Annual Ms. Mature Irving Pageant scheduled for Oct. 3

2013 Ms. Mature Irving: Virginia Gordon (City of Irving)

The annual Ms. Mature Irving Pageant is scheduled for 7 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 3 in Carpenter Performance Hall at the Irving Arts Center located at 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. Contestants will be judged on personality, talent and evening wear. This year’s theme features “Phenomenal Women.” Tickets for adults are $10 in advance, $12 at [...]

Dallas street to be renamed in honor of Dallas Black Dance Theatre Founder Ann Williams

The legendary Ann Williams leaves a glorious legacy after 40 years at the Dallas Black Dance Theater (Credit: Brian Guilliaux)

In an unprecedented move, during their August 13th meeting, the City Council of Dallas unanimously approved the renaming of the eastern end of Flora Street to Ann Williams Way. The ordinance changes the name of the street between Arts Plaza and Woodall Rogers Service Road on Oct. 14. Considered the gateway to the Dallas Arts [...]

141 year-old St. Paul UMC welcomes 52nd leader Rev. Richie Butler

Rev. Butler is the 52nd leader of the historic Dallas congregation (Photo Credit: Alphonso Alexander)

Nearly 350 congregants watched on as the NEW St. Paul UMC welcomed their 52nd leader, Rev. Richie Butler during the 10:45 a.m. worship service last Sunday, Sept. 28. The 141 year old congregation, located in the heart of Dallas’ Downtown Arts District, received Butler’s appointment to St. Paul as a means to ensure their existence [...]

Author discussing recovery from child abuse during appearance at Irving church


Dominic Carter, the author of No Mommas Boy is scheduled to speak at Bear Creek Community Church in Irving this Sunday morning. A TV anchor in the New York area Carter has enjoyed a remarkable career, but internally he struggled with recovering from an abusive childhood at the hands of a mentally ill mother. During [...]

Collin College resigning effective the end of 2014


Collin College’s president, Dr. Cary A. Israel, announced he is stepping down after nearly 16 years of distinguished service as the community college district’s chief executive. He plans to stay through the first of the year, and then take time off with his family before pursuing any new challenges. Dr. Israel is the second and [...]

Max Morgan, longtime KDFW sports anchor passed away at 59

Longtime KDFW Sports Anchor Max Morgan

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor “Hello Dallas-Fort Worth… let’s talk sports,” for over 20 years that is how Max Morgan started every sports segment he anchored for KDFW Fox 4. That phrase, his voice that you felt could belt out a great hymn at any moment, were his signature marks. Fans were sadden to learn [...]

Grambling Alumni Association hosting North Dallas Career Fair


The Collie J. Nicholson Alumni Chapter of the Grambling University National Alumni Association, in conjunction with JDG Wealth Management and the Grambling State University Office of Career Services, is sponsoring a career fair to be held Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. – noon at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. The hotel address is 4099 [...]

Young Women’s Preparatory Network is hosting leadership retreat Sept. 25-26

Young Women's Prep

To better align its mission with its name, the Foundation for the Education of Young Women (FEYW) is changing its name to Young Women’s Preparatory Network. The announcement will be made official on Sept. 24, the evening before the organization hosts a leadership retreat for its key stakeholders with well-known educational speakers on Sept. 25-26. [...]

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