Shattered Dreams program educates Rockwall-Heath students on dangers of drunk driving

(HEATH, TX – March 17, 2016) With Senior Prom fast approaching, Rockwall-Heath High School students were reminded to make it a night to remember, not one to forget, with a presentation of the Shattered Dreams program highlighting the dangers of drinking and driving which took place on March 14-15 at the RHHS campus (801 Laurence […]

Portrait of WWI soldier dedicated to courthouse museum

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 17, 2016) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation received a treasurable donation on Tuesday, March 15, for its courthouse museum – a copy of a portrait of Terry Fisher, the first Rockwall soldier to be killed in World War I. On behalf of the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 in Rockwall, […]

Rockwall first responders honored at Chamber luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 16, 2016) Rockwall County first responders were recognized for their dedicated service to the community during the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce First Responders Appreciation Luncheon presented by Baker Brothers Plumbing and Air Conditioning and Lake Pointe Medical Center on Wednesday, March 16. More than 200 folks comprised of business community […]

Rockwall ISD Trustee attends program on advocacy

(AUSTIN, TX – March 15, 2016) Linda Duran of Rockwall ISD was among a group of school board members gathering in Corpus Christi Feb. 25—27 to learn the latest on 21st century challenges to leadership and the implications of those trends for educators. The session theme for this, the third of five training sessions of […]

Rockwall Chamber welcomes new Pilates studio

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 11, 2016) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce and Rockwall community joined together to commemorate the grand opening of Pilates Blueprint with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1215 Arista Dr Suite 102 on March 10th. Pilates Blueprint is the first boutique Pilates and Vbarre fitness studio in Rockwall, bringing classical private […]

Master Gardener talks plant reproduction at Rockwall Newcomers luncheon

(ROYSE CITY, TX – March 10, 2016) Rockwall County Newcomers and Friends learned some most amusing and remarkable facts about “the birds and the bees” of plant reproduction from guest speaker and Dallas County Master Gardener Janet Smith during a luncheon on Thursday, March 10 at Occasions at Stone River (1250 FM 2453). Flowers, Smith […]

City secretary honored at Rockwall council meeting

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 9, 2016) Rockwall City Secretary Kristy Cole was recognized by the City Council at a recent meeting for going above and beyond in her role for the city. Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt received a letter acknowledging that Cole recently graduated from the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program. Mayor Pruitt read the letter […]

Rowlett Pup-a-Palooza event to bring Easter fun for community pets

(ROWLETT, TX — March 9, 2016) Families throughout the community are invited to celebrate Easter with their beloved canines during the Rowlett Pup-a-Palooza event at Herfurth Park (4601 Centennial Dr.) on Sunday, March 20, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dogs of all sizes will have the chance to participate in a fun Easter egg hunt […]

Annual Rowlett Easter celebration slated for March 19

(ROWLETT, TX — March 9, 2016) The City of Rowlett invites all within the community to join in the annual “Easter Egg Hunt” in Pecan Grove Park at 5300 Main Street on Saturday, March 19th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Easter celebration will include 20,000 treat-filled eggs, a DJ, face painting, bounce houses, as […]

Nebbie Williams Elementary recognizes winners of annual science competition

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 9, 2016) Nebbie Williams Elementary held its 3rd Annual Science Fair competition on Thursday,March 3rd for students grades Kindergarten through 6th grade. This year’s competition consisted of 65 student participants, three retired educators as judges, and over $1000 in prizes awarded to the different category winners from CORE Teknasium in Rockwall. Congratulations to the […]