Senator Bob Hall to host Town Hall meeting in Rockwall June 3

Senator Bob Hall to host Town Hall meeting in Rockwall June 3

ROCKWALL, TX (May 28, 2021) Senator Bob Hall will hold a series of public town hall meetings throughout Senate District 2 to recap the 87th Legislative Session and to answer constituent questions. Senator Hall will discuss the state of important legislative activities in Texas. He will cover items that are headed to the Governor’s desk, […]

New Lone Star CASA volunteers sworn in

New Lone Star CASA volunteers sworn in

ROCKWALL, TX – March 18, 2021 – Lone Star CASA had five new CASA advocates sworn in on March 17 by Judge Brett Hall in Rockwall. Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) trains volunteers to advocate for children in foster care in Kaufman and Rockwall counties.  Helping Hearts are family members of volunteers who […]

Virtual Resource Fair planned for caregivers in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

Virtual Resource Fair planned for caregivers in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 4, 2020 – November is National Family Caregivers Month to honor more than 40 million caregivers across the country who support aging parents, ill spouses or loved ones with disabilities who remain at home. There will be a FREE Virtual Caregiver Resource Fair for Rockwall and Kaufman Counties (via Zoom & […]

State Highway 205 project starts construction

State Highway 205 project starts construction

Project Will Repair and Repave Roadway in Kaufman and Rockwall Counties KAUFMAN/ROCKWALL COUNTIES (September 1, 2020)– The Texas Department of Transportation will begin repairs and repaving on 14 miles of State Highway 205 (SH 205) from south of Sids Road in Rockwall County to US Highway 80 (US 80) in Kaufman County. Improvements will include […]

Clay Shoot aims to raise money for abused children in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

Clay Shoot aims to raise money for abused children in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

Lone Star CASA to host “Clays for CASA” event ROCKWALL TX – (August 10, 2020) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), an organization dedicated to the serving abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, is holding their annual sporting clay shoot in conjunction with Texas Gun Ranch on Saturday, August […]

Lone Star CASA appoints new Executive Director

Lone Star CASA appoints new Executive Director

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 12, 2019) Lone Star CASA, Inc. announced the appointment of Lauren Rowe as its new Executive Director, effective November 11, 2019.  Rowe takes over for former Executive Director, Lucille Bell. Kellie Hohenshelt, President of the Board, said, “We are delighted that Lauren has accepted this position.  She has an exceptional background serving […]

New volunteers sworn in to Lone Star CASA

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – June 25, 2018) Six new child advocates for Lone Star CASA were sworn in today by Judge Brett Hall. Pictured from left are: Troy Drollinger; Trenna Sutherland, Rita Flinchum, Judge Brett Hall, Sarah Sutterfield, Tonya Tapp and Butch Mims. Lone Star CASA (Court appointed Special Advocate) trains volunteers to advocate for children […]

Lone Star CASA celebrates 25 years, honors volunteers

Lone Star CASA celebrates 25 years, honors volunteers

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 15, 2017) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) recently recognized 25 years of advocacy for the children of Rockwall and Kaufman Counties at the Volunteer Appreciation Banquet held at Hidden Creek in Heath.  During these 25 years, CASA volunteers have devoted many hours, driven many miles, and found themselves in […]

Local author releases new cookbook for charity

Local author releases new cookbook for charity

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 11, 2016) Rockwall resident and sixth-generation Texan Shelley Garrett has been collecting beloved recipes from family, friends, church ladies and co-workers for more than 30 years. After years of copying the 100+ recipes into 3-ring binders for friends and newlyweds, Garrett decided to publish the collection and give all the proceeds […]

Lone Star CASA to hold balloon releases in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

Lone Star CASA to hold balloon releases in Rockwall, Kaufman counties

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 29, 2016) To raise awareness of children facing abuse and neglect Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), a nonprofit organization that trains community volunteers to speak for the best interest of abused and neglected children of Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, will host a balloon release in Kaufman County on Thursday, […]

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