BBQ fundraiser benefiting Rockwall Relay for Life

Bite into some serious barbecue benefiting the American Cancer Society and the Rockwall Relay for Life. The fundraising lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7 in the American National Bank parking lot at the corner of Ridge Road and Horizon in Rockwall. BBQ provided on behalf of the Pat Grady […]

Rockwall High advances to area competition with ‘Elephant Man’

(Rockwall High School) Amidst the weather turbulence of yesterday (March 3), the Rockwall High School Theatre Arts Department advanced to area competition with the production of The Elephant Man. Rockwall and Highland Park will compete again along with other schools on Saturday, April 14 at Plano West High School. Individual awards that were presented included […]

Cullins Lake Pointe students participate in Sons of American Revolution poster contest

(Rockwall ISD) Fifth grade students at Doris Cullins Lake Pointe Elementary School recently participated in the Sons of The American Revolution poster contest.  This year’s topic was the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Sam Wigley won first place for his art work and his poster went on to the state competition. Sam was awarded $100, a certificate, and […]

59th Annual Rockwall Youth Fair results announced

Enthusiasm and excitement filled the air as the 59th Annual Rockwall Youth Fair got underway with more than 200 entries. The activity, held at the Rockwall ISD Ag Complex on Riding Club Road, took place from Wednesday, March 21 through March 24, 2012. The Youth Fair was held as an achievement event for all youth […]

Meet Eddie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Eddie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Eddie is an incredibly sweet red heeler. He’s a highly intelligent, attentive and friendly dog. He currently lives at the Rockwall animal shelter with Elvis, his near-identical twin. Both brothers pick up on obedience training in a flash. Make this Easter one to remember by making Eddie (and perhaps Elvis too!) a member of your […]

Our Universe Today: When the sun belches…

Our Universe Today: When the sun belches…

On 29 March, 2012, the Sun came back to life for many of us who pay attention to such events. Active region AR1429 rotated back onto the Earth-facing Sun on its northern hemisphere. In this case, the Sun is like a giant conveyor belt moving from our left to right. The last time the sunspots […]

Landmark sign posted at Wallace Farmstead

Stanley Springer and Neil Turner have installed another Rockwall County Historical Foundation Farmstead Landmark sign at the Wallace native prairie meadow on Cullins Road between Wallace Lane and Lofland Circle. The Wallace Farmstead, originally a 280 acre tract, was designated as a Texas Family Land Heritage property in 1984.  The land has been continuously used […]

Rockwall High artists draw top honors at Youth Fair

Rockwall High artists draw top honors at Youth Fair

Art in a Barn Rockwall High School won all three Best of Show categories and several other top awards at the Rockwall County Youth Fair. Pictured from left are art award winners Lars Michelem, Dulce Huesca, Clay Honeycutt, Karis Ford, Lauren James, Haylee McCue, Chelsea Day and Kristina Stovall. Submitted by Jennifer Faunce, Rockwall ISD. To […]

New chef’s coats top off quality, service standards

(Rockwall ISD) Dobbs Elementary cafeteria manager Erin Gooch, right, stands with principal Teresa Twedell in her new chef’s coat. The coat, along with a copy of the book The Professional Chef, was presented to Erin and five other Rockwall Elementary cafeteria managers by Julie Farris , director of Child Nutrition in the Rockwall ISD, for […]

‘A Bug’s Life’ at Dobbs Elementary

(Rockwall ISD) Dobbs kindergarten students recently constructed models of the insects they have been researching. Pictured with their projects, in the back row, from left, are Garrett Mitchell, Emiliano Campos, Connor Davis, and Ryan Brackett, and front row, from left, Blake Ogden, Zaria Taylor, David Luna, and Allie Lynskey. Submitted by Norma Terrell, Rockwall ISD. […]