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Rockwall sheriff’s deputy receives certificate of achievement

Rockwall sheriff’s deputy receives certificate of achievement

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 25, 2017) Rockwall County Judge David Sweet presented a certificate of achievement to Rockwall County Sheriff’s Deputy Steven Saric during the Sept. 14 meeting…

Royse City Chamber welcomes new members at Sept. 19 luncheon

Royse City Chamber welcomes new members at Sept. 19 luncheon

(ROYSE CITY, TX — September 25, 2017) The Royse City Chamber of Commerce welcomed four new members with a plaque presentation at its Sept. 19 luncheon. They are,…

Consolidated polling locations planned for Nov 7 election

Consolidated polling locations planned for Nov 7 election

County Commissioners approve early voting, election day schedule  (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Sept. 21, 2017) With consolidated polling locations planned for the Nov. 7 constitutional amendment election, Rockwall…

Open Letter To Taxpayers of Rockwall Central Appraisal District

Open Letter To Taxpayers of Rockwall Central Appraisal District

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 20, 2017) On August 28, 2017, I attended the August board meeting of the Rockwall Central Appraisal District.  The posted agenda for this meeting…

Art’s A Blast to focus on after-school programs, summer camps as retail location closes

Art’s A Blast to focus on after-school programs, summer camps as retail location closes

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 19, 2017) Art’s A Blast is pleased to announce its continued partnership with the Rockwall Independent School District.  The after-school programs at the RISD Elementary…

City Council votes to lower tax rate for Rockwall residents for fourth year in a row

City Council votes to lower tax rate for Rockwall residents for fourth year in a row

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 19, 2017) At their regular meeting last night, the Rockwall City Council voted to decrease taxes more than three cents, making this the fourth…

Rockwall County officials assist local hotels providing shelter for Hurricane Harvey victims

Rockwall County officials assist local hotels providing shelter for Hurricane Harvey victims

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 7, 2017) County Judge David Sweet went on goodwill and informational visits to two Rockwall County hotels Tuesday that are temporary homes for victims…

Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper Announces Re-Election Bid

Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper Announces Re-Election Bid

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 6, 2017) Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper announced her intent to run for re-election in front of approximately 300 supporters at a Labor…

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Blase Family Farm harvests fall fun

Blase Family Farm harvests fall fun

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 25, 2017) For the Blase Family Farm, harvest season takes on…

Ford Mustang charity raffle to benefit RHS Robotics

Ford Mustang charity raffle to benefit RHS Robotics

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 25, 2017) It’s raffle time in Rockwall! The Full Metal Jackets…

Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath matchup in I-30 Classic Friday

Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath matchup in I-30 Classic Friday

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 25, 2017) Rockwall High School and Rockwall-Heath High School will meet…

Rockwall Dog Days: Free pet registrations, low-cost vaccinations

Rockwall Dog Days: Free pet registrations, low-cost vaccinations

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 13, 2017) As the weather begins to cool down, are you…

Free ‘BioBlitz’ event hosted by Rockwall County Open Space Alliance

Free ‘BioBlitz’ event hosted by Rockwall County Open Space Alliance

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 22, 2017) Are your children curious about all the different birds,…

Rockwall Red Raiders to host Memorial Golf Tourney benefiting Rockwall ISD seniors

Rockwall Red Raiders to host Memorial Golf Tourney benefiting Rockwall ISD seniors

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 7, 2017) Wreck’m Tech! The Rockwall Area Red Raiders invites all…

Pullen Elementary kicks off Dads of Great Students program

Pullen Elementary kicks off Dads of Great Students program

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 14, 2017) Pullen Elementary School (6492 FM 3097) will host a…

Black Star Sport Horses in Rockwall announces fall 2017 events

Black Star Sport Horses in Rockwall announces fall 2017 events

Carriages, horses in Halloween costumes, and Santa Claus are all expected at these free events!…

Thousands to attend Le Diner en Blanc pop-up dinner party Oct. 6

Thousands to attend Le Diner en Blanc pop-up dinner party Oct. 6

(Update: Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas is now sold out. Phase 3 opened last…

National Charity League welcomes Mac & Cheese & Pancakes founder

National Charity League welcomes Mac & Cheese & Pancakes founder

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 7, 2017) Members of the National Charity League, Inc. (NCL), Lone…


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Rockwall-Heath Student Council leads community-wide Hurricane Harvey relief effort

Rockwall-Heath Student Council leads community-wide Hurricane Harvey relief effort

(HEATH, TX — September 25, 2017) Rockwall-Heath’s Student Council led students, staff and the community in a Hurricane Harvey fundraiser. Over the past 3 weeks, Stuco, led by…

Nebbie Williams Elementary introduces S.T.E.A.M. program for 6th graders

Nebbie Williams Elementary introduces S.T.E.A.M. program for 6th graders

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 25, 2017) Nebbie Williams began a pilot S.T.E.A.M. program this year.  Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathemtaics, or S.T.E.A.M., is a sixth grade class being…

Ford Mustang charity raffle to benefit RHS Robotics

Ford Mustang charity raffle to benefit RHS Robotics

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 25, 2017) It’s raffle time in Rockwall! The Full Metal Jackets FRC 1296 Booster Club is raffling a 2017 Ford Mustang to support Rockwall…

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Home sweet home

Home sweet home

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 29, 2017) As many of you are probably aware, my fiancée and I were lucky enough to…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Grandparents’ House

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 30, 2017) I’d watch the seconds tick away and as soon as that bell rang I was off to one of my favorite…

Patti Richter: On Faith

It’s official: Community Bible Study in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 30, 2017) It may not be the biggest Bible study in town—yet. Community Bible Study (CBS) came to Rockwall quietly last summer when…

AstroDad: Our Universe by Max Corneau

Science in Action: If you detect something, do something

AstroDad makes potential discovery of new planetary nebula (ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 25, 2017) On Friday night, 22 September, 2017 at my observatory in Oklahoma, I imaged the…

Good Health

Royse City Urgent Care opens walk-in clinic

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Sept. 5, 2017) Building on the success of the Rockwall location, the owners of Rockwall Urgent Care opened a clinic in Royse City,…