Rowlett introduces 2016 Summer Concert Series/Food Truck Fridays

Rowlett introduces 2016 Summer Concert Series/Food Truck Fridays

The City of Rowlett Parks and Recreation Department invites all within the community to come unwind and have fun while listening to the area’s best bands during the inaugural Summer Concert Series/Food Truck Fridays, Friday nights in August at Pecan Grove Park (5300 Main St) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. In addition to amazing tunes, […]

Springer students excel in UIL competition

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 7, 2016) Ouida Springer Elementary saw a couple students earn top honors and several others place within the top 5 in multiple areas of the UIL competition held on Saturday, Feb. 20: Reading Writing – Coach Christina Lee 4th grade:  Sophia Alvarenga – placed 5th 5th grade:  Lindsey Thompson – placed 4th Oral […]

Heath Highsteppers top scoring team at MA competition

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 7, 2016) The Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers team, elite team, and officers took home multiple awards at the Marching Auxiliaries Dance Competition in Grapevine on Feb. 13. The Highsteppers team earned Top Scoring team of all competing teams, as well as receiving Super Sweepstakes, high point, choreography and technique awards for each routine […]

Springer Elementary names Teacher of the Year

Springer Elementary names Teacher of the Year

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Rockwall County Library to host Spring Break events for kids

Rockwall County Library to host Spring Break events for kids

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 26, 2016) The Rockwall County Library, located at 1215 E Yellow Jacket Ln, will host a full schedule of fun and educational programs for youngsters this coming Spring Break (March 7-11). The following programs will offer fun storytelling in the form of puppets, ventriloquism, visual arts and educational entertainment from some special […]

New children’s music studio to open in Rockwall

New children’s music studio to open in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 24, 2016) Local music instructor Danielle Yonchak will open up her new music studio, Joyful Melodies Music Studio, at 811 E. Yellow Jacket Ln, Suite 107. Scheduled to open March 14, the studio will offer lessons to children ages newborn to 6, a unique element which makes it stand out among other music […]

RCP presents Rockwall’s Got Talent 2016

RCP presents Rockwall’s Got Talent 2016

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 24, 2016) Rockwall Community Playhouse is calling all locals to come showcase their talents for the 7th season of Rockwall’s Got Talent! Winners will receive cash prizes, including $1000 for 1st place, $500 for 2nd place and $250 for 3rd place. Entry deadline is March 15, with a registration fee of $20 per […]

Locals pack Helping Hands Thrift Store for Customer Appreciation Day

Locals pack Helping Hands Thrift Store for Customer Appreciation Day

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 20, 2016) Shoppers crowded the Rockwall County Helping Hands Thrift Store and Boutique on Saturday, Feb. 20, during Customer Appreciation Day. The event saw the store’s shelves and aisles fully restocked with all types of unique items, antiques, clothing and many other treasures. Customers also enjoyed live music, food, and recieved a […]

Rockwall High students give back to Boys & Girls Club

Rockwall High students give back to Boys & Girls Club

  (ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 23, 2016) The Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall is undergoing a big change in 2016, moving from its current location at 901 E Interurban Street into the portable classrooms at Dobbs Elementary. In preparation for the club’s relocation, BGC Rockwall welcomed over 30 volunteers from the Rockwall High School Class of […]

Rockwall company’s donation to help feed thousands of local families in need

Rockwall company’s donation to help feed thousands of local families in need

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 3, 2016)  A $5000 donation to Feeding America and the North Texas Food Bank by Rockwall-based Lake Point Advisory Group will provide 50,000 meals to families in need in communities throughout the Lake Ray Hubbard community. “We are privileged to work with clients throughout Rockwall and Rowlett to help them work toward […]