Meals on Wheels of Rockwall County offers tips and tools for caregivers

Meals on Wheels of Rockwall County offers tips and tools for caregivers

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 13, 2020 – Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, plus information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers […]

Letter to the Editor: Open Space and the future of Rockwall County

Letter to the Editor: Open Space and the future of Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 13, 2020) Rockwall County, the smallest county in Texas, is also the 10th most densely populated. Currently at just over 100,000 population, it is projected to reach 350,000 by 2040. In the next 20 years, residential and commercial development will turn most of undeveloped land into more pavement and roof tops, replacing much […]

Rockwall High School announces Homecoming Court, ‘Reverse’ Parade on Wednesday

Rockwall High School announces Homecoming Court, ‘Reverse’ Parade on Wednesday

ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 13, 2020 – Rockwall High School Homecoming Week is underway, October 12-16.  The RHS Homecoming “Reverse” Parade will take place on Wednesday, October 14 on Yellowjacket Lane between Kyle Drive and Greencrest Drive. RHS clubs and organizations will be staged along Yellowjacket Lane between Kyle Drive and Greencrest Drive.  The parade […]

Community welcome as Royse City Rotary hosts fundraising event at Charlie’s Old Fashioned Burgers

Community welcome as Royse City Rotary hosts fundraising event at Charlie’s Old Fashioned Burgers

ROYSE CITY, TX (Oct. 12, 2020) The Royse City Rotary Club invites the community to join them for a fundraising event to help end polio from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at Charlie’s Old Fashioned Burgers, 107 I-30 Frontage Road. For more information, visit the Royse City Rotary’s Facebook page. Our print edition […]

Meet Miles, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Miles, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 12, 2020 – Smart boy here!! My name is Miles. I absolutely loves to please my people, and I know lots of tricks! I am three years old, neutered, microchipped and current on all of my vaccines. Email Rockwall Pets at  info@rockwallpets.com for more information or to arrange a meeting. Submitted by […]

Rockwall Republican Party to host Candidate Forum Monday

Rockwall Republican Party to host Candidate Forum Monday

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 7, 2020) The Rockwall County Republication Party will conduct a Candidate Forum at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Rockwall County Courthouse, Liberty Hall, 1111 E. Yellowjacket in Rockwall, moderated by Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper. The forum will feature School Board, City Council, and Mayor races taking place in various precincts […]

Teams forming for Halloween-themed Scavenger Hunt in Royse City

Teams forming for Halloween-themed Scavenger Hunt in Royse City

ROYSE CITY, TX – Oct. 9, 2020 – The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is hosting a family friendly, social distancing Halloween-themed scavenger hunt around Royse City, and you are invited to join a team and play for fun – or to win the grand prize! The hunt will take place from 1 to 4 […]

Royse City Chamber presents ‘Stars of our Military’

Royse City Chamber presents ‘Stars of our Military’

ROYSE CITY, TX – Oct. 9, 2020 – Throughout the month of November, the Royse City Chamber of Commerce will display decorated stars at the Chamber office in honor of our Armed Forces. Those interested in participating in “The Stars of Our Military” may pre-order 18″ wood stars for $25 which can be decorated and […]

Rockwall ISD’s Cain Middle School Student Council awarded for Outstanding Achievement

Rockwall ISD’s Cain Middle School Student Council awarded for Outstanding Achievement

ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 9, 2020 – The Texas Association of Student Councils, sponsored by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, recently presented Rockwall ISD’s Cain Middle School Student Council with the following awards for outstanding achievement in 2019-2020: Outstanding Student Council Drugs, Alcohol, Safety and Health Energy and Environment Pride and Patriotism Community […]

Rockwall ISD crossing guard pushes through adversity to continue doing what she loves

Rockwall ISD crossing guard pushes through adversity to continue doing what she loves

ROCKWALL/ROWLETT, TX (Oct. 9, 2020) Becky Hix has been a crossing guard at Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary for 24 years. Even though she’s able to retire, she says she just can’t do it. “I would miss the kids and their families too much,” said Becky. But continuing being a crossing guard almost wasn’t possible before. A […]