A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: More on the Texas electrical grid

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: More on the Texas electrical grid

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 1, 2022) Last weeks article about the electrical power grid in Texas caused some interesting comments from some of the readers: “Texas is running a huge surplus in sales tax and taxes on oil income. The State can d___ well afford to fix the grid. The current plan is to pass the […]

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 […]

Save on clothes, school supplies during Texas Sales Tax Holiday, Aug. 5-7

Save on clothes, school supplies during Texas Sales Tax Holiday, Aug. 5-7

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7. State law exempts sales tax on qualified items — such as clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks — priced below $100, saving shoppers about $8 […]

Official Texas Pie Fest returns to Tate Farms in Rockwall this Saturday, June 18

Official Texas Pie Fest returns to Tate Farms in Rockwall this Saturday, June 18

Pie vendors from all over Texas selling pie, pie baking contest, pie eating contest, pie walk, pie throwing, pie fight and more  ROCKWALL, TX (June 14, 2022) Bonafide Betties Pie Co, voted Best Pies in Texas by USA Today in 2018, and Tate Farms, one of Rockwall County’s oldest working family farms join together to present […]

TxDOT launches anti-speeding campaign

TxDOT launches anti-speeding campaign

1 IN 3 TEXAS VEHICLE DEATHS DUE TO SPEED  With a 16% increase in speed-related crashes on Texas roadways last year, TxDOT urges drivers to slow down, drive to conditions to save lives    AUSTIN – Last year the number of people killed in vehicle crashes in Texas reached a level not seen since 1981, […]

Rockwall County Clerk earns prestigious 5-Star Exemplary Award

Rockwall County Clerk earns prestigious 5-Star Exemplary Award

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 12, 2022) Rockwall County Clerk Jennifer Fogg was recently presented with the 2021 Five Star Exemplary Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services for excellence in the vital statistics registration process. The 5-Star award is the highest honor possible and acknowledges Vital Statistics partners who understand the importance of vital statistics […]

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to dispense authorized COVID 19 antiviral medication

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to dispense authorized COVID 19 antiviral medication

Walmart launches store locator to help customers find the nearest store or club with availability TEXAS, Dec. 30, 2021 – Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin dispensing the authorized COVID antiviral medication, Paxlovid and Molnupiravir in Texas through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Therapeutics Program starting Dec. 30, 2021. Select Walmart and Sam’s Club […]

Rep. Justin Holland appointed Sunset Commission Vice Chair

Rep. Justin Holland appointed Sunset Commission Vice Chair

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan has appointed State Representative Justin Holland to serve a four year term on the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, with the first two years as Vice Chair of the Commission. The Sunset Commission is a legislative advisory body with 12 members: five senators and one public member appointed […]

TxDOT’s “Drive Sober. No Regrets.” campaign urges Texans to celebrate fall football season without driving under the influence

TxDOT’s “Drive Sober. No Regrets.” campaign urges Texans to celebrate fall football season without driving under the influence

Drunk driving killed 963 people in Texas last year ROCKWALL, TX – October 11, 2021 — Football is a huge part of Texas culture, and with the new season upon us, TxDOT’s Drive Sober. No Regrets. Statewide Impaired Driving Campaign is encouraging fans to celebrate responsibly by always finding a sober ride. “Fall football is […]

Rockwall native Prince Giadolor announces candidacy for Texas State Senate District 2

Rockwall native Prince Giadolor announces candidacy for Texas State Senate District 2

(Sept. 14, 2021) Rockwall native Prince Giadolor has announced his candidacy for Texas State Senate District 2. District 2 of the Texas Senate is a senatorial district that serves all of Delta, Fannin, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Rains, Rockwall and Van Zandt counties, and portions of Dallas county. “Running for senate is bigger than myself,” Prince […]

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