Rockwall library receives Texas flag from Daughters of American Revolution

(ROCKWALL-March 23, 2013) The Rock Wall Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution donated a Texas flag to the Rockwall Public Library on March 20. In the past, DAR has donated American flags to the local library. The objectives of DAR have remained the same in over 100 years of active service to the nation. These […]

Cherokee Chief visits Rockwall DAR

(ROCKWALL-February 5, 2013) The Rock Wall Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution held its February 2 meeting at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Heath.  The program was “Cherokee Alliance during the American Revolution” presented by Chief Bear Who Walks Softly. Chief Bear is a member of the Cherokee tribe, and a knowledgeable speaker on […]

City teams with DAR for Constitution Week

(Rockwall) September 5, 2012 – Council proclaims Sept. 17 to Sept. 23 as Constitution Week Rockwall Mayor David Sweet joined with the Rock Wall chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution to celebrate Constitution Week in September. The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started 57 years ago by the Daughters of the American Revolution. […]

Daughters of the American Revolution Board holds planning session

(Rockwall) June 18, 2012 – The Rock Wall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Board met June 14 in the home of Regent Peggy Atterberry to discuss the chapter’s service work, community involvement, and upcoming DAR events. The chapter will host a reception for naturalized citizens of Rockwall County at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30 at […]

Williams MS students honored at annual awards ceremony

(Rockwall ISD) May 11, 2012 – J.W.Williams Middle School hosted its annual Awards Ceremonies on Thursday, May 10, 2012. The Daughters of the American Revolution honored Catherine Ghormley. The Sons of the American Revolution honored Eric Wimpee for their outstanding character and citizenship. The Fighting Wildcat Awards honoring student athletes that competed in three different […]

Daughters of American Revolution install new Regent, officers

The Rock Wall Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution installed a new Regent and officers during a ceremony on May 5 at the home of past Regent, Carolyn Duckworth of Heath. The new Regent, Peggy Atterberry, and officers, will lead the chapter for the next two years. Guest speaker and State Corresponding Secretary, Sunny […]

Daughters of the American Revolution enjoy ‘Harmony’

Rock Wall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution enjoyed a patriotic music program during their April 7, 2012 meeting at the home of Gail Lasky. Lasky, upcoming Vice Regent of the RockWall DAR, and her fellow cohorts of the “Harmony” Singing Group, performed the program, which was followed by an educational history of “The Story […]

DAR hosts Annual Awards Tea, recognizes teachers, students

The annual Rock Wall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter Awards Presentation was held on Sunday, March 4, in the home of Regent Carolyn Duckworth. Two Rockwall ISD teachers were recognized. Barbara Starling Wood, Ouida Springer Elementary teacher, was recognized for winning the essay contest when she was in the 8th grade in Royse […]

Carolyn Duckworth: promoting historic preservation, patriotism

Blue Ribbon News ‘Good People’ shines spotlight on local leader Meet Carolyn Cooksey Duckworth, a Rockwall resident since 1972, who serves as Regent of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Rock Wall Chapter. Carolyn is third generation member of NSDAR, a member since 1967.  Her continued leadership helps to promote DAR’s mission of […]

Rockwall County Library News for December

The Rockwall County Library will be closed Dec. 23-26.  December display cases at the library will feature items from the Daughters of the American Revolution and the wood burning picture plates of Ann Goyne. A Rockwall County Helping Hands Food Pantry collection bin is available year round in the library lobby for canned goods, staples […]