Adventures with BRN: Taking the reins for carriage driving lesson

Adventures with BRN: Taking the reins for carriage driving lesson

ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 26, 2022) Laurel Ridge Stables is a gorgeous, tree-lined equestrian facility located on Dexham Road, right off Highway 66 in Rowlett. Trainer Hanna Deviney was gracious enough to host my family recently for a carriage driving lesson. My family loves horses, but we don’t often get the chance to be around them, […]

City of Rowlett: Work begins on the Dalrock ‘curve’ Sept 29

City of Rowlett: Work begins on the Dalrock ‘curve’ Sept 29

ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 23, 2022) Safety improvements meant to slow traffic coming into the curve on Dalrock Road just north of the Princeton Road split will begin Thursday, September 29. The project is anticipated to last approximately 2 months. During this time, the northbound lane of Dalrock Road will be closed and vehicle travel in […]

‘Yarn Bombing’ to be unveiled at Rowlett’s Harvest Market on Main

‘Yarn Bombing’ to be unveiled at Rowlett’s Harvest Market on Main

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission Supports Fiber Arts Display In a Big Way! ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 13, 2022) Have you heard of “yarn bombing”? Recently, a group called WIPs, an acronym for work in progress, approached the Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission about using their talents in supporting the arts in Rowlett. WIPs is a […]

NTTA Traffic Advisory: WB I-30 to NB PGBT closed overnight, Sept. 9-10

NTTA Traffic Advisory: WB I-30 to NB PGBT closed overnight, Sept. 9-10

NTTA TRAFFIC ADVISORY! ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 8, 2022)  Overnight closure for NTTA maintenance: This closure is needed for bridge maintenance. September 9–10 ( 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.) Westbound Interstate 30 in Garland to northbound President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) direct-connector ramp. Detour to northbound PGBT: Drivers will take the Bass Pro Dr. exit and […]

Rowlett police seek help identifying credit card thief

Rowlett police seek help identifying credit card thief

ROWLETT, TX (Aug. 30, 2022) The Rowlett Police Department reached out through social media today for the public’s help in identifying a suspect: Rowlettonians! Assemble!!! Hopefully the overdramatic intro caught some of y’alls attention because we need your help, news team! We had a person steal a mother’s purse while she was taking her child […]

Rowlett’s Housing Finance Corporation’s Executive Director earns prestigious certification

Rowlett’s Housing Finance Corporation’s Executive Director earns prestigious certification

ROWLETT, TX (Aug. 8, 2022) – On August 5, 2022, Rick Sheffield, Executive Director of the Rowlett Housing Finance Corporation, received certification as a Rental Housing Development Finance Professional (RHDFP) from the National Development Council (NDC). RHDFP Certification is a professional credential given to individuals who successfully complete NDC’s intensive rental housing development finance training […]

Suspect in custody, infant deceased, following welfare concern call in Rowlett

Suspect in custody, infant deceased, following welfare concern call in Rowlett

ROWLETT, TX (Aug. 6, 2022) Last night at approximately 7 p.m., Rowlett Police Department was  dispatched to the 3000 block of Silver Springs Way on a welfare concern call. The caller reported concerns relating to her husband (suspect) who was exhibiting strange behavior and for their infant child that was in his care at the […]

City of Rowlett names Michael Denning Chief of Police

City of Rowlett names Michael Denning Chief of Police

ROWLETT, TX (Aug. 2, 2022) After a comprehensive nationwide search, the City of Rowlett has named Michael Denning as Chief of Police. A seasoned law enforcement professional with over 23 years of experience, including more than ten years in supervisory, management, and command positions, Chief Denning comes to Rowlett from Henderson, Nevada, where he most […]

City of Rowlett joins 24 Texas cities in filing lawsuit against Disney, Hulu, and Netflix streaming services

City of Rowlett joins 24 Texas cities in filing lawsuit against Disney, Hulu, and Netflix streaming services

ROWLETT, TX (July 28, 2022) The City of Rowlett joined 24 other Texas cities today in filing a lawsuit accusing Disney DTC LLC, Hulu, LLC, and Netflix Inc., of failing to pay millions of dollars in municipal franchise fees as far back as 2007. The lawsuit was filed in Dallas County on behalf of Rowlett […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Digging Quietude

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Digging Quietude

ROCKWALL, TX (July 19, 2022) I wandered into the garden this morning to sit with my blank pages, not knowing what I might write.  It took moments for the words to come. Please bear with me through another garden column.  I try not to write about the garden incessantly, but this time of year (ok, […]