Hawk on the Water: Rockwall-Heath scholastic sailor qualifies for National Championship

Hawk on the Water: Rockwall-Heath scholastic sailor qualifies for National Championship

HEATH, TX (Oct. 26, 2021) Aston Atherton, a senior at Rockwall-Heath High School and Rush Creek sailor, has won the South Eastern Interscholastic Association (SEISA) single handed district qualifier.  And he did so with a nearly perfect score – eight wins out of nine races at Houston Yacht Club,  October 23-24. Atherton, along with RHHS, […]

Patti Richter, On Faith | Speak of the Devil: ‘He Has No Claim on Me’

Patti Richter, On Faith | Speak of the Devil: ‘He Has No Claim on Me’

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 18, 2021) I once stood face to face with the devil, and I didn’t like the looks of him. I suspected the figure in red was really the boy down the street. He only demanded candy, yet a slight shiver ran down my juvenile spine at the sight of his pointed tail […]

Heath Department of Public Safety Sergeant Keven Rowan promoted to Captain

Heath Department of Public Safety Sergeant Keven Rowan promoted to Captain

HEATH, TX (Oct. 7, 2021) Department of Public Safety Sergeant Keven Rowan has been promoted to Captain to serve as second-in-command to the chief overseeing a department of 28 officers who are triple certified as fire fighters, police officers and EMTs. “Captain Rowan has an exemplary record of service, and we are thrilled to have […]

Toyota I-30 Classic/Rockwall ISD Pack the Pantry event breaks records for food donations

Toyota I-30 Classic/Rockwall ISD Pack the Pantry event breaks records for food donations

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Sept. 30, 2021) The Toyota of Rockwall I-30 Classic football game was a showdown worthy of the huge win for the Pack the Pantry event with all collections going to Helping Hands food pantry. The scores were as huge as the efforts to provide food and supplies for underserved families in need. It […]

City of Heath participates in Rockwall Area Chamber’s Growth Summit

City of Heath participates in Rockwall Area Chamber’s Growth Summit

HEATH, TX (Sept. 24, 2021) City of Heath leadership joined surrounding Rockwall County leaders at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce’s Growth Summit Luncheon on August 25, featuring economic development updates from each community. “Our Council and EDC are facing the reality of growth with a guided approach to Keep Heath, Heath,” said David Lane, […]

City of Heath re-certified as a Texas Scenic City

City of Heath re-certified as a Texas Scenic City

HEATH, TX (Sept. 24, 2021) The City of Heath has been awarded the Gold Level Scenic City Certification by Scenic Texas. The Scenic City program supports and recognizes cities for commitment to high-quality scenic standards for public roadways and public spaces. Only 85 Texas municipalities have achieved this certification, which the City of Heath has […]

Heath adopts FY 2021-2022 city budget; fourth consecutive year tax rate is lowered

Heath adopts FY 2021-2022 city budget; fourth consecutive year tax rate is lowered

HEATH, TX (Sept. 24, 2021) The City Council adopted the FY 2021-2022 City of Heath Annual Budget at the Regular City Council meeting on September 14 following months of work held in open meetings and a Public Hearing at the September 14th meeting. The budget becomes effective October 1 and is based upon on a […]

Local cities celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Local cities celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Sept. 22, 2021) The cities of Rockwall, Heath, Fate, and Royse City joined cities across the nation in celebrating their rich diversity during Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 – Oct. 15. Above, President of Rockwall LULAC, Alma Ramirez, accepts the Proclamation for Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) from City of […]

On the Jumbotron in Times Square: NYC’s Buddy Walk to feature Heath entrepreneur’s organic soap business

On the Jumbotron in Times Square: NYC’s Buddy Walk to feature Heath entrepreneur’s organic soap business

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Sept. 17, 2021) Zach Wincent, a Heath resident, and entrepreneur with abilities, has had a busy year running his organic soap company, “Soap by Zach”. His hand poured goatmilk and honey soaps are sold online and in local Farmer’s Markets. To celebrate the upcoming national “Buddy Walk” in New York City, an event […]

Three Rockwall ISD students named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Three Rockwall ISD students named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Sept. 16, 2021) Rockwall ISD is proud to announce that two students from Rockwall High School, Harrison Delong and Angela Walters, and one student from Rockwall-Heath High School, Christopher Rodriquez, were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. They achieved this prestigious designation for their academic excellence on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholars Qualifying Test. […]

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