Recycling Roundup in Plano, Nov. 12

Round up the hidden treasures in your garage, closets and attic and bring them to the one day drop-off collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Clark High School, 523 W. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Items should be clean and in good condition. It’s part of Texas Recycles Day. For more […]

Texas Retired Teachers Association hosts District X fall convention

Texas Retired Teachers Association hosts District X fall convention

The  District X Fall Convention of the Texas Retired Teachers Association was held Oct. 17 in Dallas at the Highland Springs Retirement Community.  The annual meeting included many reports, the election of officers and the address by the keynote speaker, Herbert Norris, TRTA President.    The Rockwall Area Retired Teachers Association was represented by Becky Cecil, Ginny […]

Prizes, promotions to celebrate opening of new HomeBank Texas branch

Prizes, promotions to celebrate opening of new HomeBank Texas branch

(Rockwall) HomeBank Texas has announced the relocation and expansion of its Rockwall branch to 105 E. Ralph Hall Parkway in Rockwall, effective Tuesday, Oct. 11. “Due to our continued growth, we’re very pleased to be relocating and expanding our Rockwall branch,” said JT McDonald, President and CEO of HomeBank Texas. “This is an ideal location […]

Ceremony planned for Pop Festival historical marker

(Denton County) Texas Historical Commission has recognized the 1969 Texas International Pop Festival in Lewisville as a significant part of Denton County history by awarding it an official Texas Historical Marker. A dedication ceremony to commemorate the event will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Denton County Transportation Authority Hebron Station in the […]

Former library director receives Lifetime Achievement Award

(Rockwall) In a meeting of library supporters last week, Kathleen Melston received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northeast Texas Library System. She is a former Library Director of the Rockwall County Library.   NETLS was established under the Texas Library Systems Act and provides services to 33 counties in northeast Texas  In presenting the […]

Temps aren’t the only high numbers in N. Texas

[Dallas Chamber Blog] (Dallas) Throughout the Summer the North Texas region has received high marks from both local and national media outlets.  Texas has a strong economy and DFW is leading the way.  Just last weekend DRC President Jim Oberwetter was interviewed by the Washington Post saying: “that, overall, the state’s economy has benefited from a light hand […]

Six educators named Teacher of the Year finalists

[TEA] (Austin) Six exceptional educators from across Texas have been chosen as finalists in the Texas Teacher of the Year program, Commissioner of Education Robert Scott announced Aug. 23. Three elementary and three secondary school educators were selected from the 40 regional Teachers of the Year from each of the state’s 20 education service center […]

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