Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, will host a Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes Valentine’s Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Enjoy coffee, juice, fruit, all-you-can-eat pancakes and a self-guided tour around the sanctuary. In-Sync is home to over 70 rescued exotic cats. The nonprofit […]

City of Rockwall announces new Chief of Police

City of Rockwall announces new Chief of Police

Rockwall City Manager Rick Crowley has selected Max Geron to serve as the new Chief of Police. Crowley said, “Chief Geron brings a great attitude, skill set and broad range of experience, as well great appreciation and respect for the Rockwall Police Department, and the resolve to continue the great tradition of service to our citizens and […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office, police undercover operation targeting online child sex predators leads to arrests

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office, police undercover operation targeting online child sex predators leads to arrests

On January 14, 2020, the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office along with the Rockwall Police Department initiated a three-day undercover operation targeting on-line child sex predators. Detectives went online and within a very short period of time, received solicitations and sexually explicit images from men wanting to meet for the purpose of engaging in inappropriate sexual […]

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is a program through FEMA to help train and organize local citizens to help during disasters or other times of need. EastTex Regional CERT is sponsored by the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management, and are an all-volunteer organization that helps local law enforcement, fire, and emergency management during public […]

Support Rockwall County 4-H with Souper Bowl of Caring

Support Rockwall County 4-H with Souper Bowl of Caring

r Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club is tackling hunger with the Souper Bowl of Caring, a national movement of young people, working together around the time of the Super Bowl football game to fight hunger and poverty in their local communities. Join the Rockwall County 4-H in collecting Country Archer Beef Sticks, or any other […]

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Rockwall County Helping Hands Senior Director of Philanthropy, Melody Hail, was recently selected out of thousands of applicants from across the country for the Allstate Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program in Chicago. Chosen due to her extensive nonprofit background and years of experience, Hail has worked for Helping Hands for 10 years and has served the […]

Rockwall Chamber announces 2020 Board of Directors

Rockwall Chamber announces 2020 Board of Directors

The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its 2020 Board of Directors. The Chamber Board of Directors represents the best cross-section of its Partners and the Rockwall business community. The Board oversees the Chamber, making sure the organization stays on track with the mission to “Make everyday extraordinary for business in Rockwall […]

Spring registration underway for free Microsoft classes at Rockwall library

Spring registration underway for free Microsoft classes at Rockwall library

The Rockwall County Library has begun accepting registrations for its FREE Spring Microsoft classes. Choose a Tuesday/Thursday evening or a Saturday afternoon class. See the schedule above. To register, call 972-204-7700. Thank you to Chantal Walvoord, Adult Services Librarian, Rockwall County Library for keeping us posted on classes and other events happening at the library. Blue Ribbon News […]

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School graders harvest and eat what they plant

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School graders harvest and eat what they plant

Second graders at Amy Parks-Heath ES didn’t let a few sprinkles keep them from coming out to the garden and transplanting a variety of lettuce and cabbage. They listened carefully to Ms. Jane Bukowitz give her expertise on worms and their beneficial properties to the garden soil. Students filled the soil with worms in an […]

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Mark your calendars and join Women in Need (WIN) for their annual Chocolate Indulgence event on Friday, February 14 at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath. A special VIP sponsorship cocktail party is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.; doors open to the public at 6. Guests will enjoy a memorable Valentine’s evening of […]

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