Rockwall Farmers Market gives back to Meals on Wheels, police department

Rockwall Farmers Market gives back to Meals on Wheels, police department

ROCKWALL, TX (September 26, 2020) This morning at Rockwall’s final Farmers Market of the season, Claudette Hatfield and other Farmers Market committee members and volunteers, presented $5,000 checks to Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County and the Rockwall Police Department as their way of giving back to the community! Claudette expressed thanks to […]

UPDATE: New start time for Official Heroes Bridge Dedication in Rockwall-Rowlett

UPDATE: New start time for Official Heroes Bridge Dedication in Rockwall-Rowlett

ROCKWALL, TX (September 25, 2020) A dedication ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 26 at 9 a.m. to officially recognize the SH 66 bridge between Rockwall and Rowlett as the “Heroes Bridge.” The change was made to raise awareness of the issue of veteran and first responder suicide. Statistics show that military veterans, police […]

Rockwall Fire Department recognizes engine crew for lifesaving efforts in submerged vehicle incident

Rockwall Fire Department recognizes engine crew for lifesaving efforts in submerged vehicle incident

ROCKWALL, TX (September 25, 2020) The Rockwall Fire Department takes great pleasure in recognizing with pride and admiration the members of Engine 2 A-Shift, Captain Mike Caffey, Driver/Engineer Adam Honea, and Firefighter Michael Sauder with a Unit Citation. On September 20, 2020, the Rockwall Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle that appeared […]

Video visits possible with Rockwall Santa

Video visits possible with Rockwall Santa

ROCKWALL, TX (September 24, 2020) Visiting with Santa while social distancing is possible this year by booking a video call with Santa. Kids can share their Christmas wishes and see jolly ol’ St. Nick as he prepares for the holiday season. Calls will take place Nov. 1 through Nov. 7. Book them now at rockwallcac.org. […]

Bubbles & Bags 2020 goes virtual, exceeds expectations for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

Bubbles & Bags 2020 goes virtual, exceeds expectations for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (September 24, 2020) Last year at this time, Bubbles & Bags organizers never anticipated that a global pandemic would disrupt plans for an even bigger and better Designer Purse BINGO celebration in 2020. After all, the 2019 fundraiser was such a success that tickets sold out within hours and more than 600 party-goers […]

Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2020) Planning a fundraiser in the midst of a pandemic has its challenges, but for Development Director Maureen Cook, turning obstacles into opportunities is what she does best – especially when she has the support of gala committee co- chairs Amy Lawrence and Tracey Landry. Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall […]

Meet Cersei, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Cersei, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX – September 21, 2020 – Cersei is a sweet kitty who came to us in the family way.  Her kittens are now all weaned, and she is ready to find her forever home. She likes to chase the other kitties in her foster home and likes sitting up high and surveying her kingdom. […]

During ‘Week of Giving,’ Atmos Energy employees pledge $875,000 to United Way, No Kid Hungry & Salvation Army

During ‘Week of Giving,’ Atmos Energy employees pledge $875,000 to United Way, No Kid Hungry & Salvation Army

Doubling the financial impact for these essential organizations, Atmos Energy will match all employee donations Garland, Texas – Sept. 21, 2020 – Atmos Energy employees take enormous pride in their commitment to fuel safe and thriving communities, and during the company’s annual Week of Giving campaign held Sept. 14 through Sept. 18, employees across the enterprise pledged more than $875,000 in […]

Jude Wilkerson, 13, builds benches at Rockwall’s historical museum for Eagle Scout project

Jude Wilkerson, 13, builds benches at Rockwall’s historical museum for Eagle Scout project

    ROCKWALL, TX (September 21, 2020) Thirteen-year-old Jude Wilkerson of Rockwall, a home schooler who serves as a bugler and instructor for Boy Scout Troop 690, spent this past weekend building portable benches at the Rockwall County Historical Foundation museum for his Eagle Scout project.   Assisted by troop members, Jude made seven benches […]

Rockwall community shows overwhelming support for 3-year-old with Leukemia

Rockwall community shows overwhelming support for 3-year-old with Leukemia

ROCKWALL, TX – September 18, 2020 — When Laura and Nathan Tate of Rockwall arrived on vacation in early August, their 3-year-old son Cameron became lethargic and unable to walk. After rushing him to the ER, his diagnosis was confirmed: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL). After more than a month’s worth of chemotherapy at John Hopkins […]

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