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D-Day for V-Day: Local dentist to provide free dental services to veterans Nov 8

D-Day for V-Day: Local dentist to provide free dental services to veterans Nov 8

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 18, 2019) “This is our third year serving Rockwall veterans. We provided free dental care to 77 deserving veterans last year; we are aiming to…

Meet the Leadership Rockwall Class of 2020

Meet the Leadership Rockwall Class of 2020

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2020 Begins Program by Soaring To New Heights (ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 17, 2019) Leadership Rockwall began its 2019-2020 program this past weekend with an…

Rockwall City Council Lowers Tax Rate for Sixth Straight Year

Rockwall City Council Lowers Tax Rate for Sixth Straight Year

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 17, 2019) At their meeting Monday night, September 16, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the effective tax rate, which continues…

Noon Rotary Welcomes Rockwall High School Interact Club

Noon Rotary Welcomes Rockwall High School Interact Club

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 12, 2019) The Rockwall Noon Rotary Club welcomed a presentation from the Rockwall High School Interact Club during the Rotary’s meeting this afternoon. Interact…

Rockwall’s Oldest and Only Locally-Owned Bank Announces New Ownership

Rockwall’s Oldest and Only Locally-Owned Bank Announces New Ownership

Lakeside National Bank Leadership Remains Committed to Family-Owned Legacy and Local Values (ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 10, 2019) Lakeside National Bank announced its transition of ownership from the family…

Representative Justin Holland Statement On Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders

Representative Justin Holland Statement On Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 5, 2019) Representative Justin Holland issued the following statement on the eight executive orders Governor Abbott released today in response to the El Paso and Odessa-Midland tragedies: “Violence…

Fate City Councilman John Hamilton Attends Newly Elected City Officials’ Orientation

Fate City Councilman John Hamilton Attends Newly Elected City Officials’ Orientation

(FATE, TX – Sept. 5, 2019) John Hamilton, City of Fate Councilman Place 6, was in San Antonio August 15-16 attending the Newly Elected City Officials’ Orientation, sponsored by…

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Winners Announced for Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta

Winners Announced for Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta

Crowds flocked to The Harbor yesterday for the 2019 Southwest Kia Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta in support…

Friday Night Lights: Rockwall, Heath Head Coaches Talk I-30 Classic Rivalry at Chamber Luncheon

Friday Night Lights: Rockwall, Heath Head Coaches Talk I-30 Classic Rivalry at Chamber Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX — Sept. 19, 2019) The Rockwall Yellowjackets and Heath Hawks couldn’t have asked…

Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta Schedule of Events, Sept. 20-21 at The Harbor

Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta Schedule of Events, Sept. 20-21 at The Harbor

WEATHER UPDATE! Friday Night Festivities Cancelled! (As of 1:30PM 9/19/2019) We’ve got some news, duckies.…

Rockwall Ghost Walk Combines Creepy Tales with Historic Tour

Rockwall Ghost Walk Combines Creepy Tales with Historic Tour

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 18, 2019) Following a sold-out Harvest Moon Walking Tour this past…

Rockwall Readies for Homecoming Parade, Game

Rockwall Readies for Homecoming Parade, Game

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 17, 2019) Rockwall High School Homecoming Week is September 16-21.  The RHS…

Tree Giveaway at Rockwall Farmers Market Sept. 28

Tree Giveaway at Rockwall Farmers Market Sept. 28

Mossy Oak Properties of Texas-Northeast Texas Division to give away 250 Shumard Oak Seedlings for…

Fall Festival & Pumpkin Toss at In Sync Exotics Nov. 2

Fall Festival & Pumpkin Toss at In Sync Exotics Nov. 2

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 12, 2019) Come see some big cats play with pumpkins at…

Archaeology Day Event to Offer Fun for the Whole Family Oct. 12

Archaeology Day Event to Offer Fun for the Whole Family Oct. 12

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 12, 2019) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will be hosting a…

Black Star Sport Horses Announces 2019 Fall Series

Black Star Sport Horses Announces 2019 Fall Series

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 11, 2019) Premier dressage training, show, and sales facility Black Star…

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Royse City ISD Reduces Tax Rate by 10 Cents

Royse City ISD Reduces Tax Rate by 10 Cents

(ROYSE CITY, TX — September 13, 2019) During the August 12th regular meeting, the Royse City ISD Board of Trustees approved a 10.165 cent tax rate decrease. The…

Walk the Line Performance Video Available Now

Walk the Line Performance Video Available Now

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 13, 2019) Rockwall High School’s a cappella show choir, Walk the Line, attended the National A Cappella Convention in April as an invited group…

Utley Middle School PALS Welcome New Students to Rockwall ISD

Utley Middle School PALS Welcome New Students to Rockwall ISD

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 13, 2019) The Utley PALS recently hosted their annual New Student Breakfast where new students to Rockwall ISD were served donuts and juice while…

Rockwall HS Robotics Team Works with Which Wich on PB&J Project

Rockwall HS Robotics Team Works with Which Wich on PB&J Project

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 12, 2019) Over the summer, FRC Team 1296, Full Metal Jackets, were invited to Which Wich headquarters, in downtown Dallas, to help them with…

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Editor's Notes

Letter from Our Publisher

Letter from Our Publisher

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 26, 2019) Real. Good. News. That was our mission seven years ago when we first launched Blue…

Front Porch Ramblings by Scott Gill

Fishing for Sanity

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 31, 2019) Social media rants where folks name and defame. Politicians attack, blame, call out, label, and ostracize. News channels drone everything as a…

Patti Richter: On Faith

When Godliness Becomes a Means of Gain

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 8, 2019) There’s a plethora of helpful advice available to us all, usually as close as our Junk Mail box. Mostly we’ll find…

Cooking with Ease

Cooking with Ease: Lime Tea

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 8, 2019) A couple of weeks ago, Evan and I stopped at a farmers markets to pick up some fresh produce and on…

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Rainbow Room of Rockwall County In Need of ‘Room’

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 3, 2019) We always say that everything we have ever done at the Rainbow Room has been because of the generosity of the community,…