Dallas Police Chief announces new General Order on the release of police videos from critical incidents

Dallas Police Chief announces new General Order on the release of police videos from critical incidents

(DALLAS, June 30, 2020)–The Dallas Police Department today announced a new change to the department’s General Orders. The modification involves a change in the Video Release Policy when recordings depict specific encounters with the public. Beginning today, the department will release recordings, within 72 hours, of Critical Incidents including Officer Involved Shootings and Use of […]

Rockwall ISD names Dobbs Elementary and Amy Parks-Heath Elementary principals

Rockwall ISD names Dobbs Elementary and Amy Parks-Heath Elementary principals

(ROCKWALL, TX – may 18, 2020) This evening, the Board of Trustees approved the appointment of two elementary principals for the 2020-2021 school year. Congratulations to Lindy Lewis named new principal of Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School Mrs. Lindy Lewis comes to Amy Parks-Heath Elementary with fifteen years of experience in public education, including seven years as […]

City of Rockwall announces new Chief of Police

City of Rockwall announces new Chief of Police

Rockwall City Manager Rick Crowley has selected Max Geron to serve as the new Chief of Police. Crowley said, “Chief Geron brings a great attitude, skill set and broad range of experience, as well great appreciation and respect for the Rockwall Police Department, and the resolve to continue the great tradition of service to our citizens and […]

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 […]

Harry Myers Disc Golf Course 2.0 is officially open

Harry Myers Park Disc Golf Course Redesign Complete (ROCKWALL, TX – March 4, 2019) The Harry Myers Park Disc Golf Course has been consistently rated as one of the best courses in Texas thanks to its beautiful location in Harry Myers Park and the course designer John Houck. Due to a variety of challenges as […]

Empower 7: Rockwall’s Newest Non Profit Organization

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 28, 2019) Embrace. Mitigate. Practice. Own. Witness. Encourage. Reach. These are the words that make up the name of the newest non-profit to the Rockwall area. “Empower 7” just obtained their 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit status this week and President Melanie Cobb is beyond thrilled.  “In North Texas, there is an overwhelming shortage […]

Rockwall Adds Firefighters to Enhance Resident Safety

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 4, 2019) The Rockwall Fire Department has added six new full-time firefighters to their team. The increase in staffing levels is a move to continue to enhance the service level the department provides. The City of Rockwall operates a combination department, with full-time and part-time / volunteer staff. As the city grows, […]

Rockwall introduces new, barrier free playground at Yellowjacket Park

Ribbon Cutting Event Set for Aug 8 ROCKWALL,TX. (July 22, 2015) The redevelopment of Yellowjacket Park includes a new barrier free playground amenity. This shaded play structure was designed for children and adults of all abilities. The Rockwall City Council studied how it could develop a barrier-free park that would accommodate a wide range of special […]

New administration welcomes students back at Garland ISD

GARLAND,TX. (July 13, 2015) Several new principals and assistant principals will greet students as they return to school this year. A list of recent campus appointments is below. Principals: Armstrong Elementary School– Coleman Bruman Bullock Elementary School– Shannon Trimble Centerville  Elementary School– Amie Pennington Classical Center at Vial Elementary School– Beatris Martinez Club Hill Elementary […]

Rockwall Soroptimist installs new officers

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 29, 2015) The Rockwall Soroptimist recently installed new officers for the 2015-2016 club year. Left to right: Parliamentarian, Sue Reeves; Treasurers, Judy Canterbury and Rhonda Wright; Director, Cindy Lindley; Secretary, Teri Preas; President-elect, Holly Lyons; President, Norma Morris; Directors Erin Atkins and Sandy Hansen. Submitted by Sue Reeves, Soroptimist member. To share your […]

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