White Rock Lake Park receives highest honor

White Rock Lake Park receives highest honor

By Andrea Hawkins The Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) has recognized White Rock Lake Park with its esteemed Lone Star Legacy Park designation, the society’s highest honor conferred on a park for its historic and recreational contributions and community importance. In the 13th year of the Legacy Park program, White Rock Lake is the […]

Fair Park readies for solar eclipse

Fair Park readies for solar eclipse

The “Sun, Moon, and You Total Solar Eclipse Viewing” is coming to Cotton Bowl Stadium at Fair Park on Monday, April 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. CST. This one-of-a-kind free, public event will provide opportunities to learn about solar eclipses, the Sun, and solar-monitoring efforts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), […]

She came, she swam, she conquered

She came, she swam, she conquered

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Whenever there is a mention of Dallas ISD greats, don’t forget to include Campbell C. from Woodrow Wilson High School in the conversation. She recently competed at the UIL 5A Swimming State Championship and made history in Dallas ISD, and the state of Texas. Campbell is no […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 10

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 10

February 27 — 2:40 p.m. 9300 Block Forest Ln. (75243) Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon: The arrested person pointed a gun at the complainant and threatened him by saying, “I’ll [expletive deleted] you up.” February 27 — 5 p.m. 11500 Block Pagemill Rd. (75243) Property Theft: The unknown suspect broke the padlock on the gate and then stole […]

Celebration Tree Grove vandalized

Celebration Tree Grove vandalized

By Elizabeth Sullivan For the Love of the Lake, a nonprofit foundation focused on maintaining the beautification of White Rock Lake Park, is reeling from an unfortunate act of vandalism at Celebration Tree Grove that has left the organization in urgent need of financial support. Located at the northeast edge of White Rock Lake Park, […]

Arts District named No. 1 in country

Arts District named No. 1 in country

While Dallas may be known for the Dallas Cowboys and the State Fair, it also has one of the best arts districts in the country. That’s according to a new online competition for USA Today. The Dallas Arts District won first place in USA Today’s 10 Best Arts Districts online competition. An expert panel made […]

Biomedical school inspiring future healers

Biomedical school inspiring future healers

From Staff Reports While the term “amygdala” may not bear much significance for the average person, elementary students attending Biomedical Preparatory at UT Southwestern (UTSW) understand it as the small structure inside the brain that processes emotions. Through experiential learning and the school’s partnership with the UTSW Medical Center, students easily grasp complex concepts like […]

Local bald eagles nesting for spring

Local bald eagles nesting for spring

This breathtaking photograph of one of White Rock Lake’s bald eagles gathering nesting materials was taken by local photographer Renate Grupp. Congratulations, Renate! You just won a gift certificate to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your favorite original photograph of the lake or its surrounding areas to [email protected]. You could be our next winner!

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 9

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 9

February 20 — 3:54 a.m. 11500 Block Ferguson Rd. (75228) Criminal Mischief: The suspect broke into a doctor’s office and continued to damage the interior areas during a search for items of value. February 20 — 1:23 p.m. 11400 Block N. Central Expy. NB (75243) Misdemeanor: The arrested person was camping in a public area in violation of local […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

The spring semester is in full swing, and I am proud to celebrate District 3’s students, team members and community. Their hard work and commitment to excellence is paving the way for student success and opportunities.  School Zone is back  Dallas ISD is bringing back two cherished TV programs: School Zone Dallas and Zona Escolar […]

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