Bea’s Kids is a local non-profit that has fed hungry children for more than two decades.
In Cedar Hill, a community driven effort to restore a beloved pet cemetery has been handed a setback: sometime late last week vandals destroyed, damaged or knocked over more than a dozen headstones.
Dallas’ Southwest Center Mall has struggled since shoppers have fled to newer, suburban destinations. Now, after surviving bankruptcy and years of a tarnished public image it’s in the midst of a jaw dropping revitalization.
The Bishop Arts area is now one of Dallas’ hottest destinations. It’s home to an eclectic mix of restaurants, music venues and shops that visitors won’t find in cookie cutter suburban malls.
Before walking past racks of sequined costumes and cases of ornate jewelry, visitors to Garland’s Little Egypt export store are teased with exotic fragrances, incense and scented oils. But, there’s something else that hangs in the air at Little Egypt: worry.
Alex McDonald of Plano is still recovering from competing in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition earlier this month. McDonald, who holds a PhD from Julliard, admits that experience was exhausting but, exhilarating as well.
In many ways, Justin Nicholas of Frisco is a typical teen. He loves basketball, hanging with friends, the occasional video game, and of course girls. Cancer, especially of the testes, was not a part of the teenager’s plan.
Amid the tons of debris left in the wake of the Granbury tornado, precious mementos are tucked in the rubble, as well.
Two women and four men have been confirmed dead as of Thursday afternoon after and EF-4 tornado hit Granbury.
At the West Volunteer Fire Department, a day of mixed emotions. As they continue to mourn their seven firefighters killed when the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded, they take comfort in the generosity of country superstar Willie Nelson.
Robert Payne was one of the first responders to rush to fight a fire at a West fertilizer plant last month.
In West, professional restoration companies and contractors are now being allowed into the hardest hit neighborhood closest to the fertilizer plant.