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Arts & Entertainment,Events,TV,HistoricalOn the Mesa

Fort Worth Hosts Lonesome Dove Anniversary

The 27th anniversary of a major television event being celebrated in Fort Worth this month with the Lonesome Dove Reunion and Trail. Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,TV,Living,Special Features,Travel,Communities,Regional / Texas,HistoricalAmerican Pickers TV show to film in Texas

TV show American Pickers is heading to Texas!

TEXAS is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area. The team will film episodes of their hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout Texas. What's in your collection? Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,Events,Living,Communities,City of Rockwall,HistoricalOnce a popular tourist attraction, seeing the wall is a bit more of a challenge today

Mysteries of the Rock Wall Revisited

For over 100 years the origin of the wall has remained a mystery. In this Throwback Thursday special we bring back one of our most popular articles on the subject from 5 years ago. Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,Events,Living,Special Features,Communities,Regional / Texas,HistoricalWilks and her dog

Local veteran recounts duties as parachute rigger in the 82nd Airborne Division

VIDEO: Diana Wilks, SFC/E-7, recounts the role of U.S. military parachute riggers. Veterans Day | The Military Heritage Collection in Nevada, Texas. Continue reading »
Living,Communities,Royse City,HistoricalThe Royse City calaboose is rapidly deteriorating due to lack of care.

Historic Royse City Jail is slowly fading into memory

If nothing is done soon, Royse City's old calaboose will become nothing but a memory. Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,Books / Literature,Events,Living,Schools & Education,Communities,Regional / Texas,HistoricalDr. David Montejano

UC-Berkeley professor to speak during Latino Americans: 500 Years of History event

Texas A&M University-Commerce is honored to host Dr. David Montejano, Professor of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley, on Tues, September 29. Open to the public, and admission is free. Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,Events,Communities,City of Rockwall,HistoricalThe Wall in its natural state.

Where’s the Wall? Finding Rockwall’s Landmark

The structure that gives the city its name seems to be as elusive as it is mysterious. To this day, debate rages as to its origin, natural or man-made. But where is it? Continue reading »
Arts & Entertainment,Events,Visual Arts,Living,Volunteers,Communities,Regional / Texas,HistoricalRobert Summers with his

Renowned sculptor Robert Summers to honor Congressman Ralph Hall at statue unveiling

A larger-than-life-sized statue of Congressman Ralph M. Hall will be unveiled at the Rockwall County Courthouse at 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 3, 2015. Continue reading »
Living,HistoricalSouth side of Rockwall Square, circa 1880's

Rockwall History - A Wild West Murder Mystery

The Rockwall of 1876 was the archetypical wild west town, a collection of clapboard shacks housing the usual general store, blacksmith, and a few saloons. Not to mention the occasional murder... Continue reading »

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