Alzheimer’s Association names Rockwall’s Saralyn Hanford as annual gala chair

Alzheimer’s Association names Rockwall’s Saralyn Hanford as annual gala chair

Dallas, TX (Nov. 23, 2021) — Saralyn Hanford has accepted the invitation as Chair of the third annual Gala, An Event to Remember, hosted by Dallas and Northeast Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. The event will take place on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at the prestigious Verona Villa located in Frisco, TX. This year’s […]

Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

ROCKWALL, TX – October 11, 2021 — Recently, my wife Julie and I were invited to explore the fantastical lands featuring over 5,000 hand carved real and artificial pumpkins at Pumpkin Nights in Dallas/Fort Worth. The experience set at Howell Family Farms in Arlington (4016 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012) lets folks walk through […]

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Events are subject to change; Check their respective websites for info on social distancing measures. Fall Festivities at Lakeside Florist WHAT: Fall Festival featuring special sale prices on a lovely selection of fresh fall flowers and live plants, raffle drawings and free snacks; Wine & Design where you can create your own arrangement inside a […]

Dallas YMCA Key Leaders Luncheon: Bob Bowlsby, Big 12 Commissioner, featured keynote speaker

The Catalyst Advancing Equity Award will be presented in recognition of partnership with the Dallas Y’s Catalyst Initiative DALLAS (September 14, 2021) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced today it will host the 2021 YMCA Key Leaders Luncheon, presented by Delta Airlines, on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 11:30am at the Hyatt Regency Hotel […]

WANTED: Royse City Police seeks suspects in car burglary spree

WANTED: Royse City Police seeks suspects in car burglary spree

ROYSE CITY, TX (Sept. 1, 2021) The Royse City Police Department conducted a search warrant in the 4000 Block Haas Drive in Dallas on August 31, 2021 related to the recent car burglaries that occurred in Royse City on August 27, 2021.  Two suspects have been identified and arrest warrants have been issued for their […]

Winners of the 2021 State Fair of Texas Big Tex Choice Awards announced

Winners of the 2021 State Fair of Texas Big Tex Choice Awards announced

DALLAS, TX (August 30, 2021) It’s finally here, the moment you’ve all been waiting for – the highly-anticipated decision that denotes the ultimate achievement in Fair food. The 17th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards was a battle for the ages. Despite a year’s hiatus, the 2021 finalists proved that there is no shortage of creativity when it […]

30 days to go: State Fair of Texas releases health and safety guidelines

30 days to go: State Fair of Texas releases health and safety guidelines

DALLAS, TX (August 25, 2021) Today marks 30 days until Opening Day and the State Fair of Texas team continues to work hard to ensure a safe environment for everyone during the Fair this year. Big Tex needs every fairgoer to do their part and most of all, be respectful of others and do the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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