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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.
Work begins on overpass project
The Interstate 30-Erby Campbell Boulevard overpass construction project officially started Monday. No construction crews were spotted, but utility relocation crews were still working on both sides of the interstate.
City shifts focus from overpass to future projects
With the starting date for construction of the Interstate 30-Erby Campbell Boulevard overpass only five days away, city officials will soon begin focusing their attention on what could be the city’s next big highway project.
Circle Drive water line project scheduled to begin May 24
Work on a Circle Drive water line upgrade project is scheduled to begin on May 24.
The city council awarded a contract on the project during a special meeting on May 7. Actual construction of the water line will cost about $58,000. There will be other expenses — engineering and testing, for example — but the total cost of the project will not exceed $71,000.
Fate council approves plans for new city hall contract
Fate’s new City Hall project moved a step forward this week with the city council’s approval of a contract for architectural services.
- Alsabrook explains details of June 1 water restrictions
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