Rockwall County 4-H celebrates new year with kick-off event Saturday

Rockwall County 4-H celebrates new year with kick-off event Saturday

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 10, 2021) Rockwall County 4-H will host a Kick Off event for the new 4-H year from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, September 11.  This year’s event will be held on Courthouse Plaza – on the east side of the Historic Rockwall County Courthouse located at 101 East Rusk Street. Rockwall County 4-H […]

Save the date: Aspasians Fall Marketplace returns to Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium Oct. 23

Save the date: Aspasians Fall Marketplace returns to Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium Oct. 23

  ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 9, 2021) The Aspasians are proud to announce their Fall Marketplace that will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 23 at Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium. Over 200 vendors will be at our marketplace, rain or shine, to showcase unique products and experiences to Rockwall and surrounding communities. All […]

Kiwanis Club of Rockwall County’s Angel League announces fall season opener

Kiwanis Club of Rockwall County’s Angel League announces fall season opener

ROCKWALL, TX (August 27, 2021) The Kiwanis Club of Rockwall County is pleased to announce that the Opening Day of the fall 2021 season of Angel League will be Wednesday, September 8 at Yellowjacket Park. The Angel League is a baseball program that brings an age and skill appropriate baseball season to special needs children ages […]

Rockwall Kiwanis, PlayTri present annual Tri Rock Triathlon

Rockwall Kiwanis, PlayTri present annual Tri Rock Triathlon

ROCKWALL, TX (July 12, 2021) The Rockwall Kiwanis will host its annual Tri Rock Triathlon from 7:15 a.m. to about noon Sunday, August 1 at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, 1210 N. Goliad St. The Sprint Triathlon is open to everyone 13 and older, and comprises a 150-yard pool swim, 10-mile bike ride, and […]

City of Heath celebrates Independence Day with parade and patriotic celebration in the park

City of Heath celebrates Independence Day with parade and patriotic celebration in the park

HEATH, TX (July 6, 2021) The City and Special Events Board thank the many people who made the 2021 Independence Day celebration a Hometown Heath success. It was pure red, white and blue Americana as all of the parade and program participants, the City council, Heath Department of Public Safety, City staff, event sponsors and […]

Rockwall Rotarians present awards, install new officers and directors

Rockwall Rotarians present awards, install new officers and directors

ROCKWALL, TX (June 25, 2021) The Rockwall Rotary Club hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony and Installation of Officers for 2021-2022 on Thursday, June 24. Robin Chouteau, Secretary, opened the program with the Invocation. Lauri Dodd led the Pledge of Allegiance and Rotary Four-Way Test (1. Is it the TRUTH? 2. Is it FAIR to all […]

Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

ROCKWALL, TX (June 19, 2021) Each June we celebrate Father’s Day, BUT did you know Father’s Day started at the YMCA? Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Louis Smart Dodd, the daughter of a single father who served in the Civil War. Her father was widowed when his wife (Mrs. Dodd’s mother) died in childbirth […]

State Fair of Texas announces free live music lineup for 2021 fair

State Fair of Texas announces free live music lineup for 2021 fair

DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) The State Fair of Texas is proud to announce the lineup of FREE live music during the 2021 Fair. After a year without live music, the State Fair is more excited than ever to provide the free concert series, which spans across multiple genres and features nationally recognized headliners, in […]

Time to get cooking! State Fair of Texas announces 2021 cooking contests

Time to get cooking! State Fair of Texas announces 2021 cooking contests

DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) The State Fair is excited to put home chefs who have been honing their skills during the COVID-19 pandemic to the test with the 2021 Cooking Contests. We all spent more time at home in 2020 than we had ever anticipated, which led to a lot of folks picking up […]

Dodie’s All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Fest returns to Rockwall Harbor May 2

Dodie’s All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Fest returns to Rockwall Harbor May 2

Annual Event Benefits Rockwall YMCA Angel Camp for Kids with Special Needs  ROCKWALL, TX – March 21, 2021 – Mudbug season is in full swing and that can only mean one thing – the return of the All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Fest at the Rockwall Harbor, benefiting J.E.R. Chilton YMCA’s Angel Camp for children with special needs. […]

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