Education Foundation receives donation check

©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2016

©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016

Thursday morning, the Grand Prairie ISD Education Foundation received a $300 donation check at Roma’s Italian Bistro from the proceeds of February’s First Thursday on Main Street.

First Thursday on Main Street is a Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce initiative to showcase the renovated downtown area with its many businesses.

Library presents “Paws for Reading” on February 19 at Prairie Paws Adoption Center

The Main Library is taking programs on the road while the Main Library is closed for renovation January – March. Pop in for Paws for Reading at Prairie Paws Adoption Center, 2222 Warrior Tr., on Friday, Feb. 19, 11 a.m. -noon.

Fire damages house on East Grand Prairie Road

Firefighters put out hotspots after a fire to house in the 800 block of East Grand Prairie Road.  ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2016

Firefighters put out hotspots after a fire to house in the 800 block of East Grand Prairie Road. ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016


A Thursday morning fire, heavily damaged a duplex located in the 800 block of East Grand Prairie Road

The fire that broke out around 7:30 am was confined to the rear portion of the home.