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Lone Star Park opens 2017 Thoroughbred Racing season

Photos by Bob Fitch – ©2017

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie celebrated its 20th anniversary as live Thoroughbred racing opened Thursday to start an event packed weekend with exciting racing, live music, fan giveaways and more.

Main Street Fest opens April 21with three days of free, family-friendly entertainment

File photo ©Bob Fitch – 2016

The City of Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is hosting the 6th Annual Main Street Fest April 21-23. Main Street Fest is a free, family-friendly outdoor event held in the heart of Grand Prairie’s downtown district in and around the 200 block of West Main Street.

Obituary – Randy Cook

Randy Earl Cook lost his yearlong battle with cancer on Friday, April 14, 2017, at the age of 60. He died peacefully in his home.

Randy was born on December 23, 1956 in Shawnee, OK, to Melvin and Etta Mae Cook. In 1970, the family relocated to Grand Prairie, TX. Randy graduated from Grand Prairie High School, class of 1975.