Rockwall business hosts Texas’ largest Thin Blue Line flag

Rockwall business hosts Texas’ largest Thin Blue Line flag

ROCKWALL, TX (September 14, 2020) Ekin Nutrition raised the area’s largest Back the Blue; Thin Blue Line flag today in front of their store on Interstate 30 in Rockwall. Erected four years ago, the 50’ American aluminum pole was designed to hold flags such as the Texas flag or that of our nation. But today […]

Virtual Duck Pluck: 2020’s answer to the Rockwall’s Rubber Duck Regatta

Virtual Duck Pluck: 2020’s answer to the Rockwall’s Rubber Duck Regatta

ROCKWALL, TX (September 11, 2020) Hey there, duckies! COVID-19 got you down? Here’s how you, your family and friends can make a splash at the #QuackyQuarantine Virtual Duck Pluck, brought to you by the Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta. DUCK DEETS The Virtual Duck Pluck, presented by Southwest Kia-Rockwall, is 2020 duck season’s answer to celebrating […]

Tips and tools available for family caregivers through Rockwall County Meals on Wheels

Tips and tools available for family caregivers through Rockwall County Meals on Wheels

ROCKWALL, TX (September 10, 2020) Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, plus information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers own self-sufficiency and […]

Donations requested for Rockwall High Interact Club’s Shoe Drive

Donations requested for Rockwall High Interact Club’s Shoe Drive

ROCKWALL, TX (September 4, 2020) Rockwall High School Interact Club is hosting a SHOE DRIVE; they are collecting gently used shoes for third world countries through Funds2orgs and Plano Douglas Community, partnering with Rotary District 5810 Interact. Donation boxes are set up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, 697 E. Interstate 30 in Rockwall, […]

Rockwall County 4-H to celebrate its new year with kick-off event

Rockwall County 4-H to celebrate its new year with kick-off event

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (September 3, 2020) Rockwall County 4-H is planning a kick-off event for the new 4-H year from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 12.  This year’s event will be held at Honey’s Shaved Ice, located at 1021 Kingsbridge Lane in Rockwall, TX 75032 (Highway 205 South near McClendon-Chisholm). Rockwall County 4-H Club […]

Meet Skye, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Skye, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (September 1, 2020) Meet Skye! This adorable pup is a spunky and adventurous leader! She is current on her vaccines, microchipped, and spayed. Contact info@rockwallpets.com for more info or to arrange a meeting. Submitted by Michelle Jones. Our Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week is proudly sponsored by Erin Neill, Agent, Hanby Insurance. Connect […]

Rockwall’s 5th Annual Bikes for Tykes Teddy Bear Ride set for Sept. 20

Rockwall’s 5th Annual Bikes for Tykes Teddy Bear Ride set for Sept. 20

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 29, 2020) America’s Guardians Motorcycle Club will host the 5th Annual Bikes for Tykes Teddy Bear Ride benefiting the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Rockwall County Courthouse, 1111 E. Yellow Jacket Lane. Enjoy music, food, vendors, and a silent auction, all benefiting abused children […]

Volunteers requested for Fair Park Volunteer Day Sept. 12

Volunteers requested for Fair Park Volunteer Day Sept. 12

DALLAS – Fair Park First and Spectra, the public-private partnership charged with managing Fair Park, is hosting Fair Park Volunteer Day on Saturday, September 12 from 8 a.m. until noon at Fair Park. People interested in participating in this family-friendly volunteer opportunity can sign up online at www.fairpark.org/volunteer. A lot goes into maintaining and enhancing […]

Hot Dogs, Heroes & Hope: Rockwall health and rehab center honors local first responders

Hot Dogs, Heroes & Hope: Rockwall health and rehab center honors local first responders

ROCKWALL, TX (August 27, 2020) If you spotted patrol cars, fire engines or ambulances outside Highland Meadows this afternoon, don’t be alarmed – the health and rehab center, in partnership with Trinity Hospice, welcomed local first responders to a very special drive-thru appreciation event today. Dubbed “Hot Dogs, Heroes and Hope,” the come-and-go luncheon provided […]

Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

ROCKWALL, TX (August 14, 2020) The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging is offering a series of FREE virtual or phone-in workshops for self-care. Each series of six workshops covers: Self-testing (select workshops) Exercise Dealing with health worries Healthy eating Dealing with pain & fatigue Problem-solving and MORE! Register today for self-management programs: 800-272-3921. […]