Lake Highlands

815 Peavy Shows Like a Star

By Nikki Barringer / June 14, 2019 / 1 Comment

The Roman brick ranch at 815 Peavy Road is adorable. It’s a three-bedroom, two-bath home in Old Lake Highlands, feeds into Hexter Elementary, and is White Rock walkable. It also has a long, gated driveway and 10-foot privacy fence. It’s Pleasantville perfect and now is the perfect time to snatch it up – it is […]

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Lake Highlands’ “We Need a School” Speaks Out

By Bethany Erickson / October 31, 2016 / 4 Comments

After a round of norovirus bludgeoned our house, I am finally able to come back to my original story about White Rock Trail Elementary – or rather, the proposed site for it. In my previous two stories, I talked to a representative of “We Have a Voice,”  Lake Highlands neighbors who are heading the opposition […]

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A Little More on the Lake Highlands-Richardson ISD Debate

By Bethany Erickson / October 14, 2016 / 6 Comments

Just a few things, after a day and a night of comments have rolled in, and after a few Lake Highlands friends and I talked. Firstly, I’d like to congratulate most of you (save one, but we talked it out) for remaining civil. From what I understand, this issue is contentious and has even resulted […]

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Lake Highlands School Site Pits Neighborhood Against Richardson ISD

By Bethany Erickson / October 13, 2016 / 30 Comments

If you build a school, but most of the neighborhood is against it, will they come? That was the question I was left pondering after conversations on both sides of a debate over whether the proposed site for White Rock Valley Elementary. On one side, you have Richardson ISD, who insists that the site – […]

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Before & After: A Discerning Midcentury Renovation in Lake Highlands

By Leah Shafer / July 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

I’ve known Rebecca Nolen since our high school days at Ursuline Academy of Dallas. Even back then, her design aesthetic was refined—she had the best-looking bedroom of anyone I knew. She also offered me Welsh rarebit as a snack when I came over to study one afternoon, far more sophisticated than the Little Debbie Star Crunch […]

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So Before You Vote: Another Update About Adam McGough

By Bethany Erickson / April 21, 2015 / 14 Comments

Update April 26: After talking to Adam McGough’s campaign manager and analyzing more utility bills, we have issued an apology to the Adam McGough for City Council campaign.  Apparently the family’s utility usage was NOT that out of the ordinary, for a family of three boys, despite the low electricity usage records we were sent by a […]

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