How one local Santa delivers smiles and a memorable Christmas experience.

How one local Santa delivers smiles and a memorable Christmas experience.

Rockwall, TX (December 20, 2023) – For five years Ken Sterling has donned a suit. Not for work but for an incredibly special reason. You see, Ken is Santa for many Rockwall children. He has always loved playing the role of Santa for family and friends. At least until the grandchildren got old enough to […]

Free vision and hearing screening for children in Rockwall

Free vision and hearing screening for children in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 12, 2022) Grace Clinic has partnered with the Rockwall Lions Club Mobile Vision Screening Unit and Audiologist, Dr. Lauren Simpkins, to provide a FREE Vision and Hearing Screening for children in the Rockwall County area on Saturday, September 3, 2022 from 9 am – Noon at the Lake Rockwall Estates Community Center. […]

Relief efforts continue for families affected by Lake Rockwall Estates flooding

Neighbors helping Neighbors in Rockwall County UPDATE – After the story below was published in our latest print edition, we received the following update from G. David Smith:  (June 24, 2015) After another torrential downpour on Sunday, the efforts to recover from prior flooding in Lake Rockwall Estates were stalled.  Temporary housing is still being […]

Rockwall Bar Association contributes to Helping Hands to aid flood victims

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 19, 2015) The Rockwall Bar Association made a $1,000 contribution to Rockwall County Helping Hands to provide relief to flood victims recently displaced from their homes after parts of Lake Rockwall Estates were flooded by overflow from nearby Wallace Lake. Pictured above are David Mallard, President of the Rockwall County Bar […]

Lake Rockwall Estates flood fundraising effort underway

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2015) Local fundraising efforts are underway to assist victims of flooding associated with the filling of Wallace Lake by recent rainfall events. Local community leaders who have agreed to coordinate local private fundraising efforts include: Bennie Daniels John White David Smith Sandy Doyle Larry Parks Dennis Bailey The group has […]

Lake Rockwall Estates Flood Update

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2015) The homes of several Rockwall families have been flooded by rising water as recent rains have filled Wallace Lake. This area is a part of the Lake Rockwall Estates Subdivision that was developed in the 1960’s prior to its annexation into the City of Rockwall in 2009 and prior to […]

Illegal immigrants convicted, sentenced in Lake Rockwall Estates assault

(Rockwall) July 28, 2013 –  On Wednesday, July 24, 2013, a Rockwall County jury convicted Rockwall residents Francisco Hernandez Godinez, 34, and his brother Salvador Hernandez, 24, of the second degree felony offense of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  Today, the same jury sentenced Godinez to 12 years and Hernandez to five years in […]

Teen drug use the topic of panel discussion at Lake Rockwall Estates

(Rockwall) June 26, 2013 – Residents of Lake Rockwall Estates attended a meeting last night to learn about the dangers of teen drug use.  The Rockwall County panelists included District Attorney Kenda Culpepper, Juvenile Services Director Angie Scalf, Director of Juvenile Counseling Services Debbie Lewis, and Rockwall Police Department School Resource Officer M. Hardman. Enid […]

Rockwall City news briefs

Council Approves New Budget / Adopts Tax Rate (Rockwall) October 1, 2012 – The City Council recently approved a $26.2 million budget for fiscal year 2012-2013, which begins on October 1, 2012.  The spending plan includes the addition of four police officers and two firefighters as well as an additional $150,000 for street maintenance and repairs. […]