Current Exhibit

 

 

PLACES PEOPLE STILL TALK ABOUT

If you were a kid in Southlake after the town’s incorporation in 1956, there’s a good chance you sat in old Carroll Hill for elementary school, grabbed a candy bar at Village Grocery, later attended brand new Carroll High School and bought gas at Yates Corner Grocery.

Society member gathered photos from longtime residents and archived newspapers, looked through scrapbooks and yearbooks and culled comments from the Facebook page “You know you grew up in Southlake when…” to gather information for this summer 2021 exhibit.

Please note a correction to this panel: an agreement was reached in 1968, not 1988.
Please note a correction to this panel: After almost 30 years of wrangling, an agreement was reached in 1968, not 1988.
In 1979, Carroll ISD administrators, students, teachers, coaches and parents suffered a tragic loss. Don Durham was killed in an automobile accident on Texas 114 while driving home from a school-related event. Don Durham had been hired by Jack Johnson in 1964 and for 15 years successfully served as an administrator, teacher and coach.