Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees: Recognitions, Temporary Parent-Led K-6 Virtual Option, COVID testing update and more

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees: Recognitions, Temporary Parent-Led K-6 Virtual Option, COVID testing update and more

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 21, 2021)  The following is a Rockwall ISD press release summarizing last night’s RISD Board of Trustees meeting. NOTE: For information on every agenda item presented, please view the Board meeting videos available at  www.rockwallisd.com. Board of Trustees Recognitions The Board of Trustees recognized outstanding students and groups for the following accomplishments: Two […]

Full-time, seasonal position available to assist with COVID-19 testing in Rockwall County

Full-time, seasonal position available to assist with COVID-19 testing in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 17, 2021) Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management has partnered with My Labs Direct to provide testing in Rockwall County. The site is scheduled to open Monday, Sept. 20 in Royse City, but full-time help is needed.  Job description We are looking to hire a seasonal customer-oriented service representative, preferably with experience performing […]

30 days to go: State Fair of Texas releases health and safety guidelines

30 days to go: State Fair of Texas releases health and safety guidelines

DALLAS, TX (August 25, 2021) Today marks 30 days until Opening Day and the State Fair of Texas team continues to work hard to ensure a safe environment for everyone during the Fair this year. Big Tex needs every fairgoer to do their part and most of all, be respectful of others and do the […]

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall closes North ER, shifts staff to main hospital for COVID response

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall closes North ER, shifts staff to main hospital for COVID response

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 6, 2021) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall posted the following announcement on social media this evening: Texas Health Hospital Rockwall’s North ER, located at 2265 N. Lakeshore Drive, will close effective midnight tonight (Friday, Aug. 6). This temporary closure will allow members of the medical team to transfer to our hospital’s main campus […]

Governor Abbott issues Executive Order prohibiting government entities from mandating masks

Governor Abbott issues Executive Order prohibiting government entities from mandating masks

ROCKWALL, TX – May 18, 2021 — Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order prohibiting governmental entities in Texas — including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials — from requiring or mandating mask wearing. Public schools may continue to follow current mask-wearing guidelines through June 4. After June 4, no student, teacher, parent, […]

Rockwall County to host final FIRST DOSE mass vaccination event May 14

Rockwall County to host final FIRST DOSE mass vaccination event May 14

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (May 3, 2021) The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management has announced that Friday, May 14 will be Rockwall County’s final FIRST DOSE mass vaccination event.  If you have been waiting, wait no longer! Get your COVID-19 vaccine appointment here: https://tinyurl.com/LastMassVax Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall […]

Big news, big funds for Fate DPS Officer hospitalized four months with COVID

Big news, big funds for Fate DPS Officer hospitalized four months with COVID

ROCKWALL, TX – March 28, 2021 — Last night at Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse, two checks totaling $53,754 were presented to Cynthia Willoughby, wife of Fate DPS Officer Clint Willoughby who has been hospitalized with COVID-19 since December 2020. The generous donations were a result of a benefit Crawfish Boil, raffle and silent auction […]

Rockwall ISD Board approves maintaining student, teacher and staff mask-wearing

Rockwall ISD Board approves maintaining student, teacher and staff mask-wearing

ROCKWALL, TX – March 17, 2021 — The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approved maintaining the Texas Education Agency safety requirement of student, teacher, and staff mask-wearing for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. District leadership presented information related to on-going changes from the Texas Education Agency concerning COVID mitigation. In addition, Student Services […]

Rockwall County transitions from COVID waitlist to mass vaccination notification list

Rockwall County transitions from COVID waitlist to mass vaccination notification list

From Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management ROCKWALL, TX – March 15, 2021 – Rockwall County is transitioning from the waitlist to a mass vaccination NOTIFICATION list. The Helping Hands/Rockwall County vaccine waitlist has been closed. Over the next few weeks, the county will continue to utilize the original waitlist to ensure all 1A and […]

Crawfish boil at Southern Junction to benefit Fate DPS Officer Clint Willoughby

Crawfish boil at Southern Junction to benefit Fate DPS Officer Clint Willoughby

March 11, 2021 – A Crawfish Boil benefiting Fate DPS Officer Clint Willoughby is planned for 5 p.m.  Sunday, March 21 at Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse, 5574 Highway 276 in Royse City. Willoughby was diagnosed with COVID-19 on November 24, 2020 and hospitalized on December 3. He was put on a ventilator the next […]

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