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Rockwall County Helping Hands to host Boutique Grand Opening

Rockwall County Helping Hands to host Boutique Grand Opening

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 20, 2017)  Rockwall County Helping Hands is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the Boutique of Helping Hands. Join them in Building A…

Three local businesses team up to offer $100 discount

Three local businesses team up to offer $100 discount

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 19, 2017) Did you know that by the time most children attend kindergarten, they’ve watched 5,000 hours of television – enough time to earn…

Garrett Bothun files for Heath City Council, Place 6

Garrett Bothun files for Heath City Council, Place 6

(HEATH, TX – Feb. 19, 2017) Garrett Bothun of Heath filed Friday to run for Heath City Council, Place 6. Bothun is a Heath resident and owner of…

Patrick Short will not seek re-election on McLendon-Chisholm City Council

Patrick Short will not seek re-election on McLendon-Chisholm City Council

(MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX – Feb. 19, 2017) Patrick Short announced at the McLendon-Chisholm City Council meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, that he will not seek re-election for Place…

Baylor Scott & White – Lake Pointe designated as a Level III Trauma Facility

Baylor Scott & White – Lake Pointe designated as a Level III Trauma Facility

(ROWLETT, TX – Feb. 14, 2017) Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe has been designated as an Advanced (Level III) Trauma Facility by the Texas Department…

Ribbon cutting ceremony celebrates grand opening of Fate City Hall

Ribbon cutting ceremony celebrates grand opening of Fate City Hall

(FATE, TX – Feb. 7, 2017) The City of Fate was joined by the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, local dignitaries, citizens, the Miss May Vernon Elementary School…

Rockwall Chamber names Ambassador of the Month

Rockwall Chamber names Ambassador of the Month

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 6, 2017) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize Chuck Leblo of Social Kudo as its Ambassador of the Month for…

Kevin Lamberth files for third term to Heath City Council

Kevin Lamberth files for third term to Heath City Council

(HEATH, TX — Feb. 1, 2017) Heath Councilman, Kevin Lamberth, has filed for re-election to the Heath City Council.  Initially elected in 2013, he is wrapping up his…

Ratcliffe, Langevin U.S.-Israel cybersecurity legislation passes House

Ratcliffe, Langevin U.S.-Israel cybersecurity legislation passes House

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 1, 2017) Legislation introduced by Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) passed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday to strengthen cybersecurity collaboration…

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Royalty Dance Academy presents ‘Hansel and Gretel’

Royalty Dance Academy presents ‘Hansel and Gretel’

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 20, 2017) The young and talented student ballet dancers of the…

Historical Foundation free lecture series explores Rockwall’s 20th century transportation, roads

Historical Foundation free lecture series explores Rockwall’s 20th century transportation, roads

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 4, 2017) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation and Rockwall County Historical…

American Legion Post 117 of Rockwall to host annual birthday luncheon

American Legion Post 117 of Rockwall to host annual birthday luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 9, 2017) The Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 extends an…

Public welcome as Young Professionals of Rockwall host Social to help Boys & Girls Club

Public welcome as Young Professionals of Rockwall host Social to help Boys & Girls Club

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 9, 2017) The public is welcome as the Young Professionals of…

Women In Need kicks off 2017 campaign with successful Chocolate Indulgence event

Women In Need kicks off 2017 campaign with successful Chocolate Indulgence event

(ROCKWALL, TX Feb. 7, 2017) Women In Need invited folks to indulge their valentines with…

Amy Parks-Heath Starlight Singers present Korean War-themed USO Show

Amy Parks-Heath Starlight Singers present Korean War-themed USO Show

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 7, 2017) The Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School Starlight Singers presented their…

Rockwall Rotary recognizes Student of Honor from Springer Elementary

Rockwall Rotary recognizes Student of Honor from Springer Elementary

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 2, 2017) The Rockwall Rotary Club recognized the Student of Honor…

Rockwall Community Playhouse presents ‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’

Rockwall Community Playhouse presents ‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 1, 2017) Rockwall Community Playhouse (located at 609 E. Rusk, just…

Audition, performance dates set for Rockwall’s Got Talent 2017

Audition, performance dates set for Rockwall’s Got Talent 2017

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 1, 2017) Auditions for Rockwall’s Got Talent sponsored by Rockwall Community…

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Local elementary student awarded $1,000 Mathnasium scholarship

Local elementary student awarded $1,000 Mathnasium scholarship

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Feb. 13, 2017) Amy-Parks Heath Elementary School student Elise Harding was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Mathnasium of Rockwall-Heath, as part of the Mathnasium…

Home School Athletic Association Water Polo season starts

Home School Athletic Association Water Polo season starts

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 16, 2017) The Home School Athletic Association High School Water Polo Angels started their 4th season as the only all home school high school…

Jacket wrestlers close out dual season with strong finish vs.Highland Park

Jacket wrestlers close out dual season with strong finish vs.Highland Park

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 9, 2017) The Yellowjacket wrestlers traveled to Highland Park Thursday night to close out their dual season.  The Jackets won 11 out of 14…

Cullins-Lake Pointe 5th graders collect items for veterans

Cullins-Lake Pointe 5th graders collect items for veterans

(ROWLETT, TX — Feb. 9, 2017) The 5th grade students at Doris Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary in Rowlett discovered that the local Veteran’s Hospital was in desperate need of…

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Editor's Notes

More fun with ethics

More fun with ethics

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 17, 2017) I’m going to keep this ethics and morality train rolling for this week by presenting…

Pondering the ‘Trolley Dilemma’

Pondering the ‘Trolley Dilemma’

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 10, 2017) Many of you might recognize the following scenario – especially those of you who have…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

An Old-Fashioned Romance

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 11, 2017) The first time I met my father-in-law he shoveled wet concrete in his back yard. Back then he wasn’t my father-in-law,…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Auspicious Beginnings: When Faith and Love Converge

(ROCKWALL, HEATH, TX – Feb. 11, 2017) I’m still surprised I chose to attend the University of Arkansas. My parents didn’t like my far-away plan, especially when…

Economic Development Insight, Rockwall EDC

A Flourishing Future

Market demands of millennial generation will influence Rockwall’s dining, shopping and entertainment experience (ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 19, 2016) The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation was created 20…

Good Health

Baylor Scott & White – Lake Pointe designated as a Level III Trauma Facility

(ROWLETT, TX – Feb. 14, 2017) Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe has been designated as an Advanced (Level III) Trauma Facility by the Texas…