Veteran’s Memorial Dedication Ceremony at McLendon-Chisholm Hall Monday

(MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX – May 22, 2018) On Monday, May 28, 2018 at McLendon-Chisholm Hall there will be a dedication ceremony from 9:30 am to 11 am. Enjoy refreshments provided by the Girl Scouts of America Troop #8967. The City of McLendon-Chisholm is receiving a monument from the Rock Wall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. […]

Historical Foundation exhibits to honor 100th anniversary of World War I

Historical Foundation exhibits to honor 100th anniversary of World War I

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 30, 2018) In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of World War I – the “War to End Wars” – the Terry Fisher American Legion Post, Rockwall County Historical Foundation, Daughters of the American Revolution, and Rockwall Parks and Recreation have aligned to honor the United States efforts during the Great War. […]

Liberty Heights sees big turnout for Memorial Day celebration

Liberty Heights sees big turnout for Memorial Day celebration

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 31, 2017) Right at 200 people turned out for the Liberty Heights Gracious Retirement Living  Memorial Day celebration for its military veteran residents on Monday, May 29. The crowd enjoyed a free lunch and a short address from local U.S. Marine Corps veteran Trace Johannesen, who’s also a member of event […]

PHOTOS: Rest Haven Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony, Concert, and Family Fun Day

PHOTOS: Rest Haven Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony, Concert, and Family Fun Day

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 31, 2017) On Memorial Day, May 29, community members came out to Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park for a remembrance ceremony, followed by live music from local Country band Matthew Middleton & Texas Drive, and tons of food and family fun including face painting, balloon animals,  train rides for […]

Liberty Heights to host Memorial Day BBQ

Liberty Heights to host Memorial Day BBQ

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 24, 2017) Liberty Heights Retirement Home will host a Memorial Day barbeque open to the public on Monday, May 29 at 12:00 p.m. The event will include a ceremony by American Legion Post 117 and a barbecue meal featuring ribs and chicken. There will be entertainment by Buck Criner at 1:00 […]

Carry the Load comes through Rockwall May 28

Carry the Load comes through Rockwall May 28

(HEATH, TX — May 24, 2017) Join the Rockwall County First Responders Team at the Rockwall County Courthouse on May 28 to greet the National Carry the Load Relay Team as it comes through town on the way to the Dallas Memorial March at Reverchon Park. The National Relay Team is expected to arrive in […]

Rest Haven Funeral Home honors troops and celebrates freedom at Memorial Day event

Rest Haven Funeral Home honors troops and celebrates freedom at Memorial Day event

Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park hosted their annual Memorial Day concert and remembrance ceremony. The event kicked off with a patriotic pet parade courtesy of Patriot PAWS. Dogs all decked out in red, white and blue strutted their stuff and received lots of love. Before continuing with the food and festivities, Rest Haven […]

City of Rockwall presents ‘War Letters’ Memorial Concert

City of Rockwall presents ‘War Letters’ Memorial Concert

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 28, 2016) The City of Rockwall presented a free, commemorative Memorial Day concert Friday, May 27 at the Harbor Amphitheater. The concert featured The Rockwall Community Band directed by Mike McGill for the second year in a row. Rockwall High School students sang solos and read 27 real letters from soldiers […]

Memorial Day at Rest Haven: Patriotism & Puppies on Parade

Memorial Day at Rest Haven: Patriotism & Puppies on Parade

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 12, 2016) If you are one of the hundreds of families who look forward to Memorial Day at Rest Haven Memorial Park every year, chances are you have already marked your calendar for 10 a.m. Monday, May 30.  If you have not yet discovered Memorial Day at Rest Haven, this is […]

Rockwall to host Memorial Concert May 27 featuring War Letters

Rockwall to host Memorial Concert May 27 featuring War Letters

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 17, 2016) The City of Rockwall will present a free, commemorative Memorial Day concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 27 at the Harbor Amphitheater. “Last year was our first civic celebration of Memorial Day,” said Christopher Lynch, Memorial Day Planning Committee Chairman.  “We remembered those who have fallen by featuring music […]

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