This Week's Hot Headlines
Editor's note: A lot happened this week. Here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular stories.
1. Pick up special Mother's Day meals to-go from these Fort Worth restaurants. Coronavirus might have halted plans for big family gatherings, but it hasn't canceled Mother's Day. Mom still deserves to be treated like a queen on her special day, which falls on Sunday, May 10. Here are the local restaurants offering a special meal to-go for Mom in the Fort Worth area.
2. Famous French fashion brand stitches masks for donation near Fort Worth. Luxury label Louis Vuitton recently gave 2,000 face masks to 19 local organizations in Keene County, about 29 miles south of Fort Worth and near its Louis Vuitton Rochambeau Ranch workshop in Johnson County. It then donated an additional 2,000 masks to organizations in Texas, including Children’s Health in Dallas and the Houston Food Bank.
3. Beloved former Cowboys star rushes Westlake mansion onto market for $4.7 million. After taking his talents to Las Vegas, former Dallas Cowboys star Jason Witten is trading in his Westlake mansion for nearly $4.7 million. The future Hall of Famer, who recently signed with the Las Vegas Raiders, is now passing off his 8,841-square-foot estate at 2001 Navasota Cove, in the exclusive Vaquero community.
4. U.S. Navy Blue Angels to fly over Dallas-Fort Worth in tribute to healthcare workers. In a show of national solidarity, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flew over Dallas-Fort Worth on Wednesday, May 6. The flyover was part of a series of events the squadron had been doing around the United States over the past two weeks, dubbed America Strong, in a salute to honor healthcare workers, first responders, and other essential frontline workers as they combat COVID-19.
5. American Airlines requires new coronavirus accessory for all travelers. Fort Worth-based American Airlines is instituting a new policy requiring travelers to wear a face covering or mask while on board. The new requirement begins May 11 and is part of the airline's response to the coronavirus pandemic.