SOCKWORK: Rockwall native launches company to benefit veterans
Rockwall native, West Point graduate, Army veteran, and now entrepreneur Mario Barrett has recently started a company dedicated to benefiting veterans across the country.
RCISD librarian authors children's book
A longtime Royse City Independent School District educator has turned a college project into a published book.
CHASING THE DREAM: Local resident making name as storm chaser
Few things in life are as exhilarating as experiencing a storm. The anticipation that builds as dark storm clouds block out the sun and the familiar scent of Texas rain is palpable. Lightning begins to flash. Thunder booms as the storm approaches. Finally, the rain falls.
FATHER'S DAY, EVERY DAY: Local father-son duo strengthen bond as business partners
Everyday is Father’s Day for Kevin Staples and his dad, John.
A FAMILY AFFAIR: Woodruffs receive degrees during Eastfield ceremony
Saying the Woodruff family does everything together is an understatement.
That’s because three of the Woodruff’s, including mother and father Sherri and Benjamin, along with their daughter Jessica, and Jessica’s boyfriend Caleb Streeter all graduated with degrees from Eastfield College last week.
FROM THE PIT TO THE PLATE: Deen shares BBQ passion in new local spot
The smells wafting from a former feed barn and tire shop on S.H. 205 in McLendon-Chisholm are more appealing these days.
DEFYING THE ODDS: Rowlett girl overcomes medical setbacks to walk again
Life during middle school should be a time of ease, growth and discovery for youngsters. But, for 12-year-old cancer survivor Brooke Hart of Rowlett, this precious time is nothing short of miraculous.
BOSTON STRONG: Rockwall running club comes together for memorable day
Without hesitation, Carrie Varner is going back to Boston, and this time she’s bringing a few companions and a coach. Varner, 54, and member of the Rockwall Running Club, will be competing in Monday’s Boston Marathon, along with her coach, Barrett Hopper.
THE ROAD TO ROCKWALL
District Attorney Kenda Culpepper may be one of the most visible figures in Rockwall County, and for good reason. Elected to the position a little more than five years ago, she not only serves as one of the county’s most prominent elected officials, she’s also had a role in countless local organizations. But, how many residents actually know Kenda or the road she took to becoming the most powerful woman in Rockwall County?
Creating 'warm and fuzzy' feelings
Students at Dorris Jones Elementary are feeling all warm and fuzzy inside and out after a recent donation to two local organizations.
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