Open letter to citizens of Fate from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings

Open letter to citizens of Fate from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings

(FATE, TX — May 11, 2020) We have been through a lot together in the past few weeks.  I think we can all agree we have endured unprecedented times, but, thankfully we can now start to look at the brighter days ahead. We are well positioned to execute our commercial development strategy.  While we celebrate […]

Community welcomes back beloved Rockwall barbershop

Community welcomes back beloved Rockwall barbershop

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2020) Randy Monk is a friend of mine and been our family barber for several years. I manage his Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/randysbarbershoprockwall/ as a token of appreciation. Tuesday through Saturday for the past three years, Randy Monk opens Randy’s Barber Shop bright and early, often to an eager patron or […]

‘Cheers for CASA’ event to help raise money for local abused and neglected children

‘Cheers for CASA’ event to help raise money for local abused and neglected children

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2020) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), an organization dedicated to the serving abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, is the benefactor of Cheers for CASA, an event conceived by Crystal Hollis, a member of Rockwall’s local community, and Jennifer Ashmore, Board President […]

Rockwall County Newcomers & Friends names new board members for 2020/2021 club year

Rockwall County Newcomers & Friends names new board members for 2020/2021 club year

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2020) The membership of Rockwall County Newcomers & Friends has approved by acclamation the Board of Trustees for the 2020/2021 club year. They are as follows: Nancy Clark, President Carol Greenhalgh, 1st Vice President (Programs) Cherry Frye, 2nd Vice President (Membership) Vicki Jolley, Secretary Viki Cornelius, Treasurer On behalf of all the […]

Rockwall artist Joetta Currie uses talent to share her love of the arts

Rockwall artist Joetta Currie uses talent to share her love of the arts

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2020) For someone who has spent most of her life loving and supporting the arts community, Joetta Currie has recently completed two commissioned triptych pieces of art for the Rockwall School of Music. “Ever since moving into our new building a year ago, we’ve always had a dream of decorating […]

Sylvan Learning of Rockwall-Heath brings new virtual tutoring platform to area families amid COVID-19 pandemic

Sylvan Learning of Rockwall-Heath brings new virtual tutoring platform to area families amid COVID-19 pandemic

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2020) Following the closure of schools due to COVID-19, local Sylvan Learning franchise owner Mark Dempsey saw an immediate need for greater online access and virtual learning resources in the community. To help parents who suddenly found themselves teaching their kids for the first time, he decided to bring Sylvan’s […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Paige Harris, Rockwall High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Paige Harris, Rockwall High School

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2020) Paige Harris is a 2020 graduating senior at Rockwall High School. She will attend Abilene Christian University where she will play Division I Softball. In the future, she hopes to coach softball at the collegiate level. Submitted by Carrie Harris. Help us shine the spotlight on senior students who […]

Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 delights Liberty Heights senior residents with car parade

Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 delights Liberty Heights senior residents with car parade

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 7, 2020) Senior residents at Liberty Heights Gracious Retirement Living in Rockwall were treated to a car parade courtesy of the local Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117. The special occasion brought tears of joy to the the residents’ eyes, as they waved on the veterans driving past the senior living […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: KK Tunnell, Rockwall-Heath High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: KK Tunnell, Rockwall-Heath High School

  (HEATH, TX — May 7, 2020) KK Tunnell, a senior at Rockwall-Heath High School, will be attending TCU and has been selected to be a feature twirler with the marching band! Go Frogs! Submitted by Penny Tunnell. Help us shine the spotlight on senior students who are missing their end-of-high-school experience. Not only are […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: John Burton, Rockwall-Heath High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: John Burton, Rockwall-Heath High School

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 7, 2020) John Burton is a 2020 graduating senior at Rockwall-Heath High School. He also attended Cain Middle School and Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School. He is in the top two percent of his senior class. John played Attack on the Rockwall Varsity Lacrosse team for four years and was on the […]