Category for Featured Stories

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

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

South Korean basketball team plays exhibition at North Lake College

South Korean basketball team plays exhibition at North Lake College

0

Photo: Once again representing the Blazers on the court, a North Lake basketball alumnus takes on the Yonsei University defense. /Photo by Courtney Ouellette Following a loss to Brookhaven College, fans’ spirits were lifted as

Mayor delivers State of the City Address

Mayor delivers State of the City Address

0

Photo: In addition to reflecting on 2015, Mayor Beth Van Duyne expresses her hopes for Irving’s future. /Photo by Nick Kammerer More than 550 dinner guests gathered on the fourth floor of the Irving Convention

Frontiers of Flight Museum unveils new attractions for 2016

Frontiers of Flight Museum unveils new attractions for 2016

0

Photo: The “Yellow Peril”, an iconic biplane used to train WWII pilots was featured during a Frontiers of Flight Museum annual celebration. /Courtesy Photo The holidays have come and gone, but the happiness and wonder

Students’ cognitive functioning improves when using standing desks

Students’ cognitive functioning improves when using standing desks

0

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

Irving Arts Center celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

Irving Arts Center celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

0

Photo: In a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and those who fought for Civil Rights, Marquinn Middleton & the Miracle Choral perform musical numbers at the 2016 City of Irving MLK Observance. /Photo

Gymnasts display Talent at Texas Prime Meet

Gymnasts display Talent at Texas Prime Meet

0

Photo: Young gymnasts show incredible flexibility at the Texas Prime meet and Legendz Classic. /Photo by John Starkey  A sold-out crowd of gymnastics enthusiasts attended the 10th annual Texas Prime Meet and Legendz Classic at the

Survey shows workers often go to work sick

Survey shows workers often go to work sick

0

AKRON, Ohio — For most of the country, the winter months often bring colder temperatures, snow, indoor activities and an increase in the spread of germs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),

Don’t mess with Texas, Keep Texas Beautiful offer elementary school art contest

Don’t mess with Texas, Keep Texas Beautiful offer elementary school art contest

0

Texans ages 16 to 34 are the most likely to litter. This contest is a great way to share the Don’t mess with Texas and Keep Texas Beautiful litter prevention messages with your elementary