Celebrate first responders on ‘Heroes Day’ at Harry Myers Park

Celebrate first responders on ‘Heroes Day’ at Harry Myers Park

ROCKWALL, TX – August 2, 2021 — The community is invited to join Rockwall County first responders on Saturday, Sept. 25 for a full day of family fun in the park – a special event to celebrate our local heroes and thank them for their service and sacrifice. “This is an opportunity for our heroes […]

Rockwall dedicates Harbor lighthouse to local legend and master sailor Scott Self

Rockwall dedicates Harbor lighthouse to local legend and master sailor Scott Self

ROCKWALL, TX – July 23, 2021 — The late Scott Self dedicated his life to sharing his passion for sailing and the love for his Rockwall community. What could be more fitting than to dedicate a lighthouse in his honor? Prior to the Concert by the Lake on Thursday, July 22nd, dozens gathered to witness […]

Cheers for Charity: Whiskey raffle to benefit Rockwall County Helping Hands

Cheers for Charity: Whiskey raffle to benefit Rockwall County Helping Hands

ROCKWALL, TX (July 22, 2021) Raise a dram and purchase your whiskey raffle ticket benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands! Up to 1250 raffle tickets will be available at $100 through 2 p.m. September 13 or until sold out, whichever comes first. Drawing will be held at 5 p.m. September 13 on Helping Hands’ Facebook page. […]

State Fair announces 2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Food Competition Semi-Finalists

State Fair announces 2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Food Competition Semi-Finalists

DALLAS, TX (July 15, 2021) State Fair of Texas concessionaires are officially off to the races with a new lineup of incredible, edible innovations for the public to taste at the Fair this fall. The 17th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards offers another year of exciting bites for all appetites. The 2021 lineup is bursting […]

Rockwall Kiwanis, PlayTri present annual Tri Rock Triathlon

Rockwall Kiwanis, PlayTri present annual Tri Rock Triathlon

ROCKWALL, TX (July 12, 2021) The Rockwall Kiwanis will host its annual Tri Rock Triathlon from 7:15 a.m. to about noon Sunday, August 1 at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, 1210 N. Goliad St. The Sprint Triathlon is open to everyone 13 and older, and comprises a 150-yard pool swim, 10-mile bike ride, and […]

Local wounded veteran and his family surprised with a mortgage-free home

Local wounded veteran and his family surprised with a mortgage-free home

ROYSE CITY, TX – July 9, 2021 — Local Army veteran John Endsley and his family received a surprise police escort this morning; Their destination: unknown. Well, at least to the Endsley family. When they arrived in the new Parkside Village development in Royse City, they saw folks lining the sidewalk cheering them on. They […]

City of Heath celebrates Independence Day with parade and patriotic celebration in the park

City of Heath celebrates Independence Day with parade and patriotic celebration in the park

HEATH, TX (July 6, 2021) The City and Special Events Board thank the many people who made the 2021 Independence Day celebration a Hometown Heath success. It was pure red, white and blue Americana as all of the parade and program participants, the City council, Heath Department of Public Safety, City staff, event sponsors and […]

Empower 7’s inaugural 5K draws 169 runners to Rockwall’s Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium

Empower 7’s inaugural 5K draws 169 runners to Rockwall’s Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium

Dedicated sponsors, supporters credited for event’s success ROCKWALL, TX (July 5, 2021) One hundred sixty nine participants from Germany, Costa Rica, Washington, Arizona, Illinois, Missouri, and right here in Texas joined Empower 7‘s inaugural 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run on June 26th – either in person or virtually – to help support the Rockwall-based […]

Rockwall County Treasure Hunt unearths a fun, educational experience for all

Rockwall County Treasure Hunt unearths a fun, educational experience for all

ROCKWALL, TX – June 30, 2021 — Every month, there’s some treasure just waiting to be found in Rockwall County. Last year when COVID forced many to stay at home, local businessman Kevin Potts with Rapier Home Services wanted to do something to help people fight the stir-crazies and have some fun together out of […]

Rockwall Rotarians present awards, install new officers and directors

Rockwall Rotarians present awards, install new officers and directors

ROCKWALL, TX (June 25, 2021) The Rockwall Rotary Club hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony and Installation of Officers for 2021-2022 on Thursday, June 24. Robin Chouteau, Secretary, opened the program with the Invocation. Lauri Dodd led the Pledge of Allegiance and Rotary Four-Way Test (1. Is it the TRUTH? 2. Is it FAIR to all […]

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