Wylie Wal-Mart takes dramatic steps to conserve energy

With Dallas under an excessive heat warning through 9 p.m. Thursday, Wal-Mart on Highway 78 in Wylie took extraordinary measures this evening to help conserve energy and keep refrigerated foods cold. At first shoppers weren’t sure what to make of the blue,  polyethylene tarps that hung in make-shift fashion over the refrigerated shelves of milk, eggs […]

Shelter pets feelin’ groovy with new promotion

The Rockwall Animal Adoption Center has a groovy thing going during August.   Rockwall Pets is sponsoring the “Summer of Love: 60s Power!” pet adoption promotion. The Rockwall shelter is lowering the adoption fee by $60 for any pet who has spent 60 days or longer at the facility.   That means the adoption fee […]

Apply now for Allen’s Citizens Police Academy

Anyone 18 years or older who lives or works in the City of Allen may apply to participate in the free Citizens Police Academy, a 12-week course that begins Thursday, Sept. 9 and covers everything from criminal law and patrol tactics to surveillence. The course is presented twice a year by the Allen Police Department’s Community Relations Unit […]

Irving Mayor, City Council to host Town Hall meetings

Irving Mayor, City Council to host Town Hall meetings

(By Irving Chamber/IrvingChamber.com) Irving residents are encouraged to come out and meet with newly elected Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and City Council members from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at one of three upcoming Town Hall meetings: July 27, Heritage Senior Center, 200 S. Jefferson St. Aug. 2, Irving Mall, 3880 Irving Mall (lower level, […]

In-Sync rescues exotic cats from dying owner

  (Wylie) Just days before her death, an exotic cat owner in Poetry, TX signed over more than 20 lions, cougars and tigers to In-Sync Exotics, a wildlife rescue and education center in Wylie. Some of the rescued cats are in need of urgent care after being confined to waste-ridden horse stalls with little or […]

Dallas police to host Kids’ Safety Fair

(Dallas) The Southwest Patrol Division of the Dallas PD and Walmart #5147 will host a Kids’ Health and Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30 in the Walmart parking lot at 1521 N. Cockrell Hill Road. Members of the Dallas Police Department, Dallas Fire Rescue, City of Dallas Fair Housing, Senior […]

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