Monthly Archives: May 2009

Rockwall-Heath shut out by Texarkana, 12-0, in baseball playoffs; season ends

Rockwall-Heath’s baseball season came to a stunning end Friday night when they lost for the second night in a row to Texarkana, eliminating them from the baseball playoffs.

Click here to read the story at The Rockwall News.

Men coming from miles around to get hair cut by Knockouts girls in Rockwall

Knockouts girls

Wow! Is it any wonder that guys are coming from miles around to get their hair cut by these “Knockouts” in Rockwall?  They’re the Knockouts girls/stylists who all are licensed to cut hair and pamper their gentlemen customers. Here’s a portion of the story from

It’s been called the new “Hooters of Hair-Cutting” and the new “Day Spa for Dudes.” But no matter what you call it, when you first walk into Rockwall’s new “Knockouts” Haircuts For Men salon, you instantly know that you’ve entered a special place for men.

Featuring the very attractive, smiling, sexy Knockouts girls – clad in snug red V-necked polo shirts and short black boxing shorts; comfortable, black leather chairs; flat screen TVs with remote controls for each customer; free sodas and sports drinks; plus the latest sports, car and men’s related magazines, Knockouts’ unique grooming and pampering experience for men is definitely not available at other hair salons.

Knockouts full-service salons specialize in competitively priced haircuts, color/lightening, manicures, pedicures, hair waxing and massages, but with a unique twist.

Read the full story at:

Have fun having your hair cut!

Rockwall-Heath begins baseball semi-final series tonight at Texarkana

Heath homer

Rockwall-Heath’s mighty Hawks baseball team (27-8) will take on Texarkana in a Class 4A Region II semi-final best-of-three game series begining Thursday at 7:30 pm at Texarkana High School.

Read the whole story at The Rockwall News website at:

Rep. Hall reveals at Memorial Day program why he voted eight times against Obama federal bailout plan

U.S. Rep. Ralph Hall (R-Rockwall) has a wonderful sense of humor and always tells great jokes, whether he’s speaking to a crowd or to one person.

Speaking to a crowd of about 200 persons gathered Monday for the Memorial Day program at Chandler’s Landing Yacht & Tennis Club in Rockwall, he “revealed” why he voted “No” eight times against the Obama administration’s federal bailout of the nation’s financial institutions.

I won’t give it away, but if you want a good laugh, then read the story at The Rockwall News.

Rockwall Women’s League raised nearly $130,000 for community

Congratulations to the Rockwall Women’s League which just announced that, despite tough economic times, they raised nearly $130,000 for Rockwall high school college scholarships and non-profit  grants at their annual Charity Ball April 18.

Read the full story here at The Rockwall News.

Way to go ladies…and especially 2009 “Mystique” Ball Chair Kendra Jones!

Helping Hands director, City Council member Margo Nielsen’s husband passes away

With sadness we extend our deepest condolences today to Rockwall County Helping Hands director and City Council member Margo Nielsen and her family.

Her husband of 38 years, Roger, lost his brave battle with cancer last week on May 18.

I just found out today.

A memorial service was held for him May 21.

You can read the story at

Margo had been blogging about his battle for months on her blog.

Margo is one of Rockwall County’s most respected citizens and her husband’s death is a huge loss to our community.

God bless you, Margo, and your family!