Rockwall County spelling champ heads to regional bee

Rockwall County spelling champ heads to regional bee

The Dallas Morning News sponsored the Rockwall County Spelling Bee on Feb. 7, 2012. The contest was open to all students in fourth through eighth grade in Rockwall County. Campus winners from Rockwall ISD elementary schools, middle schools and from HEAR (Home Education Associational Resources, Inc) participated in the event. HEAR student Sudeshna Pontula was […]

Lake Lore: learn the story behind the construction of Lake Ray Hubbard

The Rockwall County Historical Foundation Brown Bag Lecture series resumed at the historic, downtown Courthouse on Friday, Feb. 10. Program chair, Sheri Fowler, presented information about the location and significance of historical markers throughout the County.  A handout will be available at the next Lecture for individuals in attendance who want to explore locations personally. […]

‘Why your phone doesn’t know the meaning of life’

During the season of Lent, Rev. Mark Irons at First Christian Church Rockwall will take worship attendees through the meaning of life in the faith. Many people now are so attached to their cell phones that they put more and more faith in their devices.  With one new phone out on the market, you can […]

Learn from experts at free All About Roses event

Learn from experts at free All About Roses event

Local rose experts share tips on care, feeding; use of roses in landscape Covington’s, an independently owned 18-acre nursery in Rowlett, is hosting their annual All About Roses event on Saturday, Feb. 25. This is a day devoted to roses where anyone may come to meet and learn from local rose experts about the care and feeding […]

Chicken Camp: Poultry in Motion can help you train your dog

Chicken Camp: Poultry in Motion can help you train your dog

Terry Ryan, renowned dog trainer and behaviorist, is coming to Patriot PAWS in Rockwall to teach clicker training in a fun and unusual way – through the training of chickens. The “Poultry in Motion” Chicken Camp will be March 16-18 at the Patriot PAWS training center, 254 Ranch Trail in Rockwall. “We are very excited […]

Booths available for Lakeside Home and Garden Show

(Rockwall) Register now to participate in the 2012 Lakeside Home and Garden Show coming to The Harbor and the Hilton Bella Harbor in Rockwall, April 20-22. Booths are available in garden, landscape, home interior, design, repair, automotive, tools, home construction, children’s themes and more. One and multi-day exhibitor packages are available. The home, living and […]

Rockwall Women’s League seeks grant requests

Rockwall Women’s League is now accepting grant requests from non-profit agencies that provide services to the Rockwall County community.  The deadline for submission is April 1, 2012. Proceeds from Rockwall Women’s League’s annual fundraising charity ball will be used to provide grants to area not for profit organizations and scholarships for Rockwall County high school seniors.  Last year, RWL […]

Adobe Title at The Harbor celebrates with ribbon cutting

The Rockwall Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Feb. 13 for Adobe Title, LLC, located at 209 Summer Lee Drive, Suite 101 at The Harbor. The addition of the Rockwall location continues Adobe Title’s growth, but also adds a team that knows the value of personal  service. AdobeTitle.com reports that although it […]

Love stories from the YMCA

Happy Valentine’s Day!  I’ve always had a bit of a love/hate relationship with the holiday. I love it because I think any celebration of love is a great thing. I dislike it because, being single, the holiday always brings with it a feeling of missing out on something- or when you are in a couple, […]

Cain MS coach named NFL Teacher of the Year finalist

(Rockwall ISD) Feb. 13, 2012 – Maurine Cain Middle School coach and teacher Brad Fichtel has been named one of five NFL Teacher of the Year finalists by the NFL Alumni Association. The honor is awarded annually to recognize NFL players who have followed their playing careers with excellence in the field of education. Coach […]