Rockwall Helping Hands Annual Pink Party provides free mammograms, raises breast cancer awareness

Rockwall Helping Hands Annual Pink Party provides free mammograms, raises breast cancer awareness

ROCKWALL, TX – October 12, 2020 — Rockwall County Helping Hands and Willis Fine Jewelry Rockwall recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month with free mammogram screenings during their annual Pink Party Social on Oct. 1. A mammogram bus was parked outside of Willis Fine Jewelry and provided a total of 19 free screenings throughout the day. […]

Rockwall WWII veteran turns 100 Oct. 31, community invited to join car parade in his honor

Rockwall WWII veteran turns 100 Oct. 31, community invited to join car parade in his honor

ROCKWALL, TX – October 12, 2020 — Local WWII veteran Herman Billnitzer is in for quite the treat this Halloween when he celebrates his 100th birthday. The community is invited to join a birthday train of 100 cars driving past Herman’s house on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10:30 a.m. Rally areas will be in the […]

Heritage Christian Academy students warm the hearts of Liberty Heights residents with songs, fellowship and goodies

Heritage Christian Academy students warm the hearts of Liberty Heights residents with songs, fellowship and goodies

ROCKWALL, TX – October 12, 2020 — Students of Heritage Christian Academy’s secondary campus spent time sharing songs, fellowship and goodies with the senior residents at Liberty Heights Gracious Retirement Living on Oct. 9. The students remained socially distant while bringing joy to the residents with gospel songs, snacks, candy, soda, stuffed animals, puzzles, games […]

Good Brew: Fest at Home

Good Brew: Fest at Home

ROCKWALL, TX – October 9, 2020 — Fall is in the air and for us at Beer Geeks it has us craving Oktoberfest brews and warm soft pretzels. Yum! Comfort food is essential right now during a global pandemic, as is great craft beer. Hey, we all have to survive somehow, right?!! How about some […]

Patti Richter, On Faith: Night and Day of the Zombies

ROCKWALL, TX – October 8, 2020 — We sat on the floor hugging our knees to our chest for protection, wide-eyed at the scene before us. Several people with the same ghastly appearance stumbled forward— not in living color but in half-dead black and white. That was my first encounter with zombies, when Mom allowed […]

Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum 

Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum 

ROCKWALL, TX – October 8, 2020 — With so many 2020 events canceled due to Covid, it warmed my heart like a cup of hot cocoa to learn that Autumn at the Arboretum would still be welcoming visitors this year. To celebrate their 15th anniversary creating elaborate pumpkin villages, The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden […]

Rockwall County Fall Festivities Guide

Rockwall County Fall Festivities Guide

Fall-themed fun for the family in Rockwall County and beyond Events are subject to change; Check their respective websites for info on social distancing measures.   Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch – Prayer Lavender Garden What: Fun fall-themed activities for the whole family including a pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating; fall treats, games and prizes; […]

Rockwall-Heath High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Lexi Childs

Rockwall-Heath High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Lexi Childs

HEATH, TX – October 6, 2020 — Lexi began sideline cheering in first grade for HHCA and has continued through her senior year. She has been a member of the varsity competitive squad since her freshman year and has won two NCA national titles, and is hoping to accomplish a third for her senior year. […]

Rockwall Rib, Rub, Run & Roll 2020 a sizzling success

Rockwall Rib, Rub, Run & Roll 2020 a sizzling success

ROCKWALL, TX – October 6, 2020 — Folks at this past weekend’s Rib, Rub, Run & Roll event in downtown Rockwall welcomed beautiful fall weather, some sweet-looking wheels at the car show, and of course some smokin’ hot BBQ. Taking home the title of Grand Champion in this year’s IBCA-sanctioned BBQ competition is Cody Malin […]

Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Keviah Ealy

Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Keviah Ealy

ROCKWALL, TX – October 6, 2020 — Keviah is a very diligent, hard worker and leaves nothing to chance with her dedication to her schoolwork and otherwise. As a student, she goes the extra mile to learn and often tutors her peers. She is dedicated to being the best cheerleader possible and can be seen […]