Long Distance Caregiving: Practical tips from Rockwall Meals on Wheels

Long Distance Caregiving: Practical tips from Rockwall Meals on Wheels

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 2, 2022) Caring for an ailing loved one from afar takes organization, planning, and teamwork. Here are both practical and emotional tips to help you be a successful long distance caregiver. Successful Long Distance Caregiving It starts with you and your perspective. Be Realistic! You will not be able to do everything, but […]

From the Desk of Congressman Pat Fallon: Turning Point

From the Desk of Congressman Pat Fallon: Turning Point

Monthly letter from Congressman Fallon to constituents  (Dec. 1, 2022) – As the seasons change, and we prepare for a new Republican majority in Congress, I’ve taken some time to reflect. America is at a turning point. The situation at our border is catastrophic, grocery bills are the highest we’ve seen in decades, and as […]

UPDATE: Judges crown three winners in Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office beard contest

UPDATE: Judges crown three winners in Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office beard contest

Sheriff’s Office raises over $1600 in the fight against cancer ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) They have until midnight tonight to remove their beards before returning to duty, but for now several deputies and detention officers at the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office are sporting award-winning facial hair for a good cause! Three of the […]

Rockwall student’s art chosen to represent District 33 on Christmas tree at Texas Capitol

Rockwall student’s art chosen to represent District 33 on Christmas tree at Texas Capitol

AUSTIN, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) – Each Christmas, House Members are invited to select a constituent to imagine and create a visual representation of what makes their Texas House District special in the form of a Christmas tree ornament. This year, State Representative Justin Holland is pleased to announce Rockwall High School junior, Abigail Y […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Comfort and Joy

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Comfort and Joy

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) We are rolling into the holidays. The garden is quiet. All has been tucked in for the long winter’s nap. Birds are still in and out of the yard at the feeders, in the holly trees, and I try to keep the birdbath filled. Small potted pines that summered over […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office prepares to crown winner in No-Shave November campaign

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office prepares to crown winner in No-Shave November campaign

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) You may have noticed members of the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Department growing beards this month as several peace officers participate in No Shave November, a 30-day journey in which participants forgo shaving for a good cause – the fight against cancer. The goal of the program, as no-shave.org explains, […]

Rockwall couple partners with Meals on Wheels once again for Christmas display in memory of their son

Rockwall couple partners with Meals on Wheels once again for Christmas display in memory of their son

With more than 60,000 lights, this year’s ‘Stay in the Light’ display will be even bigger and brighter  ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 28, 2022) Brenda and David Hughes are hustling and bustling to string an estimated 60,000 Christmas lights outside their home at 1655 Plummer Drive in The Shores. They anticipate being able to ‘flip the […]

Sails & Yachts for Toys for Tots: Rockwall’s Christmas Boat Parade sets sail Dec. 10

Sails & Yachts for Toys for Tots: Rockwall’s Christmas Boat Parade sets sail Dec. 10

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 28, 2022) The Rockwall Christmas Boat Parade, “Sails and Yachts for Toys for Tots” will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 with best viewing at The Harbor at 7 p.m. Boats will leave Sapphire Bay Marina at 6:30, sail down I-30 and pass the Rockwall Harbor at approximately 7.  Boats will […]

Meet Phoenix, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Phoenix, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 28, 2022) Meet handsome Phoenix! He is the perfect pick for someone looking for a chill, calm, and chaos-free dog! Phoenix is dog-friendly, good on a leash, housebroken, crate-trained, super quiet, and knows “sit.” He wants to play with the cat in his foster, but he redirects perfectly when asked to leave […]

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: It’s simply time to quit talking and start doing

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: It’s simply time to quit talking and start doing

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 28, 2022) Several weeks ago, Heath former Mayor, Lorne Liechty, wrote an article entitled “Rockwall County Open Space: ‘We Must Not Delay any Longer’, which was published in the local newspaper, “Blue Ribbon News”. In his article Mr. Liechty argued pervasively that Open Spaces in the county was a subject that had […]

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