Meals on Wheels of Rockwall County offers tips and tools for caregivers

Meals on Wheels of Rockwall County offers tips and tools for caregivers

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 13, 2020 – Meals on Wheels Senior Services offers a range of information and educational materials of tips and tools for family caregivers, plus information on agencies and organizations that provide caregiver support. Contacting MOWSS is the first step towards seeking support and maintaining a healthy balance between the caregivers […]

Know More, Water Less: Conservation tips from the North Texas Municipal Water District

Know More, Water Less: Conservation tips from the North Texas Municipal Water District

September 2, 2020 – As North Texans enter the month of September, the final month of peak water usage, and prepare our landscapes for the fall, it is important to take the necessary steps to properly conserve water. In the state of Texas, July-September is considered the peak months when customers see spikes in their […]

Rockwall police seek home security video footage, tips, after thefts from vehicles

Rockwall police seek home security video footage, tips, after thefts from vehicles

From the Rockwall Police Department  ROCKWALL, TX (July 10, 2020) During the overnight hours between Thursday, July 9 and Friday, July 10, 2020, the Rockwall Police Department responded to a call from a resident in the Hickory Ridge subdivision off of South SH 205. The caller observed several subjects opening unlocked vehicles and after confronting […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office introduces new app

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office introduces new app

ROCKWALL, TX – June 8, 2020 – The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office is excited to introduce everyone to a new app! Get breaking news and alerts in Rockwall County, engage on social media, submit-a-tip, see COVID-19 updates, review recent arrests, and more! We invite you to download our App today, stay engaged with the Rockwall […]

Summer Safety: Take protective steps during mosquito season

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 12, 2018)  The City of Rockwall is encouraging residents to take proactive steps during the hot summer months to help protect against mosquito-borne illness. Mosquitoes are worst especially at dusk and dawn, and they can spread illnesses such as West Nile virus and Zika. Here are a few ways to reduce exposure: […]

Senior Moments: The ‘Club Sandwich’ Generation

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2015) As we dance into our Golden Years with the Beatles singing in our heads, many seniors look forward to retiring and traveling the world. But even the best made plans can hit a bump in the road. Welcome to the SandwichGeneration! This phrase was coined in 1981 by Dorothy Miller, […]

Tips for avoiding heat stroke, summer health hazards

(Rowlett) July 18, 2013 – Summer’s warmer temperatures and longer days give us more opportunities to be outside enjoying ourselves. As the temperatures rise and the humidity soars, you may start hearing weather stations discuss the “heat index.” A heat index is the temperature your body feels when the actual air temperature is combined with […]

Tips for cooking up meaningful math experiences

Measuring…Summer Fun! One mixing bowl, two spinning beaters, three sticks of butter, four separated eggs, and five cups of flour; who says math is boring? There are dozens of opportunities for kids to learn math in the kitchen this summer, especially measurements and fractions. The trick to having children learn about units of measure is […]

‘Critical Thinking’ is critical for STAAR testing

Texas is transitioning from the TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) to STAAR (State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness), and the process is causing everyone a little bit of heartburn. The kids are faced with a new battery of tests that are not only timed, but more challenging due to the increased emphasis […]

Rockwall County Crimestoppers light up senior citizens’ homes

Rockwall County Crimestoppers light up senior citizens’ homes

Newly designed website welcomes tips, offers rewards (ROCKWALL-February 5, 2013) Rockwall County Crime Stoppers continues to serve the community through a newly designed website, where citizens can submit TIPS, donate or become a sponsor. Visit the website at   rockwallcountycrimestoppers.com. TIPS may also be submitted through text message by texting 274637.   Rockwall County Crime Stoppers pays tipsters rewards up […]