New ‘chainsaw art’ project underway at Harry Myers Dog Park

New ‘chainsaw art’ project underway at Harry Myers Dog Park

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 8, 2021) The Rockwall Parks and Recreation Department has just started a new one of kind project at the Harry Myers Dog Park. After four years of being on a plant health care program and doing everything possible to save two declining trees in the Dog Park, the winter storm in February […]

Heath Community Improvement Update: FM-740 Median Trees & Irrigation Coming Spring 2021

Heath Community Improvement Update: FM-740 Median Trees & Irrigation Coming Spring 2021

Heath, TX, March 25, 2021…The City of Heath has been at work to beautify the main corridor through the City within the FM-740 medians from CVS to the Tom Thumb retail center. A bid for 88 trees, including Cedar Elms, Red Oaks, Shumard Oaks and red and pink Crepe Myrtle trees, was awarded in March […]

City of Heath hosts PATH Project and Historic Grist Mill Stone Dedication

City of Heath hosts PATH Project and Historic Grist Mill Stone Dedication

HEATH, TX – March 3, 2021 – It was a small and safe gathering of Heath citizens with big hearts for service at the dedication ceremony held January 28, in Towne Center Park, to commemorate the completion of the first Parks And Trails of Heath (PATH) project and the preservation of a historic grist mill stone. […]

Traffic ‘calming circles’ on Lakeshore Dr. / Summit Ridge explained

Traffic ‘calming circles’ on Lakeshore Dr. / Summit Ridge explained

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 22, 2021 – The S. Lakeshore Drive and Summit Ridge Drive Reconstruction Project from SH-66 to FM-740 / Ridge Road was approved with the Capital Improvement Project Bond passed in 2012. During the design phase of this project, the City of Rockwall staff held multiple stakeholder / resident meetings and utilized […]

Update on Marsha’s Happy Haven at Heath’s Terry Park, all abilities playground

Update on Marsha’s Happy Haven at Heath’s Terry Park, all abilities playground

A Playground Focused on Inclusion HEATH, TX (Oct. 19, 2020) Despite pandemic challenges, many good works continue. That includes the tireless efforts by Heath residents, Ginny Jackson and Gini Seely, to bring an inclusive haven where children can play and caregivers can rest to Terry Park. In August 2019, the Heath City Council dedicated a […]

Jude Wilkerson, 13, builds benches at Rockwall’s historical museum for Eagle Scout project

Jude Wilkerson, 13, builds benches at Rockwall’s historical museum for Eagle Scout project

    ROCKWALL, TX (September 21, 2020) Thirteen-year-old Jude Wilkerson of Rockwall, a home schooler who serves as a bugler and instructor for Boy Scout Troop 690, spent this past weekend building portable benches at the Rockwall County Historical Foundation museum for his Eagle Scout project.   Assisted by troop members, Jude made seven benches […]

Heath Construction Update: McDonald Road Phase 2 Roadway Project

Heath Construction Update: McDonald Road Phase 2 Roadway Project

HEATH, TX (September 18, 2020) PROJECT SCOPE: The McDonald Road Phase 2 Roadway Project is the re-construction of McDonald Road from an approximate 22-foot asphalt road to a 24-foot concrete roadway. The project is from the end of the concrete section of McDonald Road, southeast, to the southeast corner of the Falcon Point Subdivision. Work […]

Rockwall County 4-H to celebrate its new year with kick-off event

Rockwall County 4-H to celebrate its new year with kick-off event

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (September 3, 2020) Rockwall County 4-H is planning a kick-off event for the new 4-H year from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 12.  This year’s event will be held at Honey’s Shaved Ice, located at 1021 Kingsbridge Lane in Rockwall, TX 75032 (Highway 205 South near McClendon-Chisholm). Rockwall County 4-H Club […]

The Big Event: Leadership Rockwall class to host epic day of community service

The Big Event: Leadership Rockwall class to host epic day of community service

Community members encouraged to submit project ideas, sign up to volunteer for a project   The Leadership Rockwall Class of 2020 is hosting the largest one-day service event Rockwall County has ever seen on April 18, 2020. The goal for their class project, called The Big Event, is to amass 1,000 volunteers to participate in […]

Meet the Leadership Rockwall Class of 2020

Leadership Rockwall Class of 2020 Begins Program by Soaring To New Heights (ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 17, 2019) Leadership Rockwall began its 2019-2020 program this past weekend with an annual two-day retreat to Commerce, Texas. Leadership Rockwall, which is an Affiliate Program of the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, works to identify and grow up and […]

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