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County to conduct 'No Refusal Weekend'
Law Enforcement agen cies from across Rockwall County will conduct a “No Refusal Weekend” during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Witham’s third annual Memorial Day event planned for Sunday
Activities at Mark Witham’s annual Memorial Weekend Open House scheduled for Sunday will include military vehicle rides, armored vehicle demonstrations, a living history weapons demonstration and a World War II skirmish.
County tables RISD policing proposal
After weeks of discussion on a huge issue presented to the court, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court did not make a motion to vote on the item during a regular meeting on May 14.
Walmart business items delayed by P&Z Commission
Two Walmart-related business items that were scheduled to be considered last week by the Royse City Planning and Zoning Commission were delayed.
Alsabrook explains details of June 1 water restrictions
When Stage 3 water restrictions go into effect in Royse City on June 1, outside watering will be allowed on Tuesdays for residents of even-numbered houses and Thursdays for residents of odd-numbered houses.
- County to conduct 'No Refusal Weekend'
Lopez fourth at state track meet
Royse City’s Ulisses Lopez came within one second of medaling Friday during the Class 4A Boys 800-meter run at the UIL State Track and Field Championships in Austin.
- Athletic physicals scheduled for Saturday
- BASEBALL: Hallsville bats punch holes in RC defense during postseason series sweep
- SOFTBALL: Fira, Ennis slug past RC girls in area playoffs
- SOCCER: Royse City teams combine for 22 selections on all-district lists
- Lopez fourth at state track meet
COLUMN: Being a role model more important than winning
My first nine years in the newspaper business were as a sports writer, so I’ve seen my share of crazy sports parents. In fact, I’ve probably seen my share and your share. However, these people never cease to amaze me with ridiculous behavior at youth sporting events.
COLUMN: Life's too short to fret over blunders
If you’re among the jillions of people who can’t make it through the day — or hour, in some cases — without your social media fix, you are well aware that Facebook thrives on our status updates.
COLUMN: Mishaps becoming part of daily routine
I hate to admit it, but it does look like I’m a little accident-prone.
I really can’t argue with the facts. All of my little mishaps have been documented right here for the world to see. Well, for two or three people to see, maybe.
Running friends race to encourage, care for others
You spend time with people. You think you know them.
But how do these people you know so very well respond when there’s a serious event of life?
Sense of unity seems hollow following tragedy
It is an all too familiar drill: First the shocking bulletin and the slow leak of awful details.
Then the endless loop of the same footage on news stations. We watch compulsively, as if repeated viewing or the prospect of additional details will somehow satisfy the grief, anger, and confusion we collectively feel.
- COLUMN: Being a role model more important than winning