Hanna 4 Hope 5k to raise awareness about teen suicide

(Rockwall) September 13, 2013 – The 1st Annual Hanna 4 Hope Color Splash 5k Run/Walk will be Saturday, September 14 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 own life […]

Hanna 4 Hope 5k to raise awareness about teen suicide

Hanna 4 Hope 5k to raise awareness about teen suicide

(Rockwall) August 27, 2013 – The 1st Annual Hanna 4 Hope Color Splash 5k Run/Walk will be Saturday, September 14 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 own life […]

Butterfly release honors former Pullen student Nate Oxford

(Rockwall ISD) June 4, 2013 – On the morning of Monday, May 29, Dorothy Smith Pullen Elementary students released 85 Painted Lady butterflies at Betterton’s Butterfly Garden in memoriam of Nate Oxford, a former student at Pullen Elementary who lost his battle to cancer earlier this year.   This special garden was named after Pullen music teacher, […]

Donna Ross Memorial Regatta sets sail May 18

Donna Ross Memorial Regatta sets sail May 18

‘Go the Distance’ for mental health (ROCKWALL – May 9, 2013) Registration is underway for the Donna Ross Memorial Regatta, an annual sailing event that pays tribute to a wife, mother and tireless community volunteer, while raising funds for the Mental Health Association of Greater Dallas. The long distance, pursuit-style race will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Chandlers […]

Music, wine tasting in memory of Chef Paul at 96 West Winery

(WYLIE-April 6, 2013)96 West Winery in Wylie and Bikers Against Cancer present singer/songwriter Erick Murphy to the stage beginning at noon Saturday, April 27. The afternoon of wine tasting and music will benefit cancer research and PanCan.org, in memory of Chef Paul Jordan, who recently lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. Paul Henry Jordan was […]

Pancake breakfast to honor Equest’s miracle mare, Mrs. B

Pancake breakfast to honor Equest’s miracle mare, Mrs. B

Editor’s Note: Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship is located at 3800 Troy Road in Wylie, TX 75098, providing therapeutic sports riding classes and Hippotherapy to people with special needs. Equest has been serving people for more than 30 years, and their very first therapy horse was named Mrs. Butterworth.  She just ‘crossed the rainbow bridge’ this past year and was […]

Christian Corneau Memorial Run honors local student, benefits YMCA community

(Rockwall) October 15, 2012 – The Fifth Annual Christian Corneau “Go the Distance” Memorial Run will be held Saturday, November 10 at Rockwall Family YMCA, located at 1210 N. Goliad St. in Rockwall.  The event is in memory of Christian Corneau, son of Michelle and Max Corneau of Rockwall. The day will begin with a […]

Tournament honors fallen golfer, benefits Helping Hands

September 24, 2012 – It was a sell-out event and a day of fun and friendly competition benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands and honoring a fallen golfer. The annual Ambassadors Buffalo Creek Golf Tournament and its 142 golfers paid honor to the life of the late Brennen Teel, 31, the son of Ken and Becky […]

Homage to Neil Armstrong

…and a plea to elevate the human condition August 27, 2012 – On August 25, 2012 America lost one of its greatest heroes.  The first of our species to step foot on another celestial body in our Universe died from complications related to heart surgery for clogged arteries.  Our planet should mourn the loss of […]

Celebration of Life: Y hosts memorial dedication for outstanding volunteer, father, coach Tony Baggett

(Rockwall) July 30, 2012 – More than 75 friends, family and community members gathered for a dedication ceremony July 21 at the Rockwall Family YMCA, to honor the memory of Tony Baggett. Tony coached nearly 1,500 games at the Y and was active in the Indian Guides/Princess program for 26 years with his six children […]