Signing Santa Brings Holiday Traditions to Deaf Children

Christmas! A day where everyone celebrates the true joy of giving, receiving, wishing and being with those they love. For children, this holiday means so much more because this is the time of year where they meet the one person who does it all — Santa. They have the chance to meet and share their […]

Carroll Robotics Teams Qualify for State Competition

The Carroll Robotics teams had another successful week of competition at Region 10 ESC on Saturday, December 8. Teams 7110F and 7110Z were tournament champions, which qualifies them for the state competition in February. Team 7110F is made up of Austin Baltes, Will Dorin, Devin Jain, Conor McNabnay, Ryan Sahihi, Farees Syed and Abhi Vedire, and Team […]

Southlake Based Business Makes a Deal on Shark Tank

Southlake business owner Mitch Allen, made his pitch on a recent episode of Shark Tank for his company Hire Santa and scored! He closed a $200,000 investment deal with businesswoman Barbara Corcoran in return for 10 percent of the company. According to his website,, booking a professional Santa is made simple and easy. With over 1000 […]

North Texas continues to explore a future with hyperloop technology

The Regional Transportation Council (RTC) wants to know more about hyperloop technology and how it could be used to revolutionize travel. After Virgin Hyperloop One named Texas one of 10 areas to be considered for hyperloop technology, a delegation of RTC members visited the company’s test facility in North Las Vegas, walking away impressed with […]

The Old Nocona Boot Factory Opens in Southlake Town Square

Cowboys, rodeo buffs and western fans now have a reason to “boot scootin’ boogie” in Southlake Town Square with the recent opening of The Old Nocona Boot Factory at 234 State Street. Staying true to its heritage, all products sold are made with the finest leathers and quality materials paired with a style that embraces […]

Carroll ISD Seeks Input on 2019-2020 Calendar

During the December 3 Carroll ISD School Board meeting, two potential school calendars were presented to the Board for discussion. From now until January 9, CISD is engaging the Carroll community for input on the proposed calendars. Carroll ISD is a District of Innovation which affords the district the ability to have more flexibility in […]