Rowlett Chamber honors ‘Hometown Heroes’ at Awards Banquet

Rowlett Chamber honors ‘Hometown Heroes’ at Awards Banquet

  ROWLETT, TX (August 30, 2021) – The Hometown Heroes Awards Banquet hosted by the Rowlett Area Chamber & Visitors Center (presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe), was held on Friday, August 27, 2021. The event theme was Rowlett has Super Heroes and included guest appearances by Captain America and […]

Tribute to Ken Dickson from Rockwall County Republican Party

Tribute to Ken Dickson from Rockwall County Republican Party

ROCKWALL, TX (August 25, 2021) Rockwall Republicans, with the passing of beloved Ken Dickson last week, we want to remember him and all that he contributed to the Republican Party and the many Republicans he influenced in Rockwall County along the way. The focus of this brief tribute to Ken Dickson is on his work […]

Legacy lives on through Robert & Cis Hawk scholarships for Rockwall ISD students

Legacy lives on through Robert & Cis Hawk scholarships for Rockwall ISD students

A legacy of character and opportunity ROCKWALL, TX (August 19, 2021) As the excitement of a new school year begins for so many of our students, nothing is more exciting than beginning a senior year at Rockwall High School or Rockwall-Heath High School. With the anticipation of seeing old friends and meeting new ones, the […]

Rockwall YMCA lifeguards recognized for saving life of drowning boy

Rockwall YMCA lifeguards recognized for saving life of drowning boy

ROCKWALL, TX – August 12, 2021 — Three lifeguards with the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Aquatics program were recognized today for their quick actions in saving the life of a young boy who nearly drowned. Berkley Brown, Tatum Yoes and Elijah Markarian received Citizen Lifesaving Awards from the Rockwall Fire Department for their efforts […]

New McLendon-Chisholm public safety building named in honor of former Mayor Mike Donegan

New McLendon-Chisholm public safety building named in honor of former Mayor Mike Donegan

MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX (Augut 6, 2021) Mayor Keith Short and the McLendon-Chisholm City Council honored the family of former Mayor Mike D. Donegan at a special meeting last night by issuing a proclamation dedicating the new public safety facility as the Mike D. Donegan Public Safety Building in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to the community. “Mike […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Joe Burger, former Fate Mayor

Celebration of Life: Services for Joe Burger, former Fate Mayor

FATE, TX – August 5, 2021 — Joe Burger, age 54, of Fate, TX, passed away on July 30, 2021. He was born October 14, 1966, in Arlington Heights, IL, to William Joseph Burger and Mary Anne (Schraffenberger) Burger. Joe’s family moved to Butte, MT where Joe graduated from Butte Central High School and went […]

Helping Hands mourns loss of beloved supporter, Mr. Robert Hawk

Helping Hands mourns loss of beloved supporter, Mr. Robert Hawk

ROCKWALL, TX (August 2, 2021) Rockwall County Helping Hands, its Board of Directors, as well as staff are saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Robert Hawk. He was an important friend and supporter of Helping Hands and he passed away peacefully in Mesa, AZ on July 28, 2021. He served as a Vice […]

Black Star Sport Horses equestrian qualifies for FEI North American Youth Championships

Black Star Sport Horses equestrian qualifies for FEI North American Youth Championships

ROCKWALL, TX – July 26, 2021 — Dallas equestrian Isabella Fielder has qualified for the FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC). NAYC is a prestigious international competition that brings together the young riders (ages 14-21) to compete in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of dressage, show jumping, and eventing. This year the event will take […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Bliss Ferris, fifth generation Rockwall County resident

Celebration of Life: Services for Bliss Ferris, fifth generation Rockwall County resident

ROCKWALL, TX (July 23, 2021) Bliss Ferris, mother, wife, daughter, and friend, has joined her heavenly family. She will be remembered for her heart of service and love for others, especially her precious daughters, Bronwyn and Blythe, and her loving husband, James. She was a devoted daughter and friend to so many. Bliss was a […]

Rockwall City Council recognizes lifesaving teens

Rockwall City Council recognizes lifesaving teens

ROCKWALL, TX – July 9, 2021 – The Rockwall City Council honored three local teens for saving the life of a drowning child. Thanks to the teens’ swift action, the child is alive and well today. Mayor Kevin Fowler, Assistant Fire Chief Brett Merritt, and Parks and Recreation Director Travis Sales presented the awards at […]

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