Local parish honors four Eagle Scouts

Local parish honors four Eagle Scouts

By Paul Gerst Four friends who started in Cub Scouts, continued to Boy Scouts and attended St. Patrick’s Catholic School in Dallas recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout. All are members of Troop 719, from the Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas. All became Eagle Scouts within a couple of months of each other.   […]

Event ready to inspire prairie lovers

Event ready to inspire prairie lovers

Step into the vibrant world of the North Texas Blackland Prairies on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake in Dallas. Enjoy a fun, free event for families created to celebrate the beauty and splendor of the Blackland Prairies here in North Texas. Embark on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

There’s a new star on the Hilltop

There’s a new star on the Hilltop

By David Mullen In three months, SMU Athletics makes the move from the American Athletic Conference (AAC) to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). One slight letter change in a conference acronym signals a red-letter milestone for the future of men’s college basketball at SMU. To that end, SMU has made a dramatic change on the […]

Devotional book reveals power of prayer

Devotional book reveals power of prayer

By Natalie Merrill In December 2020, Dallas resident Natalie Huscheck opened a coffeehouse that would not only change her life but also help transform the lives of women who were seeking second chances. Located on Garland Road just east of White Rock Lake is Well Grounded Coffee Community, an inviting local business that partners with […]

Dog Bowl returns for Fair Park summer

Dog Bowl returns for Fair Park summer

Fair Park is back with a new series of weekly free programming that will run from now until the beginning of July. Weekly fitness classes return with Fair Park’s newest partners, Transcend Wellness and Healing in my Hoops. Classes include yoga, mat pilates and Hula Hooping. Other returning programs include Art in the Park, led […]

Mentor teaches value of trade professions

Mentor teaches value of trade professions

By Natalie Merrill Dallas resident Brian Reid knows that it takes dedication and work to achieve career success, but he also knows that it doesn’t require a college degree to get there. Reid, who now runs his own air conditioning repair company, wants to ensure that the next generation of workers know what opportunities are […]

Holistic living exhibits part of celebration

Holistic living exhibits part of celebration

By Taylor Mayad Kick off spring with a colorful celebration of spirituality and Indian culture at the fifth annual Festival of Joy. The festival will take place at Klyde Warren Park (2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy., Dallas) on Saturday, April 27, beginning at 11 a.m. and culminating with a live headline stage performance at 7 p.m. […]