Rockwall ISD to hold Board of Trustees election May 1, candidate packets now available

Rockwall ISD to hold Board of Trustees election May 1, candidate packets now available

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 12. 2021 — The 2021 Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees election will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Three-year terms up for election are Place 1, presently held by Christopher Cuny, Place 2, presently held by Russ Childers and Place 3, presently held by Linda Duran. Candidate application packets may be […]

Rockwall County Commissioners Court appoints new Health Authority

Rockwall County Commissioners Court appoints new Health Authority

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 12, 2021 — The Rockwall County Commissioners Court appointed board-certified emergency medicine physician Dr. Dirk Perritt to serve as the Health Authority for the county. Dr. Perritt marks the third individual to serve as the County Healthy Authority, following the recent resignation from the role by Dr. Jamie Metcalf-Kelly. Dr. Perritt […]

South Garland High School alumnae twin sisters graduate top of their class twice

South Garland High School alumnae twin sisters graduate top of their class twice

GARLAND, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 — The Kelly Clarkson Show featured South Garland High School grads Tonya and Toya Harris for being two-time Vals and Sals. Watch the clip here>> https://www.kellyclarksonshow.com/video/twin-sisters-graduate-top-of-their-class-for-2nd-time/4290785 Not only did the twins graduate as the SGHS valedictorian and salutatorian, they will also receive the same honors in their doctoral program. […]

Missing child found in Fate due to quick action by Child Abduction Response Team

Missing child found in Fate due to quick action by Child Abduction Response Team

FATE, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – On January 3, 2021 at approximately 11:26 p.m., Rockwall County dispatchers received an urgent call from a parent that her 12-year-old son was missing. The mother was awakened by the garage door being closed at 11:20 p.m. and quickly found him missing. The son had left a written message […]

Cain Middle School families receive Christmas donations from KE Andrews of Rowlett

Cain Middle School families receive Christmas donations from KE Andrews of Rowlett

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 — During the holidays, state and local tax firm KE Andrews in Rowlett provided Christmas cheer to more than 60 children of Cain Middle School families. They adopted Cain Middle families who were in need due to the pandemic, shopped for presents to give to the kiddos, wrapped them […]

Graduation Ceremony Update for Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath, and Quest Academy Class of 2021

Graduation Ceremony Update for Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath, and Quest Academy Class of 2021

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – To provide a safe environment with ample space for graduates and guests, the Rockwall-Heath High School and Rockwall High School graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021 will now take place on the same day at the new Globe Life Field, located at 734 Stadium Drive in Arlington. This […]

Meet Kobalt, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Kobalt, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – Meet Kobalt! This spunky little girl is ready for her forever home. Kobalt is a Tortie girl who had a rough start to life so she lives, loves, and plays like there is no tomorrow! She loves people (big and small), dogs (big and small), food (grain free, […]

North Central Texas Council of Governments seeks public input on changes to Transportation Improvement Program

North Central Texas Council of Governments seeks public input on changes to Transportation Improvement Program

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 — The North Central Texas Council of Governments is conducting an online input opportunity beginning Jan. 11 to give residents the chance to comment on changes to the Transportation Improvement Program and Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. Staff will provide the public with changes made to the 2021-2024 TIP and […]

Texas announces COVID-19 vaccination hub providers for week of Jan. 11

Texas announces COVID-19 vaccination hub providers for week of Jan. 11

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: Texas hub providers will receive 158,825 doses of vaccine based on the number of people each provider estimated it could serve in a week. An additional 38,300 doses will go to other providers to continue vaccination in communities statewide. In […]

More blood donors sought as pandemic continues to cause blood supply shortage for hospitals

More blood donors sought as pandemic continues to cause blood supply shortage for hospitals

ROCKWALL, TX – January 11, 2021 — As hospitals continue to do all in their power to manage the recent surge of COVID-19 cases, Carter BloodCare reports that the blood supply for North, Central and East Texas communities remains very limited. Carter BloodCare Vice President of Organizational Relations Moore said while the need for blood […]