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Full eclipse of “Blood moon” took place early this morning

Full eclipse of “Blood moon” took place early this morning
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ROCKWALL – A full eclipse of the “Blood Moon” occurred early this morning between approximately 2-4 am. In case you missed it, here’s it is in time-lapsed photography, courtesy of Desiree McCombs who owns Indigo Peaks Photography in Rockwall. According to CNN, in a total lunar eclipse, the full moon turns a coppery red as […]

Young Heath man off to spend next 2 years teaching Japanese about Jesus Christ

Young Heath man off to spend next 2 years teaching Japanese about Jesus Christ

HEATH – A young man from Heath will spend the next two years of his life teaching people in Japan about Jesus Christ as a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon). Kai Fujisaka, 19, the son of Heath residents Jeff and Katrina Fujisaka, left his Buffalo Creek subdivision home […]

Contest winners announced in Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall County contest

Contest winners announced in Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall County contest

ROCKWALL – After five months of voting, during which millions of votes were cast, the 12 winners of The Rockwall News’ 2013 Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall County contest have been determined. In alphabetical order, they are (see photos below): Christi Archer Tonya Chasteen Stacey Cleveland Dona Cooter Jeniffer Davis Lindy Heath Dr. Brigette Koetter […]

Last week of voting for 10 Most Beautiful Women contest begins today

Last week of voting for 10 Most Beautiful Women contest begins today

ROCKWALL – The last week of voting for the final three semi-finalists in The Rockwall News “10 Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall County” contest begins today and ends at Midnight, January 5, 2014. Contestants are Jeniffer Davis – Full-time mother of two sons Lindy Heath – BrookeLens Photography owner & mother to six children Dr. […]

National poll: US adults say ‘Whatever,’ ‘Like’ most annoying words

National poll: US adults say ‘Whatever,’ ‘Like’ most annoying words

POUGHKEEPSIE N.Y. – What words do you find most annoying in conversation? Pollsters at Marist College have found that US adults considered “Whatever” to be the most annoying word or phrase in conversation for the fifth consecutive year. Thirty-eight percent of adults polled nationwide said they found Whatever to be most annoying, followed by “Like” […]

Laryssa Bonacquisti crowned Miss Dallas, wants to help end bullying

Laryssa Bonacquisti crowned Miss Dallas, wants to help end bullying

DALLAS – A young woman from Heath, who said she hopes to help bring an end to bullying in schools by teaching other young people to set goals, build self-esteem and develop self-confidence, was crowned Miss Dallas 2014 at the Miss Dallas Pageant held Nov. 24 at the  Granville Arts Center in Garland. The young […]

Who should be the 2013 Rockwall News Citizen of the Year?

Who should be the 2013 Rockwall News Citizen of the Year?

ROCKWALL – Who should be the 2013 Rockwall News “Citizen of the Year?” Nominations are now open for the award which will be selected by the The Rockwall News and awarded at either a reception or luncheon open to the public in mid-January. To nominate someone, please just write a brief paragraph or two summarizing […]

Voting is now open in 10 Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall Co. contest

Voting is now open in 10 Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall Co. contest

ROCKWALL – You can now vote for the final three of 17 remaining semi-finalists in The Rockwall News’ “10 Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall County” contest beginning today through Midnight, Jan. 5. The semi-finalists for this month are Jeniffer Davis, Lindy Heath and Dr. Brigette Koetter DDS. Please see their photos below. Sherri Lemp and […]

Voting to resume in 10 Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall Co. contest Dec. 17

Voting to resume in 10 Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall Co. contest Dec. 17

ROCKWALL – Voting will finally resume tomorrow morning in our “10 Most Beautiful Women in Rockwall County” contest, now that the severe technical difficulties with our polling firm have been resolved. The Rockwall News again apologizes for the month-long delay of a situation which was entirely out of our control. Our professional polling company, FluidSurveys.com, […]

Vote for Rockwall Co. Sheriff Deputy Keven Rowan for Hero of the Year

Vote for Rockwall Co. Sheriff Deputy Keven Rowan for Hero of the Year

SAN MATEO CA – Remember back in January, 2012, when Rockwall County Sheriff’s Deputy Keven Rowan swam into the freezing water of Lake Ray Hubbard around Midnight and rescued two young women who were trapped inside their partially-submerged, quickly-sinking vehicle? The whole episode was captured on his patrol car dash cam and the story was […]

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