Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake recently received the Get With The Guidelines: Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.

The recognition signifies that Doctors Hospital has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients with 85 percent compliance for at least 24 months to core standard levels of care as outlined by the AHA-American College of Cardiology secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients. Continue Reading »

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Shelia Huffman and Kathy Harris — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

The launch party for the “Vickery Place Centennial Cookbook, Recipes and Recollections: Vickery Place Cooking Since 1911,” which took place Saturday, at Downing Hill Garden Studio, attracted the curious and the contributors.

Attended by friends and neighbors of Vickery Place and surrounding neighborhoods, co-editors Kathy Harris and Shelia Huffman were thrilled with the turnout.  Continue Reading »

"And This is How It All Began" — Color photograph by Sharon Neel Bagley

By Bruce Felps

The Lady of the Lake makes a return visit to White Rock Lake, her favorite haunt, during an art exhibit at the Bath House Cultural Center.

The exhibit, titled “The Lady,” features interpretations of the ghostly legend as seen by 17 artists. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

Stonewall Jackson Elementary School plans a field trip for Oct. 25-28 for fifth-grade students to visit Camp Grady Spruce.

The trip, called stEEP, will teach kids ecology and environmental lessons, and school organizers hope for 100 percent attendance.

Problem is, though, the trip requires a tuition fee, and not all families of Stonewall students can afford the cost. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

National Night Out returns to East Dallas tomorrow with the ultimate goal of preventing neighborhood crime.

The national program serves communities on the neighborhood level. It focuses on relations between residents and city services, police and fire departments, charitable organizations, and each other. Continue Reading »

Holly Cowart set a personal record of 25 digs against Cambridge. — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

The Lakehill Preparatory School varsity volleyball team started district play Sep. 13 against Fairhill and won in three straight sets.

Amanda Boles led the team in kills with 12. Continue Reading »

No, no, no, the keyboard, use the keyboard.

By Bruce Felps

This week’s installment of Sunday Funnies excludes cute animals.

In fact, it includes just one animal photo, and it is definitely not “cute.” Wait, there is a picture that has a seagull in it but it’s more cautionary than cute.

Hope you get a few chuckles out of this. I did. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

In the end, Woodrow bested Conrad High last night, 42-34.

The game teetered back and forth with the Wildcats taking a 1-point lead in the third quarter on a Damian Garcia point-after conversion after Conrad missed its previous attempt. Continue Reading »

Cain Muratalla; cheerleader Chloe Carroll, a second-generation Wildcat; Cameron Kurzner; and Riley Barnes — Photo by Emily Whitzel

Community Contribution

The Woodrow Wilson freshman football team, sometimes called “Wildkittens,” proved their mettle by beating Conrad High freshmen, 14-0, last night.

The junior varsity team also won, 22-12. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

A pair of canine-centric events take place tomorrow and present a doubled-up opportunity for anyone looking to add a dog to the domicile.

Operation Kindness takes to Flagpole Hill from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 1, to put on Dog Day Afternoon.

The event, according to the website, features “vendors with samples, free goodie bags, K9 contests with great prizes, a free pet psychic, an alumni parade, free face painting, live music by GT Texas, and complimentary microchipping for the first 50 dogs.” Continue Reading »

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