The Wall That Heals, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, coming to Garland

The Wall That Heals, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, coming to Garland

The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Garland Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1. The exhibit will be on display at Audubon Park, 342 W. Oates Road, and will be open 24 hours, free to the public. The City […]

Memorial Garden to pay tribute to 98-year-old Rockwall resident Kathryn Hall at Reese Manor

Memorial Garden to pay tribute to 98-year-old Rockwall resident Kathryn Hall at Reese Manor

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 24, 2019) The community is welcome as Reese Manor Senior Housing dedicates a memorial garden to longtime resident Kathryn Hall, who passed away last April at 98 years old. Kathryn lived in Rockwall her entire life, and was considered a family member of the Rockwall Housing Authority for 14 years. During […]

Sammy Knostman Scholarship Breakfast & Christmas Bazaar Dec. 8

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 20, 2018) The 6th Annual Sammy Knostman Scholarship Breakfast and Christmas Bazaar (formerly Pancakes for the Park & Christmas Bazaar) benefitting the Samantha Knostman Memorial Fund’s annual scholarships for Rockwall & Rockwall-Heath High School seniors will be held 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 8. This event is hosted by over ten […]

McLendon-Chisholm city council approves Veterans Memorial Monument

McLendon-Chisholm city council approves Veterans Memorial Monument

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 23, 2018) Mindy Lovell & Robert Steinhagen, co-chairs of the McLendon-Chisholm Veterans Memorial for the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), presented a donation for the City to allocate an area on the grounds of City Hall. This noble donation is for a Veterans Memorial Monument to honor all of America’s […]

Donna Ross Memorial Regatta on Lake Ray Hubbard this weekend to raise awareness about mental health

Donna Ross Memorial Regatta on Lake Ray Hubbard this weekend to raise awareness about mental health

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 8, 2016) Mental Illness is prevalent and affects many families – approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences some type of mental illness in a given year.  Serious mental illness costs America $193 billion in lost earnings per year. To help raise awareness and funding to improve […]

First Responders honored during memorial dedication at Rest Haven’s Public Servants Garden

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct 5, 2015) U. S. Congressman John Ratcliffe (TX-04) addressed a crowd at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Rockwall this morning, during the dedication of a new First Responders Memorial in the Public Servants Garden. Dewayne Cain, President and Founder of of Rest Haven Funeral Homes and Memorial Park, opened the public […]

Disc golf tourney honors memory of Rockwall grad, draws players from across the country

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 26, 2015) Nearly 200 disc golf players from around the country honored the memory of 2011 Rockwall High school graduate Nick Hyde by participating in the Nick Hyde Memorial Disc Golf Tournament held at Harry Myers Park on April 11-12. The huge event saw 190 registered participants – some from as […]

Rockwall veteran visits WWII Memorial on Honor Flight

Rockwall veteran visits WWII Memorial on Honor Flight

(ROCKWALL – October 5, 2013) World War II veteran Taylor McClure, 89, of Rockwall was among several local veterans aboard Honor Flight DFW Oct. 4-5. The all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC included visits to the WWII, Korean, Vietnam, Marine (Iwo Jima), Navy and Air Force Memorials; Arlington Cemetery; and Walter Reed Hospital to meet […]

Tribute to Kidd Kraddick Aug 15

Tribute to Kidd Kraddick Aug 15

Free public memorial in Dallas will celebrate the extraordinary life of Kidd Kraddick  (Dallas) August 9, 2013 – Fans and “extended family” of the late Kidd Kraddick are invited to a free public celebration of Kidd’s remarkable life next Thursday, August 15th. The “Tribute to Kidd” will begin at 5:30 PM on AT&T Plaza outside of […]

Sailors ‘go the distance for mental health’ at Donna Ross Regatta

Race results announced (Lake Ray Hubbard) June 5, 2013) The Donna Ross Memorial Regatta, benefitting the Mental Health Association of Greater Dallas, was held May 18, 2013, on Lake Ray Hubbard.Twenty-five keelboats joined regatta organizer, Rick Lucarelli, to “Go the Distance for Mental Health,” in memoriam of Lucarelli’s mother, Donna Ross, who died unexpectedly in […]