Rockwall County Library receives $28,000 donation from Friends of the Library

Rockwall County Library receives $28,000 donation from Friends of the Library

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 29, 2020) Friends of the Rockwall County Library donated a combined total of $28,000 to the Rockwall County Library and the Adult Literacy Center in May pf 2020.  The money was raised by Friends of the Library throughout the club year and will be used to support and enhance existing Library […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Jordyn White, Rockwall High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Jordyn White, Rockwall High School

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 29, 2020) Jordyn White attended Utley Middle School and Rockwall High School.  She played soccer, volleyball and basketball at Utley.   She enjoyed all of her art classes, and sign language classes. Jordyn plans to attend cosmetology school and become a hair dresser and own her own salon one day.   Submitted […]

Senator Hall makes statement on Contact Tracing

Senator Hall makes statement on Contact Tracing

(EDGEWOOD, TX – May 29, 2020) – On Friday, Senator Bob Hall made a formal statement on the negative impact contact tracing, in the scenario of COVID-19, will have on Texas. “There is never a right time or right way to do the wrong thing. In the COVID-19 scenario, contact tracing is technically wrong, financially […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Avery Samples, Rockwall High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Avery Samples, Rockwall High School

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 29, 2020) Avery Samples has attended Nebbie Williams Elementary, Williams Middle School and is a senior at Rockwall High School. Avery was a two year member of the Stingerettes.  She loves fashion and has been involved in Best Buddies of America where she was an officer. Avery was also active in […]

Common Salvinia discovered on Lake Fork

Common Salvinia discovered on Lake Fork

(AUSTIN – May 29, 2020) The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) confirmed the presence of common salvinia on Lake Fork near Emory after conducting a vegetation survey on May 19, 2020.  The common salvinia was found in the White Oak Creek Cove, the same cove giant salvinia was found in 2018 and eventually eradicated.  […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (5/29/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (5/29/2020)

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – May 29, 2020) Rockwall County has received a report of zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 from DSHS yesterday. DSHS has advised there are still tests pending results. DSHS has updated our number of recovered cases to 154. There are 178 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 12 confirmed deaths (Broadmoor Medical Lodge), 154 reported […]

Royse City residents welcome for Annual Residential Cleaning Event

Royse City residents welcome for Annual Residential Cleaning Event

(ROYSE CITY, TX – May 29, 2020) The City of Royse City will host its Annual Residential Cleaning Event at Walker Hawk Sports Complex June 18, 19 and 20. *Royse City Residents Only – Must provide a valid drivers license or current Royse City water bill in order to drop off items. If dumpsters reach max […]

Royse City Parks & Rec to host Youth Fishing Event Saturday, June 6 at City Lake Park

Royse City Parks & Rec to host Youth Fishing Event Saturday, June 6 at City Lake Park

(ROYSE CITY, TX – May 29, 2020) Royse City Parks & Recreation is holding their Annual Youth Fishing Event starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 6 at City Lake Park. Bring your pole and favorite bait; they’ll have a limited amount to share. Fishing begins at 9 a.m., with awards and pictures at noon. On-site registration, all […]

Travis Ransom announces campaign for Texas’ 4th Congressional District

Travis Ransom announces campaign for Texas’ 4th Congressional District

(May 28, 2020) Conservative businessman, veteran, and Mayor of Atlanta, TX, Travis Ransom announced today that he will be a candidate for the Republican nomination in Texas’ 4th Congressional District, where he is also a 4th generation resident. The 4th District will not have an incumbent running this year as Congressman John Ratcliffe has been sworn in as […]

Official COVID-19 Update from the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (5/28/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (5/28/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (5/28/2020): (ROCKWALL, TX – May 28, 2020) We received three additional confirmed cases of COVID from Texas DSHS. Two cases are in Rockwall, one case is in Royse City. One person is in their 20’s. One Person is in their 40’s. One Person is in their 50’s. There […]