Announcing blood drives at all 18 Soulman’s locations throughout November

Announcing blood drives at all 18 Soulman’s locations throughout November

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Teams Up with Carter BloodCare to Support Need for Blood During Nationwide Shortage DALLAS (Oct. 19, 2021) – For the second consecutive year, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que and Carter BloodCare are teaming up in the true spirit of giving this holiday season. The partnered organizations are appealing to North and East Texans to donate blood […]

Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

ROCKWALL, TX – October 11, 2021 — Recently, my wife Julie and I were invited to explore the fantastical lands featuring over 5,000 hand carved real and artificial pumpkins at Pumpkin Nights in Dallas/Fort Worth. The experience set at Howell Family Farms in Arlington (4016 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012) lets folks walk through […]

Celebration of Life: Services announced for J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton

Celebration of Life: Services announced for J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2021) Celebration of Life Memorial Services for James Edward Robert “Bob” Chilton III will be 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75225. Chilton was 88 years old, and died tragically on Sept. 26, 2021. He was a successful businessman, author, […]

TxDOT launches its ‘Be Safe. Drive Smart’ pedestrian & bicyclist campaign

TxDOT launches its ‘Be Safe. Drive Smart’ pedestrian & bicyclist campaign

Texas pedestrian and bicyclist deaths continue to climb TxDOT urges drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists to protect one another by following state traffic laws AUSTIN (Sept. 30, 2021) – Despite a decrease in traffic crashes in 2020, Texas saw a dramatic rise in the number of people killed walking and biking on our roadways. Last year, […]

World of Outlaws head to Lawton & Devil’s Bowl on October 29-30

World of Outlaws head to Lawton & Devil’s Bowl on October 29-30

TAKE TWO: Penultimate Weekend Brings Outlaws Back to Oklahoma & Texas in October $20,000 Payday at Devil’s Bowl’s Texas Outlaw Nationals on October 30 September 30, 2021 – Six months later, we’re returning to handle some unfinished business at Lawton Speedway on October 29 and Devil’s Bowl Speedway on October 30. After an April doubleheader […]

J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton leaves lasting legacy in Rockwall community and beyond

J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton leaves lasting legacy in Rockwall community and beyond

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 28, 2021) The Rockwall community mourns the loss of J.E.R. “Bob” Chilton, namesake of the Rockwall YMCA, whose life was taken Sept. 26 following an automobile accident near his home in West Palm Beach, Florida. The phrase “Renaissance man” echoes throughout our community, as friends and associates search for adequate words to […]

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Events are subject to change; Check their respective websites for info on social distancing measures. Fall Festivities at Lakeside Florist WHAT: Fall Festival featuring special sale prices on a lovely selection of fresh fall flowers and live plants, raffle drawings and free snacks; Wine & Design where you can create your own arrangement inside a […]

Dallas YMCA Key Leaders Luncheon: Bob Bowlsby, Big 12 Commissioner, featured keynote speaker

The Catalyst Advancing Equity Award will be presented in recognition of partnership with the Dallas Y’s Catalyst Initiative DALLAS (September 14, 2021) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced today it will host the 2021 YMCA Key Leaders Luncheon, presented by Delta Airlines, on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 11:30am at the Hyatt Regency Hotel […]

Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper named ‘Texas Prosecutor of the Year’

Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper named ‘Texas Prosecutor of the Year’

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 1, 2021) Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper has been named the 2021 “Texas Prosecutor of the Year” by the Texas District and County Attorneys Association and the State Bar of Texas Criminal Justice Section. The award will be presented at the TDCAA Annual Conference later this month. While the award recognizes […]

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