Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to host free panel discussion about impact of inequality, injustice on girls’ mental health

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to host free panel discussion about impact of inequality, injustice on girls’ mental health

ROCKWALL, TX – July 7, 2020 – Join Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas for a panel discussion about the impact of inequality and injustice on girls’ mental health. This event is free and open to adults interested in learning more. Our discussion conversation will be led by expert panelists, Licensed Professional Counselor, Marcellina Melvin, MA […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (7/7/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (7/7/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management ROCKWALL, TX (July 7, 2020) We have been working with the City of Rowlett to ensure cases in the Rowlett portion of Rockwall County are being reported. DSHS does not provide Rockwall County with all of Rowlett’s cases. Thanks Rowlett for being a great partner and sharing […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels celebrates client’s 100th birthday

Rockwall Meals on Wheels celebrates client’s 100th birthday

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 7, 2020) Today Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County (MOWSS) celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its longtime clients, Norma Gray. MOWSS joined Norma’s friends and family in delivering lots of goodies and fellowship for the birthday girl in social distancing fashion to commemorate her special day. As […]

Historical Foundation exhibit at Bailey House pays tribute to Rockwall as ‘Wedding Capital of Texas’

Historical Foundation exhibit at Bailey House pays tribute to Rockwall as ‘Wedding Capital of Texas’

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (July 7, 2020)  Did you know Rockwall was once known as the Wedding Capital of Texas? In the 1940s and 50s, a marriage license could be obtained at all hours of the night –  thanks to a local doctor who kept his practice open late to provide blood tests, and a night watchman […]

State Fair of Texas officially canceled for 2020 season

State Fair of Texas officially canceled for 2020 season

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 7, 2020) The State Fair of Texas is officially canceled this year in light of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in North Texas. The State Fair of Texas Board of Directors made the decision to vote against opening the fair this year in light of the recent spike in COVID-19 […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (7/6/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (7/6/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management  ROCKWALL, TX – July 6, 2020 – Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management, GIS, and County Judge David Sweet continued to work with DSHS over the holiday weekend. The data shown is updated, verified, and totals only include confirmed COVID-19 cases. Judge Sweet presented this data to […]

Rockwall Police release video, seek ‘Vehicle of Interest’ in Z’s Catfish incident

Rockwall Police release video, seek ‘Vehicle of Interest’ in Z’s Catfish incident

ROCKWALL, TX – July 6, 2020 Detectives with the Rockwall Police Department are seeking this vehicle of interest, a blue, 4-door sedan In reference to the Criminal Mischief to Z’s Catfish. The pictures are grainy due to the proximity of the surveillance cameras. If you have information about this vehicle or its occupants, please contact Det. […]

Rockwall County celebrates groundbreaking of Rosini Vineyards in McLendon-Chisholm

Rockwall County celebrates groundbreaking of Rosini Vineyards in McLendon-Chisholm

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 6, 2020) Local residents Greg and Carol Rosini broke ground on the new Rosini Vineyards (411 State Highway 205) this morning. Located on 25 acres in the City of McLendon-Chisholm in southern Rockwall County, the winery will offer one-of-a-kind wines made from grapes grown right on the property’s vineyard, as well […]

Governor Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation To Limit Gatherings

Governor Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation To Limit Gatherings

July 2, 2020 | Austin, Texas |  Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The Governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability […]

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 1, 2020) Sail With Scott founder and former Rockwall mayor Scott Self passed away on June 30th. Scott succumbed to complications with cancer while on hospice at his home at the age of 70. To call Scott an experienced sailor would be an understatement. He first learned at the young age […]

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