Scouts cook up win

Scouts cook up win

From Staff Reports In a remarkable feat of camaraderie and culinary prowess, St. Thomas Aquinas’ Boy Scouts Troop 43 emerged victorious, securing the coveted “Best in Show” Trophy at the annual STA Knights of Columbus Fall Food Festival held this past Saturday. Troop 43 braved “chili” temperatures, as they competed against dozens of “well-seasoned” competitors […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 46

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 46

November 7 — 10 a.m. 6700 Block Greenville Ave. (75231)  Theft by Deception (Fraud): The suspect altered the complainant’s online bank account information and then cashed a check from it.  November 7 — 1 p.m. 2000 Block N. Prairie Ave. (75204)  Auto Theft: The arrested person was caught driving a stolen vehicle.  November 8 — […]

Dallas ISD does esports

Dallas ISD does esports

More than just a pastime, esports can be a promising career path for students with the potential to earn a living. Dallas ISD’s aspiring young gamers will get their chance to turn passion into profession at the district’s first “Careers in Gaming Expo” at 5:30 p.m., Nov. 29 at New Tech High School at B.F. […]

Turkey Trot serves families in need

Turkey Trot serves families in need

The 56th Annual Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot, one of the nation’s largest multi-event races, will take over the streets of Downtown Dallas on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 23. Sponsored by Texas Health, event organizers anticipate more than 15,000 runners and walkers to cross the finish line near Dallas City Hall. Proceeds of the Turkey Trot […]

Gifts provide symbol of hope, resilience

Gifts provide symbol of hope, resilience

By Kimber Westphall On Saturday, Dec. 2 from 1:30-5 p.m., Santa and his elves will drive through Lakewood, collecting toys from front yards and loading them up into Santa’s sleigh to benefit the 2,500 children (and their non-offending family members) DCAC will serve this holiday season.  Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC), the only agency of […]

Dallas County leads state with highest number of homeless families

Dallas County leads state with highest number of homeless families

By Stephanie Quinn The number of Dallas ISD students who experience homelessness or housing instability each year could fill all the available beds nationwide (4,117, according to Elevate North Texas Youth Shelter).  Both numbers are horrifying and unacceptable. That’s why Impact Communities-Dallas County supports National Homeless Youth Awareness Month and urges everyone to become familiar […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 45

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 45

October 31 — 10:12 a.m. 11500 Block Dumbarton Dr. (75228)  Operating a Boarding House without County/Municipality Permit: The suspect was operating a boarding home without the appropriate permit.  October 31 — 1 p.m. 11300 Block Amanda Ln. (75238)  Traffic Violation: An unknown suspect was involved in an accident but fled the location.  November 1 — […]

In Memoriam — Johnny Chamness — 1944 — 2023

In Memoriam — Johnny Chamness — 1944 — 2023

Long-time Dallas resident Johnny Chamness passed away on October 13, 2023. Johnny was born in 1944 to parents Johnnie and Opal Chamness. He was raised near Pleasant Grove and attended Rylie schools. Johnny enlisted in the Navy during the Vietnam War and spent four years serving on the USS Rupertus. After his service, Johnny returned […]

Date set for luncheon

Date set for luncheon

Christine Baranski will headline the Jewish Family Service (JFS) 2024 Woman to Woman Luncheon on Thursday, April 18 at noon at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel, 1717 N. Akard St. Baranski, a versatile performer from comedic to dramatic, is an EMMY, two-time Tony, Screen Actors Guild, Drama Desk and American Comedy Award winner as well as […]

Life of music legend told through pictures

Life of music legend told through pictures

By Taylor Mayad In conjunction with Deep Ellum’s 150th anniversary, the African American Museum, Dallas will debut two exhibitions, host a community/family event on opening day, and support a panel discussion and book signing at the Nasher Sculpture Center — all to commemorate the enduring significance of Deep Ellum and Central Track. The two exhibitions […]

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