Jesuit Lefthander Finds Success After Surgery

Senior pitcher hopes to lead Rangers on another deep playoff run. (Photo: Jowdy Photography)

About a year ago, toward the end of a long junior season, Tyler Murrah noticed his pitching arm was feeling tired.

Doctors told the Jesuit lefthander he needed surgery to repair an ulnar nerve injury near the elbow. After undergoing the procedure in August, followed by several weeks of rest, he wasn’t sure how his arm would respond.


HarborChase Opens Near Preston Center

HarborChase boasts a boutique-hotel feel with an array of amenities. (Courtesy photo)

Silverstone Healthcare Company, which owns and develops luxury senior living communities, has opened HarborChase of the Park Cities, billed as a “new generation” assisted living and memory care community.

The $50 million-plus mid-rise, terraced, eight-story community features 134 luxury apartments at 5917 Sherry Lane, near the Dallas North Tollway and Preston Center.


Meet District 32 Democratic Candidates

Colin Allred, an attorney and former NFL player, and Lillian Salerno, an attorney and businesswoman, face off in the May 22 Democratic Primary runoff for the District 32 U.S. House Race. The winner will challenge incumbent

U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, in November for a district Hillary Clinton narrowly won in 2016.

Early voting runs May 14-18. Visit dallascountyvote.org for polling information.

Click below to view the candidates Q&A responses.

Colin Allred

Lillian Salerno


Artscape Reception Features Key Announcements

Mary Brinegar, Mark Wolf, Kaki Hopkins, and Barbara Sypult. (Photo: Steve Foxall)

The Artscape kickoff reception was held on March 13 at a private Highland Park residence. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Artscape Chair Kaki Hopkins gave some updates about this year’s Artscape taking place April 28-29 where 96 professional artists from around the country will showcase their artwork in the garden. A distinguished jury of art professionals selected these artists from a competitive group of a record-breaking number of applicants.


Dad Still Challenging Son’s Withdrawal from ESD

A father whose son was forced to withdraw from Episcopal School of Dallas after accusations of smoking marijuana is hoping the Texas Supreme Court will clear the way for his lawsuit against the school to go forward.

A decision on whether the state’s highest civil court will take up the case could come soon, attorneys said.

The father, filing the case as “John Doe” in order to keep his teenage son’s name out of the public record, is seeking to have a decision from the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas overturned.


Crime Reports April 9 – 15

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: HORTICULTURE HOLDUP

There must be a lot of pressure to have a nice front lawn in some thief’s neighborhood. Around 1 p.m., the landscape rustler stole an azalea bush from Concord on the Creek at Hillcrest Plaza and fled.