First Christian Church Rockwall brings iconic nativity scene to life

(ROCWALL, TX – Dec. 20, 2015) Many a child in Rockwall and Heath came out to enjoy the First Christian Church Rockwall’s 10th Annual Living Nativity event on Sunday, Dec. 20. Parents and their little ones packed the lawn outside the church to witness the outdoor re-enactment of the birth of Jesus, complete with live […]

Rockwall YMCA celebrates retirement of longtime business service director

(Rockwall, TX – Dec. 18, 2015) J.E.R. Chilton YMCA staff and family members of longtime Business Service Director Glenda Majchrzak celebrated her retirement with a fun roast in her honor at the home of Beth Jackson, a personal trainer at the Rockwall Y. Glenda – who’s been with the Rockwall Y since November 1988 – […]

Shenaniganz-Rockwall hosts Snowball Express and family members of fallen soldiers

A big crowd of city officials, police officers, firefighters, military personnel and local residents came out to welcome the Snowball Express into Rockwall as it escorted over 400 family members of fallen military heroes to have a fun-filled time at Shenaniganz-Rockwall on Monday, Dec. 14. Members of the Patriot Guard Riders led the Snowball Express […]

Locals pack The Center to have Breakfast With Santa

Pancakes, sausage, orange juice, candy canes… and Santa Claus! The Center in Rockwall was abuzz with many local families who brought their kids to have a hearty breakfast and see the jolly old man himself early on Saturday morning, Dec. 12, during the Breakfast With Santa event. The Kiwanis Club of Rockwall served up homemade […]

Springer announces Principal’s 200 Club December winners

Ouida Springer Elementary School is excited to announce the Principal’s 200 Club Winners for December! The Principal’s 200 Club is a positive behavior support system that rewards students for exhibiting their BEST behavior. Students who are “caught” exhibiting their BEST behavior are given a golden ticket that is redeemed in the office for a spot […]

Rockwall Judge Liana Whitten earns ‘Member’ designation

The Honorable Liana B. Whitten, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4, of Rockwall County was recently inducted as a “Member” into Texas Justice Court Judges Association (JCJA) College of Justice Court Judges. The College encourages and recognizes judges who strive for advanced education over and above the state mandated education requirements.  Judge Whitten was one […]

Springer Choir tree lighting performance a big success

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Dobbs Elementary 2nd Graders Think Win-Win by collecting toys for Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 8, 2015) In conjunction with College Week, 2nd graders at Dobbs Elementary helped raise awareness on campus by letting others know that “college is a gift” and encouraged the school to bring in toys to donate to Helping Hands for families during the holidays. The school-wide effort brought in toys for […]

Springer family donates books to school library

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Springer recently donated several new books to the Springer Elementary Library.  The donation was made in memory of Richard Springer, grandson of the school’s namesake, Ouida Springer. Pictured left to right are Stanley Springer, son of Ouida Springer, and Rachael Taylor, Springer Elementary Librarian. Submitted by Jenny Kaup, Rockwall ISD. To […]

Rowlett Memorial Day event to feature “Touch-a-Truck”

(ROWLETT, TX – April 21, 2015)  Bring the entire family to the Rowlett Community Centre (5300 Main Street) to honor fallen military heroes at the Memorial Day Celebration featuring Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event begins with the Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. in front of […]