Drive-in movie showing ‘Princess Bride’ at Lakeshore Church-Rockwall

Drive-in movie showing ‘Princess Bride’ at Lakeshore Church-Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (May 4, 2021) Bring the kids to Family Movie Night at sundown this Friday, May 7 at Lakeshore Church in Rockwall. Enjoy food, fun, and fellowship at this drive-in event featuring The Princess Bride on the big screen. McLendon-Chisholm Fire Rescue will be there to let kids view their fire truck. Bring your […]

Neighbors hatch idea for Hawk’s Nest Sandwich Co., now open in Heath

Neighbors hatch idea for Hawk’s Nest Sandwich Co., now open in Heath

ROCKWALL, TX (May 4, 2021) Folks are flocking to the Hawk’s Nest – a family-owned artisan sandwich shop that recently opened at 207 Laurence Drive in Heath (near City Hall and the fire station). “We are so excited about being a new spot for sandwiches, coffee, breakfast and frozen custard,” said Heath resident Ronda Land, who […]

Final call for Rockwall County residents: TexasSpeaks seeks your input

ROCKWALL, TX (May 4, 2021) FINAL CALL:  TexasSpeaks is being conducted in Rockwall County and across the State of Texas to allow the citizens of Texas to provide their input on the assets and issues in their communities. The local branch of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has a rich history of providing educational programs […]

Students participate in mock trial at historic Rockwall courthouse

Students participate in mock trial at historic Rockwall courthouse

ROCKWALL, TX (May 3, 2021) On April 29th, thirteen 8th grade students from the local homeschool organization, Classical Conversations®, competed in a Mock Trial at the historic Rockwall Courthouse under the guidance of Directors Mindy Hilferty and Shawna Sullivan. The Honorable Judge Brian Williams, Presiding Judge for the Rockwall County Court at Law, presided over […]

Rockwall unites to preserve historic African-American cemetery

Rockwall unites to preserve historic African-American cemetery

ROCKWALL, TX (May 3, 2021) The newly formed Glen Hill Cemetery Preservation Society, city officials, and family cemetery owners have come together to preserve and restore Glen Hill Cemetery, a historic African-American cemetery in Rockwall. This 1.27-acre cemetery near the present-day Harbor development is the only remaining vestige of what was once a thriving African-American section […]

Rockwall County to host final FIRST DOSE mass vaccination event May 14

Rockwall County to host final FIRST DOSE mass vaccination event May 14

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (May 3, 2021) The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management has announced that Friday, May 14 will be Rockwall County’s final FIRST DOSE mass vaccination event.  If you have been waiting, wait no longer! Get your COVID-19 vaccine appointment here: https://tinyurl.com/LastMassVax Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall […]

America’s Guardians Motorcycle Club honored for community service, sets date for Rockwall County Bikes for Tykes

America’s Guardians Motorcycle Club honored for community service, sets date for Rockwall County Bikes for Tykes

ROCKWALL, TX (May 3, 2021) America’s Guardians MC, Texas 28A – a local motorcycle club comprising law enforcement, public safety personnel and military veterans – was honored April 30th at the inaugural OCHO Awards and Bike Night at Hella Shrine Temple in Garland, hosted by the 99% Radio Network. Maddog Meek, America’s Guardians president and […]

Meet Bridger, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Bridger, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX – May 3, 2021 – Who doesn’t love sweet and spicy?! Bridger loves to lay in bed and binge watch TV with his people, but he also loves doing zoomies in the yard! He’s not a fan of being kenneled- he wants to be where people are. He was injured before being rescued, […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office detention center, courthouse receives surprise inspection

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office detention center, courthouse receives surprise inspection

ROCKWALL, TX (April 30, 2021) The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office had a surprise inspection of the detention center and county courthouse by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards yesterday. At the conclusion of the inspection Sheriff Terry Garrett, Pct. 4 County Commissioner Janet Nichol, and Major Todd Calkins received a briefing by the Texas Commission […]

Rockwall police seek help identifying theft suspect at Lowe’s

Rockwall police seek help identifying theft suspect at Lowe’s

ROCKWALL, TX (April 29, 2021) The Rockwall Police Department Criminal Investigation Division needs your assistance in identifying a theft suspect. On April 22, 2021, at 4:45 pm an older Hispanic male committed a theft at the Rockwall Lowes where he concealed items in a white cloth bag and exited the store without paying for the […]