Chronic Wasting Disease discovered at deer breeding facilities in Hunt and Uvalde Counties

AUSTIN – Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in deer breeding facilities in both Hunt and Uvalde counties. This marks the first positive detection of the disease in Hunt County. The tissue samples were submitted by the deer breeding facilities as part of required CWD surveillance programs. The samples indicated the presence of CWD […]

Chocolate Indulgence raises over $30,000 for families affected by domestic violence in Rockwall, Hunt, and Rains counties

Chocolate Indulgence raises over $30,000 for families affected by domestic violence in Rockwall, Hunt, and Rains counties

ROCKWALL, TX – February 20, 2021 – Women in Need, Inc., a local nonprofit which provides refuge, empowerment and restoration to families affected by domestic violence in Hunt, Rains, and Rockwall counties, raised over $30,000 at its 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence fundraising event, held virtually over Valentine’s weekend. “These generous sponsorship funds will allow WIN […]

Teams forming for Halloween-themed Scavenger Hunt in Royse City

Teams forming for Halloween-themed Scavenger Hunt in Royse City

ROYSE CITY, TX – Oct. 9, 2020 – The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is hosting a family friendly, social distancing Halloween-themed scavenger hunt around Royse City, and you are invited to join a team and play for fun – or to win the grand prize! The hunt will take place from 1 to 4 […]

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

(WYLIE, TX) Several family-friendly activities are planned over the next few months at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue & Education Center, including Outdoor Movie Night, an Easter egg hunt, and a camp-out. Located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, In-Sync serves as a sanctuary for over 70 rescued tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, cheetahs, bobcats, lynx, servals, […]

Wesley Arts opens lecture series with world religion expert

(Rockwall) First United Methodist Church Rockwall opened their Wesley Arts Lecture Series with Dr. Robert A. Hunt, Director of Global Theological Education at SMU Perkins University, Dallas. Hunt is an expert on world religions, including Islam, and has served as religious consultant for Washington D.C. officials, including President George W. Bush.  An author of numerous […]