Urban farming workshop to cover beekeeping, raising chickens, green living

(Irving) There will be an Urban Farming Workshop from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Senter East Building, 228 Chamberlain St. in Irving. This half-day workshop will provide participants with information about how to live sustainably in an urban setting. Topics will include organic vegetable gardening, canning and jamming, raising chickens, beekeeping, […]

Senior pageant to crown Ms Mature Irving

(Irving) Seven local ladies will compete for the title and crown of Ms. Mature Irving during a special pageant at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 in Carpenter Performance Hall at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. The winner will compete in the Ms. Texas Senior Classic Pageant later in the year. Every autumn […]

Student poster contest for Arts in the Square 2012

Student poster contest for Arts in the Square 2012

(Frisco) Frisco Square and Frisco Arts just announced the kick-off of a competitive, student artist poster contest for the 3nd annual Arts in the Square event to be held March 31 and April 1, 2012.  This year the event is represented by a newly designed logo; and local student artists are invited to submit artwork […]

Library display cases filled with October goodies

The art displayed in the Rockwall County Library’s lobby this October celebrates the Pumpkin Patch, Polish Heritage Month, and the Soroptimists.  All displays are booked for use for an entire month and are subject to availability and approval by the library administration. Stop by and enjoy! Submitted by Gail Threadgill, Rockwall County Library. To submit your news […]

Library skills classes for homeschoolers, youth

The Rockwall County Library, located at 1215 E. Yellow Jacket Lane in Rockwall, will host a series of free Youth Library Skills classes. Homeschoolers and any students interested in learning more may attend any or all of these 90-minute educational classes.  Class size is limited so register early by emailing damiller@rockwallcountytexas.com.  Provide the names and ages of the […]

Parking lot grill creates a buzz at Jackets Homecoming

Parking lot grill creates a buzz at Jackets Homecoming

And the dream continues… (Rockwall) The late Pat Grady, founder of Lakeside Chevrolet, former Rockwall ISD School Board member and YMCA Horned Frogs football team coach, firmly believed that the combination of community, athletics and academics would give students a firm basis for life after high school. To carry out that belief, his wife Carol […]

Happy tails from Wags and Waves

Every dog has his day. Or at least every dog at Wags & Waves Sept. 17 at Hawaiian Falls Garland had it made in the shade. For the third consecutive year, the Metroplex Animal Coalition held the World’s Largest Doggie Pool Party at the popular waterpark. And it was hard to tell who was having […]

Wylie to celebrate National Night Out Oct. 4

(Wylie) The Wylie Police and Fire Departments invite residents to join them in a National Night Out Celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 in Olde City Park. Come enjoy music, hotdogs, bounce houses and more as residents are encouraged to join together in community spirit then return to your homes later, turn on your porch lights […]

Rotarians support USO reading program

Rotarians support USO reading program

Rotarians are known for their service-minded, others before self attitude. The Rockwall Noon Rotary Club recently exhibited their good news attitude and made a positive difference in the lives of our nation’s service men and women and their children. They made a donation of more than $1,200 to the USO’s United Through Reading Military Program. […]

Ceremony planned for Pop Festival historical marker

(Denton County) Texas Historical Commission has recognized the 1969 Texas International Pop Festival in Lewisville as a significant part of Denton County history by awarding it an official Texas Historical Marker. A dedication ceremony to commemorate the event will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Denton County Transportation Authority Hebron Station in the […]