Historical Foundation to celebrate Founders Day with Living Exhibits, chance to become ‘guest farmer’ at Cotton Patch

Guest farmers invited to stake out a parcel of Blackland Prairie and plant their own cotton crop (ROCKWALL, TX – May 12, 2016) The Rockwall Founders Day celebration on Saturday, May 21 will include the opportunity for folks to “lease” parcels of the Rockwall County Historical Foundation’s Cotton Patch and plant cotton seeds for the […]

Adopt a ‘WIN’ Angel to help victims of domestic violence

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – The Women In Need, Inc Angel Giving Tree Campaign is in full swing. Help a local mother provide a special Christmas for her children by visiting one of the local participating locations before December 11, 2015. Help ensure a very special Christmas for a family in need! ROCKWALL LOCATIONS: Simply Kate Legend Salon […]

Cotton Patch to host fundraiser Wednesday to honor Rockwall’s Addie Bryant

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 2, 2015) UPDATE – Following our feature story on Addie Bryan, the Rockwall girl was featured in People and on Fox 4 Good Day Texas. See the video here, and read our original story here. The community is encouraged to dine at the Cotton Patch in Rockwall between 4 and 8 […]

Rockwall High culinary students create kids’ menu for Cotton Patch

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan 21, 2015) Cotton Patch in Rockwall released its newest version of their Kids Fit Menu.  On the menu is the Gobbler Gobbler Slider.  This meal was created by six Rockwall High School culinary students, was tested, and accepted by Cotton Patch. Congratulations to the Rockwall High School culinary students. Source: RockwallISD.com  RELATED STORY Measuring […]

Cotton crop planted at historical museum

(Rockwall) May 4, 2012 – Rockwall County Historical Foundation had a very successful cotton planting session this week. President Carolyn Francisco, Neil and Ella Turner, and Jan Self planted 10 rows, with the help of measuring sticks that Neil created, with which to measure how deep (one inch) and how far apart (8 inches) to plant […]