Michael Conway of Rockwall Celebrates 50 Years as CPA

Michael Conway of Rockwall Celebrates 50 Years as CPA

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 1, 2019) As a professional accountant, Michael Conway has worked with some highly important numbers over the course of his long career. But earlier this spring, Conway was honored for one particularly significant number. During a ceremony in Austin, the State Board of Public Accountancy presented Conway with a certificate recognizing […]

Celebration of Life: Lynne Boher Wall

Celebration of Life: Lynne Boher Wall

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – July 1, 2019) On June 28, 2019, heaven gained an angel.  Lynne Wall is dancing in heaven with her sister, father and the many friends and relatives whose lives she touched that preceded her. She left a void on this earth that will be hard to fill, and leaves behind many friends on […]

Celebration of Life: Charles Randall Lind

Celebration of Life: Charles Randall Lind

Celebration of Life Service at 2 p.m. Friday, June 21 at Lake Pointe Church Rockwall In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that donations be made to Rush Creek Yacht Club Junior Program or to a charity of your choice. (ROCKWALL, TX – June 18, 2019) Charles Randall Lind, loving husband and father, passed away at […]

‘Returning the Favor’: Royse City Honors Beloved Resident Barney Jones

‘Returning the Favor’: Royse City Honors Beloved Resident Barney Jones

(ROYSE CITY, TX  — March 7, 2019) Earlier this week, 82-year-old Royse City resident Barney Jones found himself sitting in an old red pickup next to a national celebrity, on his way to the most heartwarming reception of his life. On March 5, Royse City welcomed famous TV host Mike Rowe and the rest of […]

A Day in the Life: Kathie Truitt

A Day in the Life: Kathie Truitt

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 6, 2019) She may be a former Mrs. Missouri but don’t refer to Kathie Truitt as anything but a Texas gal. Her love of our amazing state happened when her mother in law walked into a church in the Ozarks. Kathie was so enthralled by the pure glamorous look of this […]

Larry Parks of Rockwall Receives 50-Year Banker Award

Larry Parks of Rockwall Receives 50-Year Banker Award

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2019) The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, honored Larry Parks and Larry Kilgore from American National Bank of Texas with the 50-Year Banker Award during TBA’s 135th Annual Convention on May 3 in Austin. This prestigious award honors bankers with a half century or […]

Meet Eugene Wesley: Rockwall High School Softball’s Beloved ‘Pawpaw’

Meet Eugene Wesley: Rockwall High School Softball’s Beloved ‘Pawpaw’

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 1, 2019) If you ever have the opportunity to attend a Rockwall High School softball game, there’s a couple things you can always expect: the girls will play their hearts out, and they’ll be cheered on by one Eugene Wesley, a man affectionately known as “Pawpaw” to the team, the coach […]

A Day in the Life: Patricia Mejia

A Day in the Life: Patricia Mejia

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 16, 2019) Meet the woman behind the “Go Blue” movement that is sweeping Rockwall County this month. Patricia Mejia, President and CEO of The Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County, is determined to make “blue” and “April” synonymous with Child Abuse Prevention Month. This national awareness campaign is already present in […]

Rockwall Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

Rockwall Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 19, 2019) Rockwall resident Dottie Lillard celebrated her 100th birthday St. Patrick’s Day style with a leprechaun-hat-shaped birthday cake and lots of green! Here are a few fun facts about Dottie from her friends and family: Dottie was born on March 17, 1919, weighing only three and a half pounds and […]

Traffic Rerouted for Funeral of Former Congressman Ralph Hall this Weekend

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2019) Funeral services for the esteemed former Congressman Ralph Hall from Rockwall will take place this weekend. On Saturday, March 16, at around 3:45 p.m., the funeral procession will travel from the First United Methodist Church on E. Yellowjacket Lane, right on SH 205 and north to the Downtown Square. […]