Celebration of Life: Services for Christine Horton Mooney of Rockwall

Celebration of Life: Services for Christine Horton Mooney of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 14, 2020 – Christine Horton Mooney, 93, of Rockwall, TX, passed away on October 13, 2020. She was born to Oscar Horton and Bula Virgie (Tucker) Horton, on December 12, 1926, in Rockwall, Texas. Christine was faithful to 1st Baptist Church of Rockwall, and a resident of Rockwall for the entirety […]

Rockwall WWII veteran turns 100 Oct. 31, community invited to join car parade in his honor

Rockwall WWII veteran turns 100 Oct. 31, community invited to join car parade in his honor

ROCKWALL, TX – October 12, 2020 — Local WWII veteran Herman Billnitzer is in for quite the treat this Halloween when he celebrates his 100th birthday. The community is invited to join a birthday train of 100 cars driving past Herman’s house on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10:30 a.m. Rally areas will be in the […]

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, […]

Local young man starts up artisan soap business in response to isolation from COVID

Local young man starts up artisan soap business in response to isolation from COVID

ROCKWALL, TX – September 30, 2020 — Meet Artisan Zachary Wincent. Zach is part of a new movement of adults furloughed from jobs and using creative methods to stay engaged, develop a needed product and receive income from the venture. Unable to work or attend his day program (secondary to medical restrictions around COVID risk), […]

Rockwall retired Navy Commander inducted into his high school’s Hall of Fame

Rockwall retired Navy Commander inducted into his high school’s Hall of Fame

ROCKWALL, TX – September 23, 2020 — Rockwall resident and retired Navy Commander Don Braswell was recently inducted into his high school’s Hall of Fame in Pampa, Texas. The induction highlights his military career and his role in saving the lives of 35 people during the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. From 1999-2002, Braswell worked […]

Sue Reeves of Rockwall selected for George H.W. Bush Points of Light Inspiration Honor Roll

Sue Reeves of Rockwall selected for George H.W. Bush Points of Light Inspiration Honor Roll

ROCKWALL, TX (September 22, 2020) Sue Reeves of Rockwall has the distinguished honor of being featured among a select few on the George H.W. Bush Points of Light Inspiration Honor Roll. Sue is a volunteer at the Children’s Advocacy Center, nominated by Farrah Brabson who wrote: “She volunteers her time weekly for our organization. She […]

Heroic actions save life of Rockwall financial advisor

Heroic actions save life of Rockwall financial advisor

ROCKWALL, TX – September 21, 2020 — For local financial advisor EJ Pipkin, the difference between life and death amounted to only a matter of minutes. Earlier this summer Pipkin, a LPL Financial Advisor for the Wealth Management Group of American National Bank of Texas, was in the ANBTX office in Rockwall when he suffered […]

Heath recognizes former Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Steve McKimmey for 20 years of service

Heath recognizes former Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Steve McKimmey for 20 years of service

HEATH, TX – September 15, 2020 — On Sept. 8, the Heath city council recognized former Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Steve McKimmey for his 20 years of service to the community. The council presented a proclamation in honor of McKimmey, which highlighted his exceptional leadership, proven wisdom, thoughtful deliberation, and genuine kindness which helped […]

Good Neighbor: Meet Cate Baxter, Heritage Christian Academy Alumna and Spanish Teacher

Good Neighbor: Meet Cate Baxter, Heritage Christian Academy Alumna and Spanish Teacher

ROCKWALL, TX – September 2, 2020 — Meet Cate Baxter, an alumna of Heritage Christian Academy (HCA) whose grandfather, Dr. Ron Taylor, was Head of School during her tenure there. And now Cate has returned to become a Spanish teacher at the very same school from which she graduated! Cate moved to Rockwall in 1999 […]

Funeral procession traffic alert in Rockwall for Monday, Aug 10

Funeral procession traffic alert in Rockwall for Monday, Aug 10

: ROCKWALL, TX (August 7, 2020) About 3:45pm Monday, Aug 10 ~ the funeral procession for Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines will proceed east from Lake Pointe Church onto the main lanes of I-30 before exiting at John King Blvd.   The procession will turn north on John King Blvd to State Hwy 66 and […]

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