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Letter to the editor: Firewheel Bunco group celebrates anniversary

September 28th, 2015 Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Firewheel Bunco group celebrates anniversary
Bunco is a popular game of chance incorporating dice, luck and prizes.  It arrived in the United States in 1855 and has evolved into a game often played monthly in neighborhood groups.  What are the chances that a Garland ...

Health Department inspections: September 21-25

September 28th, 2015 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: September 21-25
Each week the city of Garland Health Department conducts inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections include day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants – fast food and dine-in, convenience stores, and grocery stores. A failing grade ...

GISD natatorium, career tech center costs exceed bond program budget

September 27th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD natatorium, career tech center costs exceed bond program budget
Herschel Acosta, a representative from Jacobs, the company that is managing the bond program for Garland ISD, provided an update at the Sept. 21 Garland ISD Board of Trustees meeting. Jacobs has completed the programming phase for the natatorium ...

Save water, money with NTMWD program

September 27th, 2015 Comments Off on Save water, money with NTMWD program
The use of the North Texas Municipal Water District’s Water My Yard program can take the guesswork out of how much and how often to water your lawn. Use of the program conserves water while saving money for homeowners ...

Military Vehicle Preservation Highway Convoy coming to downtown Garland

September 26th, 2015 Comments Off on Military Vehicle Preservation Highway Convoy coming to downtown Garland
Garland is an integral part of an upcoming national event.  The Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA) Convoy of vehicles will be traveling the Bankhead Highway to retrace the approximate route of the US Army’s 1920 Transcontinental Motor Convoy. They ...

Crime report: September 6-12

September 26th, 2015 Comments Off on Crime report: September 6-12
Information provided by Joe Harn, Garland Police Department The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 184 crimes reported. District 11 1 District 12 5 District ...

LIVESTRONG Foundation names Garland native as intern

September 26th, 2015 Comments Off on LIVESTRONG Foundation names Garland native as intern
LIVESTRONG Foundation names Garland native as intern Christeen Pusch, who obtained her masters of science in community and regional planning at the University of Texas in fall of 2010, was recently named LIVESTRONG Foundation intern. As the research and ...

PeiWei launches campaign to combat hunger

September 26th, 2015 Comments Off on PeiWei launches campaign to combat hunger
September is national Hunger Action Month and Pei Wei Asian Diner is proud to partner with the North Texas Food Bank in a “Buy One, Feed One” campaign to honor the cause. Now through September 30, Pei Wei will ...

HS football recap: September 24-25

September 26th, 2015 Comments Off on HS football recap: September 24-25
Photos by Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com District play continued this week with the Garland Owls, Rowlett Eagles and North Garland Raiders getting wins. Owls defeat Mustangs The Garland Owls won a close contest with the Sachse Mustangs Thursday, Sept. 24 ...

Blake Baker graduates basic training

September 24th, 2015 Comments Off on Blake Baker graduates basic training
Air Force Airman Blake R. Baker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical ...
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