Open letter to citizens of Fate from Mayor David Billings

Open letter to citizens of Fate from Mayor David Billings

FATE, TX (May 11, 2021) Yesterday marked the official start of the fiscal year 2022 City of Fate budget season.  We will be holding budget workshops and townhall meetings to get feedback from citizens and various stakeholders. One of the challenges in developing this year’s budget is the 87th legislative session in Austin.  I recently spent […]

Shoes For Kids program accepting donations to help underprivileged children kick off the school year right

Shoes For Kids program accepting donations to help underprivileged children kick off the school year right

ROCKWALL, TX – May 6, 2021 — This summer, the community will help local children from low-income families start the next school year off on the right foot with the Shoes For Kids program. On July 31st, the First United Methodist Church Rockwall will host a massive distribution event providing shoes, backpacks, school supplies and […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels, Area Agency on Aging offers helpful resource booklet

Rockwall Meals on Wheels, Area Agency on Aging offers helpful resource booklet

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (May 5, 2021) Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers own self-sufficiency and their […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse celebrates 30th anniversary

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse celebrates 30th anniversary

ROCKWALL, TX – April 23, 2021 – Members of the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse gathered recently to mark their 30th anniversary. State Representative Justin Holland filed a resolution in the Texas House of Representatives  commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Posse.  Representative Holland read aloud the resolution and gave each member a signed copy. Budd […]

Rockwall police seek help identifying theft suspect

Rockwall police seek help identifying theft suspect

ROCKWALL, TX – April 22, 2021 – The Rockwall Police Department Criminal Investigation Division needs your assistance in identifying a theft suspect. On April 15, 2021 a black female theft suspect placed $200 worth of items into a shopping cart and pushed it out of a Rockwall grocery store without paying for the merchandise. The […]

Catfish stocking heading back to Neighborhood Fishin’ Lakes in Texas

AUSTIN – Spring is in the air and with that comes one of Texas’ best spring traditions, angling for catfish. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Neighborhood Fishin’ program enables friends and families to stay close to home, enjoy time in the outdoors, and have the chance to reel in a catfish. Starting the week […]

Rockwall Farmers Market returns to Downtown Square May 1

Rockwall Farmers Market returns to Downtown Square May 1

ROCKWALL, TX – April 17, 2021 – The Rockwall Farmers Market will begin its season on schedule this year beginning Saturday, May 1, 2021 with extended hours (opening day only) through 2 p.m. on the Downtown Square.  The market will then continue to run every Saturday through September 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. […]

Inaugural Heath Citizens On Patrol (COP) class underway

Inaugural Heath Citizens On Patrol (COP) class underway

HEATH, TX – April 15, 2021 – Meet the first-ever Heath Citizens On Patrol (COP) class, who qualified for the new advanced training program by graduating with the 3rd Class of the Heath DPS Citizens Academy in Spring 2020. Upon completion of the 6-week COP program, the citizen volunteers will assist the Department of Public […]