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Extreme heat affects FM 740 expansion project

(Heath) Due to extreme heat conditions, the northern section of the FM 740 road expansion project has experienced construction delays. Concrete cannot be poured above a determined temperature and still…

Chicks keep cool during Dallas heatwave

Chicks keep cool during Dallas heatwave

In Wylie, these chicks sought relief in the swimming pool.   Thanks to a forum post at backyardchickens.com, we also tried this tip for helping backyard chickens survive the heat: create a make-shift…

Register now for ESL, GED, citizenship preparation

Register now for ESL, GED, citizenship preparation

Reading For Adults changes the world, one word at a time…(Rockwall) Registration is underway throughout August for the Rockwall County Library Reading For Adult program. With an anticipated student body…

Wonderful learning experience, taught by unbelievable community

Wonderful learning experience, taught by unbelievable community

This weekend, my 11-year-old granddaughter, Molly Kate, and I took advantage of some of the tremendous opportunities offered in Rockwall.  On Friday night, we were welcomed by The First United…

Wylie Wal-Mart takes dramatic steps to conserve energy

Wylie Wal-Mart takes dramatic steps to conserve energy

With Dallas under an excessive heat warning through 9 p.m. Thursday, Wal-Mart on Highway 78 in Wylie took extraordinary measures this evening to help conserve energy and keep refrigerated foods cold.…

Shelter pets feelin’ groovy with new promotion

Shelter pets feelin’ groovy with new promotion

The Rockwall Animal Adoption Center has a groovy thing going during August.   Rockwall Pets is sponsoring the “Summer of Love: 60s Power!” pet adoption promotion. The Rockwall shelter is…

Apply now for Allen’s Citizens Police Academy

Apply now for Allen’s Citizens Police Academy

Anyone 18 years or older who lives or works in the City of Allen may apply to participate in the free Citizens Police Academy, a 12-week course that begins Thursday, Sept. 9 and…

Irving Mayor, City Council to host Town Hall meetings

Irving Mayor, City Council to host Town Hall meetings

(By Irving Chamber/IrvingChamber.com) Irving residents are encouraged to come out and meet with newly elected Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and City Council members from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at…

In-Sync rescues exotic cats from dying owner

In-Sync rescues exotic cats from dying owner

  (Wylie) Just days before her death, an exotic cat owner in Poetry, TX signed over more than 20 lions, cougars and tigers to In-Sync Exotics, a wildlife rescue and…

If you’re True Blue, your business can be featured here

If you’re True Blue, your business can be featured here

STAY TUNED. This is only a test. Soon you may be in the spotlight!…