Kraddick supporters top $500,000 mark in Kidd’s Kids Day Donations

Nationwide fundraiser helps send 55 special children and families on Disney dream vacation (Dallas) October 25, 2012 – Kidd Kraddick, host of the most-listened-to morning program in America, announced that more than $533,000 was raised during last Wednesday’s annual Kidd’s Kids Day to send 55 terminally/chronically ill and physically challenged children and their families to […]

Rockwall selected as host site for Kiwanis convention

Rockwall selected as host site for Kiwanis convention

(Rockwall) October 25, 2012 – Members of the Rockwall County Kiwanis Club are busy preparing for the arrival of more than 800 fellow Kiwanians, who will converge upon the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard next summer for the 95th Annual Texas/Oklahoma District Convention of Kiwanis International. This is the second year that Rockwall has been […]

Friday Study Club jazzes things up at latest meeting

(Rockwall) October 24, 2012 – Members of the Friday Study Club met recently in the home of Carolyn Duckworth to learn details about how Rockwall MusicFest promotes education and advancement of the Music Arts. The first in a series of four concerts will be presented by UNT award winning One O’Clock Lab Band on November […]

Service provider contracts approved by Rockwall Council

October 24, 2012 – The Rockwall City Council approved contracts funding STAR Transit and Rockwall County Committee on Aging for the upcoming year at its regular meeting on October 15. STAR Transit provides public transportation in Rockwall County. A big portion of STAR’s ridership is in the City Limits of Rockwall. The council funds $20,000 […]

Park Place Volvo Show & Shine benefits Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Park Place Volvo Show & Shine benefits Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

October 24, 2012 – Park Place Volvo, Dallas Volvo Club and Volvo Club of America are hosting a car show 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, November 10, featuring an amazing line up of classic to current Volvo vehicles. The event is free and open to the public. Participants can register their Volvo at http://parkplacevolvoshowandshine.eventbrite.com. […]

Utley seventh grader selected for Olympic Development Program

(Rockwall ISD) October 23, 2012 – Congratulations to Bryan Jennings! The USA Water Polo (USAWP) and Olympic Development Program (ODP) selected Bryan, a 7th grade student at Utley Middle School, to attend the 2012 Olympic Development Program Boy’s Holiday Camp in Colorado Springs, CO, at the United States Olympic Training Center in December. Bryan was […]

Rotary District 5810 Governor comes to Rockwall

Rotary District 5810 Governor comes to Rockwall

(Rockwall) October 22, 2012 – On Thursday, October 18 Rotary District 5810 Governor, Sandra Forster and Assistant Governor, Bill Ellis held a Rotary Club meeting at 10:30am and the District governor engaged the Rotarians in her positive and uplifting program at noon. She thanked Rockwall Rotarian president, Frank Conselman for securing the Hilton Bella Harbor for […]

Mary Kay Rocks the Runway benefiting Women in Need

All proceeds will benefit the only shelter for battered women and children in Hunt and Rockwall County October 18, 2012 – Mary Kay rocks the runway with a fashion show benefiting Women In Need, on Monday, October 29 at Best Western Plus, 3001 Mustang Crossing in Greenville. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the 6:30 […]

Saturday is final day for fall fun at Rockwall Pumpkin Patch

Saturday is final day for fall fun at Rockwall Pumpkin Patch

(Rockwall) October 22, 2012 –If you haven’t yet made a trip to the Pumpkin Patch this year, you need to hurry. The annual month-long event will close at 7 pm Saturday, October 27. Visitors can select from a variety of pumpkins, gourds, and decorative squashes. Straw bales, mums and a few cornstalks remain. There is […]

Meet Rose, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Rose, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

October 22, 2012 – Recent news reports have been filled with stories about brave young girls. Blue Ribbon News is proud to have our own little hero. And Rose is as sweet as she is brave. She’s currently recovering from a broken pelvis and leg injuries. But that doesn’t stop her from being patient, gentle […]