Paws for Reading at Prairie Paws Adoption Center

Stephanie Watkins reads to her daughter, Emalyn Watkins and Hailey at the Grand Prairie Library's Paws for Reading at Prairie Paws Adoption Center. @Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2016

Stephanie Watkins reads to her daughter, Emalyn Watkins and Hailey at the Grand Prairie Library’s Paws for Reading at Prairie Paws Adoption Center. @Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016

Thirteen youngsters read books to selected animals at Prairie Paws Adoption Center Thursday.

Part of the Grand Prairie Library’s Read Around the World Summer Reading Club, the children read to a variety of animals from a large dog to a small kitten to a rabbit.

Golden Chick to host “Golden Chick Backs the Blue” fundraising event

GC Backs the Blue Graphic

Fire Station 10 to open August 3

Photo courtesy City of Grand Prairie

Photo courtesy City of Grand Prairie

The City of Grand Prairie will celebrate the grand opening of the new Fire Station No. 10, 2645 S. Grand Peninsula, on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 11 a.m. The new station will serve neighborhoods in the Joe Pool Lake area.