Heroes Bridge Memorial Park in Rowlett envisioned to be first of its kind in U.S.

Heroes Bridge Memorial Park in Rowlett envisioned to be first of its kind in U.S.

ROWLETT, TX (June 22, 2021) Third Watch Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club and supporters of the #WalktheBridge movement are looking to bring a one-of-a-kind memorial park to the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard. The 22.5-acre park would be the first of its kind in the country – a place of peaceful reflection and healing for families […]

Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

ROCKWALL, TX (June 19, 2021) Each June we celebrate Father’s Day, BUT did you know Father’s Day started at the YMCA? Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Louis Smart Dodd, the daughter of a single father who served in the Civil War. Her father was widowed when his wife (Mrs. Dodd’s mother) died in childbirth […]

Turkey Trot t-shirt design contest open now to all ages

Turkey Trot t-shirt design contest open now to all ages

Sponsorship Opportunities Available Winning design will be featured on the official 2021 Turkey Trot T-shirt DALLAS (June 18, 2021) – One of the questions the Dallas YMCA gets every year is what the famous Turkey Trot t-shirt will look like. This year, the Dallas Y is giving you the chance to submit your best designs! […]

New Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate available for Texas drivers

New Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate available for Texas drivers

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be launching the long-awaited Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate on June 21 that will raise money to help conserve monarch butterflies and other native Texas, non-game, at-risk species. “The monarch butterfly is a species that is beautiful and iconic in that it is one of […]

Open letter to City of Fate residents from Mayor David Billings

Open letter to City of Fate residents from Mayor David Billings

FATE, TX (June 16, 2021) I want to spend a moment with you to share with my thoughts about the National Community survey for 2021. Thank you for filling out the survey. I am excited to see our great city is continuing to improve.  Here are some highlights from the survey.  The percentage of good […]

Your input needed for Heath Towne Center architectural style survey

Your input needed for Heath Towne Center architectural style survey

HEATH, TX (June 16, 2021) A project steering committee comprised of 13 representative community members continues to work on behalf of the City of Heath to develop a design for the Heath Towne Center, also known as the Towne Center Overlay District. Now your help is needed to determine which architectural style you prefer for […]

City of Heath to host Community Forum on proposed Noise Ordinance

City of Heath to host Community Forum on proposed Noise Ordinance

HEATH, TX (June 15, 2021) A draft of a proposed Noise Ordinance for Heath has been posted at www.heathtx.com for review. The City currently does not have a Noise Ordinance, and this draft is only a starting point for Heath that is based upon models adopted by other cities. All of the terms, including the […]

So you spotted a bobcat in your neighborhood…

So you spotted a bobcat in your neighborhood…

WYLIE, TX (June 15, 2021) We’re right in the middle of bobcat breeding season, and here at In-Sync Exotics we’re receiving regular calls and messages from concerned citizens wondering what they can do about the bobcat family that has taken up residence in their neighborhood. The good news is that bobcats are the best pest […]

Rockwall’s Highland Meadows now accepting all United Health Care plans

Rockwall’s Highland Meadows now accepting all United Health Care plans

ROCKWALL, TX (June 4, 2021) Highland Meadows Health & Rehab, Rockwall’s premier skilled nursing and long term care facility, is excited to announce that they are now in-network with all United Health Care plans including UHC Commercial, AARP, Secure Horizons, Wellmed, Silverback, and UHC Medicare Advantage. This is in addition accepting Medicare, Medicaid, private pay, […]

Mom’s Club of Rockwall to host Open House June 18

Mom’s Club of Rockwall to host Open House June 18

ROCKWALL, TX (June 4, 2021) The MOM’s Club of Rockwall will host an Open House event beginning at 1 p.m. Friday, June 18 at The Park at Hickory Ridge. Stay-at-home moms and moms working part-time are welcome; this chapter is for moms and children who live in Rockwall, Heath, McClendon-Chisholm, and Fate. MOMS Club is […]

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