Celebration of Life: Services for Bliss Ferris, fifth generation Rockwall County resident

Celebration of Life: Services for Bliss Ferris, fifth generation Rockwall County resident

ROCKWALL, TX (July 23, 2021) Bliss Ferris, mother, wife, daughter, and friend, has joined her heavenly family. She will be remembered for her heart of service and love for others, especially her precious daughters, Bronwyn and Blythe, and her loving husband, James. She was a devoted daughter and friend to so many. Bliss was a […]

Baby bobcat with traumatic injuries recovering at In-Sync Exotics in Wylie

Baby bobcat with traumatic injuries recovering at In-Sync Exotics in Wylie

WYLIE, TX (July 23, 2021) A young mail bobcat is recovering after a traumatic injury, likely the result of a run-in with a car. In-Sync Exotics was contacted by a concerned resident after seeing the bobcat struggling. The bobcat was immediately retrieved by a member of the In-Sync Exotics team and brought in for assessment. […]

Rockwall police seek help in identifying male suspected of car break-in at Trend Tower

Rockwall police seek help in identifying male suspected of car break-in at Trend Tower

ROCKWALL, TX (July 23, 2021) Detectives with the Rockwall Police Department need your help identifying a male that is suspected of breaking into a car at the Trend Tower garage in the 2700 block of Sunset Ridge Drive. Rockwall County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of suspects […]

Cheers for Charity: Whiskey raffle to benefit Rockwall County Helping Hands

Cheers for Charity: Whiskey raffle to benefit Rockwall County Helping Hands

ROCKWALL, TX (July 22, 2021) Raise a dram and purchase your whiskey raffle ticket benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands! Up to 1250 raffle tickets will be available at $100 through 2 p.m. September 13 or until sold out, whichever comes first. Drawing will be held at 5 p.m. September 13 on Helping Hands’ Facebook page. […]

Royse City Police: Fatality accident on Interstate 30 near FM35 in Royse City

Royse City Police: Fatality accident on Interstate 30 near FM35 in Royse City

ROCKWALL, TX (July 22, 2021) On July 21, 2021 at approximately 5:10 pm, the Royse City Police Department responded to a fatality accident on eastbound Interstate 30 near FM 35.  A 67-year-old male resident from Rockwall was traveling westbound on Interstate 30 when he lost control of his boat trailer, which eventually crossed the center […]

Lone Star CASA welcomes six new volunteer advocates

Lone Star CASA welcomes six new volunteer advocates

ROCKWALL, TX (July 21, 2021) Lone Star CASA welcomed six new CASA advocates today, sworn in by Judge Brett Hall in Rockwall. Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) trains volunteers to advocate for children in the foster care system in Kaufman and Rockwall counties.  Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, pass background […]

Rockwall police seek help identifying theft suspect at Lowe’s

Rockwall police seek help identifying theft suspect at Lowe’s

ROCKWALL, TX (July 21, 2021) Detectives with the Rockwall Police Department are asking for your help to identify a white male subject that is believed to have committed a theft at the Lowe’s Home Improvement on July 6, 2021. The male subject left the location in an older Ford truck that has peeling paint on […]

Rockwall ISD School Board tours Lupe Garcia Elementary, recognizes students, reviews proposed bond projects and more

Rockwall ISD School Board tours Lupe Garcia Elementary, recognizes students, reviews proposed bond projects and more

ROCKWALL, TX (July 20, 2021) The following is a Rockwall ISD press release summarizing last night’s RISD Board of Trustees meeting. NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items. For more information on every agenda item presented, click the following link>> www.rockwallisd.com. Board of Trustees Tour Lupe Garcia Elementary School At 4:30 p.m., the Board […]

State Fair announces 2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Food Competition Semi-Finalists

State Fair announces 2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Food Competition Semi-Finalists

DALLAS, TX (July 15, 2021) State Fair of Texas concessionaires are officially off to the races with a new lineup of incredible, edible innovations for the public to taste at the Fair this fall. The 17th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards offers another year of exciting bites for all appetites. The 2021 lineup is bursting […]

Rockwall YMCA welcomes all area educators to Teacher Prayer Breakfast

Rockwall YMCA welcomes all area educators to Teacher Prayer Breakfast

ROCKWALL, TX (July 14, 2021) The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomes all school teachers throughout the Rockwall area to a Teacher Prayer Breakfast in their honor, 7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, August 10 at the Y, 1210 N. Goliad St. in Rockwall. This will be a time of encouragement and prayer, featuring a catered […]