Hometown Hero: Dallas ISD grab-and-go meals

Dallas ISD feeds more than 100,000 students each school day.  Since the coronavirus closed DISD schools, the district has plans to still feed its students. Many of them live in food-insecure homes, food deserts and in challenging situations.

Fox4ward: Performing Arts Academy Looks to Expand

A Plano-based school that helps kids pursue a career in acting, singing, and dancing, is adding students. The head of the NTPA Academy says the skills that students acquire will serve them well on stage, and in life. Dan Godwin has this Fox4ward.

Fox4ward: Showcasing The Beauty of Horses

Nothing says "Texas" quite like saddling up, and going for a ride. In this Fox4ward, Dan Godwin sits down with the owner of a horse farm east of Dallas, where they train champions, but also cater to beginners.

Hometown Hero: Barbara Walker

In 2010 she started volunteering on the front lobby deak at Texas Health Plano. She calls her volunteer service a "JOY." In good times and in bad, she's there for the patients and their families.

Fox4ward: Free Horse Shows in Rockwall

Nothing says Texas quite like saddling up, and going for a ride. And the great thing is, equestrian skills can be picked up at ANY age. In this Fox4ward, Dan Godwin sits down with the owner of a horse farm east of Dallas, where they train champions, but also cater to beginners.

Fox4ward: Giving a Boost to Southern Dallas

An effort is underway in the southern part of Dallas, aimed at lifting people out of poverty, and giving families hope for a better future. In this Fox4ward, Dan Godwin takes a closer look at the Advance Community Fund.

Hometown Heroes: Marjorie and Trevor Hylton

Marjorie and Trevor Hylton were born in Jamaica and have lived and traveled all over the world. For 32 years they've called Garland home and now they’re both volunteers.

Hometown Heroes: Alz Buddy App

5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer's. In Texas almost 400,000 people have the disease. A person develops Alzheimer's every 62 seconds in America.

Fox4ward: A Boost for Veteran-Owned Businesses

A U.S. Marine Sgt. in Plano is heading up a national organization, aimed at helping his fellow vets succeed in business. Some very valuable services are provided free of charge, for those who've worn their country's uniform. Dan Godwin takes a look, in this Fox4ward.

Fox4ward: Money and the Mind

It's a safe bet that all of us would like to improve our financial well-being. But could our brains be getting in the way, when it comes to money-related decisions? A researcher in Dallas says that could very well be the case. Dan Godwin takes a look, in this Fox4ward.

Hometown Heroes: Stitch A Wish

For 14 years, expert sewers have put lots of love in the items they make for patients at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth.

Fox4ward: Bringing Dinosaurs to Life

This year is going to be very eventful, for an unusual business in Allen. Billings Productions manufactures animatronic dinosaurs for use all over the world. And their warehouse has become so popular with visitors, that plans are underway for a major expansion. Dan Godwin takes a look, in this Fox4ward.

Consumer Alert: Gas tank design flaw

When Dolores Kollstedt bought her 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, she spared no expense, even paying extra for the burgundy color she wanted. But, she says, most important to her was the idea that driving a hybrid would mean fewer trips to the gas station and greater driving distances on a full tank.

Hometown Heroes: Lipscomb Peace Pantry

William Lipscomb Elementary School in East Dallas had educated children for 99 years. For the past year, it's also fed some of them on the weekends.

Fox4ward: "Abyssinia" at the Majestic

The curtain will soon rise on a unique musical production, at Dallas' historic Majestic Theater. The songs and story of Abyssinia are designed not only to entertain, but also to uplift and inspire.