Habitat for Humanity dedicates Rockwall home

Habitat for Humanity dedicates Rockwall home

(Rockwall) November 5, 2o12 –The Rockwall Chapter of Habitat for Humanity dedicated their latest house at 304 Ross St. on Saturday, October 27.Saturday afternoon a large group of volunteers, board members and family members gathered as the president of Habitat, John Cote, led the dedication for the newest family, Jeffery and Meliza Davidson. The Davidsons […]

Help fill food baskets for local families this Thanksgiving

(Rockwall) November 3, 2012 – Helping residents that need it is what Rockwall County Helping Hands does. It is a 36-year tradition that has benefited thousands of families in this community. This holiday season, beginning with Thanksgiving, provides the opportunity for you to share your good fortunes and join Helping Hands in experiencing the joy […]

Holiday Open House at Heath Salon & Spa to benefit Women in Need

(Heath) October 30, 2012 – “Bring on the Merry” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, November 8 at Heath Salon & Spa, 201 Hubbard Drive, during a Holiday Open House benefiting Women in Need. Women in Need is a nonprofit organization serving Rockwall County, assisting in the fight against domestic violence. Women in Need averages […]

Coventry Signing Stars coming to First Christian Church Rockwall

(Rockwall) October 29, 2012 – On Sunday, November 4, the Coventry Signing Stars will be a part of the 11 a.m. worship service at First Christian Church, 3375 Ridge Road in Rockwall. Coventry is a day program that offers life enrichment opportunities for adults with special needs.  The group will perform two songs in sign language […]

Meet Maddie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Maddie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

October 29, 2012 – The ghosts and goblins of Halloween must be near, because poor little Maddie is scared to death. This timid little rat terrier cowers in the back of her kennel whenever someone – or something – approaches. She’ll feel much better once she realizes you’re not a skeleton or a monster, but […]

Join Society of Women Who Love Shoes Nov 14

(Rockwall) October 29, 2012 – Join the Lakeside Society of Women Who Love Shoes from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, November 14 at Nineteen by Zanata, 2600 Champions Drive in Rockwall. The cost is $10 plus a donation of new or gently used shows for women and children. Proceeds benefit families of abuse. There will be […]

Arlington Turkey Trot welcomes all ages, benefits Shoe Bank

October 28, 2012 – Register now for the 3rd Annual Arlington Trot, which includes both a timed and untimed 5K course and the “Puffin’ for Stuffin’” one-mile fun run. It’s a perfect way for all ages and abilities , even friendly pets, to begin Thanksgiving morning. There’s easy access and free parking at the Arlington Convention […]

Trick or Treat on Main Wednesday

(Royse City) October 28, 2012 – Royse City invites all businesses and organizations to participate in the Fifth Annual Trick or Treat on Main Street event, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 31 in downtown Royse City. There is no cost to join in the fun and there is plenty of space for all. […]

Lone Star Shootout to draw 100 lacrosse teams

(Lewisville) October 27, 2012 – Dick’s Sporting Goods Lone Star Shootout, the premier lacrosse event in North Texas, will be held Nov. 17-18 at Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park. The event is expected to draw more than 100 teams at all levels of competition, and in 2011 featured a special appearance by the United States […]

East Trinity Lodge to host blood drive benefiting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital

(Rockwall) October 26, 2012 –  East Trinity Masonic Lodge #157 will host a blood drive Saturday, November 3, benefiting patients of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. The community is encouraged to drop by  between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. when Carter BloodCare will be onsite to collect blood donations. The Lodge is located at 104 S. Goliad […]