Celebration of Life: Joan Worthing Miller

Celebration of Life: Joan Worthing Miller

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Joan Worthing Miller, age 88, passed away from this life into Heaven on Monday, January 11, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Rockwall, Texas. Joan was born in Boyne City, Michigan to Arden Leslie Worthing and Geraldine Holland Worthing. She accepted Jesus into her life in August 1961 […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Inez Rupe Smith, fourth generation Rockwall resident

Celebration of Life: Services for Inez Rupe Smith, fourth generation Rockwall resident

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 2, 2021 – Inez Rupe Smith, age 95, passed peacefully from this life into heaven last week at Texas Health Hospital. Inez was born in Rockwall, TX to Mable Moore Rupe and William Franklin Rupe. She gave her life to Christ in July of 1937 and remained a lifetime member of […]

COVID restrictions give Rockwall-Heath family’s annual teddy bear project a ‘noteworthy’ spin

COVID restrictions give Rockwall-Heath family’s annual teddy bear project a ‘noteworthy’ spin

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Dec. 16, 2020 – For the past three years, the Weaver Boys Teddy Bear Project has collected hundreds of teddy bears for Texas Children’s Hospital during the holiday season. This year, however, due to COVID-19 restrictions at the hospital, teddy bears were not approved. So the Weaver boys teamed up with Small […]

Final Salute at Texas Health Rockwall: Oldest known living Aggie dies at 106

Final Salute at Texas Health Rockwall: Oldest known living Aggie dies at 106

ROCKWALL, TX – December 13, 2020 — The oldest known living Aggie, Col. Lee Eynon James, passed away on Dec. 10 at 106 years old at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall. James lived through quite a lot in his 106 years, watching the world change and experiencing history in the making. He was born in 1914 […]

Retiring Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson honored with ‘Appreciation Day’

Retiring Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson honored with ‘Appreciation Day’

ROCKWALL, TX – December 11, 2020 – Today was proclaimed Sheriff Harold Eavenson Appreciation Day, presented by Rockwall County Judge David Sweet on behalf of the Commissioners Court, honoring and recognizing Sheriff Eavenson’s  20 years of service to Rockwall County and its citizens. Sheriff Jim Skinner from the Collin County Sheriff’s Office and long time […]

Flags lower to half-staff through Thursday in memory of Rockwall County Commissioner David Magness

Flags lower to half-staff through Thursday in memory of Rockwall County Commissioner David Magness

ROCKWALL, TX – December 7, 2020 – In memory and honor of Rockwall County Commissioner David Magness, the United States flag and State of Texas flag may be lowered to half-staff through Thursday, December 10, 2020 in Rockwall County. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share […]

Rockwall’s ‘Bagel Lady’ connects local Jewish community through Jews of Rockwall County group

Rockwall’s ‘Bagel Lady’ connects local Jewish community through Jews of Rockwall County group

ROCKWALL, TX – November 5, 2020 — Meet Revi Shababo-Menasche, an Israeli native who serves up some of the best bagels you’ll ever eat at her shop at 316 South Goliad in Rockwall – The Bagel Lady. “I make all of my bagels in house, with no preservatives. They’re water-boiled, which makes them firm and […]

Rockwall Police Sergeant recognized with lifesaving award

Rockwall Police Sergeant recognized with lifesaving award

ROCKWALL, TX – November 5, 2020 — The Rockwall city council and Rockwall Police Department recognized Sergeant John “Marty” Arrowood with a lifesaving award during Monday night’s regular meeting. Sgt. Arrowood was presented the award for his heroic actions in saving a life on Aug. 29. “Marty represents what is outstanding about the Rockwall Police […]

Local sixth grader designs T-shirts in support of Rockwall ISD science teacher battling breast cancer

Local sixth grader designs T-shirts in support of Rockwall ISD science teacher battling breast cancer

ROCKWALL, TX – November 2, 2020 — When local sixth grader Lani Voorhes learned that his former 5th grade science teacher Randi Kerby was diagnosed with breast cancer, he knew he had to do something to show support for his favorite teacher. He called his dad at work to tell him about Ms. Kerby – […]

Rockwall Rabbi looks to connect Jews to their heritage with local Chabad community center

Rockwall Rabbi looks to connect Jews to their heritage with local Chabad community center

ROCKWALL, TX – October 30, 2020 — Meet Moishy Kalmenson, a local Rabbi who along with his wife Chana is looking to create a warm and vibrant Jewish community center for Rockwall County known as a Chabad House. Chabad is a worldwide movement providing Jews all around the world with a place where they can […]

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