Lake Pointe Church seeks donations to help feed local school kids, elderly

Lake Pointe Church seeks donations to help feed local school kids, elderly

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 29, 2020) Lake Pointe Church wants to make sure that the most vulnerable have meals during this pandemic. Lake Pointe Church has partnered with ISDs and Child Protective Services to ensure Rockwall County children continue to eat while schools are closed. Lake Pointe has also partnered with Meals on Wheels Senior Services […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Maddie Mulliken, Rockwall High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Maddie Mulliken, Rockwall High School

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 29, 2020) Maddie Mulliken is a senior at Rockwall High School. She also attended Grace Hartman Elementary and Williams Middle School. Maddie is a three year member of the Rockwall High School Stingerettes and currently serves as the Vice President. She has studied dance for the past 14 years and is a […]

Coronavirus Antibody Drive-Thru Testing available in Heath Wednesday and Thursday

Coronavirus Antibody Drive-Thru Testing available in Heath Wednesday and Thursday

(HEATH, TX – April 27, 2020) Cornoavirus Antibody Drive-Thru Testing is being offered in Heath on Wednesday, April 29, and Thursday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway. The cost is $50. For more information on the specific type of test provided at this location, such as […]

Traffic shift on SH 276 in Rockwall County next week

Traffic shift on SH 276 in Rockwall County next week

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 22, 2020) WEATHER PERMITTING, traffic on State Highway 276 between SH 205 and Farm-to-Market 549 (FM 549) will shift from its current configuration to a divided roadway on Tuesday, April 28 at 9 a.m. Westbound traffic will be placed on the newly constructed roadway and eastbound traffic will remain at […]

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 6, 2019) On June 4th, State Representative Justin Holland provided a summary of the 86th Texas Legislative Session during a Rockwall Chamber of Commerce breakfast event. The House and the Senate filed more than 7,500 bills during the session, which ended on May 27th. Of those, less than 20 percent (1,427 […]

New Manmade Lake to Bring Clean, Quality Water to Rockwall County

New Manmade Lake to Bring Clean, Quality Water to Rockwall County

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 31, 2019) Last spring, the North Texas Municipal Water District broke ground on the first major manmade lake Texas has seen in nearly three decades – Bois d’Arc Lake. Recently, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court welcomed an update from NTMWD on the project. Components of Bois d’Arc Lake Bois d’Arc […]

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2019) On Thursday, March 7, Congressman Ralph Moody Hall, a Rockwall native who was the oldest ever member of the U.S. House of Representatives, died peacefully in his home at the age of 95. Hall was born on May 3, 1923, in Fate, Texas and was a lifelong resident of […]

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party March 16 in Lower Greenville

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party March 16 in Lower Greenville

(DALLAS, TX – February 26, 2019) The Vanderbilt to Vickery Association will host its annual Lower Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, the largest one of its kind in Dallas, on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The Block Party runs 9 AM-7 PM in Lower Greenville between Vanderbilt and Vickery. Guests 21 and older are […]

Melissa Tate Shares Story of Saving Smirl Chapel

Melissa Tate Shares Story of Saving Smirl Chapel

*This story written by Melissa Tate of Rockwall was first reported by LoveWhatMatters.com and reprinted here with their permission. See their original story:  https://www.lovewhatmatters.com/i-remember-how-dark-and-frigid-the-inside-was-it-was-completely-empty-not-one-piece-of-furniture-nothing-i-wandered-into-a-room-off-to-the-side-i-walked-towards-it-and-instantly-got-chills/ (ROCKWALL, TX — January 31, 2019) “Not many can say the words I am about to say – my dad was the coolest person I’ve ever known. When all of my other […]

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 […]

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