Yesterday was the start of Sunshine Week, an annual media campaign that highlights the need — and right — to know what our elected officials are doing and how our tax dollars are being spent.
After digesting a transcript of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s appearance in Dallas last week, at which Abbott outlined a 40-point “action plan” for reducing gun violence in general and school shootings in particular, we’re still not sure how serious Abbott is about addressing the issue.
Millions of Americans who flocked to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots on the opposite sides of a national political tug-of-war have more in common than they think.
Ordinarily we would expect to be found on the Republican side in most elections. The national Democratic Party has drifted so far to the left and tends to offer so little in the way of new ideas that we — and most Texans — don’t tend to feel at home there.
As the U.S. Representative of 700,000 Northeast Texans, it’s my duty to stay constantly engaged with the folks back home to ensure I’m truly representing their will in Congress. Over the past few weeks, I’ve hosted a series of open houses spread throughout the 18 counties in Texas’ 4th Distr…
Aircraft that were instrumental for the United States and its allies during World War II are taking to the air yet again on Saturday in Terrell.
This Week's Circulars
Deanna Lou Simmons of Terrell, Texas was born Jan. 3, 1937 in Royse City, Texas to Dean and Opal (Howell) Wester. She went to be with our Lord and Savior on Jan. 19, 2021 at the age of 84. Deanna graduated from Royse City High School in 1955, then moved to Mesquite to raise her family for ap…
- Rockwall County DA warns of price gouging scams in wake of winter storm recovery
- Regional reservoir, dam in home stretch
- Not guilty pleads made in drug bust
- Three indicted on big Royse City drug bust
- Royse City ISD calls for $230 million bond election
- Family’s tragedy prompts proposal of ‘Colten’s Law’
- Thousands in county waiting on COVID-19 vaccine
- Heath hosts PATH project, stone dedication
- Nichol appointed as Rockwall County commissioner
- AT YOUR CONVENIENCE: Commissioners to open centers for year-round waste disposal
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