Plan ahead for April’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

(Heath) Plan ahead to safely dispose of hazardous waste on April 21, when the City of Heath joins the City of Rockwall to host the 12th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection/Environmental Action Day. Drop off items between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Rockwall’s Service Center at1600 Airport Road in Rockwall. The event is open […]

Survivor breakfast at Applebee’s March 10

All cancer survivors are invited to Applebee’s, located at 687 Interstate 30 in Rockwall, from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10 for an all-you-can-eat breakfast. Tickets are only $3 each and include a chance to win terrific door prizes and an opportunity to meet other cancer survivors. Read about the Rockwall Relay for Life […]

From Big Hat Bingo Bash to charity ball

From Big Hat Bingo Bash to charity ball

The Rockwall Women’s League’s inaugural Big Hat Bingo Bash was a huge success for the service organization. The event, which featured brunch and six games of Bingo for prizes, was held on January 27, 2012, at the Dallas Athletic Club. Elaine Sullivan, of Coldwell Banker-Rockwall, won two tickets to the upcoming Rockwall Women’s League Annual Charity […]

Science in schools, in church, in the sky

Our Universe Today seems to be earning its readership. Here’s how you can tell if people read your columns.  Based on prior experience writing for a publication whose name rhymes with Periled Tanner, I call this the “Snap Guy” hypothesis and it goes like this: Whenever you are out and about in the community, you […]

Women’s League to host ‘Waltz Across Texas’ charity ball

Women’s League to host ‘Waltz Across Texas’ charity ball

(Rockwall) Rockwall Women’s League will host its annual charity ball, “Waltz Across Texas,” from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at Black Star Farm, located between Highway 205 and Horizon Road on Highway 549 in Rockwall. The event will include a Texas-sized feast by Eddie Deen, boot scootin’ music by the Breckenridge Band and Jolie Holliday and Friends, and a […]

Earth Science at Dobbs Elementary

(Rockwall ISD) Dobbs Elementary third graders are using the Proscope microscope and iPad to magnify and compare soil samples taken from the Rockwall area. Pictured are Arian  Mehdizadegan (left) and Ethan Spearman from Beverly Dobb’s third grade class. Submitted by Norma Terrell. To submit your news and events, email .

Dads sign commitment to love, coach, model, encourage their kids

(Rockwall ISD) Celia Hays Elementary dads sent a message of commitment to their children. They held an event where 150 dads, representing 285 students, came and listened to an inspirational message from Coach Scott Smith of Rockwall ISD about being a great father. Dads connected with each other and at the end of the night signed […]

Lake Pointe launches system to improve heart attack patient outcomes

Web-based LIFENET® System utilizes emergent patient data to help reduce time to treatment in the Lake Ray Hubbard Community (Rowlett) Feb. 27, 2012 – Lake Pointe Health Network today announced they have launched a new system to help improve heart attack patient outcomes.  The LIFENET System, from Physio-Control, Inc., offers emergency medical services and hospital […]

Jaguars jump rope to the tune of more than $10,000

(Rockwall ISD) Dorris A. Jones Elementary PE students ended their heart study unit by showcasing jump rope routines and holding a Jump Rope for Heart fundraising event. Students raised $10,528.88 for the American Heart Association. Jones’ Jump Rope Contest winners, shown with Assistant Principal Ruth Johnson and PE teacher Jennifer Holton, are (from left) Manning […]

Dobbs students get creative with famous Americans

Dobbs students get creative with famous Americans

(Rockwall ISD) Dobbs Elementary second graders have created bottle dolls to resemble the famous Americans they have been researching. Pictured with their dolls are (back row, from left) Jayden McDonald and Diego Chavez, and (front) Krista Johnson and Jessica McCoy.