Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

(ROWLETT, TX – May 11, 2020) With social distancing and masks, you are invited to experience the First Responder Parade of Lights set for 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at the main campus of Baylor, Scott & White -Lake Pointe. Participating first responders include Rowlett Fire/EMS, Rowlett Police, Rockwall Fire/EMS, Rockwall Police, Garland Police/SWAT and […]

City of Rowlett offers Small Business Stimulus Grant Program

City of Rowlett offers Small Business Stimulus Grant Program

(ROWLETT, TX – April 19, 2020) Small businesses in the City of Rowlett, like small businesses throughout the country, are suffering financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Estimates suggest that lost consumer spending may reach $16.5 billion across the Dallas-Fort Worth region between March and October of 2020. As a result, many small […]

Some bunny loves you: Rockwall Youth Fair rabbits take up residence at local nursing home

Some bunny loves you: Rockwall Youth Fair rabbits take up residence at local nursing home

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 17, 2020) The Rockwall Youth Fair Livestock Show has been a treasured annual event since it was founded by Odis Lowe in 1953. When like many other events, the Rockwall Youth Fair was cancelled because of COVID-19, 4-H and FFA members from across the county had to make a decision on what […]

Caregivers, family celebrate as Rowlett man recovering from COVID-19 is released from Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

Caregivers, family celebrate as Rowlett man recovering from COVID-19 is released from Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 11, 2020) After 15 days on a ventilator in ICU at Texas Health Hospital Rockwall, 49-year-old Shawn Cook of Rowlett is headed home today, following a hard-fought battle with COVID-19. An emotional send-off was captured on camera, as his caregivers and family celebrated with joyful tear and cheers. Shawn’s recovery is […]

City of Rowlett Shelter in Place Order in effect through April 3

City of Rowlett Shelter in Place Order in effect through April 3

(ROWLETT, TX – March 23, 2020) Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian amended the City’s Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency and has issued a Shelter in Place order. This order mirrors the order put in place by Dallas County and affects everyone in the City of Rowlett, whether in Dallas or Rockwall County.  The […]

Rowlett Chamber of Commerce response to COVID-19

Rowlett Chamber of Commerce response to COVID-19

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce is closely monitoring the reports of COVID-19 in the area and is taking precautions for all of our events and meetings. As of Tuesday, March 17, 2020 the Chamber is remaining open even while most staff are working from home. “Rowlett is open for business,” said Michael Gallops, president of […]

Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary resumes normal activity following brief lockdown

(ROWLETT, TX) The Rowlett Police Department posted the following update on their Facebook page, following an incident at Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School that resulted in a brief lockdown: “Rowlett Police responded to Cullins Elementary School today around 12:30pm due to a disturbance involving a student. Due to the actions of that student, the school was […]

Rowlett Reviews to welcome Rose-Mary Rumbley

Rose-Mary is coming! Once again, the always entertaining, inimitable Rose-Mary Rumbley will join Rowlett Reviews on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Rose-Mary’s presentation will be ‘speaker’s choice’ and will, doubtless, be fun and interesting. Everyone is welcome to join Rowlett Reviews at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments and socializing prior to beginning of the review at 10. Rowlett […]

Official update from Rowlett Police: Joshua Parker’s disappearance ‘voluntary’

Official update from Rowlett Police: Joshua Parker’s disappearance ‘voluntary’

  (ROWLETT, TX) The Rowlett Police Department today shared the following update and press release regarding a missing person report for Joshua Parker: “First and foremost, we at the Rowlett Police Department would like to thank all agencies and persons who gave time and resources to assist in this investigation. Every investigation is different and […]

Garland ISD home to 13 Dell Scholar semifinalists

(GARLAND ISD/ROWLETT) Thirteen Garland ISD AVID students are vying for a chance to receive $20,000, a laptop, textbook credits and ongoing educational support. The high schoolers were recently named Dell Scholar semifinalists due to their academic rigor, ambition and perseverance. “I am proud to announce that 13 Garland ISD seniors were named Dell Scholar semifinalists,” […]