Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, will host a Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes Valentine’s Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Enjoy coffee, juice, fruit, all-you-can-eat pancakes and a self-guided tour around the sanctuary. In-Sync is home to over 70 rescued exotic cats. The nonprofit […]

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Rockwall County Helping Hands Senior Director of Philanthropy, Melody Hail, was recently selected out of thousands of applicants from across the country for the Allstate Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program in Chicago. Chosen due to her extensive nonprofit background and years of experience, Hail has worked for Helping Hands for 10 years and has served the […]

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Mark your calendars and join Women in Need (WIN) for their annual Chocolate Indulgence event on Friday, February 14 at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath. A special VIP sponsorship cocktail party is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.; doors open to the public at 6. Guests will enjoy a memorable Valentine’s evening of […]

Rockwall Summer Musicals kicks off decade of dancing with tenth anniversary celebration

Rockwall Summer Musicals kicks off decade of dancing with tenth anniversary celebration

Back in 2011, a shift in the Rockwall County arts scene began as The Sound of Music and Oklahoma! ushered Rockwall Summer Musicals into the community. And now with 18 full-scale “Broadway in your Backyard” musical productions produced, 2020 ushers in the theatre’s tenth anniversary season. A celebration is in order! This Saturday, January 18, […]

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

It’s time to ante up! The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is headed back in time to the Wild West for their Annual Casino Night. The event will be from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at the Emerald Ballroom, 2316 Johnson St. in Greenville, TX 75041. It’s gonna be a night that’ll get […]

Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall resident Jared Guynes, who many in our community know and love as a Guinness World Record holder and administrator of the Rockwallian Facebook group, was recently named Nerf Ultra Champion – a coveted title that came with a $10,000 prize and a one-of-a-kind Golden Nerf Blaster. Jared competed in the invitational tournament in New York City […]

Inspector General warns about new twist to Social Security phone scams

Inspector General warns about new twist to Social Security phone scams

The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public that telephone scammers may send faked documents by email to convince victims to comply with their demands. The Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General has received reports of victims who received emails with attached letters and reports that appeared to […]

Rockwall Rotary names Student of Honor from Jones Elementary

Rockwall Rotary names Student of Honor from Jones Elementary

The Rockwall Rotary Club recognized Dorris A. Jones Elementary School student Meagan Hatley as its Rotary Student of Honor today. Rotarian Kevin Pate, Executive Vice President of Lakeside National Bank, and Jones Elementary Principal Teresa Twedell presented Meagan with the award at the Noon Rotary’s lunch meeting. Twedell, who’s been Meagan’s principal since kindergarten, read aloud […]

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on Iranian missile strikes

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on Iranian missile strikes

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement in response to Iran’s missile strikes on Iraqi military bases housing U.S. troops Tuesday night: “I’m incredibly grateful that no American or Iraqi lives were lost in the missile strikes launched by Iran last night thanks to an early warning system that allowed our military to help […]

Rockwall County early voting locations, hours

Rockwall County early voting locations, hours

Early voting for the 2020 Rockwall County Primary Election will be February 18 through February 28. See early voting locations below. Election Day is 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3. See election day locations and hours, also below. For more information, visit rockwallvotes.com, which includes a link to the candidates listing for the 2020 […]

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