Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse rides in Ft Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Parade

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse rides in Ft Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Parade

The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse was proud to represent the fine citizens of Rockwall County in the “One-and-Only, Horse Powered All-Western” Parade kicking off the 2020 Ft. Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. More than 2,000 horses joined by marching bands, floats and dignitaries. Posse member State Representative Justin Holland wrote on his Facebook page, “As […]

Rockwall Troop 690 celebrates four Eagle Scouts

Rockwall Troop 690 celebrates four Eagle Scouts

Troop 690 of Rockwall, led by Scoutmaster Rick Handschuch, recently honored four of its Boy Scouts that achieved Eagle Scout, the highest achievement of rank attainable in the program. Since the program’s inception in 1911, only four percent of Scouts have earned this rank after a lengthy review process. Congratulations to (from left) Garrett Moss, Ricky Handschuch, Jackson Eaker and Josh […]

Tickets available for Rockwall County GOP Reagan Day Gala 2020

Tickets available for Rockwall County GOP Reagan Day Gala 2020

  The Republican Party of Rockwall County will host its annual fundraiser celebrating former President Ronald Reagan on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Hilton Dallas Rockwall Lakefront. The theme of this year’s event is “The American Dream” and will feature keynote speakers Ann-Marie Murrell and Morgan Brittany of PolitiChicks. In 2011, Ann-Marie Murrell helped create a […]

City of Rockwall announces new Chief of Police

City of Rockwall announces new Chief of Police

Rockwall City Manager Rick Crowley has selected Max Geron to serve as the new Chief of Police. Crowley said, “Chief Geron brings a great attitude, skill set and broad range of experience, as well great appreciation and respect for the Rockwall Police Department, and the resolve to continue the great tradition of service to our citizens and […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office, police undercover operation targeting online child sex predators leads to arrests

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office, police undercover operation targeting online child sex predators leads to arrests

On January 14, 2020, the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office along with the Rockwall Police Department initiated a three-day undercover operation targeting on-line child sex predators. Detectives went online and within a very short period of time, received solicitations and sexually explicit images from men wanting to meet for the purpose of engaging in inappropriate sexual […]

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

UPDATE 1/19/21: The Jan 25 class was cancelled. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is a program through FEMA to help train and organize local citizens to help during disasters or other times of need. EastTex Regional CERT is sponsored by the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management, and are an all-volunteer organization that helps local […]

Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall resident Jared Guynes, who many in our community know and love as a Guinness World Record holder and administrator of the Rockwallian Facebook group, was recently named Nerf Ultra Champion – a coveted title that came with a $10,000 prize and a one-of-a-kind Golden Nerf Blaster. Jared competed in the invitational tournament in New York City […]

Support Rockwall County 4-H with Souper Bowl of Caring

Support Rockwall County 4-H with Souper Bowl of Caring

r Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club is tackling hunger with the Souper Bowl of Caring, a national movement of young people, working together around the time of the Super Bowl football game to fight hunger and poverty in their local communities. Join the Rockwall County 4-H in collecting Country Archer Beef Sticks, or any other […]

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Rockwall County Helping Hands Senior Director of Philanthropy, Melody Hail, was recently selected out of thousands of applicants from across the country for the Allstate Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program in Chicago. Chosen due to her extensive nonprofit background and years of experience, Hail has worked for Helping Hands for 10 years and has served the […]

Rockwall Chamber announces 2020 Board of Directors

Rockwall Chamber announces 2020 Board of Directors

The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its 2020 Board of Directors. The Chamber Board of Directors represents the best cross-section of its Partners and the Rockwall business community. The Board oversees the Chamber, making sure the organization stays on track with the mission to “Make everyday extraordinary for business in Rockwall […]

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