WWI Centennial: 3 Ways to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI

WWI Centennial: 3 Ways to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2018) One hundred years ago in August through November of 1918, thousands of Texans dedicated themselves to serving our country during World War I. Around 200,000 Texans served in uniform during the Great War. Over 5,000 of them made the ultimate sacrifice, laying down their lives to protect the freedoms […]

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 27, 2018) The team of deputies making up the North Texas Criminal Interdiction Unit are showing they’re a force to be reckoned with for those smuggling drugs and human cargo across the region’s major highways. In December 2017, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner, Grayson County Sheriff Tom Watt, Hunt County Sheriff […]

Shrimp & Crawfish Boil to benefit growing Boys & Girls Clubs

Shrimp & Crawfish Boil to benefit growing Boys & Girls Clubs

(FRISCO, TX — April 12, 2016) The Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) will hold its 7th Annual Shrimp & Crawfish Boil on Saturday, April 30, at Frisco Bar & Grill in Frisco (4851 Legacy Dr). Thanks to the support of surrounding businesses the area will take on a carnival atmosphere with a Cajun […]

Open Carry gun law effective Jan 1

Open Carry gun law effective Jan 1

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 1, 2016) Rockwall residents learned all about the new Open Carry law that takes effect today during a special information session put on in mid-December by CARGO (Citizens Association for Responsible Gun Ownership) at The Center in Rockwall. CARGO invited State Senator Bob Hall – who was active in getting the […]

Governor Abbott issues statewide call to stand with law enforcement

Governor Abbott issues statewide call to stand with law enforcement

(September 3, 2015) As Texas continue to mourn the loss of Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth, Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call to stand with law enforcement in Texas. To honor Deputy Goforth and all officers across the state, Governor Abbott is asking Texas law enforcement officers to turn on their red […]

Addie Bryan raises thousands for hospital that helped her walk

(DALLAS, TX – August 12, 2015) Addison Bryan of Rockwall made a pretty big wish for her eighth birthday, and today that wish came true. In fact, her goal of raising $8,000 to give back to the hospital that helped her walk was realized nearly ten-fold, as she was able to present nearly $70,000 to […]

Back on the bike after 50 years

Seventy old cyclist takes on 23-mi Hot Rocks course (ROCKWALL, TX – August 7, 2015) After a 50-year break, Larry Maddox is back on his bike. The 70-year-old picked up biking again last year and biked a total of 2500 miles, and plans to bike another 4000 miles this year. For Maddox, biking has plenty […]

Hawaiian Falls gives special needs families exclusive access to the water parks

DALLAS, TX.  (August 5, 2015) Hawaiian Falls hosted Champions Day at all five of its North Texas water parks for children and adults with special needs or medical issues. The “Champions” (individuals with special needs) were admitted free. Family members and caregiver were offered discounted tickets. Lisa Kirkwood of The Colony commented that her special […]

Restaurants unveiled, reservations open for DFW Restaurant Week

DALLAS, TX (July 13, 2015) The official list of participating restaurants has been unveiled and reservations are now open for the summer’s hottest dining event, the 18th annual DFW Restaurant Week presented by Central Market. Dine out to enjoy delicious three-course prix fixe dinners ($35 or $45) and two course lunches ($20), discover more than 125 […]

North Texas Army Veteran to receive custom-built, mortgage-free home in Rockwall

North Texas Army Veteran to receive custom-built, mortgage-free home in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 16, 2015) U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Jerry Holcomb and family received the surprise of a lifetime – and on America’s birthday, no less – when national nonprofit organization Operation FINALLY HOME and other local organizations announced they will gift a new custom-built, mortgage-free Rockwall home to the veteran. The announcement […]

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