Royse City swears in new Fire Chief, Battalion Chief

Royse City swears in new Fire Chief, Battalion Chief

ROYSE CITY, TX (Jan. 12, 2022) On Tuesday, January 11, 2022, Tanner Dietz was sworn in as Fire Chief for the City of Royse City. Chief Dietz has been with the department since 2004. Since that time, Chief Dietz has assumed a variety of roles of increasing responsibility and has acquired a very broad base […]

Royse City Chamber welcomes Rockwall 7ers pro basketball team to community with ribbon cutting

Royse City Chamber welcomes Rockwall 7ers pro basketball team to community with ribbon cutting

ROCKWALL, TX – January 10, 2022 — It’s official, Rockwall County – you have a professional basketball team! The Royse City Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting and press conference welcoming the Rockwall 7ers of The Basketball League to the county on Jan. 6. The Basketball League President David Magley, Rockwall 7ers Owner Sammie […]

Royse City ISD honors school board for years of service

Royse City ISD honors school board for years of service

ROYSE CITY, TX (Jan. 3, 2021) January is School Board Recognition Month, and Royse City ISD joins the Texas Association of School Boards and other districts across the state to honor the countless contributions of these locally elected advocates for Texas schoolchildren and public schools. “I am grateful for the leadership of our board of […]

‘Ariel Pickens Day’ in Rockwall celebrates young Royse City author

‘Ariel Pickens Day’ in Rockwall celebrates young Royse City author

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 15, 2021) The Rockwall County Commissioner’s Court honored six-year-old Ariel Pickens by proclaiming yesterday as “Ariel Pickens Day “ in Rockwall County. Ariel wrote a book, Arie Berry’s World, that’s available on Amazon. Ariel is in the first grade at Fort Elementary in Royse City ISD. Courtesy photo.  Our print edition delivers […]

Royse City ISD’s Dr. Sean Walker named Texas High School Principal of the Year

Royse City ISD’s Dr. Sean Walker named Texas High School Principal of the Year

ROYSE CITY, TX (Dec. 15, 2021) The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) has selected Dr. Sean Walker as the Texas High School Principal of the Year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from 20 regional Education Service Centers across the state. After being selected at the TASSP Region 10 High School Principal […]

Rockwall County Newcomers welcome Hawaiian dancers, plan Christmas luncheon with Victorian carolers

Rockwall County Newcomers welcome Hawaiian dancers, plan Christmas luncheon with Victorian carolers

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 23, 2021) Rockwall County Newcomers and Friends welcomed Kahula Voyage to their November 11 luncheon. The Hawaiian dancers demonstrated native dances and shared their culture with the group. Visit  for more information. Rockwall County Newcomers & Friends Christmas Luncheon with Victorian carol singers will be held Thursday, December 9 at Occasions at […]

Royse City student Kaitlynn Hughes recognized as Ford Leadership Scholar

Royse City student Kaitlynn Hughes recognized as Ford Leadership Scholar

Hughes one of 10 Texas FFA Association students chosen to kick off year-long community service projects ROYSE CITY, TX (Nov. 22, 2021)  Members of the Texas FFA Association’s Ford Leadership Scholars Program are beginning their community service projects and apprentices for the school year, including Kaitlynn Hughes of Royse City. Through the Texas FFA Foundation […]

Joint investigation of illegal gambling, seizure of 8-liner machines at Royse City gas station

Joint investigation of illegal gambling, seizure of 8-liner machines at Royse City gas station

ROYSE CITY, TX (Nov. 19, 2021) On Thursday, November 18, 2021, the Royse City Police Department and the Rockwall Police Department Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at the Quick Track Gas Station at 926 IH30 Royse City, TX in regards to an illegal gambling investigation. During the search, seven electronic 8-Liner machines and US […]

Announcing blood drives at all 18 Soulman’s locations throughout November

Announcing blood drives at all 18 Soulman’s locations throughout November

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Teams Up with Carter BloodCare to Support Need for Blood During Nationwide Shortage DALLAS (Oct. 19, 2021) – For the second consecutive year, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que and Carter BloodCare are teaming up in the true spirit of giving this holiday season. The partnered organizations are appealing to North and East Texans to donate blood […]

Royse City ISD to hold groundbreaking for new Ruth Cherry Elementary School Oct. 29

Royse City ISD to hold groundbreaking for new Ruth Cherry Elementary School Oct. 29

ROYSE CITY, TX – October 4, 2021 — Royse City ISD invites the community to a special groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Ruth Cherry Elementary School in the Verandah Estates Community. The event takes place on Friday, October 29 at 10:30 a.m. at 1450 Verandah Blvd in Royse City, Texas. The construction […]

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