Rockwall ISD releases letter to parents regarding bus driver arrest

Rockwall ISD releases letter to parents regarding bus driver arrest

The Rockwall ISD released the following letter to parents and guardians of school bus #73 riders, in regards to the recent arrest of a bus driver.   Dear Parents/Guardians of Bus #73 Riders, The District wants to make you aware of a matter involving a former Rockwall ISD bus driver, Mr. Michael Paul Smith. From […]

Best selling author to host writing class at Rockwall County Library

Best selling author to host writing class at Rockwall County Library

Best-selling author, Parris Afton Bonds, will present a writing class, “Creating Engaging Plots” at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the Rockwall County Library. She has written over 50 historical and contemporary novels. She has set books in Australia, Scotland, England, France, colonial America, and Texas. Bonds’ latest work, The Brigands, brings the Texas Revolution […]

Rockwall Police investigate improper photography

Rockwall Police investigate improper photography

The Rockwall Police Department was notified by officials with the Rockwall Independent School District of a complaint of a school bus driver who had allegedly taken improper video of children on his bus route. The investigation revealed the driver was using his personal electronic devices to take improper video of female students while the students […]

DAR, Girl Scouts to host flag retirement ceremony Jan. 25

DAR, Girl Scouts to host flag retirement ceremony Jan. 25

  The City of McLendon-Chisholm will host a Flag Retirement Ceremony orchestrated by the Rock Wall Daughters of the American Revolution and Girl Scout Troop 8967 at 3 p.m. Saturday, January 25 at the McLendon-Chisholm City Hall, 1371 FM550.  The McLendon-Chisholm Fire Department will provide safety oversight. Citizens are welcome to attend this solemn event.  […]

Rockwall City Councilmember Trace Johannesen announces re-election run

Rockwall City Councilmember Trace Johannesen announces re-election run

Current Rockwall City Councilmember Trace Johannesen announced he will run for re-election Place 4 on the Rockwall City Council in the upcoming May 2 election. “I’m honored to have served this past term on City Council and I humbly ask Rockwall citizens to entrust me with another term to continue serving the future of our […]

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

The MLK Youth Community Choir, in partnership with Garland ISD, invites the community to a free concert event following the MLK parade on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Granville Arts Center Main Auditorium, 300 North 5th Street, Garland, TX 75040. Over 200 voices will unite with an all youth band to celebrate Dr. King’s dream. The […]

Rockwall Kiwanis prepares ‘Food for Kids’

Rockwall Kiwanis prepares ‘Food for Kids’

Five hundreds bags of food were prepared by members of Rockwall County Kiwanis Club yesterday at Divine Peace Church as part of their Food for Kids service project. The program was created to serve the many children in the Rockwall ISD on the free and reduced meal program that have little or nothing to eat […]

Fate City Council candidate packets available for May 2 General Election

Fate City Council candidate packets available for May 2 General Election

City Council Candidate Packets Available – The City of Fate will hold a General Election on Saturday, May 2, 2020 for the purpose of electing two City Council Members, Place 2 and Place 3, each for a three-year term. The incumbents are eligible to run for re-election should they choose to do so. The incumbents […]

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

It’s time to ante up! The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is headed back in time to the Wild West for their Annual Casino Night. The event will be from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at the Emerald Ballroom, 2316 Johnson St. in Greenville, TX 75041. It’s gonna be a night that’ll get […]

Rowlett Reviews to welcome professional book reviewer at Jan. 21 meeting

Rowlett Reviews’ next meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 21 at First Christian Church, 7301 Miller Road in Rowlett.  They will host popular Professional Book Reviewer, Mary Tharp Booty, in her presentation of Little Woman Big Book:  Margaret Mitchell & Gone with the Wind. Join them early at 10 a.m. for socializing and refreshments. […]