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Local resident graduates United States Navy Boot Camp

Local resident graduates United States Navy Boot Camp

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 30, 2018) Joshua T. Burgess, 19, of Fate, TX, graduated from the United States Navy boot camp at the Navy’s only Recruit Training Command located in Great…

Brigade helps butterfly awareness take flight in Rockwall

Brigade helps butterfly awareness take flight in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 28, 2018) April showers bring May flowers and, thanks to the efforts of a group of local butterfly enthusiasts, beautiful butterflies. Around 40 to 50 active…

Paddle boarding for Patriot PAWS

Paddle boarding for Patriot PAWS

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 23, 2018) There are those who will stand up for a good cause, and then there’s Aaron Gonzalez, a 32-year-old Austin, Texas native who will undertake…

Good People Profile: Chandler Self

Good People Profile: Chandler Self

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 27, 2017) Ever since she was 15 years old, Dallas Marathon 2017 winner Chandler Self was always sure of one thing: that she could run, and…

Rockwall High School Robotics Team takes field trip to Washington, D.C.

Rockwall High School Robotics Team takes field trip to Washington, D.C.

(ROCKWALL, TX–December 21 2017) Rockwall High School robotics team’s student officers (President – Gabriel Colmenares, EVP of Robotic Operations – Brandon Taylor, EVP of Public Relations – Hannah Cowgill, EVP…

Rowlett Chamber donates to animal shelter

Rowlett Chamber donates to animal shelter

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce partners with the City of Rowlett throughout the year in various events and was very excited to give a donation of $2,500.00 to the Rowlett…

Rockwall Fire Marshal graduates from nation’s first FEMT program

Rockwall Fire Marshal graduates from nation’s first FEMT program

(ROCKWALL, TX – November 16, 2017) Rockwall Fire Marshal Ariana Hargrove recently received a state certification in Fire Executive Management Training (FEMT), becoming one of the first women to graduate…

WWII veteran recalls harrowing battle in the Pacific

WWII veteran recalls harrowing battle in the Pacific

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 7, 2017) When Herman Billnitzer joined the Navy as a Pharmacist Mate during the Pacific War in 1942, little did he know he’d wind up spending…

A Gift of Life: Miracle Donor Gives Kidney

A Gift of Life: Miracle Donor Gives Kidney

(ROCKWALL, TX – November 2, 2017) Now that Jesse Vaughn has a new kidney, he has another need. “Help me thank God for Carl Alsabrook,” Vaughn said, referring to the…

Teen and mom fundraise for dysautonomia

Teen and mom fundraise for dysautonomia

(ROCKWALL, TX—October 26, 2017) Local Rockwall High School senior Regan Watson and her mom Nicole are making noise for turquoise during October, National Dysautonomia Awareness Month. On Tuesday, Oct. 24,…