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Skanska awarded construction contract for Irving Music Factory

Skanska awarded construction contract for Irving Music Factory

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Image: Construction and development company Skanska will convert 16.8 acres of land into the long awaited Irving Music Factory. /Courtesy rendering Dallas – Skanska signed a contract with the ARK Group of Charlotte, NC to

Aggravated robbery ends in officer involved shooting

Aggravated robbery ends in officer involved shooting

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Photo: Officers fatally shot Christopher Dew as he held a woman at gunpoint. /Courtesy photo The Irving Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Jan. 29 at approximately 1:04 p.m. in the 4100

Primrose students see shadows on Groundhog Day

Primrose students see shadows on Groundhog Day

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Photo: Primrose School of Valley Ranch students Max, Kapil, Kendall, Emma And Sharanya make silly faces with their friend Cimarron the Groundhog. /Courtesy Photo Young students at Primrose School of Valley Ranch in Irving celebrated

Irving ISD names outdoor learning center after longtime educator

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Irving ISD honors a teacher with more than 46 years of dedicated service to the district by naming The Outdoor Learning Center in her memory. At its board meeting on Jan. 19, the Irving

Required workplace posters are free of charge

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AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) encourages employers to review the workplace poster requirements in Texas and to be sure that all posters are up-to-date and displayed correctly. TWC also urges all employers

Red Cross has emergency need for blood donations  

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DALLAS — The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in

TxDOT unveils $1.3 billion plan to address congestion

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NORTH TEXAS – Upon approval by the Texas Transportation Commission, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to improve drive times and reduce costs to Texas drivers through a $1.3 billion effort focused on

Irving ISD musicians play way into All-Region Band

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Ten musicians from Irving ISD have been named to the Region 20 North Zone All-Region Band. The students include: MacArthur High School Erik Hernandez Trujillo – Tuba, 2nd Chair Honors Band Ismael Rodriguez – Tuba, 1st Chair Symphonic

Students’ cognitive functioning improves when using standing desks

Students’ cognitive functioning improves when using standing desks

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Do students think best when on their feet? A new study by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health indicates they do. Findings published recently in the International Journal of Environmental Research

MacArthur cadets selected for leadership program

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Two Cardinal Battalion Cadets have been selected as recipients of Freedoms Foundation Scholarships. Walter Veliz and Diane Bahena will attend the Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program from April 14-17, at Valley Forge, Pa.,