Top honor awarded to Rockwall County Boys & Girls Club CEO

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (August 24, 2014) Misti Potter, President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall County, recently received the highest honor bestowed upon a Boys & Girls Club Professional in the eight state region, during the BGCA Southwest Regional Leadership Conference in San Antonio. The Jim Wetherington Southwesterner Award is presented […]

‘Ralph Hall Day on Ralph Hall Parkway’ honors Congressman

ROCKWALL, TX (August 18, 2014) U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall was recognized during a special appreciation event today hosted by Rock Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care in Rockwall. “Ralph Hall Day on Ralph Hall Parkway” brought together community members, friends and family. Mayor David Sweet opened the event by sharing several of Congressman Hall’s accomplishments. […]

City of Rockwall employee reflects on 40 years of service

ROCKWALL, TX (August 12, 2014) Russell Lawrence began working for the City of Rockwall long before many of its current residents were born.  Hired on August 13, 1974, the City’s Parks Superintendent celebrates his 40th year of service to the residents of Rockwall this month.  With a population of less than 6,000 in the 1970’s […]

Heath junior Logan Peet awarded Eagle Scout

HEATH, TX. (August 5, 2014) Logan Dennis Peet was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout this Spring when his Eagle Court of Honor was held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Heath. The ceremony was conducted by Nigel McGregor, and his Honor Guard included Ethan Smith, Malachi Morrell, and Vance Christensen. […]

Hanna 4 Hope Color Splash Trail Run/Walk to raise awareness about teen suicide

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 14, 2014)  The 2nd Annual Hanna 4 Hope Color Splash Trail Run/Walk will be Saturday, September 13, rain or shine, at Squabble Creek Trail,2201 N. Lakeshore Drive in Rockwall. Hundreds of community members, classmates, friends and family are expected to participate in memory of Rockwall High School freshman Hanna Clark, who took her […]

Rockwall City Councilman Bennie Daniels shares childhood memory

ROCKWALL,TX. (July 15, 2014) It is a privilege to tell the story of my good friend, Bennie Daniels. Bennie is a man of varied talent, wisdom and success. He has taught me much about life and relationships over the past 25 plus years. He has been my older brother that I did not have as […]

Local coach infuses life lessons into football

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (July 13, 2014) While juggling a job and a family of six kids, Preston Nix still finds time to give back to his community and make an impact in the lives of young athletes by coaching football for the JER Chilton YMCA. Nix started a sports program eight years ago to offer a […]

Personality, caring attitude accounts for bank employee’s success

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 27, 2014) ‘Relationship Banker’ is printed on Dorothy Spradlin’s business cards for BB&T Bank, Rockwall Branch. The word relationship is defined as “the state of connectedness between two or more persons.” A Relationship Banker must be outgoing, professional, have good communication skills and a strong work ethic. Perfect match – Dorothy’s business cards […]


ROCKWALL, TX (April 3, 2014) While still in high school, local resident Terry Sumerlin realized that his family would be unable to send him to college. So he attended Barber College and by the time he was a senior in high school he barbered in a barber shop in San Antonio, TX.  The years in that […]

‘RanDDom’ as he is… Country singer Deryl Dodd is back

ROCKWALL, TX (March 31, 2014) Recently Rockwall resident Cheryl Dodd Nabors proudly shared, “Deryl Dodd Productions” on her facebook.  She is not only the twin of the authentic country singer but also one of his biggest fans. Having grown up with a strong belief in God, Deryl, Cheryl and other members of the close-knit Dodd […]

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