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Katie Holmes to Speak at Chick Lit Luncheon


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Community Partners of Dallas has announced actress Katie Holmes as their featured speaker for the 12th annual Chick Lit Luncheon.

"Chick Lit is going 'Chick Flick' and we could not be more excited to have Katie Holmes as our keynote speaker for this year's luncheon," said CEO and president for Community Partners of Dallas, Paige McDaniel. "Following such notable speakers from recent years, like Tim Gunn and Bethany Frankel, we expect Katie to thoroughly enthrall our Chick Lit devotees as she shares her experiences as one of America's favorite actresses."

Allday Remembers Christmas at Qui Nhon


Jack Allday

It is conventional wisdom that Christmas too often has as much to do with commerce as with Christ.

Sure, it’s nice that at Christmas families can gather, overeat, enjoy a nap. But isn’t that just Thanksgiving, with a tree and presents?

Once in my life (and only once) I enjoyed a Christmas that was a small, quiet celebration of those things that really matter in life.

Mad Hatters Tea Theme Revealed


If you don't have a parasol now would be the time to buy one.

The theme for the 30th annual Mad Hatters Tea was revealed to a room full of former chairs oohing and aahing about the idea of men in blue blazers and straw hats, and women in elegant, long flowing dresses wearing hats with ribbons.

Crime Reports Dec. 11 – Dec. 17


A Coca-Cola delivery went a little crazy around 10:45 a.m. Dec. 13 in the 4500 block of Fairway Avenue when the driver of a black semi-tractor trailer, missed a turn, got lost, and then drove his vehicle up on the west side parkway of Roland Avenue and caused about $5,000 in damage to an irrigation system.