Mayoral Forum - April 27th!
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League of Women's Voters Guide
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Announcing 2015 Online Voters Guide for Municipal Races

LWV-Dallas will be producing a Voters Guide for the Dallas Mayor and City Council, DISD, Dallas County Schools, Mesquite City Council, Mesquite ISD and Garland races.

This non-partisan, non-filtered Voters Guide will be available on April 1st at

If your publication would like to inform its readers of the LWV Voters Guide and provide a direct online link to it, please contact Katherine Homan at 214-948-6992 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
OOCCL Support Letter for West Kessler in the matter of 815 N. Hampton
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Conservation league volunteers show Oak Cliff cemetery some respect
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Alicia Quintans

By Roy Appleton Dallas Morning News

The place is more presentable now. The graves have some breathing room.

All thanks to a team of volunteers, who paid some respect Saturday to a family and history.

Michael Amonett and Alicia Quintans learned of the McAdams Cemetery at a public meeting about the Southern Gateway highway expansion project. Curious and concerned that the proposed widening of Interstate 35E might threaten the site, they checked it out. Finding it plant-choked, they organized a cleanup with other members of the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League.

And Saturday afternoon, with highway traffic roaring past, Amonett, Quintans, Judy Brooks and a dozen or so other workers stepped in — whacking, clipping and trimming away at purple-blooming periwinkle and other growth engulfing the site south of Illinois Avenue.

Nathaniel “N.O.” McAdams, a Dallas County sheriff and longtime county commissioner, dedicated the the cemetery in 1892 “for the purpose and consideration that the graves of the buried dead be preserved and perpetuated.”
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