Don’t bet the farm just yet…advice for curious growers from Texas A&M AgriLife Hemp Team

Don’t bet the farm just yet…advice for curious growers from Texas A&M AgriLife Hemp Team

SAN ANGELO, TX — Texas farmers soon will be able to legally plant fields of hemp for the first time since the 1930s. Much has changed since then, but one thing hasn’t: Texas farmers can count on Texas A&M AgriLife for practical information and expert insight. The Texas A&M AgriLife Hemp Team traveled across the […]

Dallas earns certification as inaugural ‘Bird City Texas’

Dallas earns certification as inaugural ‘Bird City Texas’

Communities Rise to the Challenge in the Name of Conservation AUSTIN–Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Audubon Texas, partners in the Bird City Texas Initiative, are proud to announce that four communities have received certification during the inaugural application cycle. Bastrop, Dallas, Houston, and Port Aransas have been recognized as the leaders in community action […]

Rowlett Police SWAT Team assists in arrest in Texas A&M double homicide

Rowlett Police SWAT Team assists in arrest in Texas A&M double homicide

Suspect Arrested in Texas A & M University Commerce Double Homicide ROWLETT, TX – Today at about 3:15 p.m., the Rowlett Police Department SWAT Team assisted Texas DPS and the Texas Rangers in executing a search and arrest warrant for 21 year old Jacques Dshawn Smith at his residence located in the 8300 blk of […]

19th Annual Mardi Gras Texas Style! returns to Fair Park

19th Annual Mardi Gras Texas Style! returns to Fair Park

All-Day, Rain or Shine Music Festival includes performances from Josh Abbott Band, Aaron Watson, Flatland Cavalry, Shane Smith & The Saints, Roger Creager and more! GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AND VIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE NOW DALLAS – The 19th Annual Mardi Gras Texas Style! Music Festival returns to the Automobile Building inside of historic Fair Park on […]

Texas Lands at No. 2 U-Haul Growth State for 2019

Texas Lands at No. 2 U-Haul Growth State for 2019

Texas backslides one spot to the No. 2 Growth State in America, according to U-Haul® data analyzing U.S. migration trends for 2019. Florida unseats the Lone Star State, ending its three-year run as the top Growth State for 2016-18. Florida rises one spot after being No. 2 in growth the previous three years. North Carolina, […]

Texas Municipal Police Association endorses Justin Holland for House District 33

Texas Municipal Police Association endorses Justin Holland for House District 33

(AUSTIN, TX – Dec. 3, 2019) Today, the Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA) proudly endorses Justin Holland for House District 33. “Justin Holland is a sixth-generation Rockwall County resident and has spent nearly a decade serving the public as a City Council member and in the Texas Legislature,” said Deputy Executive Director of Government Affairs Mitch […]

State Fair of Texas FOOD, FOOD and more FOOD!

State Fair of Texas FOOD, FOOD and more FOOD!

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 24, 2019) The State Fair of Texas opens in three days! The first thing that pops into most people’s minds when they think of the State Fair of Texas is, FOOD! So let’s talk about just that. Yes, the State Fair has some amazing deep fried foods that you will want to […]

Rockwall County Receives Distinguished Service Award from Texas Historical Commission

Rockwall County Receives Distinguished Service Award from Texas Historical Commission

AUSTIN, Texas (July 15, 2019) —The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recognized the Rockwall County Historical Commission (CHC) with a Distinguished Service Award (DSA) for the 2018 year of service. This annual award affirms CHCs that document ongoing, well-rounded programs of history and preservation-related projects that enrich local communities. The award will be presented during a […]

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension: Living With Asthma

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension: Living With Asthma

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 29, 2019) According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), more than 1.5 million people in Texas are affected by asthma. However, this number does not include those who have the disease and have not yet been diagnosed. Asthma is a disease that causes the airways of the lungs to tighten and […]

Rep. Ratcliffe visits Royse City Middle School

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 1, 2019) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) visited Royse City Middle School today for a question and answer session with the eighth grade class about the functions of the federal government and his experiences as the U.S. Representative for the 4th Congressional District of Texas. About 200 students gathered for an open […]

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