Dallas Sidekicks help out long-time fans after their car was vandalized

Dallas Sidekicks help out long-time fans after their car was vandalized

  April 23, 2020 – Dallas, TX – The Dallas Sidekicks know what it feels like to have a vehicle broken into, so when it happened to long-time season ticket holders Pat and Tommy Nichols, the team knew it had to help fast. Back on February 19 the Sidekicks (the professional indoor soccer team of […]

Dodie’s Cajun Rockwall expands into Allen

Dodie’s Cajun Rockwall expands into Allen

More to love!  You don’t have to go to New Orleans to experience the flavor of the French Quarter. The award-winning, chef-inspired cuisine made famous at Dodie’s at The Rockwall Harbor is now being served up at The Cajun Place in Allen, along with a new name. That’s right, mudbug fans – The Cajun Place […]

New Manmade Lake to Bring Clean, Quality Water to Rockwall County

New Manmade Lake to Bring Clean, Quality Water to Rockwall County

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 31, 2019) Last spring, the North Texas Municipal Water District broke ground on the first major manmade lake Texas has seen in nearly three decades – Bois d’Arc Lake. Recently, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court welcomed an update from NTMWD on the project. Components of Bois d’Arc Lake Bois d’Arc […]

Blue Ribbon Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Blue Ribbon Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor Sweetheart Menu available Feb. 8-16, $54.99/couple. Add a bottle of house wine, $16.99. Begin with Oysters on the Half Shell or Classic Shrimp Cocktail, and House Salad. Choose from Blackened Rib Eye, Stuffed Cajun Chicken Rockefeller, Redfish Pontchartrain with Crabmeat Buerre Blanc, or Crawfish Ravioli with Pan Seared Jumbo […]

WWI Centennial: 3 Ways to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI

WWI Centennial: 3 Ways to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2018) One hundred years ago in August through November of 1918, thousands of Texans dedicated themselves to serving our country during World War I. Around 200,000 Texans served in uniform during the Great War. Over 5,000 of them made the ultimate sacrifice, laying down their lives to protect the freedoms […]

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 27, 2018) The team of deputies making up the North Texas Criminal Interdiction Unit are showing they’re a force to be reckoned with for those smuggling drugs and human cargo across the region’s major highways. In December 2017, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner, Grayson County Sheriff Tom Watt, Hunt County Sheriff […]

Open Carry gun law effective Jan 1

Open Carry gun law effective Jan 1

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 1, 2016) Rockwall residents learned all about the new Open Carry law that takes effect today during a special information session put on in mid-December by CARGO (Citizens Association for Responsible Gun Ownership) at The Center in Rockwall. CARGO invited State Senator Bob Hall – who was active in getting the […]

Governor Abbott issues statewide call to stand with law enforcement

Governor Abbott issues statewide call to stand with law enforcement

(September 3, 2015) As Texas continue to mourn the loss of Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth, Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call to stand with law enforcement in Texas. To honor Deputy Goforth and all officers across the state, Governor Abbott is asking Texas law enforcement officers to turn on their red […]

Addie Bryan raises thousands for hospital that helped her walk

(DALLAS, TX – August 12, 2015) Addison Bryan of Rockwall made a pretty big wish for her eighth birthday, and today that wish came true. In fact, her goal of raising $8,000 to give back to the hospital that helped her walk was realized nearly ten-fold, as she was able to present nearly $70,000 to […]

Hawaiian Falls gives special needs families exclusive access to the water parks

DALLAS, TX.  (August 5, 2015) Hawaiian Falls hosted Champions Day at all five of its North Texas water parks for children and adults with special needs or medical issues. The “Champions” (individuals with special needs) were admitted free. Family members and caregiver were offered discounted tickets. Lisa Kirkwood of The Colony commented that her special […]

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