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Lofland Farms homeowners objecting to Walmart food store at 276, John King

Lofland Farms homeowners objecting to Walmart food store at 276, John King
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ROCKWALL – Homeowners in the Lofland Farms subdivision are objecting to the building of a Walmart Neighborhood Market at the southeast corner of the intersection of SH-276 and John King Blvd. A request by Steven Freeman of Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. on behalf of Don Holloway of Lofland Farms, LTD, to build the food store […]

Former Heath football star Jordan Points arrested on Organized Criminal Activity charges

Former Heath football star Jordan Points arrested on Organized Criminal Activity charges

FORNEY – Former Rockwall-Heath star and Texas A&M defensive end Jordan Points was one of four Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC) football players who were arrested earlier this week for alleged burglary of a vehicle which resulted in organized criminal activity charges. According to inForney.com, which broke the story, arrested were Points, 20;  Joshua McKinnies, […]

Football scoreboard: Rockwall, Heath win big; Royse City almost wins

Football scoreboard: Rockwall, Heath win big; Royse City almost wins

ROCKWALL – Rockwall and Heath each won big last night. The undefeated Yellowjackets stung Rowlett, 48-21. The Hawks soared over Forney, 41-18. Royse City lost 24-20 to Terrell. Scroll down to see local game summaries, plus more local scores and current district standings: ROCKWALL 48, Rowlett 21: After a slow start, the Yellowjackets scored three […]

Northeast Gateway/Blacklands toll road will not be recommended after public outcry

Northeast Gateway/Blacklands toll road will not be recommended after public outcry

ARLINGTON – The people have spoken about their opposition to the Blacklands toll road – also known as the Northeast Gateway – and apparently the North Central Texas Council of Governments has listened. After thousands of area residents voiced their opposition at meetings, in writing and in phone calls to the toll road which was […]

Ralph Hall recuperating from surgery for broken femur, nose

Ralph Hall recuperating from surgery for broken femur, nose

ROCKWALL – Congressman Ralph Hall is continuing to recuperate from surgery at Medical Center of Plano and took the first steps on the road to recovery after he was transferred to an inpatient rehabilitation center over the weekend. The 91-year-old US House member sustained a broken femur and nose as the result of an auto […]

Rockwall Honda discounting new cars $500 to vets; donating $5,000 to disabled Marine event

Rockwall Honda discounting new cars $500 to vets; donating $5,000 to disabled Marine event

(By John Radzwilla/J.J. Smith) ROCKWALL – As a veteran of the US Navy, Honda Cars of Rockwall owner Mike Chouteau has a heart for veterans’ causes. After serving in the Navy for years, Chouteau says he understands the struggles that veterans face – especially those that are seriously wounded. “Even when I need something simple […]

Veterans Day BBQ/Concert Nov. 8 to honor veterans, raise funds for injured Marine’s new home

Veterans Day BBQ/Concert Nov. 8 to honor veterans, raise funds for injured Marine’s new home

ROCKWALL – A Veterans Day BBQ, live auction and concert with country music recording artists Rhythm -n- Roses to honor veterans and raise funds for Homes For Our Troops will be hosted by The Rockwall News, Nov. 8, 5-7 pm, at Eddie Deen’s BBQ, midway between Rockwall and Terrell at 11139 Hwy. 205. Homes For […]

Early voting begins today thru Oct. 31 for Nov. 4 statewide general election

Early voting begins today thru Oct. 31 for Nov. 4 statewide general election

ROCKWALL – Early voting begins today thru Oct. 31 for the Nov. 4 statewide general election. Click here to see all early voting dates, times and locations in Rockwall, Heath, Royse City and Rowlett, as shown on the Rockwall County Elections website. You can vote at any of these Rockwall County election sites. You must […]

Football scoreboard: Rockwall, Heath defeat Sachse, West Mesquite

Football scoreboard: Rockwall, Heath defeat Sachse, West Mesquite

ROCKWALL – Yellowjacket running back Chris Warren rushed for 312 yards on 27 carries and four touchdowns; Xavier Castille scored twice, rushing for 112 yards and catching seven passes for 93 yards; and high-scoring Rockwall put away Sachse Thursday night in District 12-6A action at Wilkerson-Sanders stadium, 56-35. Quarterback Will Reed completed 12 of 25 […]

5 County residents now being monitored for Ebola virus

5 County residents now being monitored for Ebola virus

ROCKWALL – Five Rockwall County residents are now being monitored for the Ebola virus, according to a City of Rockwall email alert just received at 5 pm today. Four of the residents were on an airline flight this week with a person that has tested positive. They are said to be at low risk. News […]

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