Esteemed Dallas Real Estate Marketer Dies

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Catherine Chastain and her department at Dave Perry-Miller pose for a fun photograph at an awards ceremony party in 2016. Photo credit: Remington Reece

Catherine Chastain, a longtime member of the Park Cities and Dallas real estate marketing industry, passed away earlier this week.

Her memorial service and reception will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 8011 Douglas Ave.


Help After Harvey

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Volunteers from several churches work at Davis-Hawn Lumber to build 15 Sheds of Hope. (Photo by Tricia Cochran)

As the Texas Gulf Coast suffered devastating blows from Hurricane Harvey, many Dallas area residents stepped up to help out fellow Texans.

While Dallas’ first shelter for Harvey evacuees – the Walnut Hill Recreation Center – has already opened and closed, there’s still plenty to do.


Crime Reports: Sept. 11 – 17

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Photo courtesy: agapepress.org

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: PARK YOUR OWN CAR

An unknown person reportedly stole a valet stand between 4 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Sept. 14 from a business’ parking lot in the 4400 block of Lovers Lane. The valet stand is valued at $1,800.


HPISD Construction Updates

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University Park Elementary School rebuild

Piers have been poured for the new school and foundation walls will begin forming for the parking garage next week. Construction is on track for the building to open on time in August 2018. Below are a couple of recent photos taken at the site.


HPISD aids schools affected by Hurricane Harvey

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Photo courtesy: HPISD

All seven HPISD schools have reached out to school districts in Southeast Texas to offer assistance after the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Armstrong Elementary is accepting uniform donations throughout the month of September for distribution to students displaced by the hurricane who are now enrolled in Dallas ISD. Bradfield and University Park elementary schools hosted large supply drives for Houston-area schools, and accepted a wide range of items from toothbrushes to baby formula and nutrition bars.


HPHS Student Wins AQHYA World Title

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Caroline Fromm showed PR Chrome Rimz at the recent AQHYA world championship show in Oklahoma City. (Photo courtesy AQHA)

Caroline Fromm, a sophomore at Highland Park High School, won a world championship in the aged geldings division at the recent American Quarter Horse Youth Association show in Oklahoma City.

Fromm showed PF Chrome Rimz, a 4-year-old sorrel gelding owned by her parents, Landon and Suzannah Fuhrman of Highland Park.

Fromm, 15, moved to the Park Cities this summer from Preston Hollow. She competes on the field hockey and swimming teams at HPHS.