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Kickstart students earn black belts

Kickstart students earn black belts

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Photo: Sally Omar of Cardwell Career Preparatory Center (left) and Tina Su of Singley Academy (right) earned black belts through the district’s Kickstart program. /Courtesy Photo Two high school students in the Kickstart program recently

Texas Cities earn coveted scenic city certification

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HOUSTON — Twenty Texas municipalities have been awarded Scenic City Certification by the Scenic City Certification Program of Scenic Texas in 2015. Seven are certified for the first time, and 13 are re-certifying their

North Lake College student receives Kramp Scholarship

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North Lake College (NLC) student Ojaswee Giriis was one of four Dallas County Community College District winners of the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Endowed Scholarship from DCCCD. Prior to emigrating to the U.S., Giri survived

Brighton Collectibles will give back to communities by collecting handbags

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LOS ANGELES — As a company with a culture of giving, Brighton is extending an invitation to join them in their latest charitable initiative, the Handbag Trade-in. This is their 16th annual drive to collect and

Singley student selected for STEM conference

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Jesse Latimer, a senior at Singley Academy, was selected to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston, Mass., last month. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, science director of the National Academy of

Let’s know history before sanitizing it

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Push to remove Confederate statues across South ignores key facts about past By JERRY PATTERSON “In this enlightened age, there are few I believe, but what will acknowledge, that slavery as an institution is a moral

Letter to the Editor

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Editor: This morning for the first time I visited the so called South Irving Library. What a disappointment, we had a very well stocked genealogy department where I had researched for over 20 Years and

North Lake College partners with Shermco Industries for job training grant

North Lake College partners with Shermco Industries for job training grant

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Photo: President of North Lake College Christa Slejko, Commissioner of the Texas Workforce Commission Ronald Congleton, and CEO of Shermco Industries Ron Widup (left to right) celebrate their successful partnership. /Courtesy Photo North Lake College,

Irving Cares Restaurant Week a Success

Irving Cares Restaurant Week a Success

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Photo: David Cole, owner of i Fratelli Ristorante & Wine Bar, presents Heather Newell, Development Director for Irving Cares, with a check in support of Irving Cares Restaurant Week. /Photo Courtesy of NPC The first

July 4th DWI No-Refusal weekend results

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The Irving Police Department conducted DWI No-Refusal operations over the July 4th holiday weekend. The operations took place on the nights of Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 by means of a grant