Open letter to City of Fate citizens from Mayor David Billings

Open letter to City of Fate citizens from Mayor David Billings

FATE, TX (May 24, 2022) Today is election day for Democratic and Republican primary run-offs. This election will choose the nominees  for many state and county offices.  These elections are important. In Rockwall County, we have two races that are extremely important to the future of our city – Rockwall County Judge and Rockwall County […]

Rockwall YMCA offers free swim skills assessments, learning sessions during Memorial Weekend Open House

Rockwall YMCA offers free swim skills assessments, learning sessions during Memorial Weekend Open House

ROCKWALL, TX (May 24, 2022) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomes families to their Memorial Weekend Swim Lesson Open House, in which participants will receive a free swim skills assessment and learning session. This community event will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at the Rockwall Y, located at 1210 N. […]

This Memorial Day do not become a memory

This Memorial Day do not become a memory

ROCKWALL, TX (May 23, 2022) — During the 2019 Memorial Day weekend in Texas, there were a total of 360 driving under the influence (DUI) alcohol-related traffic crashes, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Those crashes killed 16 people and seriously injured another 34. All of these crashes were 100 percent preventable. Texas […]

Rockwall Music Teachers Association opens application window for Glynda King Music Education Scholarship

Rockwall Music Teachers Association opens application window for Glynda King Music Education Scholarship

ROCKWALL, TX (May 23, 2022) The Rockwall Music Teachers Association is now accepting applications for the Glynda King Music Education Scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded to deserving students who demonstrate excellence and accomplishment in their piano studies, high academic achievement, and ongoing service within their church and Rockwall community. Scholarships are awarded in denominations from $25-$500. […]

Royse City ISD again named National Showcase District for Capturing Kids’ Hearts

Royse City ISD again named National Showcase District for Capturing Kids’ Hearts

ROCKWALL, TX (May 23, 2022) Capturing Kids’ Hearts Founder Flip Flippen has announced Royse City ISD as a National Showcase District. This marks the third consecutive year that Royse City ISD has received this esteemed honor. Only 11 school districts in the United States were selected for 2021-2022. Capturing Kids’ Hearts was first introduced to […]

Meet Carly, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Carly, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (May 23, 2022) Meet Carly! Carly’s previous owners didn’t teach her not to play in traffic, so she is now healing from a broken pelvis and some abrasions. But that hasn’t broken this gorgeous girl’s spirit! Carly is goofy and sweet, loves dogs, and has no clue of personal space with people (so her perfect home wouldn’t have […]

Rockwall High School Stingerettes Senior Showcase 2022: Jayme Smith

Rockwall High School Stingerettes Senior Showcase 2022: Jayme Smith

ROCKWALL, TX (May 20, 2022) Our final Stingerette Senior Showcase for the 2021-2022 year is our Captain, Miss Jayme Smith. Jayme is the daughter of Bryan and Jennifer Smith. She is a three-year member of Stingerettes serving as a Lieutenant her Junior year. In addition, she served as Captain of the JV Jacket Babes her […]

New adventure arrives at Shenaniganz in Rockwall

New adventure arrives at Shenaniganz in Rockwall

Shenaniganz is rewriting the rules for fun, with a game theater that makes you a participant in your own adventure ROCKWALL, TX (May 20, 2022) Shenaniganz, a 75,000 square foot indoor family entertainment center located in the heart of Rockwall, is announcing the latest addition to their ever-evolving facility. The new addition called XD Dark […]

‘Best of’ Winners announced, more than $73,000 raised at 17th Annual Cars for CASA event

‘Best of’ Winners announced, more than $73,000 raised at 17th Annual Cars for CASA event

ROCKWALL, TX (May 20, 2022) This past Sunday, May 15, more than 250 cars, trucks, and bikes participated in the 17th Annual Cars for CASA Event hosted by the Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders association, benefitting CASA children in Kaufman and Rockwall counties. Lone Star CASA is a national volunteer movement that began […]

Rockwall High School Stingerette Senior Showcase 2022: Meleah Davis

Rockwall High School Stingerette Senior Showcase 2022: Meleah Davis

ROCKWALL, TX (May 19, 2022) Our Stingerette Showcase this week is Miss Meleah Davis. Meleah is the daughter of Scot and Leigh Ann Davis. Meleah is a three-year member of Stingerettes where she currently serves as First Lieutenant. Meleah is also a three-year member of the Elite team, Showstoppers, as well as Kick Company and […]

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