Distracted driving continues to plague Texas roadways

Distracted driving continues to plague Texas roadways

Cell phone use, other distractions cause 1 in 5 traffic crashes AUSTIN – Sadly, distracted driving is still near the top of the list when it comes to crashes on Texas roadways, coming in at No. 2 for traffic crash causes. Last year Texas roadways saw nearly 1 in 5 crashes caused by a distracted driver […]

Rockwall County LULAC to host Citizen Pre-Workshop

Rockwall County LULAC to host Citizen Pre-Workshop

ROCKWALL, TX – April 8, 2021 – Rockwall County LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) will host a Citizen Pre-Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 17 at First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Yellow Jacket Lane, Rockwall, TX 75087. This FREE, informational session will cover what is needed before beginning the application, […]

Alders, Rockwall’s newest active adult luxury living facility, to host Senior Expo in May

Alders, Rockwall’s newest active adult luxury living facility, to host Senior Expo in May

ROCKWALL, TX – April 7, 2021 – Alders Rockwall  – the new active adult luxury living apartments located at 1196 N. TL Townsend Drive – recently completed construction and will welcome its first residents in mid-April. They are already preparing to host a SENIOR EXPO on Wednesday, May 5 featuring local vendors, fitness demonstrations, raffle prizes, […]

Texas Parks & Wildlife: Managed Lands Deer Program Enrollment is now open for 2021-22 season

Texas Parks & Wildlife: Managed Lands Deer Program Enrollment is now open for 2021-22 season

AUSTIN – April 6, 2021 – Enrollment in the Managed Lands Deer Program (MLDP) is now open for the 2021-22 hunting season. Open enrollment for the MLDP Conservation Option runs from April 5 through June 15 this year while the Harvest Option opens May 1 and runs through Sept. 1. New this year, fees are […]

Rockwall Police Department participates in Drug Take Back Initiative April 24

Rockwall Police Department participates in Drug Take Back Initiative April 24

ROCKWALL, TX – April 1, 2021 – The Rockwall Police Department will participate in the Drug Take Back Initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24. You may drop off unused or expired medication at the John Fitzwater Sr. Community Services Center located at 1113 Ridge Rd. They are not able to take […]

Then and Now: How the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County has evolved in its three-year existence

Then and Now: How the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County has evolved in its three-year existence

ROCKWALL, TX – April 1, 2020 — Before there was a Children’s Advocacy Center in Rockwall County, there existed a gap for children and their families who needed services and resources for dealing with the traumatic aftermath of abuse. The investigative component was there in terms of law enforcement and CPS. But a key component […]

Chronic Wasting Disease discovered at deer breeding facilities in Hunt and Uvalde Counties

AUSTIN – Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in deer breeding facilities in both Hunt and Uvalde counties. This marks the first positive detection of the disease in Hunt County. The tissue samples were submitted by the deer breeding facilities as part of required CWD surveillance programs. The samples indicated the presence of CWD […]

McLendon-Chisholm prepares for growth with update to the Comprehensive Plan

McLendon-Chisholm prepares for growth with update to the Comprehensive Plan

Community Survey available through April 20, 2021 McLendon-Chisholm, TX – March 31, 2021 – As growth and urbanization continue to move eastward in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the need to update the City’s Vision for the future, and strategies to make sure that Vision becomes a reality, is becoming more pressing. Since the previous Comprehensive […]

Rockwall County goes blue for kids in April

Rockwall County goes blue for kids in April

ROCKWALL, TX – March 30, 2021 — As April draws near, Rockwall County prepares to #GoBlueforKids for Child Abuse Prevention Month. The community is encouraged to join in as the following area businesses offer ‘Go Blue’ promotions to raise awareness and funds for the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County. Texas Traditions Stop by and […]

Heath Community Improvement Update: FM-740 Median Trees & Irrigation Coming Spring 2021

Heath Community Improvement Update: FM-740 Median Trees & Irrigation Coming Spring 2021

Heath, TX, March 25, 2021…The City of Heath has been at work to beautify the main corridor through the City within the FM-740 medians from CVS to the Tom Thumb retail center. A bid for 88 trees, including Cedar Elms, Red Oaks, Shumard Oaks and red and pink Crepe Myrtle trees, was awarded in March […]

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