Ten Rockwall ISD DECA students named state finalists, four advance to international competition

Ten Rockwall ISD DECA students named state finalists, four advance to international competition

(ROCKWALL, TX)  Ten Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students are state finalists and four will advance to compete at the DECA International Competition.  DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. “Beyond the risk-taking attitude, quest for knowledge and […]

Rockwall Jacket Babes JV Drill Team wows judges, brings home awards

Rockwall Jacket Babes JV Drill Team wows judges, brings home awards

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall High School Jacket Babes Junior Varsity Drill Team, under the direction of Brittany Shaver, competed at American Dance/Drill regional competition on Saturday, February 22 at Plano Senior High. The Jacket Babes and their Officers both received the Gussie Nell Davis Award of Excellence, Sweepstakes and a  Platinum Best Overall award for their […]

Rockwall ISD to host Job Fair April 4

Rockwall ISD to host Job Fair April 4

Rockwall ISD will host a JOB FAIR from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 4 at Rockwall High School, 901 Yellowjacket Lane in Rockwall. No pre-registration is required. Campus administrators and program directors will be available to discuss job opportunities for the 2020-2021 school year. To see a list of vacancies and to complete an […]

St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, largest of its kind, returns to Lower Greenville

St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, largest of its kind, returns to Lower Greenville

(Dallas, TX) The Vanderbilt to Vickery Association will host its annual Lower Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, the largest one of its kind in Dallas, on Saturday, March 14, 2020. The Block Party runs 9 AM-7 PM in Lower Greenville between Vanderbilt and Vickery. Guests 21 and older are encouraged to dress in […]

Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront names new Catering Sales Manager

Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront names new Catering Sales Manager

(ROCKWALL, TX) Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront, a 231-room, Four Diamond waterfront property in Rockwall, has named Cammie Peel Catering Sales Manager.  In this role, Peel is responsible for business development, event coordination, and execution of all related catering activities for corporate and wedding clients. Located 22 miles from Dallas, the Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront has over 32,000 sq […]

Good Brew: Grain to Glass – Intro to Home Brewing

Good Brew: Grain to Glass – Intro to Home Brewing

Have you ever thought about dipping your toes into Home Brewing beer? Brewing beer at home has been on an upward trend for many years now. Depending on what statistics you look at out there, there are over 1 million homebrewers in the U.S. Home brewing has a rich and deep past in the U.S. […]

TXDOT Construction Notice: FM 549/Buffalo Creek Bridge Repair begins Friday

TXDOT Construction Notice: FM 549/Buffalo Creek Bridge Repair begins Friday

(HEATH, TX) TxDOT will be repairing the bridge over Buffalo Creek on FM 549 near the Heathland Crossing entrance beginning Friday morning, February 28. Traffic will be reduced to one lane during the project, which is anticipated to be completed by the afternoon of Saturday, February 29. Traffic control will be in place, but please […]

Rockwall Police Dept seeks help to identify theft suspect

Rockwall Police Dept seeks help to identify theft suspect

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall Police Department needs your help identifying a theft suspect. On Friday, February 14, a white female with short hair wearing a headband and western boots with blue jeans tucked into them was caught on camera stealing a package from a residence on Black Oak Lane in Rockwall. Rockwall County Crime Stoppers will […]

5,000 Flowers, One Bee, One Day: Learn from Rockwall County bee expert

5,000 Flowers, One Bee, One Day: Learn from Rockwall County bee expert

(ROCKWALL, TX) Rockwall County Master Gardener and Bee Expert Janet Rowe will lead a class on bees and their importance in the home garden from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Rockwall County Extension Office.  The cost is $15. This class titled “5000 Flowers –1 Bee – 1 Day” is an opportunity […]

Rockwall Stingerettes win big at American Dance/Drill Team competition

Rockwall Stingerettes win big at American Dance/Drill Team competition

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall High School Stingerettes competed at the American Dance/Drill Team Competition on February 22, bringing 10 routines of various styles. The Stingerettes received 6th place High Score overall out of all teams, 2nd place in the Large High School Division, and the Judge’s Award (a score of 94 or higher from all judges) […]