Famed Olympic dressage trainer Johann Hinnemann visits Black Star Sport Horses in Rockwall

Famed Olympic dressage trainer Johann Hinnemann visits Black Star Sport Horses in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX – July 29, 2021 — Renowned Olympic dressage coach Johann Hinnemann was at Black Star Sport Horses this week. Johann Hinnemann is one of the most sought-after dressage trainers in the world and currently has three students currently competing at the Olympics in Tokyo. Johann has coached the Canadian team, Dutch team, and […]

Planning and Zoning Commission approves site plan for Rockwall Downtown Lofts development

Planning and Zoning Commission approves site plan for Rockwall Downtown Lofts development

ROCKWALL, TX – July 28, 2021 — Last night, the Rockwall Planning and Zoning Commission approved the site plan in a 6-1 vote for the 263-unit Rockwall Downtown Lofts development on the corner of SH-66 and Alamo Road near the Downtown Square. The property sits across from the Rockwall Police Department. The proposed development will […]

Black Star Sport Horses equestrian qualifies for FEI North American Youth Championships

Black Star Sport Horses equestrian qualifies for FEI North American Youth Championships

ROCKWALL, TX – July 26, 2021 — Dallas equestrian Isabella Fielder has qualified for the FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC). NAYC is a prestigious international competition that brings together the young riders (ages 14-21) to compete in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of dressage, show jumping, and eventing. This year the event will take […]

Rockwall dedicates Harbor lighthouse to local legend and master sailor Scott Self

Rockwall dedicates Harbor lighthouse to local legend and master sailor Scott Self

ROCKWALL, TX – July 23, 2021 — The late Scott Self dedicated his life to sharing his passion for sailing and the love for his Rockwall community. What could be more fitting than to dedicate a lighthouse in his honor? Prior to the Concert by the Lake on Thursday, July 22nd, dozens gathered to witness […]

Rising country music star Erin Kinsey of Rockwall to perform concert at Southern Junction Aug. 21st

Rising country music star Erin Kinsey of Rockwall to perform concert at Southern Junction Aug. 21st

ROCKWALL, TX – July 22, 2021 — Come out to Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse on Aug. 21st at 6 p.m. to see rising country artist Erin Kinsey of Rockwall perform a concert for her hometown. The event marks Kinsey’s first full concert in the area since releasing her popular single, “Drunk Too.” Her impromptu […]

School is in session: Vandermont encourages project-based learning

School is in session: Vandermont encourages project-based learning

Vandermont School to open this fall to Rockwall County students, host Summer Info Family Bash July 22nd   ROCKWALL, TX – July 19, 2021 — Rockwall County is getting a new school that lets students learn, build skills and discover their true selves by solving real-world problems. Vandermont, a private non-profit Christian school located at […]

Lakeside Florist in Rockwall celebrates anniversary at 506 N Goliad

Lakeside Florist in Rockwall celebrates anniversary at 506 N Goliad

ROCKWALL, TX – July 16, 2021 — Saturday, July 24 Lakeside Florist is celebrating one year in their new location at 506 N Goliad and 21 years in business serving the Rockwall community. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., guests can build their own bouquet at the flower bar, selecting the stems they want as […]

Former Rockwall teacher sentenced to 10 years for sending sexually explicit emails to student

Former Rockwall teacher sentenced to 10 years for sending sexually explicit emails to student

ROCKWALL, TX (July 13, 2021) Rockwall County District Court Judge Brett Hall has sentenced Marc Allison, a former Rockwall ISD Cain Middle School orchestra teacher, to ten (10) years in a Texas prison for sending sexually explicit emails to an 8th grade student. Heath Department of Public Safety officers arrested 50-year-old Marc Allison in October […]

Local wounded veteran and his family surprised with a mortgage-free home

Local wounded veteran and his family surprised with a mortgage-free home

ROYSE CITY, TX – July 9, 2021 — Local Army veteran John Endsley and his family received a surprise police escort this morning; Their destination: unknown. Well, at least to the Endsley family. When they arrived in the new Parkside Village development in Royse City, they saw folks lining the sidewalk cheering them on. They […]

Rockwall Chamber presents the keys to an ATV for Spirit of Rockwall Calendar giveaway

Rockwall Chamber presents the keys to an ATV for Spirit of Rockwall Calendar giveaway

ROCKWALL, TX – July 8, 2021 — Joe Florance is now the proud owner of a 2021 Polaris Ranger Side by Side ATV, after he was selected as the winner of the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Spirit of Rockwall Calendar grand prize giveaway. The Chamber presented Florance with the keys to his new […]

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