REEL REVIEWS: Pitch Perfect is ‘A-ca-mpelling!’

REEL REVIEWS   Movie Reviews for Real People (Comedy, PG-13. 112 minutes.) My friends and I were rolling in the aisle and pumping our fists in the air during Pitch Perfect, a “Must See with All of My Girlfriends” kind of movie! I applaud Jason Moore’s feature film directorial debut.   Perfect Pitch is like Step […]

The heavy truth about unexpected weight gain in dogs

Dear Sassy, My dog has just been diagnosed with a low thyroid and is currently on medicine. Is there anything that I can do to make sure he stays healthy besides just giving him his med? Stubbie’s Mom Dear Stubbie’s Mom, Hypothyroidism (low thyroid) is the most common endocrine (hormonal) disease of dogs. Cats may […]

Rockwall Chamber presents Rockin’ at the Harbor

Rockwall Chamber presents Rockin’ at the Harbor

(Rockwall) September 12, 2012 –  Step right up to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of The Harbor, North Texas’ premier dining, shopping and entertainment district on the picturesque shores of Lake Ray Hubbard. The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce presents “Rockin’ at The Harbor,” a circus-themed evening of progressive pop-in parties and live music under […]

Little White Church Fall Festival features car show, 5K/1 mile run

Little White Church Fall Festival features car show, 5K/1 mile run

Family event benefits Wylie Christian Care Center, St. Anthony’s (Wylie) September 14, 2012 – Families from all over North Dallas can enjoy a fun-filled Saturday at St. Anthony’s Little White Church Fall Festival on October 6, 2012. The Festival’s main attractions are the Cars 4 Cans car show, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run. Enjoy food, […]

Kimberlin Academy chosen for North Texas fitness initiative

(Garland ISD) September 20, 2012 – Students and staff at Garland ISD’s Kimberlin Academy for Excellence are in training to become one of the healthiest schools in North Texas. They were chosen this year to participate in the Healthy Zone School Recognition Program. Developed by the Cooper Institute, in partnership with the United Way of […]

Garland ISD educators receive grants totaling $46,800

(Garland ISD) September 20, 2012 – Just as society is ever-changing, so are public school classrooms. Garland ISD recognizes that students today learn differently than those in the past, and that each student has an individual learning style. For this reason, GISD teachers are always looking for engaging ways to educate their classes. Often incorporating […]

Student accident insurance available for purchase

(Garland ISD) September 16, 2012 – What happens when a student requires serious medical attention at school? According to Texas law, Garland ISD is not responsible for any expenses incurred as the result of bodily injury or property damage while on campus. “Broken limbs, cuts, and various sicknesses are the most common occurrences,” said GISD […]

Garland, Rowlett, Sachse mayors issue PTA proclamation

(Garland ISD) September 16, 2012 – The Garland ISD Council of PTAs kicked off the 2012-13 school year with its first meeting on September 5. Mayors Ron Jones of Garland and Todd Gottel of Rowlett, along with Mayor Pro Tem of Sachse Jared Patterson, were all in attendance. The city leaders each read proclamations declaring […]

Do dogs dream?

Do dogs dream?

Dear Sassy, Does my dog dream when he sleeps? Signed, Dreamer Dear Dreamer, Most dog owners have watched their beloved dog’s feet twitch or make running motions in their sleep.  My dad used to say our dog was “chasing rabbits” in his sleep.  Some dogs (uh hum..Sassy) also appear to talk in their sleep with […]

North Texas Fallen Firefighter Memorial Golf Tournament September 7

(Wylie) September 1, 2012 – Join Wylie Fire Rescue as they work to support the families of fallen firefighters. Now in its ninth year, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament has grown to include over 35 regional golf tournaments held across the country, including Wylie, on behalf of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. In 2011, tournaments raised […]

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