New look at First Ward

Thursday, May 24, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 9:34 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

More than 20 hot and hungry children filed into the J.W. “Blind” Boone Community Center, jam-packed with child-sized tables and chairs. Artwork plastered the walls. They ate pizza. They talked about school and television and what the moon was made of, all ­the while eyeing the framed photos stacked neatly on a center table.