The new St. Cecilia Catholic Church opened last weekend, more than four years after it was struck with lightening and burned. Hundreds of churchgoers waited in line to get into the new sanctuary for a blessing with Bishop Kevin Farrell. The new sanctuary holds almost three times as many people as the old church.
A recent Lincoln High School graduate is running for DISD District 9 trustee, which represents part of Oak Cliff.
Roy Appleton wrote a profile of the old business district in Elmwood.
The Dallas Police Department this week honored Johnny Brewer, who on Nov. 22, 1963 was a clerk at Hardy’s Shoe Store on West Jefferson. He called the police to report Lee Harvey Oswald, who behaved suspiciously in the store.
Here’s a story about one of the newest Oak Cliff restaurants, Campo Modern.