Baby bobcat with traumatic injuries recovering at In-Sync Exotics in Wylie

Baby bobcat with traumatic injuries recovering at In-Sync Exotics in Wylie

WYLIE, TX (July 23, 2021) A young mail bobcat is recovering after a traumatic injury, likely the result of a run-in with a car. In-Sync Exotics was contacted by a concerned resident after seeing the bobcat struggling. The bobcat was immediately retrieved by a member of the In-Sync Exotics team and brought in for assessment. […]

Cheers for Charity: Whiskey raffle to benefit Rockwall County Helping Hands

Cheers for Charity: Whiskey raffle to benefit Rockwall County Helping Hands

ROCKWALL, TX (July 22, 2021) Raise a dram and purchase your whiskey raffle ticket benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands! Up to 1250 raffle tickets will be available at $100 through 2 p.m. September 13 or until sold out, whichever comes first. Drawing will be held at 5 p.m. September 13 on Helping Hands’ Facebook page. […]

Lone Star CASA welcomes six new volunteer advocates

Lone Star CASA welcomes six new volunteer advocates

ROCKWALL, TX (July 21, 2021) Lone Star CASA welcomed six new CASA advocates today, sworn in by Judge Brett Hall in Rockwall. Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) trains volunteers to advocate for children in the foster care system in Kaufman and Rockwall counties.  Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, pass background […]

Rockwall City Council recognizes lifesaving teens

Rockwall City Council recognizes lifesaving teens

ROCKWALL, TX – July 9, 2021 – The Rockwall City Council honored three local teens for saving the life of a drowning child. Thanks to the teens’ swift action, the child is alive and well today. Mayor Kevin Fowler, Assistant Fire Chief Brett Merritt, and Parks and Recreation Director Travis Sales presented the awards at […]

Local wounded veteran and his family surprised with a mortgage-free home

Local wounded veteran and his family surprised with a mortgage-free home

ROYSE CITY, TX – July 9, 2021 — Local Army veteran John Endsley and his family received a surprise police escort this morning; Their destination: unknown. Well, at least to the Endsley family. When they arrived in the new Parkside Village development in Royse City, they saw folks lining the sidewalk cheering them on. They […]

Milestone Millie PUP-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training moves to next training phase in prison unit

Milestone Millie PUP-Date: Patriot PAWS service dog in training moves to next training phase in prison unit

ROCKWALL, TX (July 9, 2021) Since the last Milestone PUP-date in early April, Patriot PAWS service dog in training, Millie, has made significant progress and moved on to her next phase of training, which is actually held at a Texas prison through the Inmate Trainer partnership Patriot PAWS has with the Texas Department of Criminal […]

Christmas in July: Highland Meadows to host blood drive, community cook-out

Christmas in July: Highland Meadows to host blood drive, community cook-out

‘Tis the Season to Give Life ROCKWALL, TX (July 7, 2021) Highland Meadows Health & Rehab, a licensed skilled nursing facility in Rockwall that offers comprehensive rehabilitation services and long-term term care, will host a Community Blood Drive as part of their upcoming ‘Christmas in July’ event.The Carter Blood Care bloodmobile will be at their location, […]

Rockwall Fire Department honors three young men for saving life of drowning boy

Rockwall Fire Department honors three young men for saving life of drowning boy

ROCKWALL, TX (July 7, 2021) During the Rockwall city council meeting on Tuesday, July 6, three young lifeguards were recognized for their heroic efforts in saving the life of a drowning boy last week. On the afternoon of June 29, 2021, lifeguards Harrison Steinberger, Kaden McClendon, and Chris Daniels were on duty at the Gloria […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels, Area Agency on Agency offer Caregiver Support Coordination

Rockwall Meals on Wheels, Area Agency on Agency offer Caregiver Support Coordination

ROCKWALL, TX (July 6, 2021) The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging has a broad range of support services for family caregivers, including Caregiver Support Coordination, Respite Care, Caregiver Information Services, and Caregiver Counseling. To be eligible: The caregiver cannot be paid for his/her services; Either the caregiver or care receiver must live in […]

Meals on Wheels announces matching grants to help feed Rockwall County seniors

Meals on Wheels announces matching grants to help feed Rockwall County seniors

Open letter to the community from Meals on Wheels Executive Director Margie VerHagen ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (July 6, 2021) If you have an elderly neighbor, friend or family member, you can play a vital role in making life easier for them by reaching out to Meals on Wheels Senior Services. MOWSS can literally mean the […]

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