Spring Style Show at March 15 meeting of Newcomers

All women who are residents of Rockwall County invited (ROCKWALL-February 18, 2013) The Rockwall County Newcomers and Friends will present a spring style show at the March 14 regular luncheon meeting to be held at Occasions of Stone River in Royse City. Belk Department Store will be presenting the latest in spring fashions modeled by […]

Payless, Boys & Girls Club team up to help kids put their best SHOE forward

(ROCKWALL-February 5, 2013) Thanks to a generous grant awarded to the Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall County from the Payless Shoe Foundation, 150 kids under the age of 18 received a brand new pair of shoes over the past three Saturdays. Club members, siblings of Club members and several foster families were treated to a […]

MLK Day of Service at Helping Hands Jan 21

(ROCKWALL-January 15, 2013) MLK Day is a chance to start the year off right by making an impact in the Rockwall community through Rockwall County Helping Hands. Come to Rockwall Helping Hands on Monday, January 21 as they organize, clean, paint, sort items for the food pantry and more, in honor of Martin Luther King […]

Cancer survivor Kathleen Hail fights back by getting involved

Rockwall Relay for Life, April 26, 2013 (ROCKWALL-January 9, 2013) Kathleen Hail has been a Rockwall resident since the age of two and is a graduate of Rockwall Elementary School, Rockwall Intermediate School, and Rockwall High School. She left her hometown just long enough to attend college at Southwest Texas University where she majored in […]

Rockwall County officials sworn in

Rockwall County officials sworn in

(ROCKWALL-January 3, 2013) On Tuesday, January 1, more than 100 people gathered at the Rockwall County Historical Courthouse to watch the swearing-in of 14 newly elected and re-elected county officials. All of those elected in Rockwall County, whose population now exceeds 80,000 people, were Republicans.  The ceremony included those elected to the four newly created offices […]

Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County in urgent need of donations

(ROCKWALL – December 5, 2012) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County is in urgent need of donations following deep cuts in federal and state funding, as well as an increasing need for services. During 2012, MOW provided more 45,000 meals for homebound seniors and the disabled in Rockwall County in part by local government funding, […]

Stella & Dot Trunk Show at Rockwall Chamber benefits Boys & Girls Club

(Rockwall – November 30, 2012) There will be a Stella & Dot Trunk Show at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 4 at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall County. To submit your good news and events, . RELATED STORY Boys & Girls Club to honor ‘Angels Among Us’

Justice Nancy Beaty inducted into College of Justice Court Judges

(Rockwall County) October 27, 2012 – The Honorable Nancy Beaty, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2 of Rockwall County was recently inducted into the Texas Justice Court Judges Association College of Justice Court Judges. The College encourages and recognizes judges who strive for advanced education above the state mandated education requirements. Judge Nancy Beaty was […]

Rockwall County jury delivers conviction and 35-year sentence for man who fled with cocaine

(Rockwall County)  On Tuesday, September 18, 2012, a Rockwall County jury convicted Arkansas resident James Marquette Bradley, 22, on the charge of Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine.  Less than two hours after retiring to deliberate on punishment, the jury sentenced the previously convicted felon to 35 years in prison. Jurors heard testimony that, on […]

Discover what Rockwall County 4-H clubs have to offer at kick-off event

(Rockwall) September 17, 2012 – Rockwall County 4-H will host a kick-off event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, September 24 at the County Extension Office, 915 Whitmore, Suite B, in Rockwall, showcasing 4-H Clubs for those interested in learning more. The program will cover: Dog Obedience Fashion & Sewing Food & Nutrition Horses Livestock Projects […]