Memorial Museum to mark 10th anniversary of 9/11

Memorial Museum to mark 10th anniversary of 9/11

September 11 marks the 10th anniversary of the day that terrorists killed more than 3,000 people at the World Trade Center in New York City; at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., just outside Washington, D.C.; and in a field near Shanksville, Pa., about 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. In New York, a new 9/11 Memorial […]

Many cancers, ONE RUN

(Dallas) A 5K Run and 1K Walk benefiting Cancer Support Community North Texas is set for Saturday, Sept. 10 at Reverchon Park in Dallas. The inaugural ONE RUN also includes a 100-yard Children’s Dribble and Dash, family activities, free food and drinks, and a post-race party featuring the Vocal Trash band. Registration is at 7 a.m. […]

Community Playhouse presents ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Community Playhouse presents ‘Hello, Dolly!’

(Rockwall) Don’t miss the final weekend of Rockwall Community Playhouse’s “Hello, Dolly!” Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 at RCP, located at 609 E. Rusk in Rockwall. The show is directed by Pam Whittaker, assisted by Darlene Singleton, Monica Phillips and Rhonda Alford. The talented […]

Just look at what you’ve done

Perhaps the fact that North Texans have been sweltering in triple digit heat for the past 62 days has something to do with why we’ve had such an overwhelming response at our newly launched DFW news site.  After all, folks are looking forward to Labor Day concerts, football games and tailgate parties, fall festivals and holiday craft fairs […]

Meet Melanie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Melanie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

  (Rockwall) Melanie is one of four heartworm-positive dogs at the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center. A local nonprofit is currently attempting to raise funds to treat all of these highly-adoptable dogs. Like her sister Mia, Melanie is a miniature pinscher-chihuahua mix. Both sisters are fun-loving, delightful and cute little dogs. Find out more about Melanie […]

Van Dyke brothers to star in ‘The Sunshine Boys’

(Richardson) For two nights only, brothers Dick and Jerry Van Dyke will come together for a production of Neil Simon’s comedy, The Sunshine Boys, at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson.  Performances will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 and Friday, Sept. 9. A portion of the  proceeds will […]

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 […]