Celebration of Life: Services announced for J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton

Celebration of Life: Services announced for J.E.R. ‘Bob’ Chilton

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2021) Celebration of Life Memorial Services for James Edward Robert “Bob” Chilton III will be 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75225. Chilton was 88 years old, and died tragically on Sept. 26, 2021. He was a successful businessman, author, […]

Meet Tiger Lily, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Tiger Lily, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2021) Meet Tiger Lily! This sweet gorgeous girl had her world turned upside down when her owners moved somewhere that did not allow cats. She is a two-year-old snuggle kitty who loves to cuddle up next to her person. She’s also a fan of playing catch! Tiger Lily is current on […]

Registration open for 12th Annual Festival of Trees benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands

Registration open for 12th Annual Festival of Trees benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2021) Registration is now open for the 12th Annual Festival of Trees benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands! REGISTER NOW for the Nov. 12th Luncheon at rhhluncheon.muradbid.com and/or REGISTER NOW for the Nov. 13th Gala at rhhdinner.muradbid.com The magic of the holiday season is just around the corner so be sure to brighten yours by following the Boutique of Helping Hands to […]

Rockwall Art League’s 21st Annual Fine Show returns Oct. 15-17

Rockwall Art League’s 21st Annual Fine Show returns Oct. 15-17

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2021) The Rockwall Art League will host its 21st Annual Fine Art Show, which opens at noon Friday, Oct. 15 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 17 at Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club in The Shores, 2600 Champion Drive. Show hours are noon to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; […]

Rockwall High School cheerleaders to host cheer clinic

Rockwall High School cheerleaders to host cheer clinic

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2021) Rockwall High School National Champion Cheerleaders will present a Mini Cheer Clinic from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 11 through Oct. 14 (clinic dates to be determined by location; see registration form). This includes a pre-game performance and tunnel on Oct. 15. Registration fee is $60, which includes performance routine, […]

Rockwall’s Building Official, Jeffrey Widmer, selected as Best Among Peers

Rockwall’s Building Official, Jeffrey Widmer, selected as Best Among Peers

  ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 5, 2021) – The Rockwall City Council recognized City Building Official, Jeffrey Widmer, for excellence in his field. Mr. Widmer, has been named the Building Official of the Year for 2021 by the Building Officials Association of Texas (BOAT). Mr. Widmer has been the City of Rockwall’s Building Official since 1998. […]

Rockwall-Heath Wind Ensemble, JV Orchestra and Cain MS Symphonic Band win national awards

Rockwall-Heath  Wind Ensemble, JV Orchestra and Cain MS Symphonic Band win national awards

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 5, 2021) Cain Middle School Symphonic Band, under the direction of Preston Prior, has been named a Winner of the 2021 Citation of Excellence National Wind Band Honors competition.  This is the highest honor in this division.  Only four bands earned this distinction across the country.  Rockwall-Heath High School Wind Ensemble, under the […]

Rockwall ISD: Christina Bradford named new principal at Williams Middle School


Rockwall ISD: Christina Bradford named new principal at Williams Middle School


ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 5, 2021) At Monday’s meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Ms. Christina Bradford as principal of J.W. Williams Middle School. Ms. Bradford comes to J. W. Williams Middle School with 16 years of experience in public education, most recently as principal of Quest Academy.  Ms. Bradford also has six […]

Car Show coming to Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium to benefit Rockwall Meals on Wheels

Car Show coming to Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium to benefit Rockwall Meals on Wheels

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 4, 2021) Iron Ranch Business Park will host its inaugural Car Show from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20 at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium, 1201 T.L. Townsend Drive, with all proceeds benefiting Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County. Enjoy food truck, live music, and trophies for winning entries. Event sponsors include […]

Rockwall County Democratic Chair steps down

Rockwall County Democratic Chair steps down

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 4, 2021) Ericka Ledford today announced she is stepping down as Rockwall County Democratic Chair. She shared the following message: It is with genuinely sad emotions that I share my decision to leave my position at the Rockwall County Democratic Party (RCDP) in order to work with an exploratory committee effective November […]