Stevenson Elementary School students build website to innovate school’s Lost and Found

Stevenson Elementary School students build website to innovate school’s Lost and Found

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Stevenson Elementary School 4th graders, Beau Allen and Carter Krukiel, recently worked on a project to help organize the Lost and Found at their school. They were inspired by their experience in coding and used their Hour of Code time to learn about HTML. After just one week they […]

Utley Middle School students learning through paper mache

Utley Middle School students learning through paper mache

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — In Ms. Baldwin’s art class at Utley Middle School, the students have been busy making paper mache sculptures. The students are creating figures whether it be an animal, monster, person, food item, etc., that they feel represents them well. Throughout the process, they have been talking about totem […]

Five Business Professionals of America students advance to State

Five Business Professionals of America students advance to State

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Business Professionals of America (BPA) students from Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy recently competed and at the Texas BPA Regional Conference where five students qualified for State. The Regional Conference was held virtually this year. State Qualifiers Ella Dilts – Advanced Desktop Publishing – 1ST PLACE […]

Local young breeder crowned Cattlemen’s Congress champion

Local young breeder crowned Cattlemen’s Congress champion

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Karter Peoples and heifer Berta were named 2021 National Junior Simbrah Grand Champions of the Cattlemen’s Congress elite cattle show in Oklahoma City. The inaugural show, which ran Jan. 2-17, saw top cattlemen and women from across the nation exhibit their cattle and showcase the highest quality genetics […]

‘Love Letters’ opens at Rockwall Community Playhouse Jan. 29

‘Love Letters’ opens at Rockwall Community Playhouse Jan. 29

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 19, 2021 — The Rockwall Community Playhouse production of A. R. Gurney’s Love Letters opens on Jan. 29th. Former Heath Mayor Lorne Liechty and his wife Mary Liechty star in this romantic production directed by Darlene Singleton that’s sure provide lots of laughs (and a few tears). Performances will take place […]

Adventures with the Editor: Winterfest at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Adventures with the Editor: Winterfest at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 18, 2021 — To kick off the New Year, my wife Julie and I were invited to a one-night stay at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center to experience the all-new Winterfest event! Winterfest takes place every weekend in January and February at the Gaylord Texan (1501 Gaylord Tr. in […]

Rockwall Neighborhood Market Walmart to temporarily close Jan. 14th at 2 p.m.

Rockwall Neighborhood Market Walmart to temporarily close Jan. 14th at 2 p.m.

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 14, 2021 — The Walmart Neighborhood Market location at 850 W Rusk St. in Rockwall will close temporarily today, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. as part of a company-initiated program to allow third party cleaning crews time to thoroughly clean and sanitize the building. The location will remain closed through tomorrow, […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands packs pantries of homebound residents with new program

Rockwall County Helping Hands packs pantries of homebound residents with new program

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 14, 2021 — Rockwall County Helping Hands has rolled out a new program that’s stocking the pantries of local homebound elderly residents during the pandemic. The Pantry 2 Pantry program – a special initiative of Helping Hands’s Assistance & Referral and Food Pantry programs – provides grocery items and toiletries to […]

Rockwall County Republican Women inducts new Executive Board members

Rockwall County Republican Women inducts new Executive Board members

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 13, 2021 — During its meeting on Jan. 11 at the Rockwall Golf & Athletic Club, Rockwall County Republican Women introduced new members to its Executive Board. Rockwall County Court at Law No. 2 Judge Stephani Woodward led the swearing in of the new members. Congrats to the following new members […]

Rockwall ISD to hold Board of Trustees election May 1, candidate packets now available

Rockwall ISD to hold Board of Trustees election May 1, candidate packets now available

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 12. 2021 — The 2021 Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees election will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Three-year terms up for election are Place 1, presently held by Christopher Cuny, Place 2, presently held by Russ Childers and Place 3, presently held by Linda Duran. Candidate application packets may be […]

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