Celebration of Life: Services for Barbara Coleson

Celebration of Life: Services for Barbara Coleson

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 2, 2017) Barbara Coleson, age 79, of Rockwall, TX, passed away July 31, 2017. She was born December 28, 1937, in Marshall County, IL, to Charles Warren Mathewson and Harriet Marie Dalrymple. Barbara was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Lunch Bunch Club. She enjoyed volunteering her time […]

Celebration of Life: Services for ‘Captain Bud’ Rager

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 17, 2017) Oscar “Captain Bud” Rager passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at the age of 62.  A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, February 4th at 2:00 PM at the Lakeside Village Community Center in Rockwall, TX. As many of you know through […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Joanne Elizabeth (Grischy) Stranne

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 13, 2017) Joanne Elizabeth (Grischy) Stranne, age 83 of Rockwall, Texas, passed away peacefully at her home on January 11, 2017.  She was born on October 10, 1933 ,in Cincinnati, Ohio, to John and Bertha (Reitzes) Grischy.  After raising their family in Columbus, Ohio, Joanne and her husband moved to Rockwall […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Robert Woodrow ‘Woody’ Barnes

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 7, 2016) Robert Woodrow “Woody” Barnes passed away on Monday, September 5 at the age of 71 years old. He now is able to rest in the arms of his Savior Jesus Christ. His memorial will be held Friday, September 9 at 1:00 PM at First Baptist Church in Rockwall, Texas. […]

Disc golf tourney honors memory of Rockwall grad, draws players from across the country

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 26, 2015) Nearly 200 disc golf players from around the country honored the memory of 2011 Rockwall High school graduate Nick Hyde by participating in the Nick Hyde Memorial Disc Golf Tournament held at Harry Myers Park on April 11-12. The huge event saw 190 registered participants – some from as […]

150 Aggies, guests gather for Rockwall County A&M Club’s Annual Muster

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 24, 2015) The Rockwall County A&M Club held its annual Muster on April 21.  Muster is one of the most sacred of Aggie Traditions.  It is a time look to the past, present, and future…not only to grieve but to reflect and to celebrate the lives that connect us to one another. […]

Dedication ceremony held at cemetary for War of 1812 veteran

Dedication ceremony held at cemetary for War of 1812 veteran

(Jan. 26, 2015) On Saturday, Jan. 24, the Craig Austin Rowley Chapter of The Society of the War of 1812 and the John Cavet Chapter of the United States Daughters of 1812 held a Dedication Ceremony at the William Angus Ferris Cemetery for Benjamin Dye, a veteran of the War of 1812. Benjamin Dye, a […]

Hanna4Hope Color Splash Run to raise awareness about teen suicide

ROCKWALL, TX. (August 30, 2014)  The 2nd Annual Hanna 4 Hope Color Splash Trail Run/Walk will be Saturday, September 13, rain or shine, at Squabble Creek Trail,2201 N. Lakeshore Drive in Rockwall. Hundreds of community members, classmates, friends and family are expected to participate in memory of Rockwall High School freshman Hanna Clark, who took her […]

Hanna 4 Hope Color Splash Trail Run/Walk to raise awareness about teen suicide

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 14, 2014)  The 2nd Annual Hanna 4 Hope Color Splash Trail Run/Walk will be Saturday, September 13, rain or shine, at Squabble Creek Trail,2201 N. Lakeshore Drive in Rockwall. Hundreds of community members, classmates, friends and family are expected to participate in memory of Rockwall High School freshman Hanna Clark, who took her […]

Royse City Chamber names scholarship in honor of First Lady Ouida Baley

Royse City Chamber names scholarship in honor of First Lady Ouida Baley

ROYSE CITY (February 17, 2014) The Royse City Chamber of Commerce has announced they will be naming their annual college scholarship in honor of Ouida Baley, the First Lady of Royse City, who passed away last night. “I can’t even begin to describe the impact she has had on this community and how loved she […]