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 […]

Students participate in mock trial at historic Rockwall courthouse

Students participate in mock trial at historic Rockwall courthouse

ROCKWALL, TX (May 3, 2021) On April 29th, thirteen 8th grade students from the local homeschool organization, Classical Conversations®, competed in a Mock Trial at the historic Rockwall Courthouse under the guidance of Directors Mindy Hilferty and Shawna Sullivan. The Honorable Judge Brian Williams, Presiding Judge for the Rockwall County Court at Law, presided over […]

Rockwall unites to preserve historic African-American cemetery

Rockwall unites to preserve historic African-American cemetery

ROCKWALL, TX (May 3, 2021) The newly formed Glen Hill Cemetery Preservation Society, city officials, and family cemetery owners have come together to preserve and restore Glen Hill Cemetery, a historic African-American cemetery in Rockwall. This 1.27-acre cemetery near the present-day Harbor development is the only remaining vestige of what was once a thriving African-American section […]

Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2020) Planning a fundraiser in the midst of a pandemic has its challenges, but for Development Director Maureen Cook, turning obstacles into opportunities is what she does best – especially when she has the support of gala committee co- chairs Amy Lawrence and Tracey Landry. Produced by BRN Media. Meals on Wheels […]

Tips and tools available for family caregivers through Rockwall County Meals on Wheels

Tips and tools available for family caregivers through Rockwall County Meals on Wheels

ROCKWALL, TX (September 10, 2020) Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, plus information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers own self-sufficiency and […]

Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

ROCKWALL, TX (August 14, 2020) The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging is offering a series of FREE virtual or phone-in workshops for self-care. Each series of six workshops covers: Self-testing (select workshops) Exercise Dealing with health worries Healthy eating Dealing with pain & fatigue Problem-solving and MORE! Register today for self-management programs: 800-272-3921. […]

WWI Centennial: 3 Ways to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI

WWI Centennial: 3 Ways to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2018) One hundred years ago in August through November of 1918, thousands of Texans dedicated themselves to serving our country during World War I. Around 200,000 Texans served in uniform during the Great War. Over 5,000 of them made the ultimate sacrifice, laying down their lives to protect the freedoms […]

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 27, 2018) The team of deputies making up the North Texas Criminal Interdiction Unit are showing they’re a force to be reckoned with for those smuggling drugs and human cargo across the region’s major highways. In December 2017, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner, Grayson County Sheriff Tom Watt, Hunt County Sheriff […]

Toyota Raffle Drawing April 14

Limited tickets available for April 14 drawing (ROCKWALL, TX – March 13, 2017) Toyota of Rockwall and The Genesis Center of Kaufman County have teamed up to put one lucky raffle winner in the driver’s seat of a completely restored 1994 Toyota Supra Twin Turbo. This sports car – the same model that was made […]

Open Carry gun law effective Jan 1

Open Carry gun law effective Jan 1

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 1, 2016) Rockwall residents learned all about the new Open Carry law that takes effect today during a special information session put on in mid-December by CARGO (Citizens Association for Responsible Gun Ownership) at The Center in Rockwall. CARGO invited State Senator Bob Hall – who was active in getting the […]

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