City of Rockwall employee reflects on 40 years of service

ROCKWALL, TX (August 12, 2014) Russell Lawrence began working for the City of Rockwall long before many of its current residents were born.  Hired on August 13, 1974, the City’s Parks Superintendent celebrates his 40th year of service to the residents of Rockwall this month.  With a population of less than 6,000 in the 1970’s […]

Rockwall County observes National Library Week

ROCKWALL, TX (April 10, 2014) A commissioners court proclamation and a check for more than a quarter million dollars mark Rockwall County’s observation of National Library Week.  At the April 8th commissioners court meeting, Judge Jerry Hogan and the Commissioners Court issued a proclamation designating April 13-19 as National Library Week.  Volunteer representatives Madi Hartley and […]

Rockwall student honored for memory mastery in Mayoral proclamation

ROCKWALL, TX (April 8, 2014) During the April 7th City Council meeting, Rockwall Mayor David Sweet and Mayor Pro Tem David White proclaimed April 7th as Mary Claire Weible Memory Master Day, in honor of the student’s astonishing accomplishments and ability to memorize over 1200 facts in the optional home school program “Classical Conversations Memory Masters.” […]

Mayoral proclamation for ‘1776’

(Rockwall/Heath) May 30, 2013 – Rockwall Summer Musicals actress Meredith Bennett proudly displays a proclamation signed by Heath Mayor Lorne Liechty recognizing the June 27 – 30 performance of the show, 1776, American’s Prize Winning Musical. The proclamation jointly honors Heath’s presentation of the Annual July 4 Independence Day Parade, patriots who serve and continue to […]

City of Heath proclaims Nov 30 Kick-Off to the Holidays

 (Heath – November 15, 2012) Mayor Lorne Liechty proclaimed November 30 as official Holiday Kick-Off Day at the last City Council meeting, thereby encouraging all Heath residents to participate in the upcoming Holiday festivities. Highlighted events include the Heath Holiday Home Tour, an annual tradition presented by the Senior Class of Rockwall-Heath High School. All proceeds […]

Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch open through Oct 27

(Rockwall) October 1, 2012 – Cloudy skies and intermittent rain on September 29 did not stop an annual tradition from taking place on schedule as Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch opened the 24th year with a 9 a.m. ribbon cutting followed by refreshments. Pamela Whitaker served as mistress of ceremonies and received a Proclamation from Rockwall […]

Garland, Rowlett, Sachse mayors issue PTA proclamation

(Garland ISD) September 16, 2012 – The Garland ISD Council of PTAs kicked off the 2012-13 school year with its first meeting on September 5. Mayors Ron Jones of Garland and Todd Gottel of Rowlett, along with Mayor Pro Tem of Sachse Jared Patterson, were all in attendance. The city leaders each read proclamations declaring […]

City teams with DAR for Constitution Week

(Rockwall) September 5, 2012 – Council proclaims Sept. 17 to Sept. 23 as Constitution Week Rockwall Mayor David Sweet joined with the Rock Wall chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution to celebrate Constitution Week in September. The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started 57 years ago by the Daughters of the American Revolution. […]

‘Celebrate the Essentials’ during Drinking Water Week

(Irving) The City of Irving Water Utilities Department reminds residents to “Celebrate the Essentials” during Drinking Water Week, May 6-12. It is essential to a community’s health and vitality to have reliable access to safe drinking water. As infrastructure ages and growth occurs, continued conservation of water and replacement of failed pipes allow the city […]

Congressman Hall recognizes Barbara Allan, Rotary Mentoring

(Rockwall) April 18, 2012 – Congressman Ralph Hall issued a proclamation for Rockwall Rotary Mentoring to Barbara Allan, in recognition of her much honored three years as chairman of Rockwall Rotary Mentoring. Former Rotary president, Bill Sinclair, reached out to Barbara Allan to rebuild Rotary’s mentoring program and this proclamation was her “swan song.” Barbara hands […]