Rowlett’s own Evan Walker among three Texans named Rhodes Scholars

Rowlett’s own Evan Walker among three Texans named Rhodes Scholars

ROWLETT, TX – November 24, 2020 – Congratulations to Rowlett’s own Evan Walker, one of three Texas college students announced as U.S. Rhodes Scholars for 2021. The 32 scholars who won scholarships to Oxford University were elected virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Evan is in her final year at the U.S. Military […]

Bonneville – More Than Speed!

Bonneville – More Than Speed!

HEATH, TX – November 24, 2020 – On November 15, 1965, Craig Breedlove set a new land speed record, driving his Spirit of America jet-powered vehicle at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.  On that day, I was a ten year-old kid, living on a farm in North Dakota. Soon after Breedlove’s record setting run, I […]

Wreaths Across America: Community welcome at laying of wreaths at Rest Haven Rockwall

Wreaths Across America: Community welcome at laying of wreaths at Rest Haven Rockwall

REMEMBER the Fallen. HONOR those who Serve. TEACH children the value of freedom. ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 24, 2020 – Wreaths Across America will be at Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Rockwall on Saturday, December 19 to remember and honor our veterans through the laying of remembrance wreaths on the graves of […]

Rockwall Office of Emergency Management emphasizes limiting group gatherings over the holidays as COVID cases rise

Rockwall Office of Emergency Management emphasizes limiting group gatherings over the holidays as COVID cases rise

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 23, 2020 – With COVID-19 cases on the rapid rise once again, holiday celebrations will likely look a little different this year as we aim to flatten the curve. According to the latest numbers from the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (RCOEM) COVID Dashboard, there are a total of 2,433 […]

Meet Rockwall County’s ‘Blue Tie Guys’

Meet Rockwall County’s ‘Blue Tie Guys’

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 23, 2020 – Blue Tie Guy Ambassadors are friends, leaders, and colleagues in our community who serve as champions for children in Rockwall County by speaking out about child abuse dynamics. Recently, this group of gentlemen have stepped up to stand in the gap and lend a voice to children who […]

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Tate Farms Chicken & Dumplings

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Tate Farms Chicken & Dumplings

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 23, 2020 – This time of year is what I like to call Chicken and Dumplings season. They are fitting for any occasion these days. Chicken and Dumplings can warm a cold body or a worried soul. They are perfect to share with family during the holidays. The best door step […]

Meet Fritz, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Fritz, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 23, 2020 – Fritz is looking for his forever family! He’s still a little skittish, but he’s also sweet and curious and oh-so-cute!! Fritz is microchipped, neutered, FeLV/FIV negative, and current on his vaccines. Contact Rockwall Pets at   for more info or to arrange a meeting! Submitted by Shari Thompson. Our […]

Rockwall-Heath girls track team adds special greetings to Helping Hands food baskets

Rockwall-Heath girls track team adds special greetings to Helping Hands food baskets

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 21, 2020 – The Girl’s Track Team at Rockwall-Heath High School partnered with Rockwall County Helping Hands Food Pantry to bring well wishes and good food to families this Thanksgiving. A freshman team member and her mother, Mrs. Miller, approached RHHS girl’s track team coach, Kyla Hammond, with the idea of […]

Woodcreek Fate family turns front yard into interactive Christmas Candy Land game

Woodcreek Fate family turns front yard into interactive Christmas Candy Land game

FATE, TX – Nov. 20, 2020 – The Washington family of Woodcreek Fate welcomes the community – young and old – to their front yard (571 Louder Way) this season to enjoy an interactive game of Christmas Candy Land. “This is something my family and I love doing every year, and we feel like it’s […]

Fate officers apprehend stolen vehicle suspect following chase into Rockwall

Fate officers apprehend stolen vehicle suspect following chase into Rockwall

FATE, TX – Nov. 20, 2020 – Today, Fate Department of Public Safety officers pursued a person in a stolen vehicle through Fate into Rockwall. At one point, officers boxed in the vehicle and while attempting to apprehend the driver, he rammed one of Fate DPS units to avoid arrest. The suspect fled north on […]

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