. 2500 Block Gus Thomasson Rd. (75228)  Property Theft: An unknown suspect jumped over the counter and stole complainant’s property. January […]

Fourth grader wins!

Fourth grader wins!

Dallas ISD is proud to announce that Aiden B., a fourth-grade student from Thomas L. Marsalis Elementary STEAM Academy, won first place in the annual MLK Jr. Oratory Competition, which celebrated the 60th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Aiden delivered an empowering message envisioning how Dr. King might […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 2

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 2

January 2 — 4 p.m. 9200 Block L.B.J. Fwy. (75243)  Criminal Mischief: According to the complainant, an unknown suspect poured sugar into the gas tank of her vehicle. January 2 — 10 p.m. 11600 Block Audelia Rd. (75243)  Criminal Mischief: The complainant reported that she saw the suspect throw rocks through three apartment windows.  January […]

Mavs launch reading challenge for kids

Mavs launch reading challenge for kids

The Mavs Reading Challenge, presented by Whataburger, is back to encourage the love of reading for kids of all ages. In an effort to improve reading literacy throughout North Texas, the Mavericks and Whataburger’s Feeding Student Success initiative are challenging students, grades K-12, to join the program by reading 20 minutes a day, starting this week […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 1

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 1

December 26 — 3 p.m. 11800 Block E. Northwest Hwy. (75218)  Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect drove away with a vehicle from a car dealership without asking for permission to do so.  December 26 — 3 p.m. 2700 Block Lemmon Ave. (75204)  Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect removed […]

Meadows collaborates with Fundación ARCO for first-ever textile exhibit

Meadows collaborates with Fundación ARCO for first-ever textile exhibit

By Becky Mayad For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, the Meadows Museum will present works by a fiber/textile artist in its exhibition, Meadows/ARCO Artist Spotlight: Teresa Lanceta. Widely recognized for her large-scale and intricately designed tapestries, Lanceta (b. 1951) was recently awarded her country’s highest honor for visual artists — the Spanish […]

New Eagle Scouts make Troop 80 proud

New Eagle Scouts make Troop 80 proud

By Mark Roden Boy Scouts of America Troop 80, based out of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, recently celebrated three new Eagle Scouts. Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the scouting program. Only four percent of Scouts earn this rank after a lengthy process. The new Eagle Scouts from Troop 80 are: Roman Childress, […]

New leader from East Dallas

New leader from East Dallas

The board of directors of Wilkinson Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of Dallas families by providing them pathways to success, announces Daley Ryan as its new executive director effective January 8. Ryan will succeed executive director Anne Reeder, who will retire this month after 12-years of transformative leadership at Wilkinson Center. […]

Patients now styling with ‘help couture’

Patients now styling with ‘help couture’

By Juliette Coulter Fashion design students at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) have created yet another line of  “help couture” to address the specific needs of different people — in this case, patients at Scottish Rite for Children who are being treated for scoliosis, an abnormal curvature of the spine. TWU’s Mass Production Techniques class designed […]

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 […]