Rockwall County celebrates Marine veteran’s 99th birthday

Rockwall County celebrates Marine veteran’s 99th birthday

ROCKWALL, TX (July 22, 2022) Over 60 members strong, CWO2 (Chief Warrant Officer 2) James W. Randolph Detachment 1465, Marine Corps League, gathered recently to celebrate one of its own – Rockwall resident Donald Van Handel. Don will turn 99 this Saturday, July 23. Don’s daughter and son-in-law brought him to the Veterans Resource Outreach […]

‘Smirl Girl’ celebrates 90th birthday at historic chapel

‘Smirl Girl’ celebrates 90th birthday at historic chapel

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (June 13, 2022) Lifelong Heath resident Clarice Smirl Isbell turned 90 on June 2. She celebrated with friends and family at the historic Smirl Chapel, which now sits on Tate Farms, one of the last family owned ranches in Rockwall County. Clarice grew up in those four walls, attending church weekly. When asked […]

Happy 39th birthday, Lone Star Chapter National Charity League

Happy 39th birthday, Lone Star Chapter National Charity League

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (May 7, 2022) It was a very special morning celebrating 39 years of Lone Star National Charity League with its founding members and past presidents. Mayor Kevin Flower presented the chapter with a proclamation honoring 39 years of service to the Rockwall community.  The Lone Star Chapter was the first NCL chapter chartered […]

Special celebration for Rockwall resident who turned 105 today

Special celebration for Rockwall resident who turned 105 today

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) Stella Tabola, a resident of Highland Meadows Health and Rehab in Rockwall, enjoyed a very special birthday celebration today, surrounded by family and friends. Stella was born on Sept. 23, 1916, making her 105 years old! Blue Ribbon News shared Stella’s story earlier this week, but in case you missed it: […]

Rockwall resident ready to celebrate 105 years

Rockwall resident ready to celebrate 105 years

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 21, 2021) With National Centenarian’s Day set for Sept. 22, it’s only fitting that we celebrate the eldest residents of Rockwall County – like Mrs. Stella Tabola, who’s turning 105 on Sept. 23! Stella is a long term resident of Highland Meadows Health and Rehab, located at 1870 S. John King Blvd. […]

Heath senior citizen celebrates 91 years of living, gets recognized by Texas State Senator Bob Hall

Heath senior citizen celebrates 91 years of living, gets recognized by Texas State Senator Bob Hall

ROCKWALL, TX – July 6, 2021 — Texas Senator Bob Hall recently commemorated a Heath senior resident who turned 91 years old on June 7th. John Vick with Sen. Hall’s Office presented Jeanette Cornelius, a resident at GoodLife Senior Living and Memory Care, with a resolution signed by Sen. Hall recognizing the momentous occasion during […]

Rockwall’s Flying Ryno boutique welcomes community to one year birthday celebration

Rockwall’s Flying Ryno boutique welcomes community to one year birthday celebration

ROCKWALL, TX – February 19, 2021 – Flying Ryno, a children’s and women’s boutique in Rockwall, is turning one year old, and they are inviting you, your friends, family, neighbors, church group, and anyone else who would like to come out to join them in a birthday celebration. The event will be Saturday, Feb. 27 […]

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 […]

Sunday, Oct. 4 is ‘Happy 100th Birthday, William’ Day in Rockwall

Sunday, Oct. 4 is ‘Happy 100th Birthday, William’ Day in Rockwall

World War II veteran celebrates a century ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 1, 2020) Sunday will be a monumental day for World War II veteran William Louis Patterson of Rockwall, who turns 100 years old on Oct. 4. Since friends and family cannot gather for a traditional birthday celebration due to the pandemic, a drive-by caravan party […]

InSync Exotics in Wylie to host Virtual Birthday Bash celebrating 20 years

InSync Exotics in Wylie to host Virtual Birthday Bash celebrating 20 years

WYLIE, TX – June 9, 2020 – InSync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, is turning 20! Join them in celebrating 20 years of rescuing big cats and providing them with a great forever home by giving the cats some very special birthday treats. You never know, there could […]

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