‘Run Your Heart Out’ to help transplant patient McKenzie Young of Rockwall

(ROCKWALL-January 9, 2013) The first annual COTA “Run Your Heart Out” 5K & Fun Run benefiting the Children’s Organ Transplant Association,  in honor of McKenzie Hope Young, will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the east pavilion at Harry Myers Park, Rockwall. With the cost of a transplant often exceeding $500,000, many transplant […]

‘Rockwall goes red’ at Culpepper Steakhouse

‘Rockwall goes red’ at Culpepper Steakhouse

(ROCKWALL-January 9, 2013) Join Rockwall County Helping Hands for “Rockwall Goes Red” Little Red Dress Night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at Culpepper Steakhouse, 309 E. Interstate 30. The premier wine and cheese tasting event welcomes wine expert, Jim Leeuw of Select Wines, who will guide guests through a sampling of elite […]

Winter Games of Texas 2013 coming Jan 18-20

Winter Games of Texas 2013 coming Jan 18-20

Skill, speed and stamina tested at North Texas’ largest on-going multi-sport event (FRISCO-January 8, 2013) Touchdowns and chilly days, twists and turns on the ice, last minute winning layups, skill, speed and stamina, and a well placed serve, kick or spike will mark the events of the Winter Games of Texas. If the 2012 Summer […]

Shop, play, learn at DFW Family Expo

(DALLAS-January 5, 2013) Shop, play and learn at the DFW Family Expo, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at Centennial Hall in Fair Park, 1300 Robert B. Collum Blvd. in Dallas, 75315. This community event is slated to be the largest baby, kids and family show in Dallas Fort Worth, with entertainment, […]

Rockwall County officials sworn in

Rockwall County officials sworn in

(ROCKWALL-January 3, 2013) On Tuesday, January 1, more than 100 people gathered at the Rockwall County Historical Courthouse to watch the swearing-in of 14 newly elected and re-elected county officials. All of those elected in Rockwall County, whose population now exceeds 80,000 people, were Republicans.  The ceremony included those elected to the four newly created offices […]

Fifth grader recognized for act of bravery during house fire

(ROCKWALL ISD-January 2, 2013) The Rockwall County Fire Department visited Hays Elementary this past October to educate students on fire safety and prevention. Students were educated on the importance of having a fire safety plan, knowing your home address and remaining calm during emergencies. Jacob Purdue, a fifth grade student from Hays Elementary, demonstrated his […]

Auditions Jan 5, 6 for Rockwall’s Got Talent 2013

Auditions Jan 5, 6 for Rockwall’s Got Talent 2013

(ROCKWALL-December 26, 2012) It’s time for the third annual Rockwall’s Got Talent, a local talent show that puts the fun in fundraising. The showcase for gifted entertainers is the brainchild of Rockwall Community Playhouse’s Board of Directors. Rockwall Community Playhouse, which was founded in 1995, is located in a tiny building on East Rusk Street […]

Living black & white production ‘XSR:Die!’ on stage at Eisemann

Living black & white production ‘XSR:Die!’ on stage at Eisemann

(RICHARDSON-December 31, 2012) The Pegasus Theatre production of XSR:DIE! opens today and runs through January 20, 2013 at the Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson.  Tickets are on sale now through the Eisemann Center Ticket Office at 972-744-4650, or can be purchased online at eisemanncenter.com. New Year’s Eve tickets will include champagne and […]

City of Rockwall partners with Duck Regatta in 2013

City of Rockwall partners with Duck Regatta in 2013

Duck fest to return to Harbor bigger, better (ROCKWALL-December 27, 2012) Mark your calendar for September 20 -21, 2013 when the Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta  returns to The Harbor for a fun-filled, community-wide Duck Fest benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall County and Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County. The second annual event is slated to […]

Rockwall Chamber to host ‘All That Jazz’ Awards Gala Jan 10

RSVP deadline Jan 4 (ROCKWALL-December 26, 2012) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 7th Annual Awards Gala – open to all members and guests – on Thursday, January 10 at the Hilton Dallas Rockwall Lakefront, 2055 Summer Lee Drive. The “All That Jazz”-themed event begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour […]