Blase Family Farm Pumpkin Patch open through Oct 30

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 28, 2016) Enjoy a fun day on the Blase Family Farm, 1232 E. Fork in Rockwall, on Opening Day of the Pumpkin Patch, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. The community is invited to visit the wooded farm for the Pumpkin Patch, October 1-30, 2016! Enjoy a hayride, petting zoo, […]

Reinhardt students make book reports fun with ‘pumpkin characters’

ROCKWALL, TX (November 2, 2014) Second grade students at Reinhardt Elementary recently created pumpkin characters to accompany their book reports. Pictured here (from top left) are: Ethan McCurdy, Landyn Parsely, Emma Southworth, Nash Miller, Diego Gutierrez, Ellie Tomquest, Seth Anderson, Carleigh Wirtzberger and Megan Holub. Submitted by Pat Corwin, ESL Teacher, Nebbie/Reinhardt. To share your […]

Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch open through Oct 27

Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch open through Oct 27

(Rockwall) September 16, 2012 – Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch kicks off its 24th year with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 29. Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch is a nonprofit all-volunteer community effort and benefits the Rockwall County Library and Council of Catholic Women or Our Lady of the Lake. Located at the […]

Of snakes & pumpkins: even a perfect fall day is better with prayer

Of snakes & pumpkins: even a perfect fall day is better with prayer

 Our Texas porches want pumpkins in autumn, temperatures notwithstanding. There might not be color in the trees yet, so we depend on pumpkins and chrysanthemums.  I’ll set my favorite yellow and deep orange mums atop a weathered bench on the front porch and add a few pumpkins to accentuate their glory. I’m only a fair-weather […]