Love is Never Quarantined: 10 Steps for Developing Loving Relationships

Love is Never Quarantined: 10 Steps for Developing Loving Relationships

ROCKWALL, TX – August 6, 2020 — COVID-19 has impacted and rearranged all of our lives. Of necessity, we spend more time together, often living in close quarters. During this unusual time, how we relate to each other, how we give and receive love, and the quality of that love, is very important for our […]

Rockwall resident brings companionship to seniors with Assisted Living Pen Pal program

Rockwall resident brings companionship to seniors with Assisted Living Pen Pal program

ROCKWALL, TX – August 5, 2020 — Rockwall resident Lezli Bohannan has started up a pen pal program inviting the community to bring some social-distance-style companionship to the elderly. The Assisted Living Pen Pal program welcomes you to write letters and notes of good cheer to the elderly residents in assisted living and home health […]

Feeling the heat? Don’t touch that dial

Feeling the heat? Don’t touch that dial

August 3, 2020 – It’s so tempting to turn the thermostat down to freezing cold when you walk into a warm house on a hot day. Don’t do it. Setting the thermostat at a very low temperature won’t cool your house any faster than setting it to the temperature that you regularly use to feel […]

Former Rockwall teacher fights hunger in Ecuador

Former Rockwall teacher fights hunger in Ecuador

ROCKWALL, TX – July 27, 2020 — As Covid-19 continues to ravage nations across the globe, the pandemic has become especially detrimental to populations in developing countries like Ecuador. That’s why former Rockwall residents Desmion Dizney and Bill O’Brien are looking to turn the tide for the starving poor in Cuenca, Ecuador, one meal at […]

Online education expanded as anglers take to the water across Texas

Online education expanded as anglers take to the water across Texas

AUSTIN – With more Texans heading to the water during quarantine to recreate and physical distance naturally, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has seen an uptick in fishing license purchases compared to this time last year. Recognizing this, TPWD has expanded its outdoor education curriculum to include online classes open to new anglers wanting […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels celebrates client’s 100th birthday

Rockwall Meals on Wheels celebrates client’s 100th birthday

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 7, 2020) Today Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County (MOWSS) celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its longtime clients, Norma Gray. MOWSS joined Norma’s friends and family in delivering lots of goodies and fellowship for the birthday girl in social distancing fashion to commemorate her special day. As […]

Heath Department of Public Safety offers Safe Exchange Zone

Heath Department of Public Safety offers Safe Exchange Zone

HEATH, TX – July 7, 2020 – The Heath Department of Public Safety is now offering citizens and visitors a Safe Exchange Zone for online transactions, child custody exchanges, and other face-to-face meetings. The Safe Exchange Zone is located outside of the Heath DPS station at 200 Laurence Lane. The location is well-lit and multiple […]

Historical Foundation exhibit at Bailey House pays tribute to Rockwall as ‘Wedding Capital of Texas’

Historical Foundation exhibit at Bailey House pays tribute to Rockwall as ‘Wedding Capital of Texas’

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (July 7, 2020)  Did you know Rockwall was once known as the Wedding Capital of Texas? In the 1940s and 50s, a marriage license could be obtained at all hours of the night –  thanks to a local doctor who kept his practice open late to provide blood tests, and a night watchman […]

Texas Parks & Wildlife launches innovative bass tracking study

Texas Parks & Wildlife launches innovative bass tracking study

AUSTIN – With more people heading out to the water, recent reports have shown anglers aren’t catching bass as often despite healthy fish populations in lakes. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department launched a new study tracking the movements and behaviors of largemouth bass at Toledo Bend and Lake Fork to try and figure out […]

Texas Parks & Wildlife Drawn Hunt permit applications now being accepted

Texas Parks & Wildlife Drawn Hunt permit applications now being accepted

AUSTIN — Hunters looking for a new opportunity or a change of scenery this fall are encouraged to check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) drawn hunt permits program. Applications are being accepted now for a shot at more than 9,500 permits in 56 hunt categories. The permits are for drawn hunts on […]

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