Texas Health Resources awards $8 million in Community Impact Grants

Texas Health Resources awards $8 million in Community Impact Grants

Grants to help communities identified by the Community Health Needs Assessment ARLINGTON, TEXAS, Jan. 17, 2023 – Texas Health Resources will award $8 million in grants to help organizations address health inequity and improve lives in communities across North Texas, many still reeling from the physical, mental and economic impact of the pandemic. Bolstered by […]

Meet Bear, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Bear, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 16, 2023) Meet Bear! This sweet guy is 110-pounds of straight up love! He loves people of all sizes and has a special place in his heart for the littlest people. Bear has been an outside dog most of his life, but he is quickly learning house rules. He can still be shy about coming into a house, […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: New Year, New View

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: New Year, New View

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 16, 2023) It’s that time of year; The occasion that causes more division and argument than any other – the Season of Resolutions. To resolve or not to resolve – that is the question! Visit any social media platform, or begin to tell just about anyone anywhere what your take on the […]

‘Honey Girl of Auschwitz’: Rockwall community welcome as 94-year-old Holocaust survivor shares her story

‘Honey Girl of Auschwitz’: Rockwall community welcome as 94-year-old Holocaust survivor shares her story

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 15, 2023) The Rockwall community is invited to hear Esther Basch’s personal recount of her harrowing experience in the Auschwitz death camps, and her story of perseverance, forgiveness, and hope. Esther Basch is a 94-year-old resident of Prescott. She is one of the few remaining Holocaust survivors living in Arizona. Esther has […]

Rockwall Interact Club hosts Labyrinth Walk to fund Malawian girl’s education

Rockwall Interact Club hosts Labyrinth Walk to fund Malawian girl’s education

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Jan. 15, 2023) The Rockwall High School Interact Club recently hosted their second annual Labyrinth Walk to raise funds for a Malawian girl’s education. The event, which was open to the public, took place on Jan. 7 at Holy Trinity by The Lake Episcopal Church in Heath. The Interact club partnered with Orant […]

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: A view from the past

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: A view from the past

Rockwall, TX (Jan. 15, 2023) During the Gulf War of 1991, a large coalition force from 30 nations, led by the United States and mandated by the United Nations, attacked through Kuwait and into Iraq with the task of liberating Kuwait from the Iraqi invasion of August 2, 1990. As this force prepared to attack, one […]

Justin Holland appointed Chair of 2023 Texas House Inaugural Committee

Justin Holland appointed Chair of 2023 Texas House Inaugural Committee

(Jan. 15, 2023) The Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan announced the appointment of the following Inaugural Committee: Justin Holland, Chair; members Brad Buckley, Ken King, J.M. Lozano, and Angelia Orr. The Oath of Office ceremony for Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 11 o’clock […]

Darby Burkey to serve on Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Board  

Darby Burkey to serve on Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Board  

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 13, 2023) — Darby Burkey, IOM will serve in 2023 as one of 20 members of the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE) Board for the 2023 fiscal year. TCCE is the longest standing association of chamber of commerce professionals in the nation, working to provide guidance to local and regional chambers […]

Royse City ISD School Board approves May bond election

Royse City ISD School Board approves May bond election

ROYSE CITY, TX (Jan. 13, 2023) On Thursday, January 12, 2023, the Royse City ISD School Board unanimously approved a May 2023 Bond Referendum to address current and future enrollment growth. This vote comes one month after the Bond Steering Committee presented its recommended project list to the board. After months of study and collaboration, […]

Patriot PAWS hosts Winter 2023 Veteran/Service Dog Graduation, Ribbon Cutting

Patriot PAWS hosts Winter 2023 Veteran/Service Dog Graduation, Ribbon Cutting

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 13, 2023) – Patriot PAWS Service Dogs will celebrate the Graduation of three new Service Dog Teams on Friday, January 20th at 1:00PM located at their Rockwall Campus, 254 Ranch Trail, Rockwall, TX 75032. On Monday, January 9, 2023, two Veterans and one civilian began the two-week Graduation Process of receiving a […]