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Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt files for relection

Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt files for relection

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 18, 2017) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has filed to retain his mayoral seat in the May city elections. Pruitt, 60, has served as Rockwall…

Rockwall Fire Department expanded services soon to include basic life-support

Rockwall Fire Department expanded services soon to include basic life-support

(ROCKWALL, TX — Jan. 12, 2017) The Rockwall City Council has voted to move forward with a limited First Responder Organization (FRO) program to enhance services to citizens.…

Enid Reyes to seek seat on Rockwall City Council

Enid Reyes to seek seat on Rockwall City Council

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 17, 2017) Enid Reyes, a seasoned community leader and small business owner, has announced her run for Rockwall City Council. Reyes, a longtime resident…

Rockwall Painting With a Twist debuts on ‘Undercover Boss’

Rockwall Painting With a Twist debuts on ‘Undercover Boss’

(ROCKWALL,TX – Jan. 11, 2017)  A large crowd gathered at Mellow Mushroom to witness Rockwall Painting With a Twist’s debut on CBS’s ‘Undercover Boss’ during a watch party…

Ratcliffe’s ALERT, SOPRA legislation passes House

Ratcliffe’s ALERT, SOPRA legislation passes House

(ROCKWALL, TX — Jan. 12, 2017) Two bills introduced by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) passed in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday to help drain the “regulatory swamp”…

Rockwall County Library to host free demo of new online research, reference tool

Rockwall County Library to host free demo of new online research, reference tool

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 12, 2017) The Rockwall County Library welcomes the community to join them for a free “ReferenceUSA” demonstration from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday,…

Rockwall Councilmember Scott Milder seeking third term for Place 5

Rockwall Councilmember Scott Milder seeking third term for Place 5

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2017) Rockwall City Councilmember Scott Milder recently announced his intent to run for a third term in the May 2017 local election. He…

State Rep Justin Holland sworn in as first Texas House member from Rockwall County since 1915

State Rep Justin Holland sworn in as first Texas House member from Rockwall County since 1915

AUSTIN, TX – Yesterday, State Representative Justin Holland (R-Rockwall) was sworn in to serve House District 33 (HD 33) in the Texas House of Representatives. The 85th Texas…

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Free Microsoft classes offered at the Rockwall County Library

Free Microsoft classes offered at the Rockwall County Library

(ROCKWALL, TX — Jan. 18, 2017) The Rockwall County Library will offer free classes on…

Planet Kidz: Friday is Kids Night Out, Parents Night Off

Planet Kidz: Friday is Kids Night Out, Parents Night Off

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 17, 2017) Planet Kidz, located at Hartman Elementary School, 1325 Petaluma…

Rockwall Painting With a Twist debuts on ‘Undercover Boss’

Rockwall Painting With a Twist debuts on ‘Undercover Boss’

(ROCKWALL,TX – Jan. 11, 2017)  A large crowd gathered at Mellow Mushroom to witness Rockwall…

A Night with the Stars

A Night with the Stars

(ROCKWALL, TX — Jan. 11, 2017) Rock Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care will welcome…

Rockwall County officials sworn in

Rockwall County officials sworn in

(ROCKWALL, TX — Jan. 3, 2017) Rockwall began the new year with the swearing in…

Rockwall pilots share the spirit of the season with children in Mexico

Rockwall pilots share the spirit of the season with children in Mexico

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 22, 2016) They took off in the early morning hours on…

Rockwall Helping Hands Toy Drive brings Christmas to hundreds of local children in need

Rockwall Helping Hands Toy Drive brings Christmas to hundreds of local children in need

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 26, 2016) Rockwall residents and businesses portrayed what the holiday season…

Rockwall Kiwanis announces winner of Angel League Playhouse

Rockwall Kiwanis announces winner of Angel League Playhouse

(ROCKWALL, TX—Dec. 21, 2016) Christmas came early this year for Yvonne and Ray Kelly of…

Little Hands in the OR

Little Hands in the OR

(ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 14, 2016) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall welcomed middle school students…

Huge turnout for Snowball Express, families of fallen heroes

Huge turnout for Snowball Express, families of fallen heroes

(ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 15, 2016) Dozens of Rockwall citizens joined city officials, the Rockwall…

PHOTOS: Heath Holiday in the Park 2016

PHOTOS: Heath Holiday in the Park 2016

(HEATH, TX — Dec. 9, 2016) It was a festive night as the community kicked…

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Rockwall-Heath Mighty Hawk Band Members selected to All-State Band

Rockwall-Heath Mighty Hawk Band Members selected to All-State Band

(HEATH, TX — Jan. 18, 2017) Tyler Burden, a Rockwall-Heath High School Mighty Hawk Band member, earned a chair in the Texas All-State Band Saturday, Jan. 7. Tyler…

Free Microsoft classes offered at the Rockwall County Library

Free Microsoft classes offered at the Rockwall County Library

(ROCKWALL, TX — Jan. 18, 2017) The Rockwall County Library will offer free classes on Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint beginning Feb. 7. Morning and evening classes…

Rockwall Yellowjacket wrestlers claim Cypress-Fairbanks championship title – again

Rockwall Yellowjacket wrestlers claim Cypress-Fairbanks championship title – again

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 10, 2017) The Rockwall High School wrestlers traveled to the 15th Annual Cypress-Fairbanks Wrestling Invitational over the weekend.  Eighty-three boys varsity teams from the…

Stingerettes host holiday dance clinic

Stingerettes host holiday dance clinic

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 22, 2016) The Rockwall High School Stingerettes recently hosted their annual holiday dance clinic for future Stingerettes in grades K-5. The future rettes learned…

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Editor's Notes

Light bulb moment sparks rush of creativity

Light bulb moment sparks rush of creativity

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 13, 2017) Have you ever had one of those days where your, uh, well let’s call them…

Making resolutions to form good habits

Making resolutions to form good habits

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 6, 2017) I’ve never been one to make resolutions whenever a new year begins. Why? I don’t…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

A Very Merry Military Christmas

(ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 14, 2016) One Christmas several years ago, we were broke. I don’t mean the we-aren’t-going-to-have-as-big-of-Christmas-broke, I mean the complete lack of any money.…

Patti Richter: On Faith

Resting Upon HIS Shoulder

(ROCKWALL, TX — Dec. 19, 2016) For unto us a child is born… The words proclaim a good-news message set to music that much of the Western world…

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…

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New Year’s baby celebrated at Texas Health Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 5, 2017) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall welcomed Frederick James Davis, the first baby born in 2017.  Dr. Karen Slabas delivered the 7…