UPDATE: Judges crown three winners in Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office beard contest

UPDATE: Judges crown three winners in Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office beard contest

Sheriff’s Office raises over $1600 in the fight against cancer ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) They have until midnight tonight to remove their beards before returning to duty, but for now several deputies and detention officers at the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office are sporting award-winning facial hair for a good cause! Three of the […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office prepares to crown winner in No-Shave November campaign

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office prepares to crown winner in No-Shave November campaign

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) You may have noticed members of the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Department growing beards this month as several peace officers participate in No Shave November, a 30-day journey in which participants forgo shaving for a good cause – the fight against cancer. The goal of the program, as no-shave.org explains, […]

Rockwall couple partners with Meals on Wheels once again for Christmas display in memory of their son

Rockwall couple partners with Meals on Wheels once again for Christmas display in memory of their son

With more than 60,000 lights, this year’s ‘Stay in the Light’ display will be even bigger and brighter  ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 28, 2022) Brenda and David Hughes are hustling and bustling to string an estimated 60,000 Christmas lights outside their home at 1655 Plummer Drive in The Shores. They anticipate being able to ‘flip the […]

Rockwall Helping Hands, assisted by volunteers, provides Thanksgiving meals to 350 families

Rockwall Helping Hands, assisted by volunteers, provides Thanksgiving meals to 350 families

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 23, 2022) On Monday, Nov. 21st, and Tuesday, Nov. 22nd, Helping Hands passed out 350 Thanksgiving meals to local families. These boxes included gravy, corn, green beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin, soup, bread, potatoes, stuffing, and a cake mix with peaches for dessert. With the help of four volunteer groups, clients […]

Memorial golf tournament funds scholarships for local Tech-bound students

Memorial golf tournament funds scholarships for local Tech-bound students

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 22, 2022) One hundred and four golfers competed in this year’s Tommy Hooper Memorial Golf tournament at Buffalo Creek Golf Club in Heath this past October. This annual tournament began with an outing in 2005 memorializing Tech grad Tommy Hooper (Hale Center ‘72).  Tommy’s wife Margie Hooper and Dale and Teddi Cherry […]

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary’s ‘Coats for Kids’ program a heart-WARM-ing success

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary’s ‘Coats for Kids’ program a heart-WARM-ing success

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 22, 2022) Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Club’s annual Coats for Kids event was held at Costco on November 5. Breakfast Rotary and Rockwall Independent School District partner each year to provide new coats for elementary school children in Rockwall. In addition, Rockwall Breakfast Rotary provides coats for The Rainbow Room in Rockwall, an […]

Catch up with Santa at the Santa Cops 4 Kids 5K, Fun Run in Rockwall

Catch up with Santa at the Santa Cops 4 Kids 5K, Fun Run in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 16, 2022) – Join the Rockwall Police Officer Association for the 6th Annual Santa Cops 4 Kids 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, Santa Chase and Toy Drive on Saturday, Dec. 18 at Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium, 1215 TL Townsend Drive. The event – hosted by PlayTri DFW – supports the Children’s Advocacy Center for […]

Lone Star CASA receives fall pumpkin donation for Rockwall, Kaufman County children

Lone Star CASA receives fall pumpkin donation for Rockwall, Kaufman County children

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 17, 2022) Lone Star CASA hosted a pumpkin drive this past month for children in Rockwall & Kaufman County involved in the child welfare system. The drive was successful, and the community provided pumpkins & decorating kits to CASA, which allowed the kids to participate in painting & decorating pumpkins with their […]

Rockwall Helping Hands prepares Thanksgiving baskets for over 200 families

Rockwall Helping Hands prepares Thanksgiving baskets for over 200 families

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 16, 2022) Thanksgiving is the tur-KEY to our hearts! On Monday, November 21st, and Tuesday, November 22nd, Rockwall County Helping Hands will be passing out boxes of Thanksgiving items for the underserved in our community. The boxes include everything a family will need for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner: corn, gravy, mashed potatoes, […]

Stepping out in style with Friends

Stepping out in style with Friends

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 15, 2022) What a treat it was to be invited to today’s Holiday Fashion Show and Luncheon presented by Bella’s House and Friends of the Rockwall County Library! Moderated by Debbie Deitelbaum, the sold-out, seasonal showcase held in the Rockwall County Library’s Community Room featured FOL models Becky Achenbach, Nancy Barnett, Jasmine […]

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