Salute to Vets: Free Community Concert Nov 9

Salute to Vets: Free Community Concert Nov 9

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 9, 2019) Sideways BBQ proudly announced that it is partnering with the Rockwall Terry Fisher American Legion Post to bring to Rockwall a first-ever, free benefit concert to celebrate veterans and their service from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Rockwall Harbor. “Since serving in the Marine Corps, it […]

Patriotic Display for Rockwall’s Fourth of July Celebration

Patriotic Display for Rockwall’s Fourth of July Celebration

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 28, 2019) This year’s Fourth of July celebration will be a little more festive than in years past. Onlookers at Harry Myers Park are in for a special patriotic treat. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Terry Fisher American Legion Post in Rockwall is planning a unique demonstration. Parachutists will jump […]

American Legion Celebrates 100 Years

American Legion Celebrates 100 Years

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 26, 2019) The oldest nonprofit in Rockwall County – the American Legion Terry Fisher Post 117 – celebrated its 100th birthday and recognized its 21 Texas Boys State/Girls State delegates on Sunday, March 24. Congrats to the following Rockwall High School, Rockwall-Heath High School and Heritage Christian Academy students who will represent […]

Local Veteran Receives New Handicap-Accessible Vehicle

Local Veteran Receives New Handicap-Accessible Vehicle

(ROYSE CITY, TX — November 28, 2018) On Thanksgiving week, local veteran Gary Wilkins received the blessing of his life in the form of a new handicap-accessible vehicle. Wilkins, a member of Royse City American Legion Post 100, nearly lost his life in a tragic motorcycle accident a few years ago. The accident left Wilkins […]

Royse City American Legion honors Fire Fighter, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

(ROYSE CITY, TX – July 30, 2018) The Royse City American Legion Post came together July 28th to not only celebrate its many accomplishments over the last year, but to also honor its First Responders. One of the American Legion premier programs is its First Responder Award Program.The program starts at the post level where […]

Commissioners Court honors Rockwall County sheriff, Boys/Girls State delegates

Commissioners Court honors Rockwall County sheriff, Boys/Girls State delegates

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 12, 2018) The Commissioners Court recognized Rockwall County’s leading lawman, Sheriff Harold Eavenson, with a proclamation during its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 10. In honor of Eavenson’s service to law enforcement as sheriff of the county and as president of the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA), Rockwall County Judge David Sweet […]

Community comes together to support LegionFest 2018

Community comes together to support LegionFest 2018

(ROYSE CITY, TX — July 2, 2018) On June 16 the Royse City American Legion held a community festival that had bounce houses, vendors, music, games and demonstrations by both Rockwall Gymnastics and White Tiger Taekwondo. The community event brought out numerous vendors like Paparazzi Jewelry, Shenaniganz’s, Scentsy Candle Vendors, Smallville Learning Center, Young Chef’s […]

Female veterans asked to attend reading of ‘Women’s Veterans Day’ proclamation

(ROYSE CITY, TX – June 4, 2018) On Tuesday, June 12, the Mayor of Royse City will commemorate “Women’s Veterans Day” with the reading of a proclamation. Female veterans are being sought to attend the City Council meeting at 7PM to be a part of this event. It will commemorate the 70 year anniversary of […]

Local dentist to offer free dental day for veterans

Local dentist to offer free dental day for veterans

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 3, 2017) Congressman John Ratcliffe (R-Tx 4th Dist.) just concluded a surprise presentation of the Lone Star Award honoring Dr. Stan Lowrance’s charitable dental care provided to a veteran. The veteran’s dental problems were a side effect of VA-provided cancer treatment, but VA dental care is only available to those with […]

Sept. 24: Gold Star Mothers & Family Day

Open Letter from American Legion Post Commander (ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 23, 2017) Many outside the military don’t know what a Gold Star Mother is or what Gold Star Families are. When an active-duty service member dies, his or her mother automatically becomes a Gold Star Mother. It’s a distinction that no mother wants, but it’s […]

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