Rockwall County judge sentences sexual predator who preyed on young girls via Snapchat

Rockwall County judge sentences sexual predator who preyed on young girls via Snapchat

ROCKWALL, TX (May 28, 2021) A Kaufman County man who preyed on young girls via Snapchat has been sentenced to 35 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) by a Rockwall County District Judge. 26-year-old Taylor Craft was arrested in March of 2019 after a three month investigation that began in Connecticut and […]

CASA calls for volunteers as new school year approaches

CASA calls for volunteers as new school year approaches

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 24, 2017) Backpacks, pencils and notebooks are filling up the aisles in stores all over Texas, reminding us that a new school year is just around the corner. The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time for most children, but it can also lead to more reports of […]

New volunteers sworn in for Lone Star CASA

New volunteers sworn in for Lone Star CASA

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 28, 2017) Eight new volunteers were sworn in for Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) on Wednesday, February 22 by Judge Bret Hall.  Pictured from left to right are: Kristy Bailey, Sharon Jordan, Kent Crouch, Raven Williams, Judge Hall, Michele Zeltinger, Amanda Fowler, Brandi Boyd and Debbie Key. Volunteers must […]

Lone Star CASA seeking volunteers in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

Lone Star CASA seeking volunteers in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 2, 2017) While many children eagerly await candy and cards this Valentine’s Day, children in the child welfare system wait for something much more permanent – a loving home. Last year, more than 17,000 children were removed from their homes due to evidence of abuse or neglect and placed in the […]

CASA balloon release event raises awareness of child abuse

CASA balloon release event raises awareness of child abuse

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 18, 2016) Lone Star CASA board members and volunteers joined Rockwall residents in recognizing Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness month in Rockwall County with a balloon release on the steps of the historic courthouse on Thursday, April 14. The event featured a special performance by the Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School Lighthouse […]

CASA to host SuperHero 5K, Family Fun Run Nov 3

October 7, 2012 – Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) presents the CASA SuperHero 5K / Fun Run coming Saturday, November 3 to Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall. Registered participants will receive a SuperHero 5K T-shirt, race packet and refreshments. The event is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas. The mission of Lone […]

Poor Man’s Supper to benefit United Way

(Kaufman) City of Kaufman employees will host the 5th Annual Poor Man’s Supper benefiting United Way, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Kaufman Fire Station, 301 S. Madison. Enjoy chili, crackers and tea  while helping a good cause. Tickets are $5 at City Hall or at the door. To learn more, call […]