Wylie ISD hosts food drive benefiting Christian Care Center

November is Wylie Christian Care Center Month. The Wylie ISD is hosting its annual food drive now through Tuesday, Nov. 15.  Students throughout the district are encouraged to bring food items to school to donate to the drive. Items will be collected from the campuses on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 16 and 17 and delivered to […]

‘Once upon a time’ at The Heights Baptist Church

‘Once upon a time’ at The Heights Baptist Church

Pirates and Princesses shared the night at the Oct. 26 “Once Upon a Time” fairy tale-themed Fall Festival at The Heights Baptist Church in Richardson.   “We love the way our fall festival reaches out into the community and draws people from all walks of life,” said Pennie Olivo, preschool minister at The Heights. “Families come […]

Enter your club, business in ‘Silver Christmas’ parade

(Rowlett) The Rowlett Exchange Club encourages everyone to take part in its 25th Annual Christmas Parade, a charity fundraiser that features ‘A Silver Christmas’ theme for 2011. The parade, which will travel down Main St. in Rowlett on Nov. 19, enables the Exchange Club to continue its programs in Americanism, community service, youth and child abuse prevention. Register […]

After hours event at Stone River Golf Club includes ribbon cutting, prizes

Stone Lot Partners, Stone River Golf Club and the Royse City Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting and after hours event from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. Realtors, builders, golf enthusiasts, and all community members are encouraged to come by to see the facilities, tour the golf course, and enjoy delicious food and […]

Local insurance professional receives on-air recognition

Local insurance professional receives on-air recognition

(Dallas) – Longsworth Insurance Agency, located at 3110 Webb Ave., Suite 201 in Dallas, Texas 75205, has been invited to participate in the True Blue Business Recognition Series, a program that publicly recognizes exceptional companies and business owners in the Dallas-Fort Worth area that are “doing business right.”  Scott Sams, morning show host at KRLD […]

Shermer moves to Whitt Elementary as assistant principal

(Wylie ISD) Joei Shermer has been named the new assistant principal at Whitt Elementary in the Wylie Independent School District. Shermer has been the Assistant Principal at Harrison Intermediate School for the past five years, and has 10 years of experience in Wylie ISD. “It is a difficult decision to leave Harrison as I have […]

Rockwall County Library News for November

The Rockwall County Library, located at 1215 E. Yellow Jacket Lane in Rockwall, will be closed Friday, Nov. 11 for Veteran’s Day. The library will also be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24, 25 and 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy a historical display by The Daughters of the American Revolution throughout November. Donations for the […]

Reach for a Star tree unveiling Nov. 5

(Wylie) The community is invited to join in the tree unveiling for the Annual Reach for a Star Program from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Rita and Truett Smith Public Library, located at 300 Country Club Road, Building 300 in Wylie. Get in the holiday spirit and adopt a star. Enjoy holiday arts, music, […]

Traditions are born at Rockwall Pumpkin Patch

Traditions are born at Rockwall Pumpkin Patch

Charlie Kay Jurca sleeps through her first visit to Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch, located in the Ridge Road Shopping Center. The one-month old is the daughter of Jeremy and Leah Jurca of Rockwall.  Many photo-ops remain at the 23rd Annual Pumpkin Patch which is open daily 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Sunday, Oct. 30. Share […]