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World War I Left Its Mark on Texas

To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the ending of the First World War (World War I), the Cozby Library in Coppell invited Jim Hodgson, executive…...

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Coppell Festival Remembers Spirit of Pioneers

The second annual Pioneer Day in Old Town Coppell was celebrated with a parade, local vendors, and music talent Jessica McVey on Saturday, June 16…....

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Historical Series Part 2: The Myths of Bonnie and Clyde

As with many American heroes and villains, facts and myths became blurred over the years with gangsters Bonnie and Clyde, who started their careers in…...

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Historical Marker Dedication Honors Estelle Community

A crowd of more than 70 people watched as the Irving Heritage Society revealed two new historical markers Friday morning, June 22. The two new…...

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Historical Series: Bonnie and Clyde live fast, die young

The gangsters’ car slowed but did not stop as it approached a planned family reunion in Sowers, near present-day Highway 183 and Esters Road in…...

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Teacher Walkouts: Looking to Irving’s Past

Thousands of teachers in various states have walked off the job this spring to vent their continued frustration with the lack of supplies and funding…...

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Highlands Students Create Living Museum

The Highlands School, a private PreK-12th grade college preparatory school in Irving, held its 13th annual Living Museum on Friday, April 6. The 2nd graders…...

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Copeland House Tour Provides Insight to Grand Prairie’s History

The Grand Prairie Historical Organization celebrated the 109th birthday of the city by providing house tours of one of the historical homes in Grand Prairie,…...

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Photographers discuss Civil Rights Movement from behind the lens

The City of Irving’s Black History Month Celebration included an event hosted in the Dupree Theater by the Irving Black Arts Council on the afternoon…...

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Irving cemeteries reveal history

**Updated 3-1-18** Candy Thompson has been fascinated by cemeteries for many years. Though Irving’s cemeteries may not have the ‘glamour’ others around the world are…...

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