Rockwall Women’s League to host Big Hats & Girls in Pearls luncheon

Rockwall Women’s League to host Big Hats & Girls in Pearls luncheon

ROCKWALL, TX – November 29, 2020 – The Rockwall Women’s League will host Big Hats & Girls in Pearls, its annual fundraising luncheon, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, February 5 at the newly renovated Yacht Club at Chandler’s Landing. Grab your hat and put on your pearls and join them for an afternoon […]

Rockwall authors look to start new family tradition this Christmas with picture book

Rockwall authors look to start new family tradition this Christmas with picture book

ROCKWALL, TX – November 28, 2020 – If you’re looking to start a new Christmas family tradition in this very untraditional year, you might consider making the best birthday cake in the history of ever to celebrate the real reason for the season. Local residents Jennifer Hill and Mary Walker have co-authored a picture book, titled […]

Comprehensive Guide to All Things Christmas In & Around Rockwall County

Comprehensive Guide to All Things Christmas In & Around Rockwall County

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Nov. 27, 2020 – With COVID-19 concerns top of mind, many families are foregoing travel plans, limiting group gatherings, and seeking new and creative ways to celebrate the season in an effort to stay safe. From virtual tree lightings and Reindeer Runs to reverse parades and live nativity scenes, our local […]

Christmas Light Boat Parade planned for Dec. 12 on Lake Ray Hubbard

Christmas Light Boat Parade planned for Dec. 12 on Lake Ray Hubbard

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 31, 2020) Calling all boaters that want to join a Christmas light boat parade on Saturday, December 12 on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall. The boats will leave Sapphire Bay Marina (at Dalrock and I-30) at approximately 6:30 p.m., head down the I-30 bridge to the Rockwall Harbor arriving at approximately 7:00pm. […]

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) seeks new volunteers

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) seeks new volunteers

Training set for Feb. 13 and 20 ROCKWALL, TX – November 25, 2020 – Do you want to help your community in times of need? EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is looking for new members who want to make a difference and help their community in a times of need. CERT is an […]

Pay it forward and Shop Small® this holiday season

Pay it forward and Shop Small® this holiday season

ROCKWALL, TX – November 25, 2020 — During a pandemic, there’s no better way to support your community than by shopping local this holiday season! When your dollars are spent in local shops and retail, that money goes back into the community in many ways. It helps boost community improvement projects, creates jobs within the […]

Rockwall YMCA, Meals on Wheels bring Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in need

Rockwall YMCA, Meals on Wheels bring Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in need

ROCKWALL, TX – November 24, 2020 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall and Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County (MOWSS) provided groceries for local homebound seniors in need to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal this week. The Rockwall Y partnered with MOWSS to identify elderly clients in the area who might not otherwise […]

Rowlett’s own Evan Walker among three Texans named Rhodes Scholars

Rowlett’s own Evan Walker among three Texans named Rhodes Scholars

ROWLETT, TX – November 24, 2020 – Congratulations to Rowlett’s own Evan Walker, one of three Texas college students announced as U.S. Rhodes Scholars for 2021. The 32 scholars who won scholarships to Oxford University were elected virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Evan is in her final year at the U.S. Military […]

Bonneville – More Than Speed!

Bonneville – More Than Speed!

HEATH, TX – November 24, 2020 – On November 15, 1965, Craig Breedlove set a new land speed record, driving his Spirit of America jet-powered vehicle at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.  On that day, I was a ten year-old kid, living on a farm in North Dakota. Soon after Breedlove’s record setting run, I […]

Rockwall Office of Emergency Management emphasizes limiting group gatherings over the holidays as COVID cases rise

Rockwall Office of Emergency Management emphasizes limiting group gatherings over the holidays as COVID cases rise

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 23, 2020 – With COVID-19 cases on the rapid rise once again, holiday celebrations will likely look a little different this year as we aim to flatten the curve. According to the latest numbers from the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (RCOEM) COVID Dashboard, there are a total of 2,433 […]

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