Rockwall Sheriff’s Office staff recognized for outstanding service during COVID-19 pandemic

Rockwall Sheriff’s Office staff recognized for outstanding service during COVID-19 pandemic

ROCKWALL, TX – September 24, 2020 — During the Commissioners Court meeting on Sept. 22, Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office personnel were recognized with Commendation Medals for their outstanding service during throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The following staff members were recognized with a medal during the meeting for their tremendous contributions to public safety projects, programs […]

Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Maranda Doss

Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Maranda Doss

ROCKWALL, TX – September 24, 2020 — Maranda Doss has been a RHS cheerleader since her freshman year. She made the All American team this year. Maranda’s favorite memory in cheer would be cheering at AT&T Stadium against Allen. She enjoys tumbling and spending time at the beach. Maranda plans to pursue a career in […]

Rockwall retired Navy Commander inducted into his high school’s Hall of Fame

Rockwall retired Navy Commander inducted into his high school’s Hall of Fame

ROCKWALL, TX – September 23, 2020 — Rockwall resident and retired Navy Commander Don Braswell was recently inducted into his high school’s Hall of Fame in Pampa, Texas. The induction highlights his military career and his role in saving the lives of 35 people during the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. From 1999-2002, Braswell worked […]

Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Cailee Cares

Rockwall High School Cheerleader Spotlight: Cailee Cares

ROCKWALL, TX – September 23, 2020 — Cailee Cares has been selected as Head Cheerleader for the 2020–2021 Varsity Squad at Rockwall High School. Cailee served as co-captain her freshman year and has received several cheerleading awards the past 4 years including 2-time All-American Cheerleader, 4-time All-American Nominee, NCA Leadership, Best Base, Miss 100% and […]

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary to host Coats for Kids drive in November

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary to host Coats for Kids drive in November

ROCKWALL, TX – September 23, 2020 — Each year the Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Club provides coats for elementary school children in Rockwall. The Coats for Kids event is held each year in November at the Rockwall Old Navy store and coordinated between Rockwall Breakfast Rotary and the Administrators, Counselors and Teachers at Rockwall ISD. Breakfast […]

Rockwall Commissioners Court approves county tax rate, FY2021 budget

Rockwall Commissioners Court approves county tax rate, FY2021 budget

ROCKWALL, TX – September 22, 2020 — During its regular meeting this morning, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court approved the county tax rate at .3131 per $100 assessed value for the 2020 tax year. “Over the last six years, we’ve had consistent reductions is our tax rate to the tune of over 20 percent in […]

Rockwall city council proclaims Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week

Rockwall city council proclaims Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week

ROCKWALL, TX – September 22, 2020 — The Rockwall city council recognized Constitution Week with a proclamation during its regular meeting on Sept. 21. Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt proclaimed Sept. 17 – Sept. 23, 2020 as Constitution Week in the City of Rockwall. Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution Rockwall Chapter presented several […]

Rockwall business’s large Thin Blue Line flag might be a Guinness World Record

Rockwall business’s large Thin Blue Line flag might be a Guinness World Record

ROCKWALL, TX – September 21, 2020 — Rockwall is home to what might possibly end up being the largest ever Thin Blue Line flag. To show support for local and national law enforcement, Ekin Nutrition in Rockwall Owner John Hagaman raised a 12’x18′ Thin Blue Line flag on a 50′ pole which stands outside his […]

Heroic actions save life of Rockwall financial advisor

Heroic actions save life of Rockwall financial advisor

ROCKWALL, TX – September 21, 2020 — For local financial advisor EJ Pipkin, the difference between life and death amounted to only a matter of minutes. Earlier this summer Pipkin, a LPL Financial Advisor for the Wealth Management Group of American National Bank of Texas, was in the ANBTX office in Rockwall when he suffered […]

Rockwall County remembers veterans missing in action on National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Rockwall County remembers veterans missing in action on National POW/MIA Recognition Day

ROCKWALL, TX – September 18, 2020 —”Lest we forget.” That’s a phrase often used in memorials for fallen soldiers and those lost in war. Today, we remember those soldiers who are M.I.A., the prisoners of war who will never have the chance to tell their families goodbye. The Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 of […]

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