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City Names Mylett Chief of Police

The City of Southlake has named Mr. Stephen Mylett as its new Police Chief. Mylett currently serves as the Assistant Chief of Police for the Corpus Christi Police Department.

Carroll Educators Get Powerful Reminder

Growing up as a child, I recall a phrase that was often repeated, but held little truth. “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” You’ve probably heard it or said it yourself, but you may not have ever stopped to think about its meaning. Catchy perhaps, but untrue all the same.

Kickin' It With Melissa Page

When you first meet Melissa Page, you’re struck by the enormous amount of energy radiating from such a petite person. Talk with her for a few minutes and you’re captivated by the passion she has for her profession.

CEF's 15th Annual Culinary Celebration

Carroll Education Foundation of Southlake invites you to their annual Culinary Celebration entitled "Crirque Du CEF" this Sunday, October 9 from 6-10 p.m.

Dragons Down Keller

The Carroll Dragons took on the Keller Indians Friday night in a hard fought contest on the road. The Dragons were able to make a first half surge last in another close 26-21 win.

CISD: No New Taxes

The Carroll School Board voted unanimously to keep the same tax rate as last year during a regular monthly meeting Monday. The rate - $1.415 per $100 assessed valuation – is based on a Maintenance & Operations rate of $1.04 and an Interest & Sinking rate of $.375.

Thanks A Million!

After a decade and a half of success helping CISD students, the Carroll Education Foundation (CEF) will once again put on the most anxiously awaited soiree in Southlake. This years 6th installment of CEF’s annual Culinary Celebration, takes on a festive theatrical presence in the Style of Cirque du Soleil. Aptly named Cirque du CEF, this year’s event promises to be something truly special with many great reasons to celebrate.

Southlake's New King of the Hill

Entering the 2010 season, Southlake was mired in controversy surrounding the eligibility of quarterback Daxx Garman, a standout talent from Oklahoma who was poised to spend his senior year at Southlake before heading to Arizona on scholarship. The WFAA spotlight shined brightly on Garman, his family and CISD administrators for alleged missteps in a made for You-Tube mini-drama.

Like Father, Like Son

“I was fast, but not as fast as Sabian,” says Tony Holmes, Sabian’s father and the Dragon’s current defensive back coach. Tony was best known on the field for his grit and determination as a past five year defensive back for the University of Texas Longhorns (’98).

Overcoming Obstacles Together

I am constantly amazed by the resiliency of the human spirit. Faced with widely publicized state funding challenges, ongoing construction, rising insurance costs, and the possibility of future program and personnel cuts, educators all across the state walked back into their classrooms last month and began doing what they do best – making a difference in the lives of children.
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