Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall resident Jared Guynes, who many in our community know and love as a Guinness World Record holder and administrator of the Rockwallian Facebook group, was recently named Nerf Ultra Champion – a coveted title that came with a $10,000 prize and a one-of-a-kind Golden Nerf Blaster. Jared competed in the invitational tournament in New York City […]

Samee’s to give away free pizza for a year in honor of Roma’s Books

Samee’s to give away free pizza for a year in honor of Roma’s Books

By now you’ve probably heard that Roma’s Books, located at 555 E. I-30 in Rockwall (a couple doors down from Samee’s Pizza Getti Italian Bistro & Lounge and across from 24 Hour Fitness) is preparing to close its doors for good. A Store Closing Sale is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 22. But when […]

Rockwall City Council seats on ballot in May 2, 2020 General Election

Rockwall City Council seats on ballot in May 2, 2020 General Election

The City of Rockwall will soon be calling an election to be held on May 2, 2020 for the purpose of electing the three City Council Members – one each for Places 2, 4 and 6.  Terms for all elected Rockwall City Council Members are for a period of two years. All incumbents – John […]

Rockwall family in running for $10,000 as America’s Funniest Home Videos finalist

Rockwall family in running for $10,000 as America’s Funniest Home Videos finalist

Show airs 6pm Sunday, January 19 on ABC After being flown out to Los Angeles over Thanksgiving for filming of America’s Funniest Home Videos, the Sullivan family of Rockwall reminds everyone to tune in to ABC at 6 p.m. Sunday, January 19 for the airing of the show in which the winner of the $10,000 […]

Meet Blinkin, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Blinkin, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Blinkin is 3 months old and full of spunk, but she tends to run into things- in a puppy happy-go-lucky way- which is the reason she sometimes wears goggles (and she is just so stinking cute in them).  Her blindness does not slow her down.  Blinkin is current on her vaccines, spayed, and microchipped.  Contact info@rockwallpets.com for more info or to arrange […]

Rockwall Kiwanis honor ‘Terrific Kids’ at Billie Stevenson Elementary

Rockwall Kiwanis honor ‘Terrific Kids’ at Billie Stevenson Elementary

This morning, students at Billie Stevenson Elementary School received honorable awards for “Terrific Kids,” a student-recognition program sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Rockwall County to promote leadership and character development. “Terrific” stands for: Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable.  Students work with their classroom teacher to establish goals to improve behavior, peer relationships, attendance or […]

Inspector General warns about new twist to Social Security phone scams

Inspector General warns about new twist to Social Security phone scams

The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public that telephone scammers may send faked documents by email to convince victims to comply with their demands. The Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General has received reports of victims who received emails with attached letters and reports that appeared to […]

World Food Championships move to Fair Park for 2020

World Food Championships move to Fair Park for 2020

The World Food Championships recently announced that it will hold its 9th annual Tournament of Champions from November 6-10, 2020 at one of Dallas’ most historic venues, Centennial Hall at Fair Park. Fair Park, which serves as the location for many popular events such as the State Fair of Texas, the North Texas Irish Festival […]

Jacket Backers recognize Athletes of the Month

Jacket Backers recognize Athletes of the Month

Each month, the Jacket Backers, Rockwall High School’s Booster Club selects student athletes who are nominated by their coach for Jacket Athlete of the Month.  For the month of December, Matthew Watkins, Hollie James, Mikki Witcher, Damien Chandnani, Elise Samples, Christian Kincer, Eli Owen and JJ Williams were each nominated by their coaches and selected […]

Rockwall Rotary names Student of Honor from Jones Elementary

Rockwall Rotary names Student of Honor from Jones Elementary

The Rockwall Rotary Club recognized Dorris A. Jones Elementary School student Meagan Hatley as its Rotary Student of Honor today. Rotarian Kevin Pate, Executive Vice President of Lakeside National Bank, and Jones Elementary Principal Teresa Twedell presented Meagan with the award at the Noon Rotary’s lunch meeting. Twedell, who’s been Meagan’s principal since kindergarten, read aloud […]