Rep. Ratcliffe defends local communities against new Obama climate change regulations

ROCKWALL, TX (August 5, 2015) – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced the final rules to regulate CO2 emissions at new and existing power plants in order to push the president’s radical climate change agenda. These regulations set a dangerous precedent and could have a devastating impact on electricity prices and grid reliability across the […]

Meet Tex, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 3, 2015) Our Blue Ribbon News adoptable Pet of the Week is handsome, intelligent, and ready to follow your every command. If you’re an experienced dog handler, your knowledge will pay extra dividends withTex.Like many Boxers, he wants to be a reflection of your personality. He is quickly learning to trust humans, but young […]

CANCELLED – Alzheimer’s Association’s free screening of ‘The Notebook’

UPDATE (July 31, 2015): We just received word from the Associate Director of Community Relations at the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Dallas Chapter that this event has been cancelled. No word on whether it will be rescheduled but we will keep you posted. (ROCKWALL, TX- July 22, 2015) The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Dallas Chapter, in association with the Dallas Film […]

Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers, 55 members strong, excel at Line Camp

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – July 30, 2015) The Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers attended the American Dance/Drill Team Platinum Line Camp from July 23-26 in Richardson.  The Highsteppers performed a Home Kick Routine, and two routines – a streamer and a kick – for final evaluation.  The team received the Gussie Nell Davis Award – Day 2, Best Overall […]

ADHD Support Group to address getting kids ready for back-to-school

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 29, 2015) Mark your calendar for 6 p.m. Thursday, August 13th when Rockwall’s ADHD Support Group will meet at the Rockwall County Library to discuss getting kids prepared to go back to school. The guest facilitator for this meeting is Cini Abraham, M.D. The purpose of the group is to connect parents […]

Joyful Melodies invites public to “Free Demo Days”

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 29, 2015) Joyful Melodies invites the public to attend “Free Demo Days”. During “Free Demo Days” Rockwall area families will be able to try out shortened versions of their Kindermusik and KinderBach classes. Kindermusik is a music and movement program for children ages 0-5.  During Kindermusik, kids sing, dance, play simple instruments, […]

Rockwall Chamber welcomes Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates

ROCKWALL,TX. (July 29, 2015) Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates celebrated the grand opening of their new Rockwall clinic at Trend Tower with much success. Food and drinks were served by Eddie Deen Catering. There were fabulous door prizes including air purifiers, humidifiers, and gift cards to other local businesses. Dr. Mark Olmstead and Dr. Pooja Paranjpe are board-certified in Allergy […]

Pathfinders Gospel Quartet to perform at FUMC-Rockwall Old Fashioned Chautauqua program

ROCKWALL,TX. (July 21, 2015) On Sunday, August 9, 4:00pm at First United Methodist Church,1200 E. Yellow Jacket Lane, the Pathfinders Gospel Quartet from Midlothian will sing traditional gospel music at the annual Old Fashioned Chautauqua program, sponsored by the Sailsetters 55 and better group.  The public is invited. The Pathfinders have been together for fourteen […]

Learn how to protect children from abuse Aug 4

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 28, 2015) The public is invited to learn how to better protect children from abuse from Metro Dallas YMCA child protection education specialist Ellen White at the monthly Rockwall area family violence prevention meeting Aug. 4, 7-8:30 pm, at the Rockwall Golf & Athletic Club Champions Room. The meeting is hosted on […]

Rep Ratcliffe hires full-time Veternans Service Worker

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 28, 2015) U.S. Rep John Ratcliffe has added a full time veterans service worker to his staff to help serve the 63,000 veterans that he represents across the 4th Congressional District of Texas. Michelle Zook, an Air Force veteran, will manage all veteran-related casework and outreach across the district. She joins Ratcliffe’s existing […]