World Food Championships move to Fair Park for 2020

World Food Championships move to Fair Park for 2020

The World Food Championships recently announced that it will hold its 9th annual Tournament of Champions from November 6-10, 2020 at one of Dallas’ most historic venues, Centennial Hall at Fair Park. Fair Park, which serves as the location for many popular events such as the State Fair of Texas, the North Texas Irish Festival […]

Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone, local Dallas-Fort Worth home service company, has introduced a trade school program unlike anything in the DFW Metroplex. During a nine week program, students of ‘Milestone U’ will take classes and participate in ride-alongs with current Milestone HVAC technicians to gain hands-on experience. Once students graduate, they will have obtained their TDLR (Texas Department […]

ROTC Cadets to Journey 200 Miles in the Red River Showdown Run to Dallas Oct. 10

ROTC Cadets to Journey 200 Miles in the Red River Showdown Run to Dallas Oct. 10

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 3, 2019) On Thursday, Oct. 10, future servicemembers from the University of Texas are going to run a football nearly 200 miles, making the trek from Austin all the way up to Dallas for the 2019 Cotton Bowl. Once there, they’ll play football against their fellow ROTC cadets from the University […]

Registration Underway for Rockwall Noon Rotary Hot Rocks Bike Ride 2019

Registration Underway for Rockwall Noon Rotary Hot Rocks Bike Ride 2019

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 12, 2019) Prepare to put the pedal to the metal! The 33rd Annual Hot Rocks Bike Ride, sponsored by the Rockwall Noon Rotary Club, comes racing back to town Saturday, August 10, 2019. Register online NOW at HotRocksBikeRide.com. This year’s Hot Rocks Bike Ride includes 54, 30, 24 and 12-mile courses, […]

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 16, 2019) The North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed expansion of lane use restrictions on highway corridors throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at […]

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 6, 2019) On June 4th, State Representative Justin Holland provided a summary of the 86th Texas Legislative Session during a Rockwall Chamber of Commerce breakfast event. The House and the Senate filed more than 7,500 bills during the session, which ended on May 27th. Of those, less than 20 percent (1,427 […]

DBU Student Overcomes Obstacles to Raise Critical Funds, Awareness for IBD Patients

Ulcerative Colitis Patient and Family Take Steps for Cures on May 5 (DALLAS, TX – March 18, 2019) Twenty-year-old Madelyn Medina from Mansfield is motivating the local community to find cures by participating in the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Take Steps Dallas Walk. This year’s event takes place on May 5 at 2:00 p.m. at the […]

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2019) On Thursday, March 7, Congressman Ralph Moody Hall, a Rockwall native who was the oldest ever member of the U.S. House of Representatives, died peacefully in his home at the age of 95. Hall was born on May 3, 1923, in Fate, Texas and was a lifelong resident of […]

Rockwall County Jury Sentences Convicted Felon to 25 Years for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

Rockwall County Jury Sentences Convicted Felon to 25 Years for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 4, 2019) Last week, a Rockwall County jury convicted Robert Conrad Etheridge, 57, of the offense of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.  After the jury returned a verdict of guilty, Etheridge was sentenced to twenty-five (25) years in prison. Jurors heard testimony that on November 21, 2017, Rockwall […]

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party March 16 in Lower Greenville

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party March 16 in Lower Greenville

(DALLAS, TX – February 26, 2019) The Vanderbilt to Vickery Association will host its annual Lower Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, the largest one of its kind in Dallas, on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The Block Party runs 9 AM-7 PM in Lower Greenville between Vanderbilt and Vickery. Guests 21 and older are […]

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