Heroes Day event to celebrate Rockwall County first responders on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Heroes Day event to celebrate Rockwall County first responders on 20th anniversary of 9/11

ROCKWALL, TX – July 27, 2021 — This coming September, on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Rockwall community is invited to a special day of gratitude for our local heroes. On Saturday, Sept. 11th from 9AM to 11PM, join Rockwall County first responders and their families at Harry Myers Park for […]

From the desk of Congressman Pat Fallon, TX-04

From the desk of Congressman Pat Fallon, TX-04

(July 26, 2021) When Bill Clinton and Barak Obama were president, many members of Congress vehemently opposed their policies and politics. We truly believed they had bad ideas for America, but most of us did not question their mental acuity because we had no reason to. After witnessing Joe Biden interact with the press, elected […]

Black Star Sport Horses equestrian qualifies for FEI North American Youth Championships

Black Star Sport Horses equestrian qualifies for FEI North American Youth Championships

ROCKWALL, TX – July 26, 2021 — Dallas equestrian Isabella Fielder has qualified for the FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC). NAYC is a prestigious international competition that brings together the young riders (ages 14-21) to compete in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of dressage, show jumping, and eventing. This year the event will take […]

Celebration of Life: Services for Bliss Ferris, fifth generation Rockwall County resident

Celebration of Life: Services for Bliss Ferris, fifth generation Rockwall County resident

ROCKWALL, TX (July 23, 2021) Bliss Ferris, mother, wife, daughter, and friend, has joined her heavenly family. She will be remembered for her heart of service and love for others, especially her precious daughters, Bronwyn and Blythe, and her loving husband, James. She was a devoted daughter and friend to so many. Bliss was a […]

Rockwall dedicates Harbor lighthouse to local legend and master sailor Scott Self

Rockwall dedicates Harbor lighthouse to local legend and master sailor Scott Self

ROCKWALL, TX – July 23, 2021 — The late Scott Self dedicated his life to sharing his passion for sailing and the love for his Rockwall community. What could be more fitting than to dedicate a lighthouse in his honor? Prior to the Concert by the Lake on Thursday, July 22nd, dozens gathered to witness […]

Rising country music star Erin Kinsey of Rockwall to perform concert at Southern Junction Aug. 21st

Rising country music star Erin Kinsey of Rockwall to perform concert at Southern Junction Aug. 21st

ROCKWALL, TX – July 22, 2021 — Come out to Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse on Aug. 21st at 6 p.m. to see rising country artist Erin Kinsey of Rockwall perform a concert for her hometown. The event marks Kinsey’s first full concert in the area since releasing her popular single, “Drunk Too.” Her impromptu […]

Lone Star CASA welcomes six new volunteer advocates

Lone Star CASA welcomes six new volunteer advocates

ROCKWALL, TX (July 21, 2021) Lone Star CASA welcomed six new CASA advocates today, sworn in by Judge Brett Hall in Rockwall. Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) trains volunteers to advocate for children in the foster care system in Kaufman and Rockwall counties.  Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, pass background […]

Rockwall ISD School Board tours Lupe Garcia Elementary, recognizes students, reviews proposed bond projects and more

Rockwall ISD School Board tours Lupe Garcia Elementary, recognizes students, reviews proposed bond projects and more

ROCKWALL, TX (July 20, 2021) The following is a Rockwall ISD press release summarizing last night’s RISD Board of Trustees meeting. NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items. For more information on every agenda item presented, click the following link>> www.rockwallisd.com. Board of Trustees Tour Lupe Garcia Elementary School At 4:30 p.m., the Board […]

School is in session: Vandermont encourages project-based learning

School is in session: Vandermont encourages project-based learning

Vandermont School to open this fall to Rockwall County students, host Summer Info Family Bash July 22nd   ROCKWALL, TX – July 19, 2021 — Rockwall County is getting a new school that lets students learn, build skills and discover their true selves by solving real-world problems. Vandermont, a private non-profit Christian school located at […]

Lakeside Florist in Rockwall celebrates anniversary at 506 N Goliad

Lakeside Florist in Rockwall celebrates anniversary at 506 N Goliad

ROCKWALL, TX – July 16, 2021 — Saturday, July 24 Lakeside Florist is celebrating one year in their new location at 506 N Goliad and 21 years in business serving the Rockwall community. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., guests can build their own bouquet at the flower bar, selecting the stems they want as […]

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