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 […]

Rockwall police investigate fatal crash

Rockwall police investigate fatal crash

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 9, 2020) On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020, at approximately 6:30 a.m., the Rockwall Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of South State Highway 205 and Mims Road. One of the driver’s in the collision, 63 year old Gayleen Nugent of Rockwall, was transported to an area hospital […]

Festival of Trees Gala, Luncheon & Fashion Show to benefit Rockwall County Helping Hands

Festival of Trees Gala, Luncheon & Fashion Show to benefit Rockwall County Helping Hands

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 9, 2020) Mark your calendars as preparations are underway for Rockwall County Helping Hands’ 11th Annual Festival of Trees Luncheon & Fashion Show (Friday, Nov. 13) and Festival of Trees Gala (Saturday, Nov. 14) at the Hilton Dallas Rockwall Lakefront.  Entry and seating will be limited and CDC guidelines followed. If you’ve […]

Cain Honors Band receives National Windband Honors

Cain Honors Band receives National Windband Honors

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 8, 2020) The Cain Middle School Honors Band, under the direction of Trevor Ousey, is a Commended Winner in the 2020 Mark of Excellence National Wind Band Honors competition. This is the first time the band has received this award in the school’s 21-year history. “We are beyond thrilled for our students […]

State Fair-themed learning underway at Garland ISD

State Fair-themed learning underway at Garland ISD

GARLAND ISD (Oct. 7, 2020) Although students won’t be able to visit the State Fair this year, Garland ISD is bringing the fun to them! Garland ISD is hosting the region’s first-ever Intersession this week. From Oct. 6-9, students who elect to participate will have fun-filled, four-hour days that include breakfast, two learning sessions, lunch, […]

Siren Rock announces vertical construction phase of Rockwall’s new brewing facility

Siren Rock announces vertical construction phase of Rockwall’s new brewing facility

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 7, 2020) Two and half years after acquiring 1.5-acres of land in Rockwall’s Historic Downtown district, Siren Rock Brewing Company is literally reaching new heights as the vertical construction phase begins on its new 13,000 sf brewing facility near Lake Ray Hubbard, right across from Rockwall’s City Hall. Siren Rock, located at […]

POSTPONED – Vigil planned to honor memory of Justice David Bridges of Rockwall

POSTPONED – Vigil planned to honor memory of Justice David Bridges of Rockwall

UPDATE (Oct. 12, 2020) Organizers would like everyone to know that the vigil has been postponed until a later date. Please stay tuned as we will share the new date/time once announced.   ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 8, 2020) The community will honor the memory of Justice David Bridges with a vigil at the Rockwall County Courthouse, […]

TEDC honors Fate with Community Economic Development Award

TEDC honors Fate with Community Economic Development Award

FATE, TX (Oct. 7, 2020) – The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) recognized the City of Fate with the 2020 Community Economic Development Award (CEDA) for communities with populations between 10,001 to 20,000. The Community Economic Development Award program recognizes exceptional contributions of TEDC member cities toward the economic vitality of their communities and the State […]

Two local residents to be honored at Women of Color STEM Conference

Two local residents to be honored at Women of Color STEM Conference

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 7, 2020) Two area residents are being honored for their careers in science, technology, engineering and math at the national Women of Color STEM Virtual Conference October 8-10. L3Harris Technologies employees Carmen Anderson and Anjali Manly are among 40 women nationwide being honored across 15 categories at the conference this year. Anderson […]

Downtown Rockwall’s Scare on the Square to feature drive-thru trick-or-treating and car-stume contest

Downtown Rockwall’s Scare on the Square to feature drive-thru trick-or-treating and car-stume contest

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2020) The Downtown Rockwall Association will host a drive-thru trick-or-treat and car-stume event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 (or until they run out of trick-or-treat bags) in historic downtown Rockwall. There will be 1,000 pre-filled bags of treats for young ones to enjoy during this spooky season. Costumes […]