Fun with Blue: How to make Ocean Slime

Fun with Blue: How to make Ocean Slime

ROCKWALL, TX – April 5, 2021 — This month, you’ll likely notice a LOT of the color blue around Rockwall County. That’s because April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, when communities and organizations around the country take part in activities, promotions and special events to raise awareness on child abuse prevention and #GoBlueForKids. We’ve decked […]

Meet Curly, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Curly, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX – April 5, 2021 – Meet Curly! This sweet little kitten loves to make biscuits when he is getting petted! His brothers just got adopted and now he’s a little confused. He’d sure love to have some new companions! Curly is current on his vaccines, microchipped, and neutered. Contact info@rockwallpets.com for more info  or come […]

Rockwall County proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month

Rockwall County proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month

ROCKWALL, TX – April 2, 2021 — Rockwall County kicked off Child Abuse Prevention Month with a proclamation at the Historic Courthouse on the Downtown Square on April 1st. The Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County joined city and county officials, the Rainbow Room of Rockwall County, and Lone Star CASA on the steps of […]

Rest Haven accepting entries in its annual Memorial Day Essay Contest for scholarships

Rest Haven accepting entries in its annual Memorial Day Essay Contest for scholarships

ROCKWALL, TX – April 2, 2021 – More than $1500 in scholarships will be awarded to local students this year in the Annual Memorial Day Essay Contest, sponsored by Dewayne and Ann Cain and Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park. The topic is: “What does Memorial Day mean to you?” All graduating seniors from […]

Patti Richter, On Faith: Amazing Grace in a Punkerish Place

Patti Richter, On Faith: Amazing Grace in a Punkerish Place

April 2, 2021 – My friend Cindi, in the words of Dr. Seuss, has been in a “terribly prickly place.” Cindi undergoes intermittent treatments for an incurable cancer. During Cindi’s recent round of chemotherapy, her husband suffered an unexpected health crisis of his own and spent a week in the hospital recovering from emergency surgery. While […]

Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath name Class of 2021 Top Ten Graduates

Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath name Class of 2021 Top Ten Graduates

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 2, 2021 – Congratulations to the top ten Class of 2021 graduates from Rockwall High School and Rockwall-Heath High School. They are: ROCKWALL HIGH SCHOOL  Valedictorian – Brittani Stirling Salutatorian – Seth Choi #3 – Stella Beaty #4 – Jackson Bell #5 – Daher Omar #6 – Francis Yeh #7 – […]

Rockwall Police Department participates in Drug Take Back Initiative April 24

Rockwall Police Department participates in Drug Take Back Initiative April 24

ROCKWALL, TX – April 1, 2021 – The Rockwall Police Department will participate in the Drug Take Back Initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24. You may drop off unused or expired medication at the John Fitzwater Sr. Community Services Center located at 1113 Ridge Rd. They are not able to take […]

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Easter Banana Pudding Cups

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Easter Banana Pudding Cups

ROCKWALL, TX – April 1, 2021 – It feels like Easter 2020 was a lifetime ago and yet, we have only lived one year in that amount of time. I remember last year we were all still filled with immense uncertainty. Churches scrambling to find ways to reach their congregation without meeting in person, shelves […]

Rockwall ISD earns Excellence in Financial Management Award

Rockwall ISD earns Excellence in Financial Management Award

ROCKWALL,TX – April 1, 2021 – At its virtual annual conference in February, Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) awarded 10 districts with the Award of Excellence in Financial Management, including Rockwall ISD. This new program recognizes Texas school districts that have implemented professional standards, best practices and innovations in financial reporting. “It’s a […]

Rockwall County Candidate Forum set for April 8 at Courthouse

Rockwall County Candidate Forum set for April 8 at Courthouse

ROCKWALL, TX – April 1, 2021 – The public is invited to the upcoming Rockwall County Candidate Forum from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 8 at the Rockwall County Courthouse, Liberty Hall, 1111 E. Yellowjacket Lane. The event is presented by the Rockwall County Republican Party. David Peek, Rockwall County Treasurer, will serve as […]