Virtual Duck Pluck: Rockwall’s Rubber Duck Regatta re-imagined

Virtual Duck Pluck: Rockwall’s Rubber Duck Regatta re-imagined

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 1, 2020) The Virtual Duck Pluck, presented by Southwest Kia-Rockwall, is 2020 duck season’s answer to celebrating safely during a pandemic while raising funds to benefit the Rockwall branch of the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Texas. Duck “adoptions” are underway at rockwallduckrace.org, where you can “adopt” a duck (or a whole flock […]

Winners Announced for Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta

Crowds flocked to The Harbor yesterday for the 2019 Southwest Kia Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta in support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Texas. Below are the QUACKTASTIC WINNERS for the 2019 event! GLORACE Winners (9.21.19): 1st Place (Dallas Sports Package sponsored by Hanby Insurance)- #5297 Alyssa Morgan 2nd Place ($500 VISA Gift Card Sponsored by Bracamonte Law, […]

Jones Elementary Teacher Publishes Disney Coding Adventures Book Series

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 18, 2019) Allyssa Loya, library media specialist at Jones Elementary, has published a book series titled Disney Coding Adventures. The books are about teaching young students the basics of coding. Students complete activities and learn to think like programmers while learning correct terminology.  It’s a way for students to get started with […]

Hartman Elementary teacher named Barnes and Noble national winner

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 11, 2015) In celebration of spring Educator Appreciation Days, educators from across the United States were given the opportunity to enter a sweepstakes to win a Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom Classroom Experience from Barnes and Noble. Out of over 640 Barnes and Noble stores nationwide, Amber Swindle, a third grade teacher at Grace Hartman Elementary, […]

New Fantasyland now open at Disney World

New Fantasyland now open at Disney World

(January 3, 2013) Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., has completed its largest expansion ever, and New Fantasyland is now open to delight visitors of all ages. New Fantasyland features two new and amazingly detailed themed areas: the Enchanted Forest and Storybook Circus. In the Enchanted Forest, you’ll meet favorite Disney characters in a way […]

Kidd’s Kids depart for Disney dream vacation

Kraddick hosting 52 special children and their families for five-day trip of a lifetime (Dallas – November 9, 2012) More than 50 terminally/chronically ill and physically challenged children and their families headed to Walt Disney World yesterday for the 21st annual Kidd’s Kids trip. Hosted by nationally syndicated radio and television personality Kidd Kraddick, this […]

Kraddick supporters top $500,000 mark in Kidd’s Kids Day Donations

Nationwide fundraiser helps send 55 special children and families on Disney dream vacation (Dallas) October 25, 2012 – Kidd Kraddick, host of the most-listened-to morning program in America, announced that more than $533,000 was raised during last Wednesday’s annual Kidd’s Kids Day to send 55 terminally/chronically ill and physically challenged children and their families to […]

Meet Bashful, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Bashful, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

July 16, 2012 – This three-month-old lives up to her name, but that makes Bashful even more lovable. She may not be the first one to rush out to greet you, but that doesn’t mean she’s not the most cuddly dog in the litter. Bashful is part of the Disney Four with her sisters Minnie […]

Wylie East Sapphires take top awards at Nationals in Florida

The Wylie East Sapphires competed at the Champion Dance Nationals at the University of Florida in Orlando on March 3, taking home several outstanding awards. The drill team dancers also spent time at Walt Disney World, visiting the various parks and enjoying a character breakfast with Winnie the Pooh and Friends and a private team […]

Top U.S. vacation destinations for 2012

Top U.S. vacation destinations for 2012

Most travelers have no plans to cut back on their vacations in the new year, according to a 2012 Travel Trends Survey released by Travel Leaders. More than 91 percent of Travel Leaders owners, managers and frontline travel experts throughout the U.S.said that their clients plan to spend as much or more on vacation travel […]