Recent Updates

The city of Allen Animal Shelter received a special gift this month from Boy Scout Troop 594. Scout Seth LaForge organized a donation drive benefiting the shelter for his Eagle Scout project. He and fellow scouts collected over 800 pounds of food, along with treats, toys, bowls, clippers and leashes. The supplies are valued at $4,876. Read more here:
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the Circle Ten Tornado Relief Fund and/or shared it with your social networks. It is in times like these that "A Scout is Helpful" really takes form. A number of units have either volunteered their assistance or asked for ways to help beyond giving financially. The cities of Rowlett and Garland have come together to coordinate their efforts. We encourage our units to visit to find out where your aid can be most useful.  
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2015 Top Sellers(listed in order of sales totals)! Collectively these Scouts sold $285,759. The sales totals ranged from $1,450 to $15,860. Nahum D., Pack 701Rickie W., Troop 1776Owen B., Pack 234Ethan H., Troop 531Austin K., Troop 310Jacob S., Troop 303Dashiel S., Pack 59Wyatt M., Pack 304Jack T., Pack 730Christopher G., Pack 59Harris W., Pack 197Wesley (Gunther) B., Ship 1000Alfred Ace E., Pack 421Anthony T., Pack 496Caiden B., Pack 1011Vincent M., Pack 404Benjamin R., Pack 59Ben M., Pack 712Dalton F., Pack 59Ford F., Pack 838Tanner K., Pack 895Noah  F., Troop...
11-year-old Charlie Borowczak doesn’t want presents for his Birthday. Instead, he asks for donations to The Salvation Army Angel Tree program. This year he has already raised enough money for eight Angels and by Christmas, he expects to make Christmas possible for 23 kids in need. The Angel Tree program allows people to “adopt” a child in need for the holidays and buy their Christmas presents. At age six, Charlie adopted his first two Angels and was so inspired by the experience that he asked his cousin to do the same the following year – together they adopted six angels. Now, every holiday...
Plano police are searching for the man who shot and injured a driver outside a Cinemark movie theater. Police said a man and woman were sitting in a car in the Cinemark parking lot along the Dallas North Tollway about 7:40 p.m. Monday when a man approached the vehicle. One of the shots hit the driver and paramedics were called to a nearby area where the driver stopped. He was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is in its early phases as police are working on a suspect description. Somehow, the injured man was able to drive about a...
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Clearly, it’s wise to dine in a restaurant with a member of the Dallas City Council, at least one who knows the Heimlich Maneuver. On Saturday afternoon, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings was grabbing a bite with son Gunnar at the downtown El Fenix when they espied a woman turning red and gasping for air. The woman told WFAA-Channel 8 she was a few bites into her fajitas, but recalls little about the event: “When I turned around I started gasping for air. I remember standing up, and that’s about all I remember.” Next thing Helen Mayer knew, Mike Rawlings was standing behind her, performing the...





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