Stretch of Interstate 30 through Rockwall to commemorate Congressman Ralph Hall

Stretch of Interstate 30 through Rockwall to commemorate Congressman Ralph Hall

  ROCKWALL, TX (September 16, 2020) Signs will soon be going up on a stretch of Interstate Highway 30 through Rockwall, designating it Ralph M. Hall Highway from the Dallas County line, to Hunt County. “Congressman Hall was beloved in Texas and in Washington because he put others before himself,” said David Sweet, Rockwall County […]

Rep. John Ratcliffe introduces bills to honor Ralph Hall and Audie Murphy through post office renamings

Rep. John Ratcliffe introduces bills to honor Ralph Hall and Audie Murphy through post office renamings

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced a pair of bills today to honor the legacies of two distinguished constituents from the 4th District of Texas. The bills will rename two local post offices in honor of former Rep. Ralph Hall and decorated war hero, Audie Murphy. “From beginning to end, Ralph Hall lived one […]

Rockwall’s Oldest and Only Locally-Owned Bank Announces New Ownership

Rockwall’s Oldest and Only Locally-Owned Bank Announces New Ownership

Lakeside National Bank Leadership Remains Committed to Family-Owned Legacy and Local Values (ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 10, 2019) Lakeside National Bank announced its transition of ownership from the family of late Congressman Ralph Hall to the Pratt and Pastora families. The new families officially took ownership on Friday, Sept. 6. As new owners, the Pratt and […]

Rockwall Citizen Recognized with Life Saving Award and Medal of Valor

Rockwall Citizen Recognized with Life Saving Award and Medal of Valor

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 28, 2019) During their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 26, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court and Sheriff Harold Eavenson recognized local resident Larry Wade with a Life Saving Award and Sheriff’s Medal of Valor. In the early morning hours of July 28, 2018, Wade was traveling along State Highway 66 in […]

Traffic Rerouted for Funeral of Former Congressman Ralph Hall this Weekend

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2019) Funeral services for the esteemed former Congressman Ralph Hall from Rockwall will take place this weekend. On Saturday, March 16, at around 3:45 p.m., the funeral procession will travel from the First United Methodist Church on E. Yellowjacket Lane, right on SH 205 and north to the Downtown Square. […]

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

‘All for Hall From Rockwall’: A Tribute to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2019) On Thursday, March 7, Congressman Ralph Moody Hall, a Rockwall native who was the oldest ever member of the U.S. House of Representatives, died peacefully in his home at the age of 95. Hall was born on May 3, 1923, in Fate, Texas and was a lifelong resident of […]

Rep. Ratcliffe Commemorates Congressman Ralph Hall on U.S. House floor

Leads Texas delegation in moment of silence WASHINGTON – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Monday in commemoration of former Congressman Ralph Hall who passed away at the age of 95 last week. He then led the Texas delegation in a moment of silence in […]

Rep. Ratcliffe statement on passing of Congressman Ralph Hall

(WASHINGTON – March 7, 2019) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) released the following statement today on the passing of Congressman Ralph Hall: “Today the 4th District of Texas lost a great leader, statesman and friend. From his defense of our nation during WWII through his time as our Representative in Congress, Ralph Hall lived a remarkable life […]

Jacket Backers honor lifetime members in Victory Club

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 26, 2015) The Rockwall Jacket Backers honored three individuals during a pre-game ceremony at the third annual Spring Swarm football game at Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium.  Lifetime Membership in the Jacket Backers’ Victory Club were awarded to Leigh Plagens, RISD Board of Trustee member and longtime Jacket Backer supporter, Dale Downum, “The Voice […]

PHOTOS & STORY: Unveiling of Congressman Ralph Hall statue

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2015) A larger-than-life-sized statue of former Republican Congressman Ralph M. Hall was unveiled Sunday, May 3, at the Rockwall County Courthouse. Below are a few photos from the unveiling — and just added — our follow-up story from the event:  Former Republican Congressman Ralph Hall received quite the birthday present when […]

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