Hawaiian Falls to host event for single parents, kids

In recognition of the special challenges faced by single parents, Hawaiian Falls will host a special, after-hours event at its waterparks in The Colony and Roanoke. The event will be 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 at Hawaiian Falls The Colony, located at 4400 Paige Road (1/2 mile north of Highway 121 and […]

Emotional vitamins: How structure helps your child

Dr. Robert Shaw in his book, The Epidemic, tells us that there are two “emotional vitamins” we can provide for our children: clear structure and clear expectations.  How do we go about giving our children these two important items?  Let’s look at why children need clear structure.  An environment with transparent organization provides the child […]

Keep Rowlett Beautiful awards scholarships

Keep Rowlett Beautiful awards scholarships

 (Rowlett) Keep Rowlett Beautiful is proud to honor two Rowlett citizens with scholarships for 2011. Allen Torske, a 2010 graduate of Rowlett High School, received a Scholarship last year and KRB decided to provide a $2,000 Scholarship to help him continue in 2011 with his studies at Auburn University in Alabama. He is continuing his […]

‘The Muir House’ by Mary DeMuth

Family Secrets: Does the Truth Heal or Harm? Love story by Mary DeMuth unveils freedom and hope in answering questions of the past Mary DeMuth’s latest novel tackles the issue of unveiling family secrets and the effects that follow. A love story, The Muir House (Zondervan, July 2011) explores suffering, healing, and the choices that […]

In a dry and thirsty land

God knows what he’s up to, and it’s for our good So this is a drought. Many of us have never really seen one. We’ve seen images of drought in world news and in magazines from relief organizations. It’s not life-threatening here in Texas, except to livestock and poor creatures of the field. But even […]

Stephanie’s Day offers free fun, info for special needs families

(Dallas) Join CBS 11 and TXA 21 as they host Stephanie’s Day, a free event for special needs children and their families, presented by the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Charities in partnership with the Austism Treatment Center. The 8th annual event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at on Level One of NorthPark […]

Too few ZZZs? Maybe it’s Shift Work Disorder

Most people are going to bed at 10 o’clock at night – not going to work. But more than 15 million Americans perform some kind of nonstandard shift work1, including nurses, air traffic controllers, firefighters, radio DJs and truck drivers. Approximately one-fourth of those who work a night, early morning and/or rotating-shift may be suffering […]

Brown Bag Lecture Series resumes

(Rockwall) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will resume its Brown Bag lecture Series at noon Friday, Sept. 9 in the Historic Court House on the square.   The topic will be “Headlines and Highlights: Part II”. All programs are free, open to the public and family friendly.   Information provided by Leigh Plagens, RCHF publicity.   […]

Grand opening at Terrell Bingo hall Saturday

Grand opening at Terrell Bingo hall Saturday

[TheRockwallNews.com] (Terrell) – The grand opening of Terrell’s Best #1 Bingo will be this Saturday, featuring bingo games for cash and charity, plus appearances by impersonators “Marilyn Monroe” and “Betty Boop,” continuous music, food and drawings for a 32″ TV. The new Bingo hall is located at 14701 Hwy. 205, just north of Terrell, on the […]