Flag raffle to support Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines’ family

Flag raffle to support Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines’ family

ROCKWALL, TX (August 4, 2020) Support the family of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines, who died of complications from COVID-19, through a raffle by 410 Woodwork. The prize is a beautiful wood piece by 410 Woodwork and 100% of the proceeds will go back to Tracy’s family. Tickets are $10 each or five for $40. For […]

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary’s Stars & Stripes program offers flags for residences, businesses

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary’s Stars & Stripes program offers flags for residences, businesses

The Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Club is dedicated to the community of Rockwall and to promoting American patriotism. Through its Stars & Stripes program, the club provides United States flags at residences and businesses for seven holidays each year: President’s Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Patriots Day (Sept 11), and Veteran’s Day. […]

DAR, Girl Scouts to host flag retirement ceremony Jan. 25

DAR, Girl Scouts to host flag retirement ceremony Jan. 25

  The City of McLendon-Chisholm will host a Flag Retirement Ceremony orchestrated by the Rock Wall Daughters of the American Revolution and Girl Scout Troop 8967 at 3 p.m. Saturday, January 25 at the McLendon-Chisholm City Hall, 1371 FM550.  The McLendon-Chisholm Fire Department will provide safety oversight. Citizens are welcome to attend this solemn event.  […]

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet Honored with Flag

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 14, 2019) Rep. John Ratcliffe’s District Chief of Staff Jason Ross presented a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to County Judge David Sweet Monday at the Rockwall Commissioner’s Court meeting to thank him for his service to the community. “As the U.S. Representative of 18 counties in Northeast Texas, it’s […]

A Veteran’s Day Story

“I pledge allegiance to the flag…” It’s inevitable. Sometime in the 180 school days, as those first six words are recited, a kid in my class will sneak a text, or just passively rise to his feet, a smirk plastered across his face. I once fumed, demanding respect for the Stars and Stripes, but now […]

Registration ending soon for fall sports at Rockwall YMCA

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 12, 2015) Registration ends August 22 for fall sports at the J.E.R Chilton YMCA at Rockwall! With summer coming to a close, keep your kids active—sign them up for flag football, girl’s volleyball, and youth & small fry soccer. Flag Football Everyone plays at the YMCA! Register your child today for the recreation […]

Springer students create ‘fingerprint’ flag to honor military veterans

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 22, 2015) First graders at Springer Elementary paid tribute to all veterans with this beautiful art piece. They learned about Flanders Field and how the poppy represents a thank you for service. The flag was created with fingerprints and will be on display at the school until next Wednesday as a […]