Active duty military get in free Memorial Day at Hawaiian Falls

Hawaiian Falls Roanoke, Soldiers Serve with Heart to honor veterans, troops on Memorial Day On Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day) beginning at 8 a.m., soldiers, veterans, and the community will gather at the VFW Post 5074, 705 Oak Street in Roanoke, to march in honor of fallen American soldiers. The half mile Hero Walk will […]

Carry the Load stops at Rockwall Veteran’s Memorial

Carry the Load stops at Rockwall Veteran’s Memorial

(Rockwall) May 27, 2012 – At 4 a.m., Sunday, May 27, 2012, Carry the Load’s relay team stopped at the new Rockwall Veteran’s Memorial at the new county courthouse on Yellowjacket Lane. Community members, students, parents, and citizens showed up to support Carry the Load’s mission of highlighting the meaning of Memorial Day across America. […]

Trinity Christian welcomes deployed alumni home

Trinity Christian welcomes deployed alumni home

Students at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison adopt soldiers, welcome them home (Addison) May 24, 2012 – With Memorial Day quickly approaching, it is important to honor and show our appreciation for the men and women making great sacrifices while serving our country. This school year, Trinity Christian Academy adopted four alumni who are currently in service: Dean Driskill […]

Memorial Splash Day at Rowlett’s Wet Zone

Memorial Splash Day at Rowlett’s Wet Zone

(Rowlett) May 19, 2012 – Wet Zone, Rowlett’s Family Waterpark, presents Memorial Splash Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 28. Come enjoy Memorial Day with the Wet Zone family. There will be non-stop games, contests and music for the whole family. There is no additional charge for participating in the Memorial Day events, […]

Parade for McKinney’s American Idol Hollie Cavanagh

Parade for McKinney’s American Idol Hollie Cavanagh

 American Idol finalist Hollie Cavanagh returns to McKinney (McKinney) May 22, 2012 – Hollie Cavanagh will return home to McKinney this weekend. Come to Historic Downtown McKinney as Hollie is welcomed back with a homecoming parade and celebration. The parade in historic downtown McKinney is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26. Show up to […]

McKinney to participate in Click It or Ticket Campaign

Avoid ticket, increase safety by wearing seat belts (McKinney) May 22, 2012 – With Memorial Day weekend and the summer driving season on the horizon, it’s more important than ever for Texans to keep themselves and each other safe on the road. That’s why the McKinney Police Department is joining forces once again with the […]

Rockwall ISD to host Memorial Day celebration May 24

Rockwall ISD to host Memorial Day celebration May 24

(Rockwall ISD) The Rockwall Independent School District will host its second annual Memorial Day Celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012 at the Rockwall High School Performing Arts Center at Ultey. The venue is located at 1201 T.L. Townsend Drive in Rockwall adjacent to the Rockwall Aquatics Center. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend […]

Salute to Heroes at Olde City Park

(Wylie) Join the 2012 Memorial Day celebration, A Salute to Heroes, scheduled for Monday, May 28, in Olde City Park in Wylie. Activities begin with a half staff flag ceremony at 7:45 a.m., followed by a pancake breakfast hosted by the East Fork Masonic Lodge. A program honoring soldiers and their families will be from 11:30 […]

Rowlett hosts Touch-A-Truck, Memorial Celebration

Rowlett hosts Touch-A-Truck, Memorial Celebration

(Rowlett) May 27, 2012 – Families filled downtown Main Street Saturday, May 26 to honor fallen military heroes  at the Memorial Celebration on Main, which featured the popular “Touch A Truck” event and classic car show. Photos by Blue Ribbon News. During the Memorial Day Commemoration at Veterans Park, Mayor Todd Gottel welcomed the crowd […]

Hawaiian Falls Waco pours wave pool

New park on schedule to open Memorial Day weekend  More than 100 cement trucks rolled in and out of Hawaiian Falls Waco Monday, Feb. 6, delivering more than 800 yards of concrete to create a wave pool the size of a football field. Located at 900 Lake Shore Drive, on the site of the former […]

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