Several people got together on June 14 and cleaned up the historic Carrollton Community Cemetery, also known as the Carrollton Black Cemetery, a short distance east of the Coppell city limits just south of

Texas Legislature Considers New Bill Aimed at Better Preparing Students for Working Life, College


Texas educators, lawmakers, and parents are mulling over a soon to be implemented bill from the Texas State Legislature that would see sweeping reforms of the state’s educational rules. The bill, simply titled House

Irving Convention Center to Finally Get Entertainment Center, Hotel After Years of Delays


Plans for the long troubled Irving Convention Center finally seem to be moving ahead. In a 6-3 decision by the City Council at the end of June, it was decided that the $84 million

USA Rugby invades Irving


  The city of Irving hosted the USA Rugby Men and Women’s Senior Club National Playoffs at the Las Colinas Polo Grounds in Spring Trail Park.  The sudden-death tournament was held May 17-18 and showcased

UNT grad, Olympic bobsledder career endured twists, turns


University of North Texas alumnus and NFL football player turned U.S. Olympic bobsledder, Johnny Quinn, spoke about the ups and downs of his career during an annual Transportation Breakfast Seminar presented by the University

Former Irving city manager to take job in El Paso


Former Irving city manager, Tommy Gonzalez, was officially approved as the new City Manager for the city of El Paso, Texas during the city’s Wednesday night meeting. Gonzalez had previously served as the city manager

First PGA Tour win for Todd at Byron Nelson


  Atlanta, Ga. native Brendon Todd shot a sparkling, bogey-free, 66 in the final round of the HP Byron Nelson Championship to win his first PGA Tour event. Todd defeated former Masters champion, Mike Weir,