Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

Larry Barrentine named Rockwall YMCA’s Father of the Year

ROCKWALL, TX (June 19, 2021) Each June we celebrate Father’s Day, BUT did you know Father’s Day started at the YMCA? Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Louis Smart Dodd, the daughter of a single father who served in the Civil War. Her father was widowed when his wife (Mrs. Dodd’s mother) died in childbirth […]

Atmos Energy to perform routine natural gas maintenance in Rockwall

Atmos Energy to perform routine natural gas maintenance in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (June 18, 2021) Atmos Energy will perform routine maintenance resulting in the safe removal of natural gas on Monday, June 21, through Friday, July 2, each weekday from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Discovery Boulevard and Derby Drive in Rockwall. Atmos Energy remains focused on its vision to […]

Carter BloodCare Donor Center in Rockwall offers community opportunity to #GiveLife during nationwide blood supply shortage

Carter BloodCare Donor Center in Rockwall offers community opportunity to #GiveLife during nationwide blood supply shortage

ROCKWALL, TX (June 18, 2021) As vaccines continue to roll out to help stem the number of positive COVID cases, there’s one vital resource that remains scarce across the country. Carter BloodCare reports the need for blood has reached critical levels – especially for type O and B – around the nation and right here […]

Buffalo Creek Golf Club announces next phase in multi-year $6.5 million facility enhancement project

Buffalo Creek Golf Club announces next phase in multi-year $6.5 million facility enhancement project

The Perry Family Continues Investing in Tom Weiskopf/Jay Morrish Gem with Course Renovation Project ROCKWALL, TX, June 17, 2021 – Buffalo Creek Golf Club and KemperSports recently announced plans for a three-month course renovation project as the next step in a multi-year $6.5 million facility enhancement plan to elevate the course back to a top […]

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet Elected New President of the North Central Texas Council of Governments for 2021-2022

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet Elected New President of the North Central Texas Council of Governments for 2021-2022

ROCKWALL, TX, June 12, 2021 — Rockwall County Judge, David Sweet, was elected President of the North Central Texas Council of Governments’ (NCTCOG) Executive Board at NCTCOG’s 55th annual General Assembly, which was held virtually on Friday, June 4.  The Executive Board is the policy-making body of the Council of Governments which serves the 16 North […]

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall June 15

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall June 15

ROCKWALL, TX – June 12, 2021 – Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church has a Catholic Charities Dallas mobile community food pantry every third Tuesday of the month from 9-11 a.m. The next date for the mobile pantry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church is June 15.  Fresh fruit, vegetables, and other […]

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to host training class, seeks volunteers

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to host training class, seeks volunteers

ROCKWALL, TX (June 12, 2021) Want to help your community in times of need?  EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is looking for new members who want to make a difference and help their community in a times of need. CERT is an organization through FEMA to help train and organize communities at the […]

Eight local nonprofits receive grants from Toyota of Rockwall

Eight local nonprofits receive grants from Toyota of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2021) Under the leadership of dealership owners Steve and Barbara Jackson, Toyota of Rockwall is known for its philanthropic support of the Rockwall community. From honoring local educators with ‘Teacher of the Year’-wrapped vehicles to drive free of charge for six months, to  transporting Meals on Wheels clients to doctor appointments; […]

Empower 7 to host 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on June 26

Empower 7 to host 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on June 26

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2021) Empower 7 will host its inaugural 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, June 26 at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall. The event offers a VIRTUAL race option for those that cannot attend on the 26th. This race to EMPOWER will raise money for The Empower 7 Ranch […]

July 4th Fireworks and Festivities 2021: Where to celebrate Independence Day in Rockwall County and beyond

July 4th Fireworks and Festivities 2021: Where to celebrate Independence Day in Rockwall County and beyond

Be sure to check back as more events are added. All events are subject to change.   Royse City’s Celebrating Freedom – Saturday, June 26 WHAT: Live music lineup featuring Brandon Bamburg (6-6:45PM), Big Gus & Swampadelic (7-8PM) and headliner Wade Bowen (8:15-9:30PM); Food trucks available from 6-9:30PM; Prayer, flags and National Anthem from 9:45-10PM; […]

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