Woodmen Life Wylie Chapter 4660 gives back to Toys for Tots

Woodmen Life Wylie Chapter 4660 gives back to Toys for Tots

  ROCKWALL, TX – November 4, 2021 — A local chapter of the Woodmen Life insurance company went Christmas shopping recently to help bring joy to families this holiday season. Each quarter, Woodmen Life Chapter 4660 based in Wylie participates in a project to benefit local communities and charities. For the fourth quarter project this […]

Editor’s Picks: Holiday-themed fun for the family in Rockwall County and beyond

Editor’s Picks: Holiday-themed fun for the family in Rockwall County and beyond

ROCKWALL, TX – November 4, 2021 — Events are listed by date and are subject to change; Check their respective websites for info on social distancing measures.   First Baptist Fate’s Holiday Craft Fair & Bazaar WHAT: Get in the holiday spirit by shopping tons of vendor booths with lots of crafts and homemade goods! […]

Christmas lighted boat parade planned for Lake Ray Hubbard

Christmas lighted boat parade planned for Lake Ray Hubbard

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 4, 2021) Calling all boaters that want to join a Christmas light boat parade on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall. Viewing available from Rockwall Harbor Docks at 7 p.m. and Chandlers about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11. All boaters are welcome to decorate your boat and join the parade. The boats […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands Toy Drive set to kick off Nov. 12 at Festival of Trees

Rockwall County Helping Hands Toy Drive set to kick off Nov. 12 at Festival of Trees

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 26, 2021) ‘Tis the season to kick off the Rockwall County Helping Hands’ 45th Annual Christmas Toy Drive, sponsored by Texas Health Hospital Rockwall. The drive launches Friday, Nov. 12 when toy tags will be available at the Festival of Trees. Those wishing to participate in the drive should purchase a $20 […]

Cain Middle School families receive Christmas donations from KE Andrews of Rowlett

Cain Middle School families receive Christmas donations from KE Andrews of Rowlett

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 — During the holidays, state and local tax firm KE Andrews in Rowlett provided Christmas cheer to more than 60 children of Cain Middle School families. They adopted Cain Middle families who were in need due to the pandemic, shopped for presents to give to the kiddos, wrapped them […]

Rockwall High School Varsity Softball, Volleyball teams bring Christmas joy to troops overseas

Rockwall High School Varsity Softball, Volleyball teams bring Christmas joy to troops overseas

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 4, 2021 — Over the holidays, the Rockwall High School varsity softball and varsity volleyball teams sent some Christmas cheer in the form of stockings stuffed with goodies to active-duty military troops overseas. 2019 RHS graduate Louis Nies – a member of the 149th HR Army Unit based in Texas – […]

A Christmas Message from Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt

A Christmas Message from Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt

This year has been the one most challenging for all of us on this City Council. I know we have all thought, “When will it end?” In a few days we will celebrate Christmas, and for Christians it is a time for rebirth and reexamination of our lives and how we live our lives. We […]

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Trombone Quartet serenades Rockwall from a boat

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Trombone Quartet serenades Rockwall from a boat

 ROCKWALL, TX – December 18, 2020 — Dallas Symphony Orchestra brass members serenaded Rockwall with a surprise concert from aboard a boat in Lake Ray Hubbard on Dec. 17. The trombone quartet, calling themselves The DSO Tromboats, performed Christmas music while cruising in a pontoon boat decorated with Christmas lights at The Harbor Rockwall. […]

Rockwall YMCA community donates record number of Angel Tree gifts

Rockwall YMCA community donates record number of Angel Tree gifts

ROCKWALL, TX – December 18, 2020 — With the global pandemic comes many a hardship for local small businesses and charities as they continue to do all they can to stay afloat. Those circumstances have created a need within the community that’s far greater than it ever has been before; But they have also brought […]

Rockwall-Heath’s Best Buddies share holiday spirit at Towne Center Park

Rockwall-Heath’s Best Buddies share holiday spirit at Towne Center Park

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Dec. 17, 2020 – The Rockwall-Heath High School chapter of Best Buddies International had to get creative this year to celebrate the holidays. Instead of their annual Christmas party, they hosted an outdoor event at Towne Center Park in Heath. They broke into small groups and walked through the Christmas lights, played holiday […]