Texas Health Hospital Rockwall recognized nationally with 5-star rating

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall recognized nationally with 5-star rating

New CMS Rankings Award Facility 5 Stars ROCKWALL, TX (May 6, 2021) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall was recognized as a 5 Star Hospital by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on April 30. This is a significant accomplishment awarded to only 27 hospitals in Texas and just 10% of hospitals surveyed across the […]

Shoes For Kids program accepting donations to help underprivileged children kick off the school year right

Shoes For Kids program accepting donations to help underprivileged children kick off the school year right

ROCKWALL, TX – May 6, 2021 — This summer, the community will help local children from low-income families start the next school year off on the right foot with the Shoes For Kids program. On July 31st, the First United Methodist Church Rockwall will host a massive distribution event providing shoes, backpacks, school supplies and […]

Patti Richter, On Faith: Life Lessons on a Mother’s Love

Patti Richter, On Faith: Life Lessons on a Mother’s Love

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (May 6, 2021) Saturday mornings were the worst. My usual routine of dusting each room and dry-mopping the floors grew tedious in the weeks after losing my mother. For over a decade I’d held a phone in one hand and cleaning items in the other while my weekly conversation with Mom made the Saturday […]

Rockwall Speech & Debate student Randall Klaver advances to Nationals

Rockwall Speech & Debate student Randall Klaver advances to Nationals

ROCKWALL, TX (May 6, 2021) The Rockwall High School Speech & Debate Team seniors recently competed in the National Speech and Debate Association’s National Qualifiers meet where Randall Klaver qualified to advance to compete in International Extemp at Nationals. Congratulations to the following students who competed: Mary (Renee) Stevens – 5th in Humorous Interpretation; 15th […]

Rockwall High School Boys Gymnastics Team wins state championship

Rockwall High School Boys Gymnastics Team wins state championship

ROCKWALL, TX (May 6, 2021) A message on Rockwall ISD website: The Rockwall High School Boys Gymnastics team put a perfect finish to an already amazing season.  They had season high team scores for both compulsory and optional days.  I am so proud of not just what they have accomplished, but more importantly, their cohesiveness and […]

Rockwall ISD art students earn medals at State VASE Contest, including Gold Seal

Rockwall ISD art students earn medals at State VASE Contest, including Gold Seal

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (May 6, 2021) Rockwall High School and Rockwall-Heath High School art students recently competed at the state VASE competition where many students won medals, including Kory Griggs who also was a Gold Seal recipient. There are more than 36,000 Art entries for VASE and only the top 150 in the state receive a […]

Rockwall County mayors host National Day of Prayer breakfast

Rockwall County mayors host National Day of Prayer breakfast

ROCKWALL, TX – May 6, 2021 — Rockwall County mayors invited the community to a prayer breakfast this morning in recognition of National Prayer Day. The Rockwall Honor Guard kicked off the program, followed by a special time of worship music from Zane Latta with Ridgeview Church in Rockwall. Attendees welcomed an inspirational sermon and […]

Rockwall police seek help identifying ‘porch package’ theft suspect

Rockwall police seek help identifying ‘porch package’ theft suspect

ROCKWALL, TX (May 5, 2021) Detectives with the Rockwall Police Department need your help to identify a male suspect that stole a package from a porch in the 1700 block of Hickory Creek Drive on March 26. The suspect drove away from the scene in the truck that is shown. Rockwall County Crime Stoppers will […]

Dodie’s Cajun Diner raises big bucks for Angel Campers with 7th Annual Crawfish Fest

Dodie’s Cajun Diner raises big bucks for Angel Campers with 7th Annual Crawfish Fest

ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2021 — The community enjoyed mudbugs and music galore at the Dodie’s Cajun Diner 2021 Crawfish Fest this past weekend. Dodie’s staff served up 1,855 pounds of crawfish and raised more than $6,000 for the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Angel Camp, which provides day camp activities like swimming, archery […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels, Area Agency on Aging offers helpful resource booklet

Rockwall Meals on Wheels, Area Agency on Aging offers helpful resource booklet

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (May 5, 2021) Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, 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 their […]

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