Health Center of Rockwall County Helping Hands receives COVID-19 vaccine, registration underway

Health Center of Rockwall County Helping Hands receives COVID-19 vaccine, registration underway

: : Please visit https://www.blockitnow.com/rockwallwaitlist to be added to the wait list. UPDATE: All appointment slots have been filled. To be put on the waitlist to receive a vaccine, visit this link>> http://helpinghands.bookappt.link/covid19. ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 21, 2021 – In coordination with the Rockwall County Emergency Management Office and Rockwall County, The Health Center […]

Update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution from the Department of State Health Services

Update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution from the Department of State Health Services

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 21, 2021 — In week six of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution, the Texas Department of State Health Services reports  more than one million people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. The supply of vaccine is currently limited, but more vaccine is sent to Texas each week. DSHS expects […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands donation drop off day scheduled Feb. 6

Rockwall County Helping Hands donation drop off day scheduled Feb. 6

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 21, 2021 — A Helping Hands donations drop off spot will be accepting items at Towne Center Park in Heath on Saturday, Feb. 6th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The community is invited to drop off clean, gently used clothing, shoes, books, household goods and furniture. For more information contact […]

Rockwall County long-term care facilities receive first round of COVID-19 vaccine

Rockwall County long-term care facilities receive first round of COVID-19 vaccine

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Rockwall County Judge David Sweet is happy to announce that all 12 long-term care facilities have now received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. All residents, staff and caregivers who wanted to participate had the opportunity to receive the vaccine. From the beginning of the pandemic, a […]

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Governor Greg Abbot announced a change in the state’s strategy to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to Texans. This new strategy now being implemented by the state involves shifting available vaccines to hub locations, focused on larger metro areas including Collin County, Dallas County, Denton County, Tarrant County, […]

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 […]

Stevenson Elementary School students build website to innovate school’s Lost and Found

Stevenson Elementary School students build website to innovate school’s Lost and Found

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Stevenson Elementary School 4th graders, Beau Allen and Carter Krukiel, recently worked on a project to help organize the Lost and Found at their school. They were inspired by their experience in coding and used their Hour of Code time to learn about HTML. After just one week they […]

Utley Middle School students learning through paper mache

Utley Middle School students learning through paper mache

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — In Ms. Baldwin’s art class at Utley Middle School, the students have been busy making paper mache sculptures. The students are creating figures whether it be an animal, monster, person, food item, etc., that they feel represents them well. Throughout the process, they have been talking about totem […]

Five Business Professionals of America students advance to State

Five Business Professionals of America students advance to State

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Business Professionals of America (BPA) students from Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy recently competed and at the Texas BPA Regional Conference where five students qualified for State. The Regional Conference was held virtually this year. State Qualifiers Ella Dilts – Advanced Desktop Publishing – 1ST PLACE […]

Local young breeder crowned Cattlemen’s Congress champion

Local young breeder crowned Cattlemen’s Congress champion

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Karter Peoples and heifer Berta were named 2021 National Junior Simbrah Grand Champions of the Cattlemen’s Congress elite cattle show in Oklahoma City. The inaugural show, which ran Jan. 2-17, saw top cattlemen and women from across the nation exhibit their cattle and showcase the highest quality genetics […]

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