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Cancer fighter Bella Robinson named a Heroes for Children 5K Race Grand Marshal

Cancer fighter Bella Robinson named a Heroes for Children 5K Race Grand Marshal

DALLAS – Rockwall resident and five-year-old cancer fighter Bella Robinson is being honored as a Grand Marshal of the 11th annual Heart of Gold 5K & Fun Run Sept. 26, hosted by the non-profit Heroes for Children, in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Only 12 days after her fifth birthday and a couple […]

County Commissioner Dennis Bailey calls his cancer surgery “a huge success”

ROCKWALL – Rockwall County Precinct 3 Commissioner Dennis Bailey told The Rockwall News Wednesday that his recent surgery for carcinoid cancer was a “huge success.” The surgery took place last November at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. According to the Commissioner, he was diagnosed in 2009 and told by doctors that it was inoperable. Carcinoid […]

Long-time Rockwall realtor Lance Holland passes away after long cancer battle

ROCKWALL – Long-time Heath resident and Rockwall area realtor Lance Holland passed away Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. According to his sister-in-law, Dana Cullins Macali, the new Rockwall Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, the 48-year-old co-owner of Regal Realtors passed away due to “complications from cancer.” Survivors include his wife, Saundra, and Heath […]

Ethan’s Army schedules Operation Beat Cancer fund-raiser July 31

ROCKWALL – A group of local women raising funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society called Ethan’s Army is hosting a family-fun day dubbed “Operation Beat Cancer,” July 31, 4:30-7:30 pm, at the Lofland Farms Community Center, 2400 Wagonwheel Dr. in Rockwall. The event will include a bounce house and water slide, face painting, raffle […]

National Cancer Survivors Day event June 8

ROWLETT – Cancer survivors, family members, friends and the general public are invited to celebrate life at National Cancer Survivors Day, June 8, at the Rowlett Regional Cancer Center, hosted by the Center and Lake Pointe Health Network, including its Rockwall Breast Center. Dozens and perhaps hundreds of survivors are expected to attend between 2 […]

Mother of Royse City teenage singer “Brittnee Lee” passed away May 26

The mother of popular Royse City teenage singer and entertainer “Brittnee Lee” Edmonds passed away May 26, after a two-year battle with cancer. Deena Edmonds, who had been on hospice care for several months, was still actively involved in Brittnee’s life until the very end. She was just 38 years old. A former fifth grade teacher at […]

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