August 1, 2008

Arboretum for a Dollar

$$Arboretum for a Dollar$$
August 1 – 29, weekdays
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Parking fee: $5 per car
8525 Garland Road
In an effort to address the concerns of prices at family venues, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is reducing all of its admission prices on weekdays in August to one dollar per person, with admission returning to its normal pricing structure in September.

Message from Ron Carpenter

The time of the next VIP training class has been scheduled. It will be a 1 day class on Saturday, September 20, 2008, from 10 am till 4 pm. It will be held at City Hall, 1500 Marilla. Applications and waivers of liability can be downloaded at the below web site. They are due to me no later than 1 week before the class. E-mail me if you have any questions. I just finished day 2 of a 3 day class and have 32 in the class. That is the largest 3 day class I have ever had.

Ron Carpenter
Northeast DivisionPatrol Bureau <>

July 31, 2008

Criminal Jurisprudence Committee to Meet in Dallas

The Texas House of Representatives Criminal Jurisprudence Committee will hold public hearings on Wednesday and Thursday, August 13-14, at Eastfield College in Mesquite. State Representative Allen Vaught, District 107, is the vice-chairperson of the committee.
On Wednesday, the committee will hear testimony regarding problems with the deferred adjudication process in Texas and Texas law allowing dual trials for capital murder defendants.

On Thursday, testimony will be heard on the need to add salvia divinorum to the list of controlled substances and amendments or reorganization to the criminal trespass statute in the Penal Code.

Hearings will start at 10 a.m. on both days in Room S100 (S Building), 3737 Motley Drive, Mesquite, TX. Directions and maps can be found at For more information, please contact the District Office of State Rep. Allen Vaught at 214-370-8305.

Calloway's Dawn 'til Dusk Sale

Calloway’s is reminding you to mark your calendar for the biggest shopping day of the summer! Our 2nd Annual “Dawn ‘til Dusk” Sale will be Saturday, August 30th from 7:01 am until 7:54 pm. Everything is on sale! Save 30% off or more on fresh shipments of bedding plants and shrubs, soil amendments and fertilizers, ceramic plants and houseplants, and the list goes on and on!

Come early for the best pick of the finest garden products in Texas ! See you then!