YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announces first round of planned impact from recent MacKenzie Scott donation

The gift from Ms. Scott was the largest in the organization’s history DALLAS, TX (August 20, 2021) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced today how the organization will use the first $1.5 million of the largest gift in its history from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott to help the local North Texas community. “Last […]

From the desk of Congressman Pat Fallon, TX-04: Town Hall meetings this week

From the desk of Congressman Pat Fallon, TX-04: Town Hall meetings this week

ROCKWALL, TX (August 16, 2021) Members of Congress have more bosses than just about anybody else in the United States, over 750,000 to be exact! My bosses live in Rockwall, Texarkana, Sherman, and all across Northeast Texas. They are patriots, veterans, parents, teachers, healthcare workers, firefighters and police officers. They are the fabric of the […]

Congressman Pat Fallon to host Town Halls in Texas’s Fourth Congressional District

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, August 18th, Thursday, August 19th, and Friday, August 20th, Congressman Pat Fallon (TX-04) will hold public town hall events in Texas’s Fourth Congressional District to provide an update on his work in Washington, D.C. and receive feedback from his constituents. Wednesday’s town halls will be held in Marion County, Morris County, […]

Governor Abbott, Attorney General Paxton aligned in defense of Executive Order prohibiting mask mandates

Governor Abbott, Attorney General Paxton aligned in defense of Executive Order prohibiting mask mandates

AUSTIN, TX (August 11, 2021) Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the filing of a mandamus petition in the 5th Court of Appeals to strike down the actions by Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. The judge’s order violates Executive Order GA-38 and state law. GA-38 prohibits governmental entities and officials from mandating […]

Credit Union of Texas to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees

DALLAS, Aug. 10, 2021 – Effective August 9, 2021, Credit Union of Texas (CUTX) will require all CUTX team members to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of their employment. Currently, 70% of CUTX’s 496 employees are fully vaccinated. The new effort builds on CUTX’s meticulous safety and sanitizing protocols practiced throughout the COVID-19 […]

New frontage road project on I-30 to start in Dallas County

New frontage road project on I-30 to start in Dallas County

Project Includes the Reconstruction of the Dalrock Road, I-30 Interchange DALLAS COUNTY, July 28, 2021 – Next week, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will begin construction of two frontage road bridges on Interstate 30 (I-30) from Bass Pro Drive to Dalrock Road in Dallas County. TxDOT will also reconstruct the I-30, Dalrock Road interchange. […]

From the desk of Congressman Pat Fallon, TX-04

From the desk of Congressman Pat Fallon, TX-04

(July 26, 2021) When Bill Clinton and Barak Obama were president, many members of Congress vehemently opposed their policies and politics. We truly believed they had bad ideas for America, but most of us did not question their mental acuity because we had no reason to. After witnessing Joe Biden interact with the press, elected […]

Black Star Sport Horses equestrian qualifies for FEI North American Youth Championships

Black Star Sport Horses equestrian qualifies for FEI North American Youth Championships

ROCKWALL, TX – July 26, 2021 — Dallas equestrian Isabella Fielder has qualified for the FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC). NAYC is a prestigious international competition that brings together the young riders (ages 14-21) to compete in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of dressage, show jumping, and eventing. This year the event will take […]

State Fair announces 2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Food Competition Semi-Finalists

State Fair announces 2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Food Competition Semi-Finalists

DALLAS, TX (July 15, 2021) State Fair of Texas concessionaires are officially off to the races with a new lineup of incredible, edible innovations for the public to taste at the Fair this fall. The 17th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards offers another year of exciting bites for all appetites. The 2021 lineup is bursting […]

Dallas Builders Association presents donation to Lone Star CASA

Dallas Builders Association presents donation to Lone Star CASA

ROCKWALL, TX – July 6, 2021 — The Metro East Division Board of the Dallas Builders Association recently presented Lone Star CASA with a check for the combined proceeds from the 2020 Cars for CASA Cruise ($41,337.75) and the 2021 Cars for CASA Car Show ($52.394.72) in the amount of $93,732.47.     Metro East […]