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Memorial service Wednesday for 5 family members killed en route to Disney World

Memorial service Wednesday for 5 family members killed en route to Disney World
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ROCKWALL – A memorial service for five members of the Wills Point Michael and Trudi Hardman family, who were killed Wednesday night when their 16-year-old son fell asleep and lost control of their 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe while driving to Disney World, will be held Wednesday at Noon at Lakeshore Church, 5575 Hwy 205, in Rockwall. […]

Terrell 2nd grade teacher, wife, 3 children killed en route to Disney World

Terrell 2nd grade teacher, wife, 3 children killed en route to Disney World

WEST MONROE LA – JFK Elementary school in Terrell second grade teacher Michael Hardman; his wife, Trudi; and three of their six children were killed in a single-car crash overnight while traveling through Louisiana to Disney World in Orlando FL. The family lived in Wills Point where Trudi was a Wills Point ISD kindergarten teacher. […]

Helping Hands Festival of Trees, Gala this weekend ushers in Christmas season

Helping Hands Festival of Trees, Gala this weekend ushers in Christmas season

ROCKWALL – The fifth annual Festival of Trees and Gala Dinner and Auction at the Hilton Hotel this weekend will usher in the Christmas season in Rockwall County. Dozens of decorated trees, wreaths and centerpieces presented by several businesses and decorated by some of the area’s most talented designers will be on display and for […]

Over $5,000 raised to help Homes For Our Troops build free home for injured Marine

Over $5,000 raised to help Homes For Our Troops build free home for  injured Marine

ROCKWALL – Over $5,000 was raised and donated to Homes For Our Troops at the Veterans Day BBQ/Concert organized by The Rockwall News publisher J.J. Smith at Eddie Deen’s BBQ Saturday. The funds will be used to help build the free home that the non-profit organization is building in McClendon-Chisholm for Marine Corporal Michael Fox, who […]

Lofland Farms homeowners objecting to Walmart food store at 276, John King

Lofland Farms homeowners objecting to Walmart food store at 276, John King

ROCKWALL – Homeowners in the Lofland Farms subdivision are objecting to the building of a Walmart Neighborhood Market at the southeast corner of the intersection of SH-276 and John King Blvd. A request by Steven Freeman of Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. on behalf of Don Holloway of Lofland Farms, LTD, to build the food store […]

Rockwall Honda discounting new cars $500 to vets; donating $5,000 to disabled Marine event

Rockwall Honda discounting new cars $500 to vets; donating $5,000 to disabled Marine event

(By John Radzwilla/J.J. Smith) ROCKWALL – As a veteran of the US Navy, Honda Cars of Rockwall owner Mike Chouteau has a heart for veterans’ causes. After serving in the Navy for years, Chouteau says he understands the struggles that veterans face – especially those that are seriously wounded. “Even when I need something simple […]

National Socialist Party to hold rally against illegal immigration in Rockwall

National Socialist Party  to hold rally against illegal immigration in Rockwall

ROCKWALL – The National Socialist Party has announced it will hold a Movement Rally in Rockwall “against illegal immigration and in defense of the American way of life,” Nov. 8, at 4 p.m. According to its White Resister website, the Voice of White Resistance, speakers will include Commander Jeff Schoep, Capt. Harry Hughes, Capt. Brian […]

500 volunteers install sod, landscaping for injured Marine Michael Fox

500 volunteers install sod, landscaping for injured Marine Michael Fox

MCCLENDON-CHISHOLM – About 500 volunteers showed up on Volunteer Day Saturday to lay sod and install landscaping at the new home being built by Homes For Our Troops for Marine Cpl. Michael Fox at 400 Herron Ct. Homes For Our Troops in a non-profit that has built over 160 homes nationwide for severely-injured Afghanistan and […]

Volunteers needed this Saturday to help injured Marine Afghanistan War Veteran Michael Fox

Volunteers needed this Saturday to help injured Marine Afghanistan War Veteran Michael Fox

MCCLENDON CHISHOLM – Want to volunteer for a great cause this Saturday and help a severely injured U.S. Marine Afghanistan War veteran, whom Homes For Our Troops is building a free home for? This Saturday has been designated Volunteer Day by the A-rated non-profit, which has already built over 160 homes nationwide for returning and […]

Aspasians Arts & Crafts Fair this Saturday at RISD football stadium

Aspasians Arts & Crafts Fair this Saturday at RISD football stadium

ROCKWALL – The semi-annual Aspasians Arts & Crafts Fair to raise funds for college scholarships for Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath High School graduating seniors will be this Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm, at the RISD football stadium, 1201 TL Townsend Dr. For over 40 years the non-profit women’s group has hosted the Fair, raising and […]

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