Changing of the Guards at Rockwall Rotary

Changing of the Guards at Rockwall Rotary

Greg Blair installed as President Erik Oistad named Rotarian of the Year  ROCKWALL, TX (July 5, 2022) Rockwall Rotary Club members and guests gathered in the newly renovated Rotary Hall last Thursday to honor outgoing board members and recognize new officers. The Annual Changing of the Guard and Installation of Rockwall Rotary Board of Directors […]

Celebrating Citizenship: Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program recognizes 28 new U.S. citizens

Celebrating Citizenship: Rockwall County Library’s Reading for Adults program recognizes 28 new U.S. citizens

ROCKWALL, TX (June 13, 2022) The Reading for Adults Literacy Center, part of the Rockwall County Library, celebrated 23 years of the RFA program and honored 28 adults who recently passed their exam to become a United States Citizen. Each new citizen was recognized and awarded a certificate and US flag during a June 11 reception at […]

To the Rescue: Rockwall firefighters honored for lifesaving efforts

To the Rescue: Rockwall firefighters honored for lifesaving efforts

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2022) During a recent Rockwall City Council meeting, several members of the Rockwall Fire Department were presented with Lifesaving Awards for their extraordinary actions that directly contributed to saving a life. On March 29, 2022 at 5:33 p.m., the Rockwall Fire Department responded to a reported unconscious person at 219 Blanche […]

College bound Rockwall area grads win big prizes in ‘Seniors Supporting Seniors’ drawing today

College bound Rockwall area grads win big prizes in ‘Seniors Supporting Seniors’ drawing today

ROCKWALL, TX (May 31, 2022) Highland Meadows Health & Rehab, a skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation center located at 1870 S. John King in Rockwall, is celebrating seniors – both young and old – with its annual ‘Seniors Supporting Seniors’ program and giveaway. Now in its third year, the program connects college bound students with […]

Update on Gwen: ‘Street dog turned couch log’ makes vet visit

Update on Gwen: ‘Street dog turned couch log’ makes vet visit

ROCKWALL COUNTY/COLLIN COUNTY, TX (May 30, 2022) Gwen had a big adventure Saturday. The street-wise stray we told you about back in February – the one who eluded capture for months before being rescued by Duck Team 6 – braved the outside world once again to make it to a very important appointment. “The day […]

Heath Highsteppers dominate at Hill Country Regionals

Heath Highsteppers dominate at Hill Country Regionals

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (April 22, 2022) The Rockwall-Heath Highsteppers and Starsteppers dominated the HTE Hill Country Regionals in San Marcos in February, with the following awards: Varsity Team Awards  Open Division Champions Pom Division Champions Kick Division Champions Judges Award Technique Judges Award Showmanship Judges Award Entertainment Judges Award Precision Judges Award Choreography Super Sweepstakes Division […]

Blue Ribbon News 2022 Summer Camp Spotlight, Rockwall County and beyond

Blue Ribbon News 2022 Summer Camp Spotlight, Rockwall County and beyond

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX — Our Blue Ribbon News 2022 Summer Camp Spotlight features local summer camp programs, Vacation Bible Schools, sports and skills camps, recreational activities and fun, learning opportunities for kids (and adults!) throughout the summer season. We hope this growing compilation helps you and your family find fun and safe things to do […]

First Rockwall Butterfly Brigade Tour of Gardens set for April 23

First Rockwall Butterfly Brigade Tour of Gardens set for April 23

ROCKWALL, TX (April 11, 2022) The Rockwall Butterfly Brigade – a volunteer group of gardeners who plant and maintain butterfly gardens in Rockwall’s city parks – will host the inaugural Tour of Gardens from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23 (rain date April 30). Parks that have a garden include Breezy Hill, Emerald Bay, […]

Life Lived in Service: C.B. Perdue, Jr. of Rockwall

Life Lived in Service: C.B. Perdue, Jr. of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (April 6, 2022) Cawthon Bailey Perdue, Jr., almost lost his life at the ripe old age of 20, half a world away, defending freedom in the greatest war the world had ever seen. On April 7, 1945, he survived a battle many didn’t, and lived a life to make his fellow members of […]

Community welcome for free Lunch & Learn event on Fire Safety in the Home

Community welcome for free Lunch & Learn event on Fire Safety in the Home

ROCKWALL, TX (April 5, 2022) The community is welcome as Rockwall Fire Chief Kenneth Cullins presents a FREE Lunch & Learn program called ‘Fire Safety in the Home’ from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall. The event will be held in the Y’s Conference Room and a […]

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