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Local Rotarian earns prestigious ‘Service Above Self Award’

Local Rotarian earns prestigious ‘Service Above Self Award’

(ROCKWALL-January 31, 2013) At the regular meeting of the Rotary Club of Rockwall, Past District Governor Bud McBrayer (2011-12) presented Rotary International’s Service Above Self Award to Past District Governor…

Eleven-year-old Rockwall hero honored for quick thinking during fire

Eleven-year-old Rockwall hero honored for quick thinking during fire

Rockwall Fire Department presents ‘Citizen in Action’ Award (ROCKWALL-January 28, 2013) Eleven-year-old Jacob Perdue remembered what he learned from City of Rockwall firefighters and put it into action when faced…

Q&A with Heath City Councilman Justin Holland

Q&A with Heath City Councilman Justin Holland

At 28 years old, City Councilman Justin Holland is the youngest person ever elected to public office in Heath. He and his wife Neely live in The Enclave at Buffalo…

Trinity Christian Academy student achieves Eagle Scout ranking

Trinity Christian Academy student achieves Eagle Scout ranking

(November 30, 2012) Congratulations to Trinity Christian Academy freshman Chase Rea of Dallas for  achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Chase is a member of Boy Scout Troop 82. He…

Rockwall YMCA welcomes new Executive Director

Rockwall YMCA welcomes new Executive Director

(Rockwall) November 11, 2012 – Bonnie LaVielle, a 22-year veteran with the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, will take on the role of Executive Director of the Rockwall Family YMCA beginning…

Q&A with Heath Mayor Lorne Liechty

Q&A with Heath Mayor Lorne Liechty

For the past 26 years, Lorne Liechty and his wife Mary have made Heath their home. After 34 years of marriage, they have four children and five grandchildren. “We’re blessed…

Frisco resident, Army veteran on mission to bless one million lives

(Frisco – November 10, 2012) When Army veteran Stephanie King of Frisco left the military, she thought she would work her way up the Federal government career chain and retire…

Eleven-year-old Rockwall girl named to Olympic Development Soccer Team

Eleven-year-old Rockwall girl named to Olympic Development Soccer Team

(Rockwall) October 24, 2012 – Eleven-year-old Gretta Sonnen of Rockwall was recently selected to the North Texas Olympic Development Soccer Team – an honor she earned after a very challenging, three-part tryout…

Middle school math prodigy outscores high school students

Middle school math prodigy outscores high school students

(Garland ISD) October 22, 2012 – An eighth grader at Garland ISD’s Austin Academy for Excellence, Linh Nguyen, is still a year away from high school. But she’s already getting…

GISD superintendent among new inductees into Garland Sports Hall of Fame

GISD superintendent among new inductees into Garland Sports Hall of Fame

(Garland ISD) October 22, 2012 – Since 1986, the Garland Sports Hall of Fame has been honoring individuals who have contributed to athletics in Garland and have helped cultivate a…