Category for News

State Library Director discusses future of libraries

State Library Director discusses future of libraries

0

Photo: Texas State Library Director Mark Smith assures Irving library enthusiasts that libraries and their books are here to stay. /Photo by Courtney Ouellette For years, librarians and various notable figures have predicted the extinction

Film Review: The Choice feels more forced and manipulative than romantic

0

Synopsis: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life’s most defining events. Review: The poster for The Choice is a dead giveaway that

Skanska awarded construction contract for Irving Music Factory

Skanska awarded construction contract for Irving Music Factory

0

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

0

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

Another MacArthur Boulevard expansion officially begins

Another MacArthur Boulevard expansion officially begins

0

Photo: Grand Prairie City Council members Jeff Woodridge, Gary Glessner, Jorja Clemson, Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia, Grand Prairie Mayor Ron Jensen and Irving Mayor Pro Tem Dennis Webb kick off the expansion

Film Review: Tale about rescue at sea sinks quickly

0

Synopsis: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. Review: Some stories are worth telling; especially the

Increased debt, lack of transparency troubles flood control residents

0

Residents within the Northwest Dallas County Flood Control District (NWDCFCD) continue paying taxes for bonds that they expected would be paid off after 30 years. Although flood control might sound like a worthy issue in

Required workplace posters are free of charge

0

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

Dalia Mogahed discusses faith, fear, freedom

Dalia Mogahed discusses faith, fear, freedom

0

Photo: Discussing her views on the state of freedom, particularly surrounding the Muslim community, guest speaker Dalia Mogahed joins Richardson-based Legal Fund of America (MLFA) at the “Faith, Fear and Freedom” event. /photo by

Red Cross has emergency need for blood donations  

0

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